Mother’s Day is more than a week off, but hundreds of mothers are expected to arrive at Oregon State University this weekend for the Mom’s Weekend celebration. This year, shopping, sports and entertainment all part of the planned activies.
Coordinated by the Memorial Union Program Council, Moms Weekend has includes the Showcase of OSU on Saturday in the MU quad, with its crafts, artwork and food booths; the All-University Sing on Friday night and a comedy show and concert Saturday evening.
OSU moms also can participate in other events, including the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Pet Day and the annual spring scrimmage by the OSU football team — both Saturday — and the International Students of OSU Spring Festival on Sunday.
Other scheduled events include Mom-and-I photos, a brunch and a fashion show, rafting trips, wine tasting and even a pistol shoot. Offered tours include OSU’s internationally recognized tsunami wave basin and the campus’ nuclear reactor. The entire schedule is available at http://mu.oregonstate.edu/mupc/momsweekend2011.