Miami University's Family Weekend 2017

Gather the whole family together and come see why Miami University students love the charming town of Oxford, Ohio so much! Get a glimpse of Oxford with everything from the Saturday morning farmers' market to a spirited Miami football game. Here are just a few of our recommendations for a memorable weekend. For a full list, check out the schedule for the weekend here!

Oxford Community Square Dance

Friday, October 6, 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Location: Oxford Community Arts Center - 10 S College Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

Mark your calendars and come join in on some square dancing fun at the Oxford Community Arts Center! The Jericho Old Time Band and caller Judy Waldron will help make this night a memorable one for the whole family. Admission is $7 per person at the door.

Oxford Farmers’ Market & Student Performances

Saturday, October 7, 9:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Uptown Park - 4 S Main St., Oxford, OH 45056

Bring the whole family Uptown Saturday morning for some locally-grown produce at Oxford's community farmers' market. Find anything from handmade crafts to flower bouqets to delicious jams and jellies. Enjoy a variety of entertainment - from comedy to singing to fencing - from Miami Univeristy student groups on the stage in Uptown Park. Here's the schedule of performances for the morning:

9:00-9:20 am Miami University Fencing Club

9:30-9:50 am Miami University Misfitz

10:00-10:20 am Miami University Treblemakers

10:30-10:50 am Vision Dance Company

11:00-11:20 am Miami University Highland Pipes & Drums

11:30-11:50 am Sketched Out Improv

Oxford City Hunt

Saturday, October 7, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Uptown District - 4 S Main St., Oxford, OH 45056

Get to know the city of Oxford better through the Oxford City Hunt, a scavenger hunt around the Uptown business district that will keep you moving! Teams of 2-6 can get started at the info booth in the Uptown Parks anytime between 9:00-11:00 a.m.. Complete 12 of the 15 clues, post your findings on instagram and register to win great Oxford and Miami prizes!

Hueston Woods State Park’s Apple Butter Festival

Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Hueston Woods Pioneer Farm - 6924 Brown Rd., Oxford, OH 45056

Hueston Woods State Park’s 53rd annual Apple Butter Festival is back! Come enjoy learning how to make and can apple butter in the original, pioneer fashion. Apples, cider, pumpkins and gourds will be available for purchase. Whether you want to learn some pioneer crafts, take a tour of the historic Doty homestead, or just enjoy some bluegrass music, you’re guaranteed to find something fun to do! Admission is $4 per person at the door and free for children under 12.

Miami University football game

Saturday, October 7, 2:30 p.m.

Location: Yager Stadium - 700 Weeb Ewbank Way, Oxford, OH 45056

Come cheer on the redhawks at their home game against Bowling Green State University! Remember to come early for some tailgating fun in the Millett parking lot before the gates open at 1:00!

Trevor Noah, Live!

Saturday, October 7, 8:30 p.m.

Location: Millett Hall - 500 E Sycamore St., Oxford, OH 45056

Come see Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show on campus this weekend! Well known for his standup and charismatic personality, you won't want to miss a night of laughter with the rest of the Miami community! Tickets are available for purchase here.