PULLMAN, Wash. — Thousands of Cougars, their moms and guests are expected to celebrate Mom’s Weekend April 17-19 on the Washington State University campus.
The Mom’s Weekend Committee has prepared and organized a calendar of dance and theater productions, as well as brunches, open houses, athletic events and a spring arts and crafts fair. Students and their mothers also can attend a fashion show. The Cougar baseball team will host the University of Washington, and the rowing team hosts Oregon State University and Gonzaga. The football team plans a 9 a.m. scrimmage at Martin Stadium on Saturday.
Kicking off the celebration on Friday, activities include the free Spring Arts and Crafts Fair from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougar baseball team plays at 3 p.m. at Bailey Field. Tickets for the game are available at the gate.
On Friday evening, a number of musical performances and plays are scheduled. Crimson Company show choir will perform at 8 p.m. in Beasley Coliseum. Tickets are available by calling 335-1514. The free “Concert of Women by Women Composers” will take place at Simpson United Methodist Church at 8 p.m. “Night of the Iguana,” a Tennessee Williams’ classic, will be performed at the R.R. Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall at 8 p.m. “Lysistrata,” a modern adaption of the Greek drama, will also begin at 8 p.m. in Daggy’s Wadleigh Theatre.
Saturday’s festivities begin with a pancake feed at the WSU Fire Station, located across from the Compton Union Building, from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door. The Mom’s Weekend Brunch is planned for the CUB Ballroom at 10 a.m. Tickets for this event must be purchased by April 15. For more information, call 335-6849.
The “On the Runway” fashion show will begin at 1 p.m. in the CUB Auditorium. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling 334-2706 and will also be available at the door.
Matinee performances of “Night of the Iguana” and “Lysistrata” will begin at 2 p.m. and evening shows at 8 p.m. in Daggy Hall. The “Step-Off ’98” African American dance competition is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Beasley Coliseum. Tickets can be purchased by calling 335-1514. Crimson Company will also be performing Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the coliseum.
Evening activities include the “Pride of the Pacific” luau and show that will begin at 6 p.m. at Pullman’s Lincoln Middle School. For tickets, call 336-2207.
“Susannah,” a contemporary American opera, will be performed in the Bryan Hall Auditorium at 8 p.m. For tickets, call 335-8525.
The Cougar baseball team hosts a doubleheader against UW starting at noon.
Mom’s Weekend winds down Sunday with performances of “Susannah” at 3 p.m. in Bryan Hall and “Bye Bye Birdie,” a rollicking and national touring production at 7 p.m. in Beasley Coliseum. Tickets for “Bye Bye Birdie” can be purchased by calling 335-1514.
The Black Women’s Caucus Annual Brunch will take place in the CUB Cascade Room at 10 a.m. Tickets for the event are available by calling 336-2207.
The Cougar baseball team will play at 1 p.m. at Bailey Field.

WSU Mom’s Weekend Calendar of Events

Friday, April 17

Song and Dance for Everyone!

Crimson Company, a lively song and dance ensemble, Beasley Coliseum, 8 p.m. For tickets call 335-1514.

A Concert of Music by Women Composers, Simpson United Methodist Church, 8 p.m. Admission is free; for information call 335-1514.

A Night at the Theatre!

Night of the Iguana, a rendition of Tennessee Williams’ hit play, R.R. Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall, 8 p.m.

Lysistrata, a modern adaption of the Greek drama, Wadleigh Theatre, Daggy Hall, 8 p.m.

More fun!

Spring Arts and Crafts Fair, Beasley Coliseum, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free admission.

Cougar Baseball, Cougars vs. University of Washington, Bailey Baseball Field, 3 p.m. Tickets available at the gate.

Saturday, April 18

Song and Dance for Everyone!

Crimson Company, Beasley Coliseum, 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.

“Step-Off ’98,” an African American dance competition, Beasley Coliseum, 4 p.m. For tickets call 335-1514.

Susannah, a contemporary American opera, Bryan Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. For tickets call 335-8525.

A night at the theatre!

Night of the Iguana, Daggy Hall, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Lysistrata, Wadleigh Theatre, Daggy Hall, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Eat and be merry!

Mom’s Weekend Brunch, CUB Ballroom, 10 a.m. Purchase tickets by April 15. Call 335-6849.

Mom’s Weekend Pancake Feed, WSU Fire Station (across from the CUB), 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

“Pride of the Pacific” Dinner and Show, luau and entertainment, Lincoln Middle School, 6 p.m. For tickets call 336-2207.

More fun!

Spring Arts and Crafts Fair, Beasley Coliseum, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free admission.

“On the Runway” Fashion Show, CUB Auditorium, 1 p.m. Tickets at the door or by calling 334-2706.

Cougar Baseball, Cougars vs. University of Washington, Bailey Baseball Field, 12 noon (doubleheader). Tickets available at the gate.

Cougar Football Scrimmage, Martin Stadium, 9 a.m. Free admission.

Rowing, Cougars vs. Oregon State University, Wawawai Landing on the Snake River, 2 p.m. Free admission.

Sunday, April 19

Song and Dance for Everyone!

Susannah, Bryan Hall Theatre, 3 p.m.

Bye Bye Birdie, a rollicking and national touring production, Beasley Coliseum, 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 335-1514.

Eat and be merry!

Black Women’s Caucus Annual Brunch, CUB Cascade Room, 10 a.m. For tickets call 336-2207.

More fun!

Cougar Baseball, Cougars vs. University of Washington, Bailey Baseball Field, 1 p.m. Tickets at the gate.

*Editor’s Note: The full Mom’s Weekend calendar is part of WSU calendars linked to WSU’s home page at www.wsu.edu.

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