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Schedule for Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming October 20-22, 2017 

 

Thursday, October 19

6 PM Celebration of Ann Carden’s Life Memorial service sponsored by the Communication Dept., College Lodge, 8067 Rte. 380, Brocton, NY. All are welcome.

 

Friday, October 20

7:30 AM – 8 PM -- Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit Reed Library. This year’s theme is “Broadway and the Marx Brothers.” Free.

A free shuttle bus will continuously circulate the parking lots and campus for your convenience.

8:30 AM -- Golden Alumni Breakfast  Horizon Room, lower level of Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center). For all graduates of 1967 and before. $10/person. Reservations recommended.

9 AM – 5 PM -- Bookstore is Open   University Commons (formerly Cranston Hall).

Noon  - 2 PM -- Library Concert  Performance by Fredonia students. Reception in honor of Helen Tinch Williams ’60 immediately following. Free.

Noon – 9 PM -- Harvey Breverman: A Decade of Drawing, 2005-2015 (Idiosyncratic Amalgams and Disparate Composites) Exhibit. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

1 PM – 8 PM -- Registration and Ticket Pick Up  Alumni House, 286 Central Ave.

2:30 PM -- Fredonia Opera House Tour, Village Hall, Fredonia, NY. Free

3 PM – 4 PM -- Biology Reception   Science Center Atrium.

3 PM -- Men’s Soccer Game  Fredonia vs. SUNY  New Paltz . University Stadium.

4 PM -- Biology Department Keynote Speaker Presentation, TBA, Kelly Auditorium. Free.

5 PM --Fredonia's Got Talent  Student Talent Show, Indoor Track, Steele Hall. Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen.

5 PM -- Homecoming Excellence Gala Dinner   Williams Center. Celebrating the Classes of 1957, 1962, and 1967, recognition of  Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award recipient, and  the 6oth anniversary of the Hillman Opera. Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center) Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. $50/person. www.fredonia.edu/tickets

7 PM – 9 PM -- Harvey Breverman: A Decade of Drawing, 2005-2015 (Idiosyncratic Amalgams and Disparate Composites) Reception for Artist.   The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

7 PM – 9 PM -- Recreational Public Ice Skating. Ice Arena. Nominal rental charge for skates.

8 PM -- Hillman Opera Alumni  Concert. King Concert Hall, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center. Tickets start at $20.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22, at www.fredonia.edu/tickets or by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

8 PM -- Peter and the Starcatchers   Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $20.00/ $25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22,, at www.fredonia.edu/tickets or by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

8 PM -- 1970’s Reunion Jazz Ensemble Concert   Rosch Recital Hall. Free.

 

Saturday, October 21

8 AM – 5 PM -- Registration and Ticket Pick Up at Williams Center Information Booth

Coffee may be purchased at STARBUCKS and TIM HORTONS.

A free shuttle bus will continuously circulate the parking lots and campus for your convenience.

9 AM – 10:30 AM -- Biology Alumni Breakfast   Major Alice Conference Room, 321 Science Center.  Free.

9 AM -- Ruterbusch 5K Run  Meet at Indoor Track, Steele Hall. For more information please contact Track and Cross Country Coach, Tom Wilson  Thomas.Wilson@fredonia.edu 

10 AM -- Men’s Alumni Soccer Game University Stadium.

10 AM – 4 PM -- 2nd Annual Fredonia Mini Maker Faire  Williams Center & Science Center.   Co-sponsored by Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. For more information:  www.makerfairefredonia.com

11 AM – 12:30 PM -- Reception Honoring Greg ’69 and Linda (Ferry) Prechtl ‘71 – Steele Hall. Formal program at 12:15 PM in Dods Hall Lobby. Free.

11 AM -- Campus Tour Meet at Information Booth, Williams Center

11 AM – 5 PM -- Bookstore is Open. University Commons (formerly known as Cranston Hall).

11 AM -- Fredonia Radio Station Reception McEwen Hall. Free.

Noon – 6 PM -- Harvey Breverman: A Decade of Drawing, 2005-2015 (Idiosyncratic Amalgams and Disparate Composites) Exhibit. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

Noon – 8 PM -- Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit Reed Library. This year’s theme is “Broadway and the Marx Brothers.” Free.

12:30 PM -- Class of 1967 Luncheon Cranston Marche (located upstairs in University Commons – above STARBUCKS).  $20/person . Reservations recommended.

12:30 PM – 4:30 PM -- Men’s Hockey Scrimmage Fredonia vs. SUNY Buffalo State

1 PM -- Men’s Soccer Game  Fredonia vs SUNY Oneonta. University Stadium.

1 PM -- Radio Station Panel Discussion G24/G26 McEwen Hall.

2 PM - 4 PM -- Alumni Picnic  Dods Grove/Tent/DJ. Nominal charge for food, beverages and beer. Please bring ID.

3 PM – 5 PM -- Fredonia Leadership Program Reunion Reception (for former students of Jim Sturm, Bob Mead-Colegrove, and Mark Suida) – Leadership Classrooms (Rooms S221-222), Williams Center – formerly known as Campus Center). Complimentary refreshments. Cash wine/beer bar. Please make reservations.

3 PM – 4 PM -- Graduate Degree Alumni Reception. Networking reception for all alumni from all Fredonia graduate degree programs. Global Student Lounge, S226, Williams Center. Complimentary light refreshments. Free.

4 PM -- Fredonia Percussion Celebration, Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall. Free.

4 PM -- Honored Class Multi-Receptions  Honoring all members of the Classes of 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012. TIM HORTONS Williams Center. $5.00/person. Includes light refreshments. Cash wine/beer bar. 

7 PM -- Class of 2007  Ten Year Reunion Happy Hour   Old Main Inn, Water St. Complimentary munchies. Cash Bar.

7 PM – 9 PM -- Recreational Public Ice Skating. Ice Arena. Nominal rental charge for skates.

7:30 PM -- Peter and the Star Catcher,  Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $20.00/$25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22, at www.fredonia.edu/tickets or by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

9 PM -- Downtown Meetings Look for location assignments at Homecoming Registration Booth.  All honored classes (1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and  2012) will have opportunities to convene at designated establishments downtown.

 

Sunday, October 22

Noon – 4 PM -- Harvey Breverman: A Decade of Drawing, 2005-2015 (Idiosyncratic Amalgams and Disparate Composites) Exhibit. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

Noon – 1 AM -- Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit Reed Library. This year’s theme is “Broadway and the Marx Brothers.” Free.

2 PM -- Peter and the Star Catchers,  Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $20.00/$25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 22, at www.fredonia.edu/tickets or by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

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