Southeastern News

“Parents, Families and Friends Day’’ set for Sept. 19

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will celebrate “Parents, Families and Friends Day’’ on Saturday, September 19.

The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with Brunch in the Café. Visitors to the campus may accompany students to the special brunch at the Café in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

Tailgate Alley opens at noon across from Paul Laird Field.

“Parents, Families and Friends Day’’ registration starts at 2 p.m. under the tent at Tailgate Alley. Parents may pick up souvenir cups while supplies last, enjoy the pretzel bar and purchase discounted tickets to the football game.

“Arbuckle Express’’ will provide live music from the Tailgate Stage while groups snap family pictures at the True Blue photo booth and/or make signs for the family at the SE Sign Shop.

Judging of the True Blue BBQ will be held prior to 3 p.m. and complimentary samples will be available at the True Blue Central tent.

Savage Storm mascot Bolt will be available for family photos at 3 p.m. in the Parents Day tent.

Awarding of the True Blue BBQ Trophy is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

“Reckless Kelly’’ will  provide live music on the Tailgate Stage at 4 p.m.

Southeastern performances will begin at 5:30 and feature  the Sparks Dance Team, the Chorvettes Show Choir and the Southeastern marching band.

Coach Bo Atterberry’s Savage Storm squad will take on Oklahoma Baptist at 6 p.m. at Paul Laird Field.

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