Celebration Weekend

October 14-16, 2016
Schedule of Events

A more comprehensive preliminary schedule will be available in April.

PLEASE NOTE: Any changes or updates to the schedule during the course of Celebration Weekend will be posted at the Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk and on the web (highlighted in gray).

Current as of: 3/17/16

 

Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday

 

Friday, October 14

 
8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk
Case Center, second floor
Make this your first stop to pick up your meal and event tickets.
 
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Various Office Hours
If you need to visit any of our business offices, please note that they will only be open on Friday, October 14.

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch in the Dining Hall
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall

5 – 7 p.m.      “Dining Out at Skidmore”
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall

 
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

 
8 am - 7 pm Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk
Case Center, second floor
Make this your first stop to pick up your meal and event tickets.
 
8:30 - 9:30 am Meet & Greet Coffee Hour 
Palamountain Hall, Class of 1967 Lobby
Meet other parents and College administrators while enjoying a cup of coffee and a light continental breakfast.
 
9 am - 1 pm Saratoga Springs Farmers' Market
High Rock Park
Visit the Farmers' Market and sample the fresh products from numerous local farms.

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.      MiniCollege Session I
Various locations
Highlighting the excellence of Skidmore faculty for more than twenty years.

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Global Lunch
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor  

2 – 3 p.m.      MiniCollege Session II
Various locations
Highlighting the excellence of Skidmore faculty for more than twenty years.

5 – 7 p.m.     Farm to Table Dining at Skidmore
Murray Aikins Dining Hall

6:30 p.m.       Filene Scholarship Winners Concert
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

8:30 pm     Skidmore “Under the Big Top”
Williamson Sports Center, Main Gym
Enjoy a festive evening of song and dance entertainment provided by Skidmore’s talented student performers.  Seating begins at 8 pm.  Seats are limited; advance reservations are strongly recommended. $10 per person, $5 for Skidmore students, no charge for children 5 and under.


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Sunday, October 16


Morning  
For a listing of local religious services, please pick up a copy of "Area Houses of Worship" at the Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk information table. For more information, please visit the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

9 a.m. - 12 noon  Celebration Weekend Welcome Desk
Case Center, second floor

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.     Jazz Brunch 
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall

11 a.m.    22nd Annual Skidmore Celebration 5K Run-Walk
Event begins and ends on Case Green and covers a 3.1 mile course around campus.


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