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See the fall fun at the Family and Friends Weekend Festival

Family members pose with Northeastern mascot Paws in Centennial Common during the Family and Friends festival on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Photo by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University

The Boston campus was abuzz with events during Family and Friends Weekend,  including tours of Boston, Fenway Park and the campus arboretum. There also were dozens of speaking programs featuring talks from faculty and staff at the university’s various colleges. Among the most popular events was the Fall Festival, which included many outdoor family activities and where visitor shared space with live statues and  kids could stuff huskies to make their own mascot.

Northeastern's Centennial Common is packed with smiles during the Friends and Family weekend festival. Photos by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University
Alli Kelly, a civil engineering major, laughs as a globe spins on her finger as she interacts with one of the clots at Northeastern’s Family and Friends weekend festival in Centennial Common. Photo by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University
Photos by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University
Face-paint, bubbles pumpkins and more were in abundance in Centennial Common during the Friends and Family festival at Northeastern. Photos by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University
Families danced and had caricature's drawn at the Northeastern Friends and Family festival in Centennial Common. Photos by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University

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