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Hospitality group will take moms on tour of best wineries in state

White wine fills a Valhalla Wine Festival glass on Tuesday at Valhalla Bar and Grill. Spenser Peery says the annual Winefest combines several hospitality groups on campus, which helps these students get more experience in their field.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

WSU Sigma Iota will hold its 35th annual Winefest during Mom’s Weekend in the Marriott Foundation Hospitality Teaching Center in Todd Addition. The event will be held in two sessions, both on April 12, with the first from 5-7 p.m. and the second from 8-10 p.m. This Mom’s Weekend staple is the...

Jim Gaffigan will entertain with situational humor

Comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform for Mom’s Weekend this year at Beasley Coliseum on Saturday as a part of his “Quality Time” tour.  He was supposed to perform at another Mom’s Weekend several years ago but had to cancel due to the premiere of his TV show.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

April 12, 2019

Award-winning comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform Saturday at Beasley Coliseum as part of his “Quality Time” tour. This performance will be one of the largest events on campus during Mom’s Weekend, with an expected attendance of about 7,000 people. Gaffigan is known for situational humor that...

Ferdinand’s showcases famous flavor in time for Mom’s Weekend

Sales associate Alexander Walker shares the plans to remain open for Mom’s Weekend as well as serving a very popular lemon flavor of ice cream that is loved by both moms and students Tuesday morning at the Ferdinand’s Ice Cream production observation room.

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

Ferdinand’s brought out its seasonal flavor, Lemon Chiffon, just in time for Mom’s Weekend. “We bring back Lemon Chiffon because moms love Lemon Chiffon,” Ferdinand’s Food Supervisor Eric Needham said. “It is a tradition now to have it out the Monday before Mom’s Weekend.” He said...

‘She was always there for me’

Junior infielder Dillon Plew discusses his mother's positive impact on his time playing baseball on Wednesday at Bailey-Brayton Field.

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

This Mom’s Weekend, WSU baseball will take on Oregon in a three-game series with their mothers in attendance. For the majority of players on the team, it’s an exciting time as it brings back memories of their Little League days where it all began.   Junior infielder Dillon Plew said he’...

Mom’s Weekend event combines wildlife, ‘Joy of Painting’

This event will show a Bob Ross tutorial along with the painting event. Tickets will be sold $15 at the door.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

The WSU Wildlife Society will host its “Joy of Painting” event from 9-11 a.m. Saturday in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 319. The organization will feature a silent auction, specimens of nature exhibit and an interactive painting session led by a Bob Ross video. Snacks and re...

Dancers put on cabaret show for moms

Sophomore psychology major Alyssa Castrillon practices on a pole in preparation for Cabaret Night, an event put on by the Aerial Dance Society, on Wednesday at the Glen Terrell Friendship Mall. Cabaret night will take place on Saturday, April 13 in the Jones Theater.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

The Aerial Dance Society will combat the stigma around pole dancing through strength, agility and artistic ability this weekend at its second annual Mom’s Weekend Cabaret Night. “There’s a lot of stigma behind pole — we have people call us names and people who ask us to show our breasts,”...

Greenhouse to showcase sensitive plants, Vinca rosea

Chuck Cody, plant growth facilities manager for the School of Biological Sciences at WSU, discusses the upcoming greenhouse open house for mom's weekend and the ins and outs of taking care of WSU's greenhouses on Tuesday afternoon at the Abelson Greenouse.

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

The Abelson Hall Greenhouse is filled with a variety of plants from all over the world, and each with distinctive personalities. The plants can be seen during the scheduled open house between 2-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Chuck Cody, plant growth facilities manager for the Sc...

Sanctuary Yoga offers free yoga, specialty smoothies for moms

Sanctuary Yoga owner Judy Kolde talks about  complimentary classes and brunch meals that  moms can participate in Tuesday at Sanctuary Yoga.

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

Moms have the opportunity to attend free yoga classes and have a complimentary brunch with their child during Mom’s Weekend. Judy Kolde, owner of Sanctuary Yoga in downtown Pullman, said she expects hundreds of people to attend their free yoga classes throughout the weekend, as well as the main...

‘Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness’

A group of six WSU sport management students launched the 3 FOR 3 Burpee Challenge on March 3 and have raised about $10,000 so far for Hilinski’s Hope. They will be hosting a free event from 2-4 p.m. Friday on top of the Holland-Terrell Library.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 12, 2019

In just over a month, the 3 FOR 3 Burpee Challenge has raised about $10,000 for the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation. The campaign was started by a group of six WSU sport management students with the goal of raising mental health awareness and destigmatizing the illness. All people have to do is record...

Market will sell vintage items

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

The Route 26 Vintage Market will be held at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds in Colfax this Mom’s Weekend. The market’s organizers, Tami Schwartz, Nancy Thorson and Debi Anderson, said the event will include 27 different vendors from communities as far away as Coeur d’Alene. The vendors will be s...

Bowling blowout: Monte Carlo style

Bowling Club President Megan Wittenberg says the  Monte Carlo bowling comes with possible cash prizes and is open to the public on Monday at Zeppoz.

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

WSU Bowling Club members will return with their biannual bowling party this weekend at Zeppoz. President Megan Wittenberg said the event will feature black light alleys, flashing lights and multicolored pins. Wittenberg said the entry fee is $25 per person and will cover two games. The event will occur from 10 ...

Raptor club to host silent auction with birds of prey

Nichole Lique, WSU Raptor Club member, holds golden eagle Amicus while discussing the auction to occur during Mom's Weekend on Wednesday at the Stauber Raptor Facility.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

Students and moms will have the opportunity to see birds of prey and bid on items at the Raptor Club’s silent auction this weekend. The auction will occur from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the WSU Animal Disease Biotechnology Facility, Room 1002, said Mia Gleason, Raptor Club’s public relation...

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