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.
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Offices open  including Financial Aid and Career Services
Beech Hill Farm Stand open with end of season deals
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
4–5 p.m. Waste Audit Information Session
5–6 p.m.
5–6 p.m.
A Visit with Ashley Bryan Opening
Welcome reception
5:30–7 p.m. Dinner (pre-registration/payment required)
8 p.m.
Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers show: Everybody Loves Pirates


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.–4 p.m. 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)
1–4 p.m.
1–2:15 p.m.
Activities for Children
Student Panel: My Human Ecology
2:30–3:30 p.m. Seminar for Parents: Transitions and Changing Expectations
2:30–4 p.m. Alumni Planning with President Darron Collins '92
2:30 p.m.
3 p.m.
Quidditch for Muggles overview for newcomers
Quidditch Match
4:15–5:15 p.m.
4:30–6 p.m.
Made in Italy: Language Culture, and Labor Presentation
1970s - 1980s 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; Peggy Rockefeller Farm Trip
10 a.m.–3 p.m. Thorndike Library used book sale
10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Boat trip on the Osprey (pre-registration required)
12:30–2 p.m.
Boat trip on the Osprey (pre-registration required)
2:30 p.m.–4 p.m
Coffee & Conversation with President Darron Collins '92
4 p.m.
Waste Audit Information Session
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


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

For onsite registration, please come to the welcome table. We will have information packets and field trip sign ups there. Pre-registration is closed at this time.

Contact Dianne Clendaniel, dclendaniel@coa.edu or 207-801-5624.

A look at Past Weekends