PULLMAN, Wash. — Continuing a long-established tradition, mothers and friends of Washington State University students will visit the Pullman campus for Mom’s Weekend, April 8-10.
More than 100 activities, exhibits and special programs, including concerts, craft fairs and athletic events, are scheduled for the three-day weekend.
Whoopi Goldberg will bring her one-woman show to the Palouse with an 8:30 p.m. performance at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum on April 9. Goldberg, star of films such as “The Color Purple” and “Ghost,” will put on an evening of adult comedy and entertainment. Tickets are $37 and $32 and are available at TicketsWest outlets, by phone at (800) 325-SEAT or online at www.beasley.wsu.edu.
Throughout the weekend, the
The Cougar baseball team will take on
Apparel design students will debut their work at the Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show in Beasley Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. April 9. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door and are available at all TicketsWest outlets, by phone at (800) 325-SEAT or online at www.beasley.wsu.edu.
The Washington State University Theatre Program will present a dark comedy about contemporary suburban America as seen through the eyes of time-traveling space aliens in “Tales of the Lost Formicans” April 7-9. Performances begin at 8 p.m. in Jones Theatre located in Daggy Hall, with a 2 p.m. matinee April 9. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and $5 for WSU students and children. Graduate and professional students and their spouses will be admitted free with a valid ID. The play also will be presented April 14-16.
The WSU Fire Department will host its 12th Annual Pancake Feed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9 at its station on
The university’s annual Mom’s Weekend Brunch will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Compton Union Building Ballroom. WSU President V. Lane Rawlins will be on hand to present the Mom of the Year award. Tickets are $10 in advance and $14 at the door. Advance purchase is strongly suggested. For availability and ticket sale locations, phone the Women’s
The WSU Horticulture Club’s annual plant sale is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 10 at Beasley Coliseum. Grown by club members, plants available include geraniums, fuchsia baskets, moss basket, combination bowls and vegetables. The event is free; plant prices vary.