Fall Family Weekend

Please join us for Fall Family Weekend 2015!
This is great time to connect with your student
and enjoy Vermont in the fall!
Everyone who preregisters for the weekend
will enter a raffle to win a free stay
at the DoubleTree Hotel!

To register for Family Weekend please click here. This schedule is subject to change.

Friday, September 18

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Registration, Dion Family Student Center - Pick up your Family Weekend schedule

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Studio D, First Floor Dion -
Student performances in the lobby of the Dion Family Student Center

5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Arts Riot Truck Stop, 400 Pine St. Burlington, VT 05401
Head into Burlington and visit the Friday night Truck Stop, food vendors from pork belly and barbecue to Malaysian street food and vegan noodles. It is fun for everyone, be sure to arrive early! For more details visit the Truck Stop website.

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Art Opening and Alumni/Family Mixer, Third Floor Dion Family Student Center
View the newest artwork on display in the Roy Room at St. Michael's College. Artist and St. Michael's College alumnus Ben Patrick '97 will be present to discuss his latest work, his inspiration and his time at St. Michael's. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow families and alumni! 

9:00 p.m.
Laugh Out Loud, McCarthy Performing Arts Center - Brought to you by Residence Life, enjoy an evening of comedy on campus.

Saturday, September 19th

8:30 a.m. - Noon
Registration, Dion Family Student Center - Pick up your Family Weekend schedule

Enjoy a free coffee from Einstein Bagels, just for registering!
*Juice, bagels and pastries will be available for purchase from Einstein Bagels


8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Wilderness Trips
- Participate in a trip led by our Wilderness Office. Options are Sterling Pond Day Hike or Introduction to White Water Kayaking. Alumni and families of current students can sign up by contacting the Wilderness Program Office directly (802.654.2614), all programs are $25.00 and participants must be 18 years old or older. Registrations will be handled on a first come, first serve basis.

9:00 a.m. - Noon
Activities Fair, Alliot Lobby - Learn more about our student clubs and organizations

9:00 a.m. - Noon
Campus Offices Open - Have a question or concern? Talk to someone in person to get the answers you need.

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Parent Panel Discussion, Roy Room Dion Family Student Center - Enjoy a panel discussion with representatives from our Study Abroad office, the Wellness Center, Residence Life, Academics, parents and students.

11:00 a.m. - Noon

State of the College, Third Floor Dion Family Student Center - President John J. Neuhauser will offer a campus update and State of the College.

11:00 a.m.
Field Hockey vs. Stonehill, Duffy Turf Field

1:00 p.m.
Men's Rugby vs. Merrimack
Post-match cookout on the 300's field for alumni, families, coaches and players! Cost $25/person, click here to register.

2:00 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Southern Connecticut, Duffy Turf Field

3:00 p.m.
Local Vermont Food Festival, Oakledge Park Burlington - Enjoy this free event with music, food and drinks on the shores of Lake Champlain!

6:00 p.m.
27th Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Celebration Ceremonies, Roy Room Dion Family Student Center
Invitation Only

Sunday, September 20

8:00 a.m.
Wilderness Trips
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Participate in a trip led by our Wilderness Office. Options are Intermediate Rock Climbing or Intermediate Mountain Biking. Alumni and families of current students can sign up by contacting the Wilderness Program Office directly (802.654.2614), all programs are $25.00 and participants must be 18 years old or older. Registrations will be handled on a first come, first serve basis.

11:00 a.m.
Mass, Chapel Saint Michael the Archangel

Explore Vermont:

Historical Trolley Tours of Burlington, 1 College St. Burlington, VT
Take a ride on a trolley and tour scenic and historical Burlington! For tour times and ticket prices please visit the Trolley Tour website.

Spirit of Ethan Allen Cruises, 1 College St. Burlington, VT
Enjoy the sites and sounds of Burlington and Lake Champlain from the water! Tours are offered four times daily, for ticket prices and times visit the Spirit of Ethan Allen website.

Burlington Segway Tours, 277 Pine St. Burlington, VT
See more of Burlington than you could on foot! For more information click here.

Local Motion Bike Rentals, 1 Steele St. Burlington, VT
Cruise around Burlington on two wheels, Local Motion can provide bike rentals as well as maps and directions for trails.

Shelburne Farms 37th Annual Harvest Festival, 1611 Harbor Rd. Shelburne, VT
Explore this 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark, located on the shores of Lake Champlain. Click here to visit the Shelburne Farms website.

Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Rd. Shelburne, VT
Located in Vermont's scenic Lake Champlain Valley, Shelburne Museum is one of the finest, most diverse and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 38 exhibition buildings.

Sam Mazza's Farm Stand, Bakery & Greenhouse, 277 Lavigne Rd. Colchester, VT
Since 1935 the Mazza family has been supplying the region with fresh fruit and vegetables. Visit the farm stand and attempt the three mile corn maze!

Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour, 1281 Waterbury-Stowe Road Route 100, Waterbury, VT 
Vermont's Finest, this Vermont landmark is a must, the tour offers guests the opportunity to learn about the ice cream manufacturing process, the companies value-led decisions, stop at the scoop shop and visit the Flavor Graveyard paying respects to the dearly de-pinted, retired flavors

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