Next weekend, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, families are invited to campus to visit their students and enjoy a bevy of special events. In previous years, as many as 1,000 visitors have come onto campus for music events, sporting events, the Fall Frolic, and other games and activities. New this year are guided tours of the spectacular Science and Learning Center. A complete weekend schedule is online.

One popular public event is the annual Fall Frolic 5K fun run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 30. Participants will enjoy the beautiful bluff trails and the friendly, low-key tour through campus. Registration will run from 8 to 9:45 a.m. in the Toner Student Center with the race beginning at 10 a.m. The $8 cost includes a T-shirt. Register online.