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Family Day

Shepherd University welcomes our students’ families to a day in Shepherdstown on Saturday, September 10, 2022. Below are a few events happening on Saturday and throughout the weekend.



7 p.m. | Shepherdstown Ghost Tour  (Lilah Restaurant, 115 E. German St.)
Take a candlelit walking tour of Shepherdstown and Shepherd University. 
($) For more information or reservations, contact 


anytime | Tour Shepherdstown and Surrounding Area (self-guided)
Take time to explore West Virginia’s oldest town and its amazing history, shops, and great eateries.  Sit on one of our unique benches by the Town Run and discover one of the greatest small-town communities in America.
Free ice cream! Rock Hill Creamery (111 W. German St.) will be providing a free ice cream cone to the first 100 families who stop by.

Places to eat in Shepherdstown
Places to shop in Shepherdstown
History and museums in Shepherdstown

10 a.m. | Shepherd University Alumni Association Table (Midway by Student Center)
The SUAA will be providing giveaways before the football game.

11 a.m. | Come meet Shepherd’s live mascot, J.C. the Ram (Midway by Student Center)
Special discounts! The first 250 families to stop by will receive a 15% discount at the Bookstore.
J.C. will be available for pictures until 11:45 a.m.

noon | Football: Shepherd vs. Edinboro (Ram Stadium)
Shepherd students get in FREE to all athletic events with valid Rambler ID
Adult General Admission: $15 | K-12 General Admission: $5 | Children under 5: free
($) Pre-purchase tickets here. Tickets are also available at the stadium. For more information, visit

8 p.m. | Ghost Tour (Old Shepherdstown Library, white brick building on E. German St.)
Walk the quiet streets of this beautiful, quaint, and very historic town with a costumed guide with an authentic candle lantern. 
($) Reservations Required. For more information, contact 


9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Shepherdstown Farmers Market (S. King St. behind the Old Shepherdstown Library)
Enjoy the local flavor! Locally grown produce, locally crafted products, and local musicians.
For more information, visit


Shepherdstown Visitors Center Calendar
Shepherd University Calendar
Jefferson County Hotels
Shepherdstown Visitors Center
Historic Harpers Ferry
Charles Town Now

($) fee to participate