Fall Family Weekend - Friday

McK Bookstore

Campus Bookstore Open

8:00am to 4:00pm, Upper Deneen Center

The campus bookstore is located on the second floor of the Deneen Center. Visitors are welcome to browse their selection of merchandise. Receive a 30% discount on all clothing and gifts.

 Big Give

Registration, Information, and Big Give Donation Drop-Off
4:00pm-7:30pm
, Lower Deneen Center, The Lair

Have questions, need directions, or want more information? Stop by our table and a Fall Family Weekend committee member will be happy to help you with registration. Donations will also be accepted for the Bearcat Big Give. You can also pick up guides to metro east area restaurants, hotels and areas of interest. Schedule changes will be posted at this location. Don’t forget to purchase a ticket for a chance to win a semester of free books. Tickets are $5.00 each and available only to families with a currently registered McKendree student. A maximum of 20 tickets may be purchased per family.

 wrestling

*Women’s Wrestling vs. Missouri Baptist University
5:00 pm, Leemon Field  (Due to weather concerns, this event will be held in Statham Gymnasium at MPCC)

($5 General Admission, McKendree students free with McKendree ID) Tickets are available at the gate or may be purchased online at www.mckbearcats.com.

Come to Leemon Field to experience two firsts at McKendree! This will be the first ever home, Women’s Wrestling match at McKendree and it will also be the first ever outdoor wrestling match. See the action as the Bearcats take on Missouri Baptist University.

 Trivia

Family Trivia Night

7:00pm-8:30pm, 1828 Café

Compete in this trivia event to see which family has the most 'brain power'! Prizes will be awarded to the top families. Test your knowledge on a variety of topics including: current events, sports, math, science, and history, music, and others! This event is hosted by the McKendree Parent Association.

 wrestling

*Men’s Wrestling vs. Missouri Baptist University
7:00 pm, Leemon Field  (Due to weather concerns, this event will be held in Statham Gymnasium at MPCC)

($5 General Admission, McKendree students free with McKendree ID) Tickets are available at the gate or may be purchased online at www.mckbearcats.com.

See the action as the Bearcats take on Missouri Baptist University in their first ever outdoor wrestling match.

 Derek Hughes

*Comedy Night – Derek Hughes, Comedy Magician

8:45pm, Hettenhausen Center for the Arts
$10 General Admission (Admission is free for current McKendree Students and up to 4 family members) Reservations are required.

 

Derek Hughes grew up in Minnesota, where he studied acting at the University of Minnesota. In 1997, Derek and his collaborator Steve Cuiffo were awarded First Place in stage magic by the International Brotherhood of Magicians for their performance, Express Train. In June of 1998, they were invited to stage it again at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. These days, Derek sometimes finds himself in Minneapolis, performing in Triple Espresso or at ACME Comedy Club. He also writes and performs original one-person plays, including Frankenstein at the Hennepin Center for the Arts, Dreams at the Jungle Theater all in Minneapolis, and Magic Exists most recently staged by Dixon Place in New York City. Film credits have included appearances in “Mr. Deeds, and “Grown Ups”. Derek also has several television credits, including Angel, Nikki, and CSI:NY. His independent film credits include Ground Rules, Cut Glass and Second Story Man. When not performing theatre, comedy, or acting in TV or advertising, Derek travels the country performing his magic at college and corporate events.