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FamilyFest is a great time for families to visit their students at the Mount to see what life is like on campus, and to participate in all kinds of fun activities. With live entertainment, delicious food and activities for kids of all ages, FamilyFest is one of the best Mount traditions! Highlights of the event include: a BBQ lunch on Founder's Plaza, a Family Fun Zone, sporting events, faculty speakers, opportunities to attend mass, and much more!

FamilyFest Weekend • September 17–18, 2016

FamilyFest Registration
FamilyFest Schedule (.pdf download)

Family Fest Entertainment: Derek HughesOne of the highlights of FamilyFest 2016 is The live performances of celebrated conjurer, "Stand Up Magician" Derek Hughes. He has been lauded by audiences and critics alike, with the New York Times calling him "thoroughly entertaining." Hughes has performed his magic on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, the CW's Penn & Teller: Fool Us and is a creative producer on TRUtv's hit magic series, "The Carbonaro Effect". Most recently, he was a finalist on season 10 of NBC's "America's Got Talent".

Derek's show will consist of comedy, magic and other bizarre acts that will leave the entire family wanting more! 

Cost is $10 per ticket. Pre-registration is required. Limited seating available.
Derek will perform in Knott Auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m.

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For any additional information or questions please contact the Mount Family Association.
301-447-5621 or 301-447-5175

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