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Take a look at photos from Fall Parents Weekend in Athens [PHOTOS]


Fall Parents Weekend brought much excitement to the Ohio University Athens Campus once again.

The weekend, Sept. 21-23, included many events for parents to enjoy with their children. Here is a pictorial look at a few of them.

 

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Court Street in downtown Athens is always busy on Saturday afternoon during Parent's Weekend. Photo by Chris Franz.

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Ohio University mom Carol Davidson tries her hand at cornhole during the football pregame tailgate party on Saturday while her son Lance looks on. Photo by Ross Brinkerhoff.

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An Ohio University student and her parents check out the sweatshirts in the window at the College Bookstore in downtown Athens. Photo by Chris Franz.

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Bill Meeks and his daughter Gabby Meeks shade their eyes as they peer at the old Ridges tuberculosis hospital during a walk hosted by Outdoor Pursuits for Parents Weekend. Students and parents walked on the ridges nature trail and took a tour of the grounds before stopping at the ropes course for a campfire and smores. Gabby is a freshman studying marine biology. Photo by: Ross Brinkerhoff.

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Freshman education major Malia Wenning laughs as she holds a flag handed to her by her father during the pregame tailgate party outside Peden Stadium on Saturday. "I love Ohio University," Wenning said, "Dad went here so it's kind of in the family." Photo by: Ross Brinkerhoff.
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Debbie Lewinski (left) and her daughter Emily Lewinski (center) talk over hamburgers during the pregame tailgate party on Saturday. "It gives you the spirit of OU", Debbie Lewinski said, "I went to OSU, but after this tailgating party I love OU." Photo by: Ross Brinkerhoff.

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Parents walk on Court Street in downtown Athens on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Chris Franz.

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Michelle Stewart (left), Sarah Goldsberry (center) and Maggie Goldsberry (right) talk during the football pregame tailgate party on Saturday. Photo by: Ross Brinkerhoff.

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Singer Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. (seated right) and his wife Jennifer sign autographs and chat with fans after his Friday concert in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The concert attracted a large crowd of Ohio University students and their parents. Photo by George Mauzy.