Family and Alumni Weekend


Celebrate at College of the Atlantic this Fall!

Join us for a fabulous weekend with alumni, family, and friends
Friday, October 10–Monday, October 13, 2014.

Weekend Activities — Preliminary schedule

Please note that this is a preliminary schedule. Some activities and times may change as opportunities are added to the weekend. Check back for the most current information. Schedules will be available at the welcome table.

Friday, October 10

All day
Visit classes
9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Welcome table/registration
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Beech Hill Farm Stand open with end of season deals
10 a.m.–5 p.m. Blum Gallery exhibit A Visit with Ashley Bryan
11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Dorr Museum open for visitors
12 p.m.
1–10 p.m.
Campus tour
Thorndike Library used book sale
2 p.m.
Campus tour
5–6 p.m. Welcome reception
5:30–7 p.m. Dinner (pre-registration/payment required)
8 p.m.
Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers show


Saturday, October 1
1

8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Welcome table/registration
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Field trips

Beech Hill Farm tour and project
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Puppet workshop
Dorr Museum open for visitors
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Beech Hill Farm Stand open with end of season deals
10 a.m.–10 p.m. Thorndike Library used book sale
12–1 p.m. Lunch (pre-registration/payment required)
1–2:15 p.m. Student Panel: My Human Ecology
2:30–3:30 p.m. Seminar for Parents: Transitions and Changing Expectations
1–4 p.m. Activities for children
2:30–4 p.m. Alumni Planning with President Darron Collins '92
4:30–6 p.m. 1970s reunion
6–8 p.m. Alumni Gathering with President Darron Collins '92
(pre-registration required)
8 p.m. Community Show and dessert reception


Sunday, October 12

9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Field trip
10 a.m.–3 p.m. Thorndike Library used book sale
10:30 a.m. Cricket match
10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Boat trip on the Osprey (pre-registration required)
12:30–2 p.m.

Alumni Leadership Circle Lunch with the President
(by invitation)
Boat trip on the Osprey (pre-registration required)
2:30 p.m.
Coffee & Conversation with President Darron Collins '92
4:15–5:45 p.m. Boat trip on the Osprey (pre-registration required)


Monday, October 1
3

8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Visit classes
9–11 a.m.
Career Services open house

Accommodations

Hotels with special rates for COA Family and Alumni Weekend

Wonderview Inn from $89/night; pet-friendly
The Acadia Inn from $135/night
The Bluenose Inn from $149/night

For additional options for lodging please visit the Bar Harbor Chamber.

Registration

Link to registration for parents and families.

Link to registration for alumni.

Alumni interested in organizing their class or other special activities should contact Dianne Clendaniel, dclendaniel@coa.edu or 207-801-5624.

A look at Past Weekends