THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University students, their families and community members are invited for a day of fun for all ages at the annual Family Day celebration Saturday, Oct. 26.
The family-friendly festivities will begin at noon next to John L. Guidry Stadium and lead up to the 3 p.m. kick-off of the Colonels football game against McNeese State University.
A campus tradition since 1983, Family Day will feature live music by the swamp pop band Treater and food booths offering gumbo, jambalaya, hamburgers and more. Other activities include an entertainment zone with inflatables and games for the kids, fun and educational Halloween activities and a 2:30 p.m. pep rally featuring the Pride of Nicholls marching band. Attendees are also invited to tour Nicholls’ residence halls during an open house from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Discounted general admission tickets to the 3 p.m. Colonels vs. Cowboys football game will be available for $12. Buy your tickets before Friday, Oct. 25 at geauxcolonels.com to receive the special price. Tickets are also available for $15 at the gate on game day. Pre-game tailgating starts at 10 a.m.
For more information, call 985-448-4790 or visit the Family Day website at www.nicholls.edu/family-day.