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.

The WSU Visitor Center will have an open house from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 8 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 9.  The center, at the corner of Grand Avenue and Davis Way, has free parking, campus maps, event information, a free telephone and refreshments.  The Bookie at the Visitor Center has Cougar Gold cheese, clothing and souvenirs for purchase.

Throughout the weekend, the Student Recreation Center will offer a “Mom’s Weekend Tea and Spa.”  Participants can enjoy an English tea service while receiving a spa treatment that includes foot and shoulder massages.  The cost is $45 per pair, by appointment only.  To schedule, contact the SRC at (509) 335-UREC.

The Cougar baseball team will take on Arizona at Bailey-Brayton Field at 6 p.m. April 9 and 3 p.m. April 10.  Cougar Athletics and sponsors will give out door prizes.  For ticket information, call (800) GO-COUGS.

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 School of Music and Theatre Arts will present its spring production, “Sweet Charity,” at 8 p.m. April 9 and 2 p.m. April 10 at Bryan Hall Theatre. This musical comedy by Neil Simon and Cy Coleman includes well-known songs such as “Hey, Big Spender” and “If My Friends Could See Me Now.”  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.  Tickets will be available in the Kimbrough Music Building lobby April 6-8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and at the door an hour and a half before curtain.

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 Wilson Road, across from the Compton Union Building.  The menu consists of all-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, hash browns and juice or coffee. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for ages 2-6 and free for kids 5 and under. Tickets are available at the door.

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 Resource Center at (509) 335-6849 or e-mail Alice Coil at coila@wsu.edu

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.

For more information, contact Alice Coil at (509) 335-6849 or coila@wsu.edu.  For a complete listing of events, visit the Mom’s Weekend Web site at www.events.wsu.edu/moms-weekend.