Family and Friends Weekend
Thank you to everyone who attended events this year – we are happy to have had you on campus. I hope you had a wonderful time – we have received some great feedback and will use this as we begin our plans for next year. Thank you again.
Friday, October 4
4:00p – 8:00p On Site Check In – Buchanan Alumni House
8:30p John Cassidy, family friendly comedian – Well’s Conference Center (all welcome no tickets needed)
Open until 10p Maine Bound Adventure Center and climbing wall
8:00p Bob Marley (tickets may be purchased through the Collins Center for the Arts): www.collinscenterforthearts.com
Saturday, October 5
8:30a – 12 noon On Site Check In – Buchanan Alumni House
11:00a – 4:00p Hudson Museum, Collins Center for the Arts and the Page Farm Museum, 5787 Museum Barn – free and open to the public
11:00a 2013 Black Bear Attack Adventure Race check in at New Balance Student Fitness and Recreation Center (registration for this race is open at this time – please use the link below)
Attention: The Lobster Bake has closed due to an overwhelming sale of tickets. We are not able to take a wait list.
12:00 – 2:30p Lobester Bake, Wells Commons
12:30p – 3:00p Black Bear’s Pre-game Festival, live music, food, games and student fair – Dunn Lot adjacent to football field
3:30p UMAINE vs. Delaware @ Alfond Football Stadium, half time show will include the Fire and Ice performance with the UMaine Marching Band
4:00p – 8:00p Maine Bound Adventure Center and climbing wall
Check out down town Orono for dinner
7:30p Cadenzato Faculty Concert – UMaine Faculty will be performing Tickets are $9.00 for guests free for students with a MaineCard
Ticket purchase at the door or through www.collinscenterforthearts.com
8:00p – 10:30p Bear’s Den Parent Social, live music – Memorial Union, live music, hors d’oeuvres and drinks for purchase
Sunday, October 6
Attention: The Family Brunch is closed at this time. You may check in at Memorial Union Sunday morning to see if tickets have become available during
8:00a – 10:00a – Family Brunch – Bear’s Den Memorial Union
4:00p UMAINE Hockey – Alfond Arena, students admitted with Maine Card, family members purchase at Alfond Ticket office
For questions regarding Family and Friends Weekend on campus events please call (207) 581-1760
University Inn – Orono (207) 866-4921
Black Bear Inn – Orono (207) 866-7120
Country Inn at the Mall – Bangor (207) 941-0200
Hampton Inn – Bangor (207) 990-4400
Hilton Garden Inn – Bangor (207) 947-6195
Courtyard Marriott – Bangor (207) 262-0070
Campus Map: Need to find an office? Perhaps you’re looking to see where your first year student lives? Click this link to see a full interactive map of the UMaine campus!
Directions to campus: Whether you’re coming from Caribou or from out of state, we can get you here with out hassle.
Activities and Events Links:
Campus Activities & Student Engagement: Looking for something to do over the weekend? CASE has your ticket to all the great events that your students enjoy on campus!
Collins Center for the Arts: Comedians, speakers, exhibits, plays and more! The CCA is home to numerous artistic performances throughout the year and the Hudson Museum.
Athletics: Hockey, football, baseball, and basketball to name only a few of the many sports that UMaine students enjoy. Check out this website for all of your Black Bear Athletics needs. Go Black Bears!
Student Recreation Center: One of the newest buildings on campus, the Rec Center is a state of the art facility that encourages students to stay active outside of the classroom.
University Bookstore: Looking for UMaine apparel, books, or computers? The Bookstore has what you are looking for at great prices!
Memorial Union: The Union has dining facilities, the Bookstore, the Bears’ Den to name some of the many highlights this building has to offer.