Winter Family Day Schedule

Online registration for Winter Family Day is Closed. Please call (865) 974-4546 for more information.

Event information is subject to change, and we’re adding new events so check back often for more details.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Family Day Check-in
12:00-5:00 p.m.
412 Student Services Building

Check-in for Family Day actually begins on Friday afternoon (for those early arrivals)! Pick up your Family Day materials, favors, nametags, and tickets. In order to pick up Family Day materials and basketball tickets (if purchased) you must bring your purchase receipts to check-in. Please print these receipts after you have finished your registration session. Note: Check-in will not begin prior to 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

All Campus Events Presents the 2014 All Sing Competition
7:30-11:30 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Building

All Sing is a longstanding UT tradition that dates back over 80 years. The first All-University Sing was held in 1932 to familiarize students with university songs, and the name was changed to All-Sing during the 1940s, but the nature of the competition has remained similar to that of the original event. Tickets are $10 (UT student) and $15 (general public). Tickets will be available at www.knoxvilletickets.com. Get more information.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Family Day Check-in
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Neyland Stadium, Gate 15

Pick up your Family Day materials, favors, nametags, and tickets. In order to pick up Family Day materials and basketball tickets (if purchased) you must bring your purchase receipts to check-in. Please print these receipts after you have finished your registration session.

Family Day Lunch
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Neyland Stadium West Club

Make plans to attend a catered lunch prior to the men’s basketball game against South Carolina in the Neyland Stadium West Club, located in the West Skyboxes of Neyland Stadium. Enjoy exclusive views of the Stadium and Shields-Watkins Field, as well as tours of Neyland Stadium Facilities.

The lunch menu includes:
Apple, Walnut, and Mixed Greens Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette
Shrimp Diablo Pasta
Chipotle Crusted Pork Loin
Roasted Parmesan Garlic Red Potatoes
Honey Ginger Glazed Carrots
Fresh Baked Bread and Butter
Italian Cream Cake for dessert
*Vegetarian and other alternate options available on request

Men’s Basketball vs. South Carolina
3:00 p.m.
Thompson-Boling Arena

Join other parents, students, and VOL fans as the UT Men’s Basketball team takes on South Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tickets for parents are available through the Winter Family Day registration system.

Family Day Dinner
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Neyland Stadium West Club

Following the basketball game, we hope your family will join us in the Neyland Stadium West Club for a catered dinner. The lunch and dinner menu will differ, so even if you’ll be enjoying lunch prior to the game, be sure to register for the dinner as well.

The dinner menu includes:
American Cobb with Bacon, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, and Diced Tomato with Avocado Ranch and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Beef Medallions with Burgandy Mushrooms
Wild Salmon with Ginger Wasabi Glaze
Wild Rice
Lemon Pepper Haricot Verts
Fresh Baked Bread and Butter
Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Caramel and Chocolate Sauces
*Vegetarian and other alternate options available on request

All Campus Events Presents the 2014 All Sing Competition
7:30-11:30 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Building

All Sing is a longstanding UT tradition that dates back over 80 years. The first All-University Sing was held in 1932 to familiarize students with university songs, and the name was changed to All-Sing during the 1940s, but the nature of the competition has remained similar to that of the original event. Tickets are $10 (UT student) and $15 (general public). Tickets will be available at www.knoxvilletickets.com. Get more information.

Knoxville Ice Bears vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers Hockey Game
7:30 p.m.
Knoxville Civic Coliseum

Come out and support the Knoxville Ice Bears hockey team as they take on the Pensacola Ice Flyers at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Ticket prices range from $10-$30. $10 ticket price with student or military ID. Group seating discounts available, call 865-525-7825.

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Presents Dancing and Romancing
8:00 p.m.
Knoxville Civic Auditorium

The News Sentinel Pop Series showcases music and dance inspired by Fred and Ginger. Maestro Lucas Richman and special guest singers/dancers Kirby Ward and Joan Hess. Ticket prices range from $35 – $89. Check seating availability.

Additional Weekend Activities

McClung Museum
Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville TN

Visit McClung Museum, UT’s only museum, for free during Family Weekend! Conveniently located on Circle Park Drive near the Torchbearer, the museum features permanent exhibits on ancient Egypt, natural & local history, Native American culture, geology and fossils, and decorative arts. The temporary exhibit “Pueblo to Pueblo: The Legacy of Southwest Indian Pottery” will be on exhibit during Family Weekend. For more information, visit the McClung Museum website.

East Tennessee History Center
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00-5:00 p.m.
601 S. Gay St., Knoxville TN

Come learn more about the heritage of East Tennessee by visiting the East Tennessee History Center downtown. Exhibits include those from the Smithsonian and the Tennessee State Museum to share a broader range of historical stories. Since the 1990s, the museum has included over 10,000 artifacts from counties all across the state of Tennessee. Admission is free on Sunday, $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and always free for children 16 & under on all other days of the week. For more information, visit the History Center website.

Visit the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00AM-5:00 p.m.
700 Hall of Fame Drive

Discounted admission is $4 per person for Family Day participants. The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognizing and promoting women’s basketball on all levels. Visitors can check out the world’s largest basketball, test their skills, and listen in on pep talks from famous women’s basketball coaches, including Pat Summitt! (To receive the discounted admission rate, participants will simply need to show their Family Day nametag or schedule upon entry.)

Other Important Information

Please Note: Due to the nature of processing, planning, and event coordination, the Parents Association is unable to offer refunds to any Family Weekend registrant at any time. The Parents Association Family Weekend will take place except in the most severe weather conditions. In the event of rain, all activities will take place as scheduled, possibly in alternate locations. However, in the event of severe weather such as lightning, the Parents Association, together with UT may elect to delay or cancel any part of Family Weekend at any time. Due to the nature of event planning and coordination, the Parents Association will not offer any refunds, in full or in part, to any participant due to weather. Get more information on UT’s Inclement Weather Policy.

There will be professional photography services on site at Family Weekend and other Parents Association events. The Parents Association reserves the right to use these pictures in publications and on University of Tennessee website(s) as it sees fit.