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2014 Schedule of Events

The 2014 Family and Alumni Weekend schedule of events will be coming late summer 2014!

2013 Schedule of Events

Click here for the Student Recreation Center, Leisure Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool and Climbing Wall Hours

The schedule below is tentative and subject to change.

On-site registration will be available at check-in for some events. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, September 27

TIME

COST

EVENT INFORMATION

LOCATION

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

General - $6

Children (ages 3-12) - $4.50

Fort Fisher Aquarium

Visitors enjoy “The Waters of the Cape Fear”, as they take a journey down the Cape Fear River - from freshwater streams and swamps, to coastline habitats, to reefs and the open ocean. This is a self-guided tour.
Sponsored by Transition Programs

900 Loggerhead Road

Kure Beach, NC 28449

11 a.m. - 7 p.m. General – Free

Check-in to Family & Alumni Weekend

If you paid for an event, you need to check-in to receive your Family & Alumni Weekend tickets, name tags, program book and more. Pick-up discount coupon for ACE Movie.

Azalea Coast Room, Fisher University Union

4 - 8 p.m.

General - $25

Students - $18

Harbor Island Sunset Kayak Trip

Join Seahawk Adventures for a beautiful evening paddle around Harbor Island, just minutes away from the UNCW Campus and adjacent to Wrightsville Beach. Explore the marshes and inlets while taking in a breathtaking sunset. Minimum participant age is 16, participants must be able to swim.
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Harbor Island,

Meet at the Seahawk Adventures Suite in the Student Recreation Center 15 minutes prior to start time.

4 p.m.

General – Free

Honors Scholars Afternoon Faculty & Student Tea

The Honors College hosts faculty and student teas for greater engagement between our faculty and our Honors students. All Honors families and alums are invited to come and enjoy this rich tradition complete with tea and sweets and savories.
Sponsored by the Honors College

Randall Library, Room 2007

4 - 6 p.m.

General - Free

This event is only open to Cornerstone Learning Community students and their family members.

Cornerstone Learning Community Meet and Greet

The Cornerstone Learning Community Peer Mentors host students, family and faculty/staff that are part of the Learning Communities. All Cornerstone Learning Community students and their families are invited to come and enjoy desserts and refreshments and meet the faculty and staff who teach in the Learning Communities.
Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life and the Cornerstone Learning Community Peer Mentors

Cornerstone Hall Great Room

7:00 p.m.

General - $2 with Family & Alumni Weekend Coupon

Coupons available at check-in

ACE Movie: Despicable Me 2 (Rated PG)

As Gru settles into life as a new daddy to three little girls, an ultra-secret organization recruits him to catch the world’s greatest villain.
Coupons available at the Family & Alumni Weekend Check-In. Exchange coupon for $2 tickets at Sharky’s Box Office.
Tickets will be $4 without a coupon. UNCW Students do not need a coupon, but must present a valid UNCW ID to receive $2 discount.
Tickets available first come, first served. Coupons do not guarantee a ticket to the movie.

Sponsored by the Association for Campus Entertainment

Lumina Theater

7:30 p.m.

General - $20

UNCW Alumni, parents, faculty/staff - $15

UNCW Student - $5

One ticket per student.

Music Department Alumni Concert & Reception

An evening of jazz with strings featuring department of music alumni and faculty, followed by a dessert reception in the grand lobby. All tickets are general seating. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Reception to immediately follow.
Sponsored by the Alumni Association & Music Department

Beckwith Recital Hall, Cultural Arts Building

8 p.m.

General - $12

Alumni, UNCW Faculty/Staff, seniors - $10

UNCW Students - $5

Tickets are available at the Kenan Box Office - call 910.962.3500 or visit the Kenan Auditorium Box Office.

Sordid Lives, by Del Shores

A colorful family from a small Texas town must come to grips with the accidental death of the elderly family matriarch during a clandestine meeting in a seedy motel room with her much younger, married neighbor. The woman's family must deal with their own demons while preparing for what could be an embarrassing funeral. A dark comedy.
Sponsored by the UNCW Theatre Department

Mainstage Theatre, Cultural Arts Building

8 p.m.

General - $8

Children under 12 - $6

Private Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington

Once North Carolina's largest city, Wilmington has the largest historic district in the state. Traverse 275-year old alleyways littered with the spiritual debris of privateers and cutthroats. So join us on a family safe, 90-minute journey you will not soon forget.
Sponsored by Transition Programs

Meet at riverfront at Market and Water Streets.

This event will take place rain or shine. No refunds will be given for inclement weather.

9 p.m. General - FREE

Bingo

Come out and join UNCWeekends for a fun and exciting night of Bingo where you can win UNCWeekends T-shirts and other fantastic giveaways.

Sponsored by UNCWeekends

Burney Center
10:00 p.m.

General - $2 with
Family & Alumni Weekend Coupon

Coupons available at check-in

ACE Movie: Despicable Me 2 (Rated PG)

As Gru settles into life as a new daddy to three little girls, an ultra-secret organization recruits him to catch the world’s greatest villain.
Coupons available at the Family & Alumni Weekend Check-In. Exchange coupon for $2 tickets at Sharky’s Box Office.
Tickets will be $4 without a coupon. UNCW Students do not need a coupon, but must present a valid UNCW ID to receive $2 discount.
Tickets available first come, first served. Coupons do not guarantee a ticket to the movie.

Sponsored by the Association for Campus Entertainment

Lumina Theater

Saturday, September 28

TIME

COST

EVENT INFORMATION

LOCATION

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

General - $70

Faculty or Staff - $65

Student - $65

Chi Omega 8th Annual Golf Tournament

Chi Omega presents the 8th Annual Golf Tournament in support of granting the wishes of children through our national philanthropy, the Make-A-Wish Foundation. All proceeds will go directly to Make-A-Wish. The registration fee includes a light breakfast, boxed lunch, an event t-shirt, and green and cart fees. Participants will also enjoy a raffle with great prizes!
Sponsored by Chi Omega

Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation

1800 Linkwood Circle

Leland, NC 28451

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

General - $15

UNCW Student - $10

High Ropes Course

Looking for some high-flying adventure? Seahawk Adventures has it for you! Spend some time on the high ropes course, try one of 10 elements, take a ride down the zip line, go for a giant swing, become a flying squirrel or try your hand at the high-five. Can you handle it all?
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Meet at Parking Lot I 15 minutes prior to start time.

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

General - $25

Students - $18

Banks Channel Stand Up Paddle Boarding Trip

Join Seahawk Adventures for a great new way to explore on the water, Stand Up Paddle boarding! Participants will set off together to explore Banks Channel and the surrounding area.
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Banks Channel,

Meet at the Seahawk Adventures Suite in the Student Recreation Center 15 minutes prior to start time.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

General - $10

Children (ages 6-11) - $5

Children under 6 - Free

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA Tours

Start your self-guided tour by viewing the introductory movie in the auditorium. Follow the arrows and enjoy climbing ladders to explore parts of 9 levels. Make sure to bring your camera. The ship is not air-conditioned. The average tour is about 2 hours. The ship is yours for the day!
Sponsored by Transition Programs

#1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. General – Free

Check-in to Family & Alumni Weekend

If you paid for an event, you need to check-in to receive your Family & Alumni Weekend tickets, name tags, program book and more. Pick-up discount coupon for ACE Movie.

Azalea Coast Room, Fisher University Union

10:15 a.m.

General - Free

Les Mills Body Pump

BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls. Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast.
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Minimum participant age is 16.

Student Recreation Center, Studio 226/228

10:30 a.m.

General - Free

Cycling

The ultimate indoor cycling experience! Follow your instructor through a variety of drills such as intervals, speed, and hill climbing. Not only will this class get you sweating but will give you a great leg workout too!
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Minimum participant age is 16.

Student Recreation Center, Studio 223

10:30 a.m.

Invitation only

Golden Wing Reunion

Join fellow Wilmington College classmates from the classes of 1947-1962 for a brunch. Reminisce with alumni, faculty and staff over fond memories of college days. Stay for a guided trolley tour of the UNCW Campus.

Sponsored by the Alumni Association

Madeline Suites

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

General - $12

Children under 10 - $5

Family Picnic

Join the Seahawk family for an old-fashioned picnic on the lawn! Fried/grilled chicken, potato salad, other “fixin’s” (vegetarian option available), fun games and photos with Sammy Seahawk! Limited amount of tickets are available on-site.

Main Menu

Fried Chicken, Grilled Chicken, Vegan Sloppy Joes, Broccoli Salad, Macaroni & Cheese, and Potato Salad

Children's Menu

Mini Hot Dogs and Tator Tots

Beverages

Sweet and Unsweet Tea
Ice Water

Dessert

Peanut Butter Bites and Assorted Cupcakes
Sponsored by Transition Programs

Campus Commons

Rain Location: Burney Center

11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

General - Free

UNCW Alumni Day at the Beach

Join us for a fun day at Wrightsville Beach at access #36 near Crystal Pier. The Alumni Association will provide complimentary snacks and lots of fun beach games. A local musician will be playing some relaxing beach tunes as you wind down with your friends and classmates. Make sure to pack your sunscreen and beach blanket and bring your friends and family! Feel free to pack a cooler but remember that alcohol is prohibited on Wrightsville Beach. Our reserved area will be located adjacent to the Oceanic Restaurant so you can drop in there for a drink.
Sponsored by the Alumni Association

Wrightsville Beach

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. General - Free

Centro Hispano Gathering of Familias

Join Centro Hispano to learn about the UNCW Hispanic Latino Center. Bilingual information will be available for parents to take home. There will be a chance to meet bilingual representatives and Centro Hispano leaders who have paved the way for current and future students to achieve success.
Sponsored by Centro Hispano

Centro Hispano, Fisher University Union

1 - 2 p.m.

General – Free

Randall Library Synergy Conversation

Join students, family, faculty, and staff for an informal discussion of this year’s common reading selection, The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey.

Sponsored by Randall Library

Randall Library

Check-in begins at 2 p.m.

Race begins at 2:30 p.m.

General - $5
per person

Contact the UNCW Bookstore - 910.962.3188 for tickets

Sammy’s Scavenger Hunt

Seahawks join fellow students, families, and alumni to compete in an urban dare race on UNCW’s campus! In this race smarts can beat speed. The race includes part trivia, photo hunt and part mental and physical challenges, but all fun. You’ll work in teams of 2 - 3 to solve a set of UNCW clues to find checkpoints where you must take a photo or perform a dare in order to finish the race. You may use your smart phones to help you solve the clues and figure out the best order to complete them. The winner will win a UNCW prize pack! Registration fee covers race number, t-shirt, and all proceeds go to the Brian Pearson King Scholarship Fund.
Sponsored by the UNCW Bookstore

Check-in is at the Dub City Cafe

2 p.m.

General - $8

Children under 12 - $6

Hollywood Location Walk

Join an entertaining and self-important director on a 90-minute movie and TV extravaganza into one of America’s largest living film sets and discover why Wilmington is known as “Hollywood East.”
Sponsored by Transition Programs

Meet at riverfront at Market and Water Streets.

This event will take place rain or shine. No refunds will be given for inclement weather.

2 - 6 p.m.

General - $25

Students - $18

Brunswick River Kayak Trip

Join Seahawk Adventures on the Brunswick River. Just across the bridge from downtown Wilmington, you won’t believe the beauty and natural history this area offers. Minimum participant age is 16, participants must be able to swim.
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Brunswick River,

Meet at the Seahawk Adventures Suite in the Student Recreation Center 15 minutes prior to start time.

2 - 6 p.m.

General - $15

UNCW Student - $10

High Ropes Course

Looking for some high-flying adventure? Seahawk Adventures has it for you! Spend some time on the high ropes course, try one of 10 elements, take a ride down the zip line, go for a giant swing, become a flying squirrel or try your hand at the high-five. Can you handle it all?
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Meet at Parking Lot I 15 minutes prior to start time.

4 - 5 p.m.

This event is only for legacy students and their families.

Legacy Pinning Ceremony

The UNCW Alumni Association invites legacy students (current students with a parent, grandparent or sibling who have attended UNCW) to join us for a pinning ceremony to commemorate making UNCW a family tradition. Snacks and refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by the Alumni Association

Burney Center

4 p.m.

General - $8

Children under 12 - $6

Hollywood Location Walk

Join an entertaining and self-important director on a 90-minute movie and TV extravaganza into one of America’s largest living film sets and discover why Wilmington is known as “Hollywood East.”
Sponsored by Transition Programs

Meet at riverfront at Market and Water Streets.

This event will take place rain or shine. No refunds will be given for inclement weather.

4 p.m.

General - Free

 

ACE Matinee: Monsters, Inc. (Rated G)

The Association for Campus Entertainment presents a FREE showing of Monsters, Inc. When a little girl named Boo wanders into Monstropolis, it's the monsters who are scared silly. It's up to Sulley and Mike to keep Boo out of sight and get her back home.

Pick-up FREE tickets at the door. First come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before thee movie begins.

Sponsored by the Association for Campus Entertainment

Lumina Theater,

Fisher Student Center

7 p.m. and 10 p.m.

General - Free

Vouchers available at check-in

ACE Movie: Monsters University (Rated G)

The Association for Campus Entertainment presents Monsters University. When fierce competition endangers Mike and Sulley's college careers, they must learn to work together to succeed at Monsters University. Pick-up vouchers for the movie at the Family & Alumni Weekend Check-in.
Exchange vouchers for tickets at Sharky's Box Office one hour before the movie begins.
Tickets will be $4 without a voucher.
UNCW Students do not need at voucher, but must present a valid UNCW ID to receive a ticket.
Tickets available first come, first served. Vouchers do not guarantee a ticket to the movie.
Sponsored by the Association for Campus Entertainment

Lumina Theater,

Fisher Student Center

8 p.m.

General - $12

Alumni, UNCW Faculty/Staff, seniors - $10

UNCW Students - $5

Tickets are available at the Kenan Box Office - call 910.962.3500 or visit the Kenan Auditorium Box Office.

Sordid Lives, by Del Shores

A colorful family from a small Texas town must come to grips with the accidental death of the elderly family matriarch during a clandestine meeting in a seedy motel room with her much younger, married neighbor. The woman's family must deal with their own demons while preparing for what could be an embarrassing funeral. A dark comedy.
Sponsored by the UNCW Theatre Department

Mainstage Theatre, Cultural Arts Building

8 p.m.

General - $8

Children under 12 - $6

Private Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington

Once North Carolina's largest city, Wilmington has the largest historic district in the state. Traverse 275-year old alleyways littered with the spiritual debris of privateers and cutthroats. So join us on a family safe, 90-minute journey you will not soon forget.
Sponsored by Transition Programs

Meet at riverfront at Market and Water Streets.

This event will take place rain or shine. No refunds will be given for inclement weather.

8 p.m. - 12 a.m.

General - Free

Argentine Tango Music and Dancing with the Tami Trio of Buenos Aires
Live Music and elegant dancing. Beginners' tango lesson at 8 p.m. Come dance or listen to flute, piano, guitar and watch the dancers.
Sponsored by the English Department

Burney Center

Sunday, September 29

TIME

COST

EVENT INFORMATION

LOCATION

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Tickets available day-of at Wagoner Hall

 

Wagoner Hall Brunch

Take a tour of Wagoner Dining Hall and enjoy a delicious brunch. Tickets will be available on-site. UNCW students with meal swipes do not need a ticket.
Sponsored by Transition Programs and Aramark

Wagoner Hall

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

General - $25

Students - $18

Banks Channel Stand Up Paddle Boarding Trip

Join Seahawk Adventures for a great new way to explore on the water, Stand Up Paddle boarding! Participants will set off together to explore Banks Channel and the surrounding area. Minimum participant age is 16; participants must be able to swim.
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Banks Channel,

Meet at the Seahawk Adventures Suite in the Student Recreation Center 15 minutes prior to start time.

10 a.m.

General - $8

Children under 12 - $6

Hollywood Location Walk

Join an entertaining and self-important director on a 90-minute movie and TV extravaganza into one of America’s largest living film sets and discover why Wilmington is known as “Hollywood East.”
Sponsored by Transition Programs

Meet at riverfront at Market and Water Streets.

This event will take place rain or shine. No refunds will be given for inclement weather.

2 p.m.

General - $12

Alumni, UNCW Employees, seniors - $10

UNCW Students - $5

Tickets are available at the Kenan Box Office - call 910.962.3500 or visit the Kenan Auditorium Box Office.

Sordid Lives, by Del Shores

A colorful family from a small Texas town must come to grips with the accidental death of the elderly family matriarch during a clandestine meeting in a seedy motel room with her much younger, married neighbor. The woman's family must deal with their own demons while preparing for what could be an embarrassing funeral. A dark comedy.
Sponsored by the UNCW Theatre Department

Mainstage Theatre, Cultural Arts Building

3 - 6 p.m.

General - Free

Argentine Tango Classes

Argentine tango dance workshop for beginner and intermediate levels with the Tami Trio Musicians of Buenos Aires and their Dancers.
Sponsored by the English Department

Burney Center


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