Schedule of Weekend Events
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- Brochure with schedule of events, hours, and more! (PDF)
- Open class schedule for Friday
Highlights for Friday, October 30, 2015
Morning - Opportunities to attend classes.
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Register at the Family Weekend welcome table on the lower level of the David Saul Smith Union.
Ongoing- Open houses and tours of Bowdoin's museums and libraries.
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Common Hour Student Performances.
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Sarah and James Bowdoin Day celebration, an academic convocation to honor student scholars. All families are welcome to attend the ceremony featuring a keynote address; a student address; and musical performances by the Bowdoin College Music Department. A reception will follow for students, families, faculty and staff.
Evening- A variety of opportunities to entertain your entire family.
Highlights for Saturday, October 31, 2015
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Register at the Family Weekend welcome table on the lower level of the David Saul Smith Union.
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Q&A with President Clayton Rose, Dean for Academic Affairs Jennifer Scanlon and Dean of Student Affairs Tim Foster (Daggett Lounge, Thorne Hall).
11:00 a.m.–Noon Special Faculty Presentations.
Ongoing- Open houses, Outing Club trips, athletic competitions, museum tours, RoboCup demonstration, and concerts throughout the day.
Evening - Student Group Performances in Morrell Gymnasium.
Highlights for Sunday, November 1, 2015
Morning- 5K Fun Run
Afternoon- Bowdoin College Concert Band performance
The College dining halls will be open for families and guests to enjoy meals with their Bowdoin student (cash basis for families; board plan for students). For more information on meal hours, please visit Dining! Submit your favorite family recipes for the Just Like Home Recipe Contest.
Don't forget to check out the Bowdoin Bookstore!