|9:00 - 10:30
President's Prayer Breakfast
Join with Wheaton parents to hear a special message from President Ryken and to pray together for Wheaton.
Beamer Student Center, Coray Alumni Gymnasium
||Sacred Arts Exhibit
Messiah: Musical Text on Canvas by Timothy Botts
Inspired by both the power of the biblical libretto and the picturesque music of George Frederick Handel, this series of 24 canvases captures the entire narrative arc of this beloved work for choir and orchestra. The accompanying exhibition book is produced by Tyndale House Publishers. Admission is free. Donations are welcome.
Billy Graham Center Museum
||Information Session: HoneyRock – Learn and Earn this Summer
Learn about fantastic opportunities for your student at HoneyRock Camp. Through HoneyRock’s Summer 2015 General Education Program, students can earn four general education credit hours in two weeks. Through HoneyRock’s Leadership School, students can develop core leadership competencies through training and ministry as a summer camp counselor. Participants in the Leadership School s are paid and scholarships are available.
Schell Hall, HoneyRock Office
Wade Center Book Discussion & Dramatic Reading
Come join us for a discussion of the "Riddle Game" chapter in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. Our discussion of the reasons Tolkien changed "nice Gollum" in the book's first edition, to "mean Gollum" in the second edition will also include a dramatic reading. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Wade Center Museum
Fuel up for the big game with brunch at Anderson Commons. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Family Weekend Welcome Center at a discounted price, or you can pay regular price at the entrance: $10.30 adults; children (ages 3-7) $5.15.
Wheaton Thunder Football vs. Illinois Wesleyan College
Go Thunder! Tickets may be purchased at the gate and cost $6.00 for adults; $4.00 for children 3-18 and senior citizens. Wheaton students, faculty, and staff are free with College I.D.
||Visual Art Workshop: Soft Pastels
The Community School of the Arts at Wheaton College (CSA) offers this workshop for high school students and adults. By introducing the four cornerstones of pastel painting: integrating shape, value, edges, and color, artist Carol Zack will instruct students in the traditional pastel painting process of building thin layers of color to create a work of art in soft pastels. The workshop takes place at the CSA Visual Arts Studio located at 1825 College Avenue in Wheaton. The cost is $45 and all materials are provided. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 630.752.5800.
|4:00 - 6:00
Open Residence Halls
Visit your son's or daughter's room, meet their roommate or hall mate, and chat with their Resident Assistant.
Conservatory of Music Family Weekend Concert
Join us for this Family Weekend tradition featuring the Wheaton College Symphonic Band. Tickets will be on sale at the Edman Chapel box office 30 minutes prior to the concert. $10.00 adults; $5 for seniors 60+. Wheaton students, faculty, and staff are free with College I.D.
Edman Memorial Chapel
Wheaton Student Improv
Join us for a performance of improvisational theater by Wheaton College students. Admission is $1, payable at the door.
Armerding Lecture Hall
Arena Theater: Till We Have Faces
Come watch Wheaton students bring to life this adaptation of C.S. Lewis's final novel narrating the myth of Cupid and Psyche. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at www.wheatonarena.com. For more information, call 630.752.5800.