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Family Weekend

September 30 - October 2

Join us for Newberry College Family Weekend. It’s an annual tradition that provides families with an opportunity to connect with their student, our campus and the Newberry Community.We have a fun-filled weekend in store for you! 


Schedule of Events

Friday, September 30th
5-6 p.m.  Check-In & Registration at Derrick Hall
Please stop by the Registration table to pick up your 2016 Family Weekend schedule, campus map, nametag and other important items for the weekend.

7 p.m.  Volleyball vs. Mars Hill in Eleazer Arena
Come cheer on our dynamic volleyball team as they do battle in this conference matchup vs. the Mars Hill University Mountain Lions

7:30 p.m.  Comedian Lafayette Wright in Alumnic Music Center's recital hall
All Campus Entertainment presents renowned comedian Lafayette Wright. Wright is unique in that he is a comedian whose self-obsessions with art and expression fuel who he is both onstage and off. An enigmatic loner offstage, Lafayette has spent close to a decade honing his skill as a favorite on the DC Comedy scene. He now divides his stage time between DC and New York City. Recently he has performed in the illustrious 202 Comedy Festival and will appear on Kevin Hart's new Comedy Central show "Hart of the City", a showcase of different stand-up comedy scenes across the nation.


Saturday, October 1                                                                                                                                                                         

10 a.m.  15th Annual Oktoberfest in downtown Newberry
Come celebrate Newberry's German Heritage with us! The festival will feature authentic German cuisine, German Biergarten, and plenty of art & craft vendors. Our Rocktoberfest stage will feature polka music, variety hits, and our Best German Costume contest! Once again there will be FREE Kids Activities in Kindertown: Family Fun Zone! We'll also host the Newberry Car Buff's Classic Car Display, this year by the setting of Downtown's original Coca Cola Mural. And don't forget, the Newberry Oktoberfest is FREE admission! For more information, contact the City of Newberry Parks, Recreation and Tourism at 803.321.1015

2 p.m.  Volleyball vs. Tusculum in Eleazer Arena
Cheer on the volleyball team as they go head to head against a competitive team from the Tusculum College Pioneer!

6 p.m.  Football vs. Catawba at Setzler Field

Support our Newberry Wolves Football team as they engage in a tough regular season matchup against the Pioneers from Catawba College Indians.

Sunday, October 2
10:30a.m. - 1 p.m.  Sunday Brunch in Kaufmann Dining Hall
Come fill your stomach in the cafeteria with our famous Sunday afternoon brunch.

11 a.m.  Worship Service in Wiles Chapel
This service will feature our Newberry students, led by our campus pastor, Rev. Ernie Worman.