SIU’s 2022 Household Weekend options Oscar and Kevin from ‘The Workplace,’ soccer, crafts and extra

September 13, 2022

SIU family members at the 2019 SIU Family Weekend tailgate

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September 13, 2022

SIU’s 2022 Household Weekend options Oscar and Kevin from ‘The Workplace,’ soccer, crafts and extra

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, In poor health. — You’ll be able to “Meet Oscar and Kevin from ‘The Workplace,’” get pleasure from an enormous craft sale, Greek Sing, Saluki soccer and a lot extra as Southern Illinois College Carbondale celebrates Household Weekend 2022 Sept. 22-24.

The theme is “Salukis’ Funniest House Movies,” and the weekend is a time for college students, their households and the group to assemble, have enjoyable and make reminiscences. All the actions are open to the general public, and most occasions are free.

Emmy-winning sequence stars come to campus

nunez_oscar-sm.jpgOscar Martinez and Kevin Malone, portrayed by Oscar Nuñez and Brian Baumgartner, will speak about their time on the NBC Emmy-winning sequence “The Workplace” within the Scholar Middle Ballrooms at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22. 

College students and most of the people are welcome to attend the free presentation; no tickets are required, and admission is on a first-come foundation with the doorways opening at 6 p.m. Through the presentation, the pair can even talk about their present tasks and actions. 

baumgartner_brian-sm.jpgBaumgartner’s “A Critically Good Chili Cookbook: 177 of the Finest Recipes within the World” was simply launched Sept. 13 and apparently options two recipes by 2004 SIU alumna Traci Antonovich.

A speech communication division graduate, Antonovich, aka “The Kitchen Lady,”  is now a recipe developer, meals photographer and content material creator and mentioned a pair of her pictures are on the e-book’s entrance cowl as nicely. Antonovich mentioned her skilled recipe growth profession started as an undergraduate at SIU, whereas employed at Carbondale’s Neighborhood Co-op deli/bakery.

A e-book signing will comply with the moderated dialogue, and afterward, some lucky randomly chosen company could have the chance to satisfy Nuñez and Baumgartner at a reception.

Craft sale and extra on the Scholar Middle

Arts and crafts distributors from all through the area will show their creations and wares on the Household Weekend Craft Sale, going down from 10 a. m. to five p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24. Admission is free, and everyone seems to be welcome. A convention for greater than three many years, the sale contains regionally made merchandise as nicely.

The Scholar Middle can even supply free video games for all at Bowling and Billiards and on the SIU Esports area from 5 to eight p.m. Friday, Sept. 23.

See a showcase of Saluki expertise

Don’t miss your probability to soak up some entertaining music, dance and skit performances by gifted members of SIU’s sorority and fraternity group on the annual Greek Sing, set for 10 a.m. Sept. 24 on the garden and steps of Shryock Auditorium. This widespread occasion is certainly one of SIU’s long-standing Household Weekend occasions, drawing giant crowds yearly for 87 years. Viewers members vote by way of donations for his or her favourite performances. Greek-Sing-2019_09_14_09672-sm.jpg

Sponsored by SIU Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Panhellenic Affiliation, the Interfraternity Council and the Multicultural Greek Council, the varied, enjoyable expertise showcase appeals to all ages.

Prepare for some soccer

The motion strikes to Saluki Stadium because the Salukis face the College of North Dakota in gridiron motion Sept. 24 with kickoff at 2 p.m. Tailgating festivities start at 11 a.m. The Household Weekend Tailgate on Saluki Row will function free meals, a photograph sales space, T-shirts and different actions for SIU households.

Recreation tickets can be found on-line for most of the people and might be out there the day of the sport; SIU college students can attend without cost. SIU has instituted a transparent bag coverage for the stadium.

Discover full schedule, extra particulars on-line

All the weekend’s occasions are family-friendly and open to the general public. 

Discover the entire schedule of occasions and extra particulars on the Household Weekend web site. Contact the Workplace of Scholar Engagement at [email protected] or [email protected] with any questions. Or attain out to the Saluki Household Affiliation at 618-453-1000.

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