FRIDAY – October 12
All Day

Golf Lake Sunapee Country Club Tee times must be made at least one week in advance by calling the Lake Sunapee Golf Shop at (603) 526-6040 ext. 1.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Stable Ware Student Center Our campus store, The Stable, is offering a 10% discount on all Colby-Sawyer gear.

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Dining Room Open for Lunch Ware Student Center

12 – 5 p.m.

Hospitality Center Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Make this your first stop on campus. Everyone who checks in will be entered in a raffle to win a Colby-Sawyer cornhole set!

12 – 3 p.m.

Conversation with the College Archivist Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Drop in for a chat and learn about Colby Junior and Colby-Sawyer College history. Help archivist Brantley Palmer by identifying friends and classmates in photos; submit your memorabilia and take part in the college’s oral history project.

12 p.m.

Scholar/Donor Luncheon (by invitation only) Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center Generous scholarship donors and their appreciative student recipients celebrate the power of philanthropy.

1:30 p.m.

Campus Tour Meet in Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Revisit familiar sites and discover what's new on a student-led tour of campus. Presented by the Office of Admissions.

3 p.m.

Women’s Rugby Pre-Game Celebration Mercer Field Join the women’s rugby team as they celebrate their first season as a varsity team at Colby-Sawyer.

3:30 p.m.

Women’s Varsity Rugby vs. Castleton University — Mercer Field

3:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Galligan’s Pub at Lethbridge Lodge Colby-Sawyer’s happening hotspot offers locally sourced pub fare and features beer created by our Brewing Science students. Enjoy s’mores at the outdoor fire pits.

3:30 p.m.

Colby-Sawyer Alumni Awards Celebration — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center Join the campus community for a presentation of our annual awards celebrating alumni for their service, contributions and accomplishments.

Distinguished Alumni Award — Robin Mead ’72
Alumni Service Award — Mimi Baird ’58
Young Alumni Achievement Award — Rebecca Harned ’03

4 p.m.

High School Art Teacher/Artists Invitational Exhibition and Reception — Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, Sawyer Center Enjoy the opening reception of the “High School Art Teacher/Artists Invitational Exhibition,” featuring the works of alumni high school art teachers and their students.

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Dining Room Open for Dinner Ware Student Center

5 p.m.

Class of 1968 Dinner Cruise on Lake Sunapee Join your classmates for a scenic dinner cruise around Lake Sunapee. Advance registration is required. Registrants must be on board by 4:45 p.m. Vans will depart from the rear of Colgate Hall at 4:30 p.m.

SATURDAY – October 13
All Day

Golf — Lake Sunapee Country Club Tee times must be made at least one week in advance by calling the Lake Sunapee Golf Shop at (603) 526-6040 ext. 1.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hospitality Center — Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Make this your first stop on campus. Everyone who checks in will be entered in a raffle to win a Colby-Sawyer cornhole set!

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conversation with College Archivist — Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Drop in for a chat and learn about the history of Colby Junior and Colby-Sawyer College. Help archivist Brantley Palmer by identifying friends and classmates in photos; submit your memorabilia and take part in the college’s oral history project.

9 a.m.

ColbyTown Camp, New Hampshire — AIL Classroom, Lethbridge Lodge Colbytown Camp figures greatly in the history of New London and Colby-Sawyer College. Dale Conley, course leader for Colby-Sawyer’s Adventures in Learning Program, will share how the site and structure began as an outing club, transformed into a camp to help children from war-torn Europe, and ultimately became the bones of Lethbridge Lodge.

9:30 – 11 a.m.

Dining Hall Open for Brunch — Ware Student Center

10 a.m.

Homecoming Mountain Day — Mount Kearsarge The bells are ringing! Relive Mountain Day with a group hike up Mt. Kearsarge. Meet at Winslow State Park and notify the gate ;attendant that you are with the Colby-Sawyer group.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Stable — Ware Student Center Our campus store, The Stable, is offering a 10% discount on all Colby-Sawyer gear.

10 a.m.

Campus Tour — meet in Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Revisit familiar sites and discover what’s new on a student-led tour of campus. Presented by the Office of Admissions.

10 a.m.

The American Presidency — Powerless, Imperial or Impossible? Room 109, Ivey Science Center No issue vexed our nation’s founders as much as the creation of the executive branch. For weeks, they argued before finally settling on vague language and a grant of “executive powers.” In this talk, Associate Professor of Political Studies Eric Boyer will discuss how the office has evolved and if the American president is powerless or overly powerful.

10 a.m.

Student Government Association Induction Ceremony — Location TBA Please join the members of the Student Government Association as they induct their officers and new members for the 2018-19 academic year.

10 a.m.

Alumni Athletic Matches

10 a.m. Baseball — Kelsey Athletic Campus
10 a.m. Men’s and Women’s Soccer — Kelsey Field
12:15 p.m. Men’s and Women’s Rugby — Mercer Field

11 a.m.

State of the College with President Stuebner — Clements Hall, Ivey Science Center Alumni, students, parents and families are invited to enjoy refreshments while President Susan D. Stuebner provides a college update and answers questions.

11 a.m.

Men’s Rugby vs. Dartmouth College — Mercer Field

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Linus Blanket Project — Best Hall Common Room Join students from the Community Service Club as they make tie blankets for families in need. A fun and charitable activity.

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Colby-Sawyer Quad Fair Stop by the Quad Fair for food and beverages, live music, a beer tasting, carriage rides, cider press demonstrations, a student art sale and more!

12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Game Day Tent — Kelsey Field Enjoy varsity sports action with a cold brew and BBQ from the food truck while the kids enjoy pumpkin painting and balloons.

12 p.m.

Women’s Varsity Volleyball vs. Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Hogan Sports Center

12:30 p.m.

Women’s Varsity Soccer vs. University of Saint Joseph — Kelsey Soccer Field

2 p.m.

Varsity Field Hockey vs. Becker College — Sally Shaw Veitch Track and Field

1 p.m.

The Metaphors of Nature: How Science and Literature Talk to Each Other in Hope Jahren’s Lab Girl — Archives Reading Room, Cleveland Library Associate Professor of Humanities Michael Jauchen will lead a discussion of Colby-Sawyer’s 2018 common reading, Lab Girl. Professor of Natural & Environmental Sciences Ben Steele will lead a brief “tree tour” around campus. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Cleveland Library.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Open House — Center for Art + Design Explore Colby-Sawyer’s 15,000-square-foot facility, which includes studios, the state-of-the-art Niblack Black Box Theater and the beautiful Davidow Gallery. Meet faculty and students, enjoy pottery demonstrations and view the exhibition “Designed Realties: The Photography of Bill Truslow.”

2 p.m.

Campus Tour — Meet in Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Revisit familiar sites and discover what’s new on a student-led tour of campus. Presented by the Office of Admissions.

2 p.m.

Lake Sunapee Foliage Cruise Enjoy a scenic cruise around Lake Sunapee aboard the M.V. Kearsarge. Pre-registration is required and van transportation to Sunapee Harbor will be provided. Vans depart from the rear of Colgate Hall at 1:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Tour of Morris Cross-Country Trail System — Kelsey Field Professor Leon-C. Malan will lead a walking tour of the college’s brand new trail system. Meet at the entrance of Kelsey Field.

2:30 p.m.

20th Anniversary Celebration of Colby-Sawyer Rugby — Galligan’s Pub Current and former rugby players are invited to join in this celebration of 20 years of Chargers Rugby.

3 p.m.

Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. University of Saint Joseph — Kelsey Soccer Field

3:45 p.m.

Reunion Photos for the Classes of 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 Meet at the Game Day Tent at Kelsey Field.

4:30 p.m.

Post-Game Party — Galligan’s Pub at Lethbridge Lodge Unwind after the day’s sporting events with old friends and cold brews.

5 – 7:30 p.m.

Dining Hall Open for Dinner — Ware Student Center

5 – 5:45 p.m.

President’s Cocktail Reception — Presidents’ House President Stuebner cordially invites members of the 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th and 70th reunion classes to the Presidents’ House for a cocktail reception.

6 p.m.

Homecoming Reception — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center All alumni and guests are invited to an informal reception as we celebrate Homecoming Weekend and honor anniversary reunion classes. Class photos will take place for the classes of 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988 and 1993. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

7:30 p.m.

Wacky Bingo — Dining Hall, Ware Student Center Enjoy a campus favorite event with alumni, students, parents and families!

SUNDAY – Oct. 14
9 – 11 a.m.

Dining Hall Open for Brunch — Ware Student Center

10 a.m.

50th Reunion Farewell Brunch — Lake Sunapee Country Club

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Stable — Ware Student Center Our campus store, The Stable, is offering a 10% discount on all Colby-Sawyer gear.

10 a.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Brunch (by invitation only) — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center

11 a.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center A celebration of the 13th class of inductees to the Colby-Sawyer College Athletic Hall of Fame:

Patricia “Patty” Canby Colhoun ’60
Taylor DeSanty ’13
Marc Ferlo ’99
Shawn Herlihy ’01
Brittney Murphy ’12