Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2019, October 11-12

Below showcases all the wonderful activities and events scheduled for Family Weekend 2019 on Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12!

Friday, October 11, 2019

Classroom Visits, 8:00 am to 2:45 pm

Attend classes with your students and observe firsthand the academic stimulation they experience every day. To arrange your visit, ask your student to clear it with their professor, and then just show up for class!

Visit the Templeton Campus Store, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Stop by the Dining Complex, lower level, to get some Arcadia gear at the Campus Store!

SPB Variety Presents: Magician Joel Meyers, 8:00 pm

University Commons, Great Room 

Numerous network TV appearances. Including America’s Got Talent, FakeOff on TruTV, Masters of Illusion and Penn & Teller Fool Us on the CW. Featured in Newsweek, Us Weekly, and People Magazine. Private performances for celebrities from Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp to Jennifer Lopez. Thousands of social media fans across the globe. Tours in over 20 countries and one of the most in demand performers in the world…Joel Meyers is a man who believes that nothing is impossible, and this attitude shines through in each and every one of his captivating performances.

SPB Film: The Lion King, 9:00 pm

University Commons, Great Room 

Live action remake of the Disney classic. After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery. - from IMDB. Rated PG

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Tour the Grey Towers: A Great American Castle, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, and 11:30 am

Tours begin at the Grey Towers Castle Terrace

Explore the mystery, history, and fantasy of the Castle. Members of the Society for Castle Restoration (SCR) will take you on an exploration which reveals the story behind the Castle.

Visit the Templeton Campus Store, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Stop by the Dining Complex, lower level, to get some Arcadia gear at the Campus Store!

Fall Fest Fair and Picnic Lunch, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Grey Towers Castle (rain location: Carnival in the University Commons, first and second floors; picnic lunch in the Dining Complex, Dining Hall)

Pricing: Adults: $10.00, Children ages 6-12: $5.00, Children under 6: free, AU students: swipe for meal exchange

Join faculty, staff, new and current students, and friends for the Fall Fest Fair hosted by Arcadia's student organizations. Fun foods, crafts, and activities are available for guests of all ages!

Sports Events
Field Hockey vs. Hood College Jean Lenox West Field and Delran Pavilion 12 pm
Women's Soccer vs. Lycoming Jean Lenox West Field and Delran Pavilion 2:30 pm
Men's Soccer vs. Lycoming Jean Lenox West Field and Delran Pavilion 5:30 pm
SPB Film: The Lion King, 2:00 pm

University Commons, Great Room 

Live action remake of the Disney classic. After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery. - from IMDB. Rated PG

Late Knight Film: Toy Story 4, 4:00 pm

University Commons, Great Room

When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy. - from IMDB. Rated G

Late Knight Glow Mini-Golf, 8:00 pm to 11:00pm

University Commons, Great Room

Enjoy a fun night of Cosmic Miniature Golf with your student. Special florescent golf balls, putters, course obstacles, and wall décor all glow under black lights. The florescent-glow of the course creates a “one-of-a-kind” miniature golf experience. Make sure to grab a scorecard and pencil so you know who is the greatest mini golfer in your group. Sponsored by Arcadia Late Knights. No advance registration is required.

A Day in the City

Take advantage of the attractions in Philadelphia. For more information about events, visit: 

Knights for Nutrition food pantry food drive

The Arcadia University’s Knights for Nutrition food pantry will host a food drive during Family Weekend! 

Help us in our efforts to combat food insecurity by supporting the food pantry.   We greatly appreciate any donation, BIG or small. The food pantry is always looking for non-perishable items such as cereal, oatmeal, canned vegetables and soups, gluten free and vegan items. We also like peanut butter and jelly, tuna and snack foods (crackers, granola bars, fruit cups, etc.). Personal hygiene items such as soap, toothpaste, deodorant as well as cleaning supplies are also requested.

 Donations can be placed in the following locations Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 12, 2019:

  1. Kuch Center, outside of the Alumni Gymnasium

  2. Commons, outside of the Great Room 

  3. Commons, near the front information desk 

  4. Haber Green, during the activities fair

The food pantry is available to any Arcadia student, graduate or undergraduate, enrolled at least part time.