Saturday, February 27, 2016
McClung Museum Family Fun Day: Celebrating African American History
1:00-4:00 p.m. at 1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN
Visit the McClung Museum at this time to partake in activities such as crafts, tours, and more. This event will be celebrating African American History Month by offering information about African-American History. All materials will be provided, and this program is free and open to the public.
Neyland Stadium Tours
4:00-5:00 p.m. at Gate 21 of Neyland Stadium
Have you ever wanted to see where the Vols get ready for a game? Enjoy a tour of Neyland Stadium featuring the locker rooms, Media Center, and more!
Winter Family Weekend Dinner in the Neyland Stadium Skyboxes
5:00-7:00 p.m. at Neyland Stadium
Before the basketball game, we hope your family will join us in the Neyland Stadium Skyboxes for a Big Orange BBQ dinner. This is a time to enjoy a meal with a great view of the stadium – and perhaps even grab a family photo!
Men’s Basketball vs. Arkansas
7:30 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena
Following dinner, join other parents, students and Vol fans as the UT Men’s Basketball team takes on the Arkansas Razorbacks. Tickets for parents and guests are available through the Winter Family Weekend registration system.
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Winter Family Weekend Brunch/Lunch
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Depending on Game Time) at Calhoun’s On the River
Before the game, join us for a meal at Calhoun’s on the River, one of Knoxville’s dining favorites. You can enjoy great food, relax by the river, and get energized for the game!
Women’s Basketball vs. Georgia
1,2, or 4 p.m. (TBD) at Thompson-Boling Arena
Following brunch or lunch, join other parents, students and Vol fans as the UT Lady Vols Basketball team takes on the Georgia Bulldogs. Tickets for parents and guests are available through the Winter Family Weekend registration system.
Additional Weekend Activities
Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at 1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN
Visit McClung 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. For more information, visit the McClung Museum website.
East Tennessee History Center
Friday 9-4p.m., Saturday 10-4p.m., & Sunday 1-5p.m. at 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.
Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours
Friday and Saturday 8:00-10:00 p.m. at 22 Market Square
Every great city has its ghost stories and Knoxville is no exception. Attend a walking tour of some haunted locations and decide for yourself if Knoxville is home to ghosts and spirits. Registration and pricing for Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours is available at hauntedknoxville.net
Visit the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at 700 Hall of Fame Drive
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!
Knoxville Museum of Art
Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at 1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr.
Visit the Knoxville Museum of Art to view works from artists with roots in East Tennessee that help to capture the culture. Enjoy a museum tour, workshops, artist residencies, lectures, and family activities throughout the weekend! The KMA is located near downtown and admission is free for the public. For more information, visit the KMA website.
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.