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Family Weekend

Friday, September 10

Friday

September10

10

Family Weekend Silent Auction

All Day (Online)

Browse the abundance of items available for bidding, including golf packages, restaurant gift cards, items from local boutiques, family entertainment packages and much more! Proceeds will support the Parent Association scholarship fund and association events. The Silent Auction is open to everyone! Bidding will begin on Monday, September 6: www.tntech.edu/ttupa/silentauction.

Friday

September10

10

Discover Cookeville

All Day (Various Locations)

Take some time to explore the city your student is calling home during their college experience! Enjoy dinner and dessert together on Cookeville's historic WestSide. Check out visitcookevilletn.com for a listing of all the great places to grab a bite to eat in this small, but vibrant town!

Friday

September10

10

University Store

Until 6:00PM central (Roaden University Center, Ground Floor)

Stop by the University Store (located on the ground floor of the Roaden University Center) until 6pm to stock up on all your Tennessee Tech game day and spirit gear! Show your Family Weekend program for a 21% discount off one (1) logo item (some exclusions may apply).

Friday

September10

10

New Engineering Building Groundbreaking

1:30PM central (Sherlock Park - Across from Prescott Hall)

Come celebrate a historical campus milestone: the groundbreaking of the new engineering building! This 100,000 square-foot building will be the first new engineering facility at Tech in 50 years since Prescott Hall was completed in 1971.

Friday

September10

10

Family Weekend Program Pick-Up

4:00PM—6:00PM central (Roaden University Center, 1st Floor, Lobby)

Pick-up your program for the weekend! This program will be your guide to all the great events going on around campus and in the local community. *Gold & Legacy Parent Association Members... You may pick-up your ticket voucher for two (2) tickets during any of the program pick-up times.

Saturday

September11

11

Family Weekend Scavenger Hunt

Until 1:00PM on Saturday, September 11 (Various Locations- Tennessee Tech & Cookeville)

Are you up for a challenge? Complete the challenges on your Family Weekend Program with your family to be entered to win an AWESOME prize of some Tech swag! Submissions must be received by 1:00pm on Saturday, September 11 at the Family Weekend Tailgate - Parent Association Tent. 

Friday

September10

10

Fab Friday at the STEM Center

5:00PM—8:00PM central (Millard Oakley STEM Center)

Join Tennessee Tech's STEM Center for a Friday evening of fun brain exercises centered around a Jumanji theme! Note: This event is geared toward 3rd-8th grade students and their parents.

Friday

September10

10

Family Paint at the Art Jam!

6:00PM central (111 W 1st St., Cookeville, TN 38501)

Looking for some family fun? Come by the Art Jam and paint a custom Tennessee Tech painting that will be a great keepsake from a weekend spent in Cookeville with your student! All supplies are provided. This event is free, but due to limited space, we recommend arriving early!

Friday

September10

10

Fall Fun Fest

6:00PM central (The Square - Downtown Cookeville)

Cookeville Cityscape presents their annual Fall Fun Fest! Head out to this annual event to get a glimpse into life in Cookeville! You'll enjoy an evening of food, live music, and some good Cookeville fun! For more information on this event, please visit: https://fallfunfest.com/ 

Friday

September10

10

Family Bowling

6:00PM—9:00PM central (Bowling World - 545 Neal St., Cookeville)

Grab the whole family for an evening of bowling at Bowling World! Cost is $23 per lane, and includes free shoe rental! As part of Family Weekend, you'll also receive 10% off at the restaurant inside Bowling World! Lanes must be booked in advance by Wednesday, Sept. 8 - to reserve your lane, call Jeff at (931) 213-2244 and let him know you are reserving your lane for Family Weekend!

Saturday, September 11

Saturday

September11

11

Starbucks

8:00AM—11:00AM central (Swoops Food Court, Roaden University Center, Ground Floor)

Need a quick pick-me-up or some caffeine to help start your day on the right foot? Visit our Starbucks on campus, located on the ground floor of the Roaden University Center!

Saturday

September11

11

Chick-Fil-A

8:00AM—7:00PM central (Swoops Food Court, Roaden University Center, Ground Floor)

Whether you like chicken minis or a spicy chicken sandwich, stop by our Chick-fil-A on campus, located in the Swoops Food Court, to enjoy a bite to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Saturday

September11

11

Family Weekend Program Pick-Up

8:00AM—12:00PM central (Roaden University Center, 1st Floor, Lobby)

Pick-up your program for the weekend! This program will be your guide to all the great events going on around campus and in the local community. *Gold & Legacy Parent Association Members... You may pick-up your ticket voucher for two (2) tickets during any of the program pick-up times.

Saturday

September11

11

9/11 Memorial Stair Run

8:30AM central (Tucker Stadium)

Hosted by the Tennessee Tech ROTC program. Come pay tribute to the victims and survivors of 9/11 by simulating the stair runs of the first responders attempting to save lives. 

Saturday

September11

11

Family Weekend Silent Auction

Until 12:00PM central (Online)

Browse the abundance of items available for bidding, including golf packages, restaurant gift cards, items from local boutiques, family entertainment packages and much more! Proceeds will support the Parent Association scholarship fund and association events. The Silent Auction is open to everyone! Bidding will begin on Monday, September 6: www.tntech.edu/ttupa/silentauction. Bidding will end at 12pm, and winners will be contacted regarding payment and pick-up options.

Saturday

September11

11

Family Weekend Scavenger Hunt

Until 1:00PM (Various Locations- Tennessee Tech & Cookeville)

Are you up for a challenge? Complete the challenges on your Family Weekend Program with your family to be entered to win an AWESOME prize of some Tech swag! Submissions must be received by 1:00pm at the Family Weekend Tailgate - Parent Association Tent. 

Saturday

September11

11

 University Store

8:00AM—2:00PM central (Roaden University Center, Ground Floor)

Stop by the University Store (located on the ground floor of the Roaden University Center) until 2pm to stock up on all your Tennessee Tech game day and spirit gear! You can also visit the Store's trailer on the sidelines during the football game! Show your Family Weekend program for a 21% discount off one (1) logo item (some exclusions may apply).

Saturday

September11

11

Parent Association Meet & Greet

9:00AM—10:00AM central (Stonecipher Lecture Hall, Lobby)

Are you a member of the Parent Association? Stop by this meet and greet social event to enjoy some light breakfast pastries and fellowship among Tech Parents! You'll also have an opportunity to meet some members of the Tennessee Tech Parent Association's Board of Trustees.

Saturday

September11

11

Magic & Ice Cream Show

10:00AM—11:00AM central (Stonecipher Lecture Hall, Room 126)

Curious to see what happens when you mix the elements? Come find out and be amazed as faculty and students of the Chemistry Department perform various demonstrations! You'll be in for a sweet treat when Dr. Swartling, with the help of his students, make ice cream with liquid nitrogen that can be enjoyed by all!

Saturday

September11

11

Family Feud with the Residence Hall Association

10:00AM—11:30AM central (Derryberry Hall Auditorium, 2nd Floor)

Get the family together for a fun-filled time at Family Feud (sponsored by the Residence Hall Association). Your student doesn't have to live on campus for you to enjoy this event together. Join us to see if your family will be the ultimate winner!

Saturday

September11

11

Live Reptile Exhibit

10:00AM—12:00PM central (Pennebaker Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 318)

Do reptiles fascinate you? Have you ever wanted to wrap a snake around your shoulders? Now's your chance! Stop by the Live Reptile Exhibit, sponsored by the Biology Department, to see the reptiles on display and learn more about these fascinating creatures!

Saturday

September11

11

Multicultural Affairs Open House

10:30AM—1:00PM central (Leona Lusk Officer Black Cultural Center, Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor, Room 258)

Stop by this Open House to mix and mingle with staff from Tech's Multicultural Affairs Office and learn how this center is serving our students!

Saturday

September11

11

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Tailgate

10:30AM—1:00PM central (North Patio - Between the Roaden University Center & Pennebaker Hall)

Come tailgate with members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) organizations before heading to Tucker Stadium to cheer on the Golden Eagles!

Saturday

September11

11

Golden Eagle Walk

11:15AM central (Tailgate Park, West Stadium Parking Lot)

Join in a Tech tradition as students and fans align the path and cheer as the Golden Eagle football team makes their way to Tucker Stadium before the game!

Saturday

September 11

11

Family Weekend Tailgate

12:00PM—1:00PM central (Tailgate Park, West Stadium Parking Lot)

Stop by for some free food and fun before the game (while supplies last)! Don't forget to turn in your Scavenger Hunt cards at the Parent Association tent - winners will be announced after halftime during the football game! Parent Association Gold and Legacy members may pick-up their two (2) tickets for the game at the Parent Association tent in Tailgate Park.

Saturday

September 11

11

Nursing Lab Tours

12:00PM—3:00PM central (Bell Hall Rotunda)

Meet in the Bell Hall rotunda for a guided tour of our state-of-the-art nursing building! You'll have the opportunity to view the nursing lab and witness the hands-on experience our nursing students receive to help prepare them for working in the medical field!

Saturday

September 11

11

Running of the Freshmen

1:15PM central, (Tucker Stadium)

Witness an annual Tech tradition as President Oldham and the Class of 2025 lead the football team out onto the field before the start of the game!

Saturday

September 11

11

Golden Eagle Football vs. Furman University

1:30PM central, (Tucker Stadium)

Come cheer on the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles as they take on the Furman University Paladins! Tech students get in free with their Eagle Card (Student I.D.). Visit TTUsports.com to purchase general admission tickets and for additional game day info and updates.

Saturday

September 11

11

Fall Fun Fest

2:00PM central (The Square - Downtown Cookeville)

Cookeville Cityscape presents their annual Fall Fun Fest! Head out to this annual event to get a glimpse into life in Cookeville! You'll enjoy an evening of food, live music, and some good Cookeville fun! For more information on this event, please visit: https://fallfunfest.com/ 

Saturday

September11

11

Silent Auction Item Pick-Up

3:00PM—6:00PM central (Jere Whitson Building Lobby)

If you were a winning bidder during the Family Weekend Silent Auction, come make payment and pick up your items during this time. For questions regarding item pick-up or payment options, contact the Parent Association at (931) 372-3245.

Saturday

September11

11

Family Weekend Golf

Various Tee Times Available After 3:00PM, (Golden Eagle Golf Club - 1500 Country Club Rd, Cookeville)

Visit our Golden Eagle Golf Club for a quick round of golf. As part of Family Weekend, you'll receive a $5 discount when reserving a tee time in advance (ttugoldeneaglegolfclub.com). or letting the Club staff know you are here for Family Weekend! For more information, please contact the Club at (931) 372-4653. 

Saturday

September11

11

Family Paint at the Art Jam!

4:00PM central, (111 W 1st St., Cookeville, TN 38501)

Looking for some family fun? Come by the Art Jam and paint a custom Tennessee Tech painting that will be a great keepsake from a weekend spent in Cookeville with your student! All supplies are provided. This event is free, but space is limited so arrive early!

 Sunday, September 12

Sunday

September12

12

Discover Cookeville

All Day, (Various Locations)

Take some time to explore the city your student is calling home during their college experience! Enjoy a Sunday brunch, enjoy some shopping in historic downtown or go for an exciting outdoor adventure. There's plenty to do both in and near the Cookeville area. Check out visitcookevilletn.com for some great ideas of things to see and do while you're here.

Sunday

September12

12

Family Bowling

1:00PM—4:00PM central (Bowling World - 545 Neal St., Cookeville)

Grab the whole family for an evening of bowling at Bowling World! Cost is $23 per lane, and includes free shoe rental! As part of Family Weekend, you'll also receive 10% off at the restaurant inside Bowling World! Lanes must be booked in advance by Wednesday, Sept. 8 - to reserve your lane, call Jeff at (931) 213-2244 and let him know you are reserving your lane for Family Weekend!

Sunday

September12

12

Family Weekend Golf

Various Tee Times Available After 3:00PM, (Golden Eagle Golf Club - 1500 Country Club Rd, Cookeville)

Visit our Golden Eagle Golf Club for a quick round of golf. As part of Family Weekend, you'll receive a $5 discount when reserving a tee time in advance (ttugoldeneaglegolfclub.com). or letting the Club staff know you are here for Family Weekend! For more information, please contact the Club at (931) 372-4653. 
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