Family Weekend

Family Weekend

OCTOBER 4 - 6, 2013
Family Weekend is a St. Kate’s tradition and a weekend for the entire family. Each year's weekend promises to be exciting, entertaining and of course, fun!

Registration for 2013 events now closed!

If you have any questions, please contact SCA at 651-690-6210. Office hours are 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.

Thank you!

2013 Schedule of Events:

Click below to download the 2013 schedule:

Friday October 4, 2013
Family Weekend Check-In
  • 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Information Center on the 2nd floor of Coeur de Catherine Building
  • At 6pm check-in moves to the O'Shaughnessy Auditorium Lobby
Stop by the Information Center to pick up your tickets and welcome packet for Family Weekend.
Family Weekend Welcome Reception
  • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • The O'Shaughnessy Mezzanine
  • This space is not handicap accessible.
Meet some of the faculty and staff teaching and working with your daughter at an appetizer reception!
VoicePlay Performance
  • 7:00pm doors open, 7:30pm performance starts
  • The O'Shaughnessy Auditorium
The cast of VoicePlay has taken the timeless sound of vocal music and turned it completely on its head. VoicePlay’s music-without-music sound ping-pongs between eras and styles, channeling the breadth of the musical landscape and lacing it with inventive and often hilarious on-stage theatrics.
Saturday October 5, 2013
Parent and Family Association Reception
  • 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Presidents Dining Rm, CdC 3rd floor
Enjoy a light breakfast and great information from the Parent and Family Association (PAFA). Stay for 5 minutes or the full hour!
Saturday Salon- Heartworks: Exploring Identity and Privilege
  • 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
  • Rauenhorst Ballroom,
We will be exploring the complexity of identity and diversity including race, gender, socio-economics, and class. How do we come together as a thriving, community that embraces all of its members with no shame, no blame, and no guilt?
Family Weekend Picnic and
Pumpkin Painting Contest
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • South Lawn and Dining Room
  • Rain Site: Dining Room
  • Cost: $13.98 Adult ticket
    $7.62 Child ticket
    (price includes tax)
Enjoy the great fall weather outside with other families and students. Participate in a pumpkin painting contest (you may win a prize!) and enjoy a yummy picnic and music by Pocahontas County!

The pumpkin painting contest will begin at 11:30. All supplies (pumpkin included) will be provided for you.
ACTC Fall Art Tour
  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Bus leaves from the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
The tour is free, and you will view six university/college art galleries. Groups will stay with the same bus throughout the event, visit the galleries on the route and return to the starting location. A tour volunteer will inform you of departure times, which means more time to take in the art and enjoy the music, food, and refreshments along with conversations with the artists and gallery directors!
Summit Ave Walking Tours
  • 2pm and 4pm
  • Bus leaves from St. Mary Hall 15 minutes before tour time.
Explore a piece of St. Paul’s history by touring Summit Ave and neighborhood. This 90-minute guided tour begins at the James J. Hill home, highlighting the “architecture, social history and current preservation issues surrounding the historic neighborhood,” and ending at the St. Paul Cathedral. Participants will walk 1.5 miles during the tour.
Wildcat Soccer vs. Augsburg College
  • 7:00pm Augsburg College
Cheer the Wildcats to victory!
Sunday, October 6, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Our Lady of Victory Chapel
Please join us for worship and beautiful music. All are welcome.
Family Weekend Brunch
  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Dining Room, 1st floor Coeur de Catherine
  • Cost: $9.96 Adult ticket
    $6.25 Child ticket
    (price includes tax)
End the weekend with a wonderful assortment of breakfast delights and live music with your family. Omelets made to order, Belgian waffles with toppings, a chef's carving station, fresh fruit and yogurt bar, and much more will be served.

There will also be music and a family photo station!

Please note: Due to processing, planning, and event coordination, no refunds will be offered to any Family Weekend registrant. If you have any questions regarding Family Weekend, please contact the Student Center and Activities Office at (651) 690-6210.