Family Weekend

Family Weekend is a fun-filled weekend stuffed with activities for family members, both young and old. Bring your family to enjoy all that Lewis-Clark State has to offer. Although there will be many activities planned, please feel free to explore the Lewis-Clark Valley and our surrounding area during the weekend, as there are lots of great attractions.  

Note:  the Website will be updated on a regular basis to reflect all additions and/or corrections to the schedule.

Online registration will open soon.

Area Hotel/Motel Information (link to:

We look forward to seeing you at Family Weekend!


Schedule for 2015 coming soon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Registration and Welcome Celebration!

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Student Union Bldg. (2nd Floor Lounge Area)

Welcome to L-C! Pick up your AUE wrist bands, event information, and event t-shirts. Enjoy pizza and a soda and interact with other families at the welcome event. All registered Family Weekend participants are invited to attend, and families are welcome to arrive at any time during this event. This event is casual. (Sponsored by: LCSC Alumni Association)

Art under the Elms

12:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Art under the Elms is celebrating its 30th anniversary and features over 100 booths of exquisitely hand-crafted fine art items from artisans nationwide, and a variety of activities, performances and demonstrations for your enjoyment. For complete information, please visit
Admission is included for registered Family Weekend attendees. (Sponsored by: LCSC Alumni Association)

Concert featuring 7 Devils

6:00 p.m.
SUB Amphitheatre
No charge.

ZING Award Presentations

6:30 p.m.
SUB Amphitheatre
The ZING award celebrates the supportive roles families and friends play in the lives of LCSC students and the LCSC community.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Family Weekend Registration

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
AUE Information Booth

Seaport River Run

10:00 a.m.
Register at: Seaport River Run Information

Art under the Elms Continues

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Dogwood Show and Shine

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Free to view.

L-C Valley Dine-Around

Take the family out for a dinner on the town and experience the great restaurants that our valley has to offer! Discounts and promotions will be offered at many establishments. Please refer to your registration packet (which will be available at event check-in) for participating restaurants. Please note that dinner is on your own.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sunday Send-Off Brunch

10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a wonderful breakfast with all the workings in the SUB’s dining area. Menu includes: Salad bar, made to order omelets, waffles, pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, burgers and sandwiches. Cost per person is $8 (payable at event).

Art under the Elms Continues

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 Learn More about what is happening over Family Weekend

Art Under the Elms

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Art Under the Elms (AUE) began in 1984 as a celebration of the arts in north central Idaho and has become one of the largest outdoor festivals in the state. This art festival features over 100 of the region’s finest artists, along with regional entertainers on three stages and family-friendly activities and attractions spanning 3 days. More than just a community festival, AUE is also the major fundraiser for Continuing Education & Community Events and the premier event of the the annual Dogwood Festival.

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Dogwood Festival of the Lewis-Clark Valley

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The Dogwood Festival is held annually celebrating arts, culture and community in the Lewis-Clark Valley. The festival is coordinated by a community of volunteers and administered by LCSC Continuing Educational & Community Events. 

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Dogwood Show & Fine

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Dogwood Show & Shine is an official event of the Dogwood Festival. This event is held annually and takes place at Art Under the Elms.

Find out more!