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Family Weekend Schedule


 Career Services Appointments

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Fowler Alumni House

(By appointment only)

Multicultural Affairs Open House

2:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Second Floor, Alumni Gym

Reception for History Students & Families

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Rooftop Deck, the Bank Building

Family Weekend Information & FOTQ Tickets

3:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Atrium, Colket Center

The Magic of Chemistry

4:00 p.m. – Massengill Auditorium

 FOTQ – Friday on the Quad

4:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Back Quad (Rain Location: Sutton Commons, Colket Center)

(Get your tickets at the Information Desk!)

 Roanoke College Showcase of Experiential Learning

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Main Floor, Fintel Library

RC Men’s Soccer vs. Randolph-Macon College

7:00 p.m. – Kerr Stadium

Saturday, September 27

Historical Walk/Tour of Roanoke College’s Neighborhood

8:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Meet at the flag poles on the Back Quad.

Family Hikes Sponsored by the Outdoor Adventures Program

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Meet in lower Olin Parking lot)

8:00 a.m. -Dragon’s Tooth Hike (Strenuous, 5 miles round trip, 4 hours)

9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – Sawtooth Ridge Hike (Moderate, 2 miles round trip, 1 1/2 hours)

Parent Leadership Council Breakfast and Meeting

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Presidents’ Dining Room, Colket Center

(By invitation only)

Family Weekend Information & Picnic Lunch Tickets

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Atrium, Colket Center

Get In the Game – Career Coaching

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Freshmen & Sophomores:

Garrett Meeting Room, Colket Center

Juniors & Seniors:

Pickle Lounge, Colket Center

Study Abroad – See the World Through Roanoke College

10:00 to 11:00 a.m. – Olin Theater

Honors Program Forum: For Honors Program Students and their Parents

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Pickle Lounge, Colket Center

RC Men’s Lacrosse Exhibition Game – Maroon vs. White

10:30 a.m. – Alumni Field

Historical Tour of Campus

11:00 a.m. -RC sign across from West

RC Women’s Volleyball vs. Shenandoah University

11:00 a.m. – Bast Gymnasium

Roanoke College Official Ring Ceremony

11:00 to 11:30 a.m. – Wortmann Ballroom (Colket Center)

State of the College with President Maxey

11:30 a.m. – Wortmann Ballroom (Colket Center)

Picnic Lunch

12:00 Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Back Quad (Rain Location: Commons)

(Get meal tickets on the Back Quad)

RC Field Hockey vs. Randolph-Macon College

1:00 p.m. – Donald J. Kerr Stadium

Writing Center Board Game Bonanza

1:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Goode-Pasfield Center for Learning and Teaching (Fintel Library)

 2nd Annual Bowling Tournament

2:00 p.m. – Lee Hi Bowling Lanes, 1830 Apperson Road, Salem, VA

 ($10 per person)

The Magic of Chemistry

2:00 p.m. – Massengill Auditorium

Catholic Campus Ministry Afternoon Tea

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. -Garrett, Colket Center

RC Women’s Soccer vs. Shenandoah University

3:30 p.m. – Donald J. Kerr Stadium

Magic in Mathematics, Computer Science, & Physics

3:30 to 4:45 p.m. – Massengill Auditorium

Creative Writing Students’ Poetry and Fiction Reading

3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Back Patio, Fowler Alumni House

Parents’ Reception

4:00 to 5:30 p.m. – Olin Hall Courtyard and Upper Smoyer Gallery

Wilderness and the Myths of American Environmentalism featuring Dr. James Turner

7:30 p.m. – Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center

Musical Extravaganza

8:00 p.m. – C. Homer Bast Gymnasium

(Tickets to this show are $3 with RC ID & $5 for the general public)


Sunday, September 28


Continental Breakfast hosted by Roanoke College Church Relations

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. – Smoyer Gallery, Olin Hall


Christian Service of Word & Prayer

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Roanoke College Antrim Chapel

Brunch in the Commons

10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Sutton Commons, Colket Center

($8 per person payable at the door)

RC Field Hockey vs. Centre College

12:00 noon – Donald J. Kerr Stadium

Other Attractions:

Bookstore:          Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: Closed


Fruitions:             Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: Closed