Connecticut College News
You're invited: Centennial Fall Weekend is Oct. 21-2310/14/2011
Come back to campus Oct. 21-23 for the biggest weekend of the Centennial year.
Catch up with friends, celebrate the College's 100th birthday and don’t miss the Big Event Saturday morning! You’ll also enjoy:
-- Friday night fireworks
-- Alumni, faculty and student speakers
-- Two all-group a cappella concerts
-- Harvestfest: all the Camel gifts, crafts and food you could ever want
-- Fall colors in the Arbo and pumpkin-decorating with the kids
-- Saturday night Centennial Gala
With only a few days to go until Centennial Fall Weekend, more than 2,000 alumni and parents (including one alumna from the Class of 1934 and one from the Class of1935) have registered for the weekend. Registrations have already far outpaced the final numbers from last year.
The Big Event: 9:45 a.m. Saturday
Celebrate 100 Years of Great Beginnings and see Connecticut College like you’ve never seen it before. The big Centennial celebration is in Palmer Auditorium.
It will be preceded by an exhibition of bagpipers and drummers from the New London Fire Department. Beginning at 9 a.m., the musicians will gather at three locations across campus and then proceed, playing, to converge at Castle Court around 9:30. Follow along or join the performance outside Palmer Auditorium 9:45
Register for Centennial Fall Weekend, see the full schedule and get all the details about the weekend at http://fallweekend.conncoll.edu.