All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, September 17

Family Weekend Welcome Reception

The Graduate – Topgolf Suite

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: The Graduate Hotel
Meet and mingle with other families as you enjoy some snacks and play Topgolf while waiting for your student to join you. Representatives from the university will be in attendance to answer any questions you have about the weekend, the university, or …

Fiesta on the Green

Presented by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services invites you to join us for Fiesta on the Green! Fiesta on the Green is an opportunity for the entire UNL community to learn and experience the rich Hispanic/Latinx culture through various …

Sunset Yoga

Hosted by Campus Recreation

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Join us for a fun collaborative event with Outdoor Adventures. Start your Family Weekend off right with an outdoor yoga class taught on the green space north of the Outdoor Adventures Center.
This event originated in Campus Recreation.

Big Red Rewinds

hosted by UPC Nebraska and Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: 17th Street Green Space
Enjoy a fall evening in the heart of campus watching parts of 3 classic Nebraska Huskers vs. Oklahoma Sooners football games on a huge outdoor screen with hundreds of fellow Husker fans. In all three games, Nebraska wins!

Family Weekend Climb

Hosted by Campus Recreation

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
After sunset yoga on the north lawn, come try out the climbing gym in the Outdoor Adventures Center.
This event originated in Campus Recreation.

Step Afrika! Drumfolk

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
STEP AFRIKA! combines dance, song, storytelling, and humor to create a heart-pounding experience and celebrates the African American tradition of stepping. They are known for their lightning-fast footwork, percussive chants, and incredible …