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2019 Dad’s Weekend activities set for Nov. 15–17

A smashed pumpkin on concrete.
Be sure to "drop by" for the Physics and Astronomy Club's annual pumpkin drop.

A full slate of events is set for this weekend as the Washington State University Pullman campus celebrates Dad’s Weekend, presented by BECU, and prepares for a Pac‑12 football matchup against the Stanford Cardinal at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at Martin Stadium.

Featured entertainment is the duo Big and Rich with Cowboy Troy performing Friday, Nov. 15 with a 7:30 p.m. performance at Beasley Coliseum. Tickets are $61.50 for the general public and $56.50 for WSU staff, students and employees. Tickets can be purchased at all TicketsWest outlets, by phone at (800) 325‑SEAT or the TicketsWest website. Links and additional information can be found at the Beasley Coliseum website.

On Saturday, the annual pumpkin drop returns. Hosted by the Physics and Astronomy Club, activities for all ages start at 9 a.m. at Webster Physical Science Building and the pumpkins start falling from the 12th floor at 11 a.m.

For more Dad’s Weekend events, including athletics, talent shows, planetarium shows and more, visit the Dad’s Weekend website.

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