Family Weekend

Family Weekend pits President Cabrera against Top Chef Isabella in culinary challenge

Video by Marcus Miller 

On Saturday, Oct. 19, four chefs took the stage in the JC food court for a cooking competition inspired by family foods.

Producers and writers of the Daily Show come to Mason

The producers and writers of the popular comedy program "The Daily Show" will be this year's featured act for George Mason University's annual Family Weekend. 

Growing Family Weekend adds ‘Family of the Year’ award, 5k race

A handmade sign greets those attending last year's Family Weekend. (Kevin Loker)

SNL head writer and Weekend Update host brings standup to Patriot Center

Comedian and actor Seth Meyers didn’t know who George Mason was on Saturday morning. Come Saturday night, he had a new favorite founding father and according to his tweet, some “good times” at the Patriot Center.

Meyers, Saturday Night Live’s head writer and host of the show’s Weekend Update, performed a standup comedy routine at the headline event of this year’s Family Weekend.

Record turnout for Family Weekend begins with reception in Dewberry Hall

Patriot Leaders man the registration tables outside Dewberry Hall as parents and family members sign-in for this year's Family Weekend activities. (Adam Sylvain)