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Jeff Foxworthy at UD this fall

Popular comedian to be featured at 2018 Parents and Family Weekend Oct. 12-14

Best-selling comedian and author Jeff Foxworthy will featured at the University of Delaware’s annual Parents and Family Weekend, scheduled Friday, Oct. 12-Sunday, Oct. 14, on the Newark campus.

Jeff Foxworthy
Jeff Foxworthy will perform during UD's Parents and Family Weekend.

Foxworthy, who is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history and the best-selling author of more than 26 books, will perform at the Friday Night Comedy Show, scheduled at 8 p.m., Oct. 12, in the Bob Carpenter Center.

Tickets for the comedy show and other weekend activities will go on sale at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at udel.edu/parents/weekend, and registration is now open at that site for anyone who would like to receive updates about the celebration.

Other Parents and Family Weekend activities will include

• Major Fest, with information about career pathways, majors, minors and out-of-classroom experiences on Friday;

• Family Fest Indoor Tailgate, with food, fun and festivities for the whole family on Saturday;

• UD Football, an opportunity to cheer on the Fightin’ Blue Hens as they take Elon in Delaware Stadium on Saturday; and

• Special activities, such as college and department events, programs, tours and more.

For more details and updates on Parents and Family Weekend events, please visit the website.

About Jeff Foxworthy

One of the most successful comedians in the country, Jeff Foxworthy is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history and the author of more than 26 books. In 2014, he was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

Widely known for his redneck jokes, Foxworthy goes beyond that in his act to explore everyday family interactions and human nature, a style that has been compared to Mark Twain’s.

On television, Foxworthy has hosted the game show Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader, as well as The American Bible Challenge and The American Baking Competition.

His best-selling books include The Redneck Dictionary, How to Really Stink at Golf and How to Really Stink at Work, as well as three children’s books.


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