Reunion Events Schedule

Some activities/times are subject to change

Thursday, June 4

4-8 p.m.
Welcome Center Open
Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, 420 N. Main Street         
Check in with the Office of Alumni Relations to receive your registration materials and updated weekend schedule. Be sure to make this your first stop when you arrive on campus.

5:30-7 p.m.
Leadership and Loyalty Donor Reception
President's Lawn Tent
Rain plan: President's House
Reunion alumni who are members of the Ne Ultra Society, the Fideles Society or the Maxwell Chambers Society are invited to attend this special reception. Invitations will be emailed to members of these societies. 

Beginning at 7 p.m.
Class Specific Gatherings

Class of 1955 Gathering
Fork, 20517 N. Main Street, Cornelius

Class of 1960 Gathering
Flatiron Kitchen and Taphouse, 215 S. Main St, Davidson, NC

Class of 1965 Gathering
North Harbor Club, 100 North Harbor Pl. Dr., Davidson, NC

Class of 1970 Gathering
Home of Bill and Kathy Cockrill

Class of 1975 Gathering
Brick House Tavern, 209 Delburg St, Davidson, NC

Class of 1980 Gathering
Summit Coffee, Patterson Court

Class of 1985 Gathering
Brick House Tavern, 209 Delburg Street, Davidson, NC

Class of 1990 Gathering
Summit on Main Street, 128 S. Main Street, Davidson, NC

Class of 1995 Gathering
Flatiron Kitchen and Taphouse, 215 S. Main St, Davidson, NC

Class of 2000 Gathering
Carrburritos, 445 S. Main St, Davidson, NC

Class of 2005 Gathering
Campania Café and Trattoria, 416 S. Main S., Davidson, NC

Class of 2010 Gathering

Flatiron Kitchen and Taphouse, 215 S. Main St, Davidson, NC

Friday, June 5

9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Welcome Center
Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, 420 N. Main Street
Check in with the Office of Alumni Relations to receive your registration materials and updated weekend schedule. Be sure to make this you first stop when you arrive on campus.

9-11:30 a.m.
Enjoy Breakfast at Davidson Restaurants
Head over to Summit Coffee on Main Street (128 S. Main St.), Summit Coffee on campus (Patterson Court), Toast Café (101 S. Main St.), The Egg at Davidson (231 Griffith St.), M&M Soda Shop (104 S. Main St.), Il Bosco (127 Depot St.) or Millstone Bake House and Provisions (208 S. Main St.) for your Reunion Weekend discount on a delicious breakfast! Be sure to show your name tag to receive the discount.

9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Wildcat Pit Stop
Carole and Marcus Weinstein Center, Duke Residence Hall
In a hurry? Stop by to grab coffee, water, snacks or reunion information. Need to slow down? Sit down, visit with friends, and enjoy the air conditioning!

10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Back-to-School Classes and Tours
Recapture the heart of the Davidson College experience–time spent learning in the classroom! Get back to campus early to hear from fellow alumni faculty, community members and other Davidson notables on a wide variety of topics, in numerous formats, designed to reach the curiosity and interest of Reunion-goers across the ages. Visit the Back-to-School Classes page to see all the classes and tours that will be offered this year. Please continue to check here regularly for more details and updates about offerings. A final list will be available as you arrive on campus.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Boxed Lunch
President's Lawn Tent
Rain Plan: Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theater
Stop by to enjoy a boxed lunch in the shade or take it with you to an afternoon Back-to-School Class.

2 p.m.
Ice Cream Social for Chemistry Alumni Majors and Minors
Martin Chemistry Building 131 (former Chemistry Library)
Join current and emeriti faculty and students for an Ice Cream Social. If you haven't been back to campus for a while, you'll want to see how much that space has changed!

3-5 p.m.
Gay-Straight Alumni Network of Davidson (GSAND) Open House
Lavender Lounge, Residence Life Office in Belk Residence Hall
Visit the new LGBTQ Resource Library and Lounge, affectionately known on campus as Lavender Lounge, which opened in October 2014 to meet the needs of our growing LGBTQ student population.

6-7 p.m.
Shabbat Services
Temple Kol Tikvah, Davidson
Join Temple Kol Tikvah and the entire Lake Norman Jewish Community in Friday evening Shabbat services.

6-10 p.m.
All-Alumni Reunion Kick-Off Gathering
Alvarez College Union
Join most reunion classes, college faculty and staff to celebrate the weekend's festivities! Enjoy dinner and beverages with your classmates at this kick-off celebration featuring various activities and great music.

6-10 p.m.
Camp Reunion
Room 1003, Chambers Building for check-in
A variety of activities will be provided for children and teenagers ages 4-16 throughout the night. Dinner will be served. Pre-registration is required.

Beginning at 6 p.m.
50th-60th Reunion Dinner
Individual class dinners will take place for those celebrating their 50th, 55th and 60th reunions. Join fellow class members at this special reception and dinner. Start times will vary by class. The final time and location of this cornerstone class event will be included in your weekend schedule at the Welcome Center and published on your class website.

6 p.m.
60th Reunion Dinner-Class of 1955
Nisbet Lobby, Baker Sports Complex

6:30 p.m.
55th Reunion Dinner-Class of 1960
Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center

7 p.m.
50th Reunion Dinner-Class of 1965
Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building 

8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Late Night 
Summit Coffee (on-campus location), Patterson Court
Continue hanging out with old friends at the new on-campus Summit Coffee. Beer, wine and snacks will be available for purchase.

Saturday, June 6

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Welcome Center Open
Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, 420 N. Main St.
Check in with the Office of Alumni Relations to receive your registration materials and weekend schedule. Be sure to make this you first stop when you arrive on campus.

8-10 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Davis Cafe, Alvarez College Union
Enjoy a continental breakfast with friends before a busy day.

8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Wildcat Pit Stop
Carole and Marcus Weinstein Center, Duke Residence Hall
In a hurry? Stop by to grab coffee, water, snacks or reunion information. Need to slow down? Sit down, visit with friends, and enjoy the air conditioning!

8:30 a.m.
Alumni Cake Race
Baker Sports Complex Plaza
Rain plan: Cancelled
Join in this family-friendly tradition for a 1.6-mile run around campus. Cakes will be awarded to the top runners!

9:30-10:30 a.m.
60th Reunion (1955) Coffee and Yearbooks
Baxter Davidson Room, Chambers Building

9:30-10:30 a.m.
55th Reunion (1960) Memorial Service
Sprinkle Room, Alvarez College Union

9:30-10:30 a.m.
50th Reunion (1965) Memorial Service
Lingle Chapel, Davidson College Presbyterian Church

9:30-10:30 a.m.
45th Reunion (1970) Class Meeting
Hance Auditorium, Chambers Building

9:30-10:30 a.m.
40th Reunion (1975) Memorial Service
Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building

9:30-10:30 a.m.
35th Reunion (1980) Memorial Service
900 Room, Alvarez College Union

9:30-10:30 a.m.
20th Reunion (1995) Memorial Service
Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Sloan Music Center

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Shabbat Services
Temple Kol Tikvah, Davidson
Join Temple Kol Tikvah and the entire Lake Norman Jewish Community for Saturday morning Shabbat services.

11 a.m.-Noon
A Conversation with President Carol Quillen
Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center
Hear from Davidson's 18th president, Carol Quillen, about the current priorities and initiatives of Davidson's campaign, Game Changers: Inspiring Leaders to Transform the World. Engage in a time of question and answer following her remarks.

Noon-2 p.m.
All-Alumni Lunch and Lawn Party
Chambers Lawn
Rain plan: Baker Sports Complex
Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon eating lunch with classmates and having fun on the lawn. Family members will enjoy the activities, including bounce housesm snow cone machines, and games.

Noon- 4 p.m.
Class of 2010 Lunch and Lake Party
Lake Campus
Rain Plan: Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building
Enjoy a great afternoon of friends, food and fun at the Davidson Lake Campus!

1-4 p.m.
Academic Building Visits 
Take a walk down memory lane by visiting several academic buildings. Chambers Building, E.H. Little Library, Cunningham Theatre Center, Watson Life Sciences (Baker-Watt Science Complex), and Sloan Music Center (formerly the College Union and library) will be open to explore. Please note that some of the classrooms will be locked due to set up for academic summer camps or safety rules.

1-4 p.m.
Self-Guided Tours of the Davidson Farm 
1603 Grey Road
Rain plan: Cancelled
Interested in touring Davidson’s new farm? Take a self-guided tour of the fields of the Davidson farm. Look at the fresh, naturally grown, local produce and beautiful flowers that the college’s Dining Services staff use daily. Don’t miss this chance to check out Davidson’s 108 acre farm!

1 p.m.
Campus Tours
Gather in front of the Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, 420 N. Main Street
Rain plan: Cancelled
Explore the new spaces on Davidson’s campus and revisit your favorite college spots. Meet on the porch of the Welcome Center to start the tour! Golf cart tours will operate for those with mobility concerns.

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Reunion Weekend Service Project
Chambers Lawn
Rain plan: Baker Wildcat Den
Stop by the service tent on Chambers Lawn to help assemble activity bags and decorate cards for children visiting the Levine and Dickson Hospice Center in Huntersville.

2:30 p.m.
War Memorials Dedication 
Behind Elm Row, Near the Old Well
Rain plan: Lingle Chapel, Davidson College Presbyterian Church
Join us as we dedicate new memorials on campus honoring deceased alumni veterans of World War I, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan. The new memorials were made possible by the fundraising efforts of the brothers of Pi Kappa Phi.

2 p.m.-7 p.m.
On-Campus Summit Coffee Open 
Summit Coffee (on-campus location), Patterson Court
Stop by to hangout with friends and grab an afternoon snack or drink at the new on-campus Summit Coffee. Beer, wine and snacks will be available for purchase.

3-4 p.m.
Gay-Straight Alumni Network of Davidson (GSAND) Reception 
Multicultural Lounge, Alvarez College Union
Join college faculty, staff and students in the new Multicultural Lounge in the Student Union for a reception for members and allies of the LGBTQ community at Davidson.

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Class of 1990 Gathering- Musical Stylings Tom Edmunds '90 & Brad Reddick '92
On-campus Summit Coffee, Patterson Court

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Alumni of Color Engagement (ACE) and Davidson Black Alumni Network (DBAN) Reception 
Multicultural House
Join alumni and other members of the Davidson campus community over beer and wine to explore one of Davidson's newest multicultural spaces, and hear updates on current campus initiatives.

4:30-6:00 p.m.
Dialogue about Diversity at Davidson for Alumni of Color 
Multicultural House
Following the Alumni of Color Engagement (ACE) reception in the Multicultural House, please join Dr. Tae-Sun Kim, Davidson’s Director of Multicultural Affairs and Janet Stovall Harrell, ’85, for a Dialogue about Diversity. Share your experiences, thoughts and evolving opinions on diversity-related topics. Find out what’s happening at Davidson and how the college community is addressing current issues around racial discrimination, diversity and inclusion. Discuss and develop ways for ACE members to engage with Davidson – and beyond.

Attendance is limited to 20; please email Janet Stovall Harrell ’85 at janet.harrell@bellsouth.net to reserve a spot.

4 p.m.
Campus Tours
Gather in front of the Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, 420 N. Main Street
Rain plan: Cancelled
Explore the new spaces on Davidson’s campus and revisit your favorite college spots. Meet on the porch of the Welcome Center to start the tour! Golf cart tours will operate for those with mobility concerns.

5-11 p.m.
Camp Reunion
Room 1003, Chambers Building for check-in
A variety of activities will be provided for children and teenagers ages 4-16 throughout the night. Dinner will be served. Pre-registration is required.

6 p.m.
50th Reunion Dinner- Class of 1965
Nisbet Lobby, Baker Sports Complex

6 p.m.
45th Reunion Dinner- Class of 1970
Brown Atrium, Alvarez College Union

6 p.m.
40th Reunion Dinner- Class of 1975
Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center

7 p.m.
35th Reunion Dinner- Class of 1980
Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building

6:30 p.m.
30th Reunion Dinner- Class of 1985
C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union

7 p.m.
25th Reunion Dinner- Class of 1990
Tent on President's Lawn

6 p.m.
20th Reunion Dinner- Class of 1995
Tent at Lilly Family Gallery

6:30 p.m.
15th Reunion Dinner- Class of 2000
Tent on Historic Lawn

6:30 p.m.
10th Reunion Dinner- Class of 2005
Tent at the Katherine and Tom Belk Visual Arts Center

7 p.m.
5th Reunion Dinner- Class of 2010
Vail Commons

10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Late Night 
Summit Coffee (on-campus location), Patterson Court
Continue hanging out with old friends at the new on-campus Summit Coffee. Beer, wine and snacks will be available for purchase.

Sunday, June 7

8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m.
Worship Services
Davidson College Presbyterian Church
Featuring Bob Dunham '70, Pastor of University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill, N.C., as the guest minister.

Please visit the Houses of Worship directory for all services in the Davidson area.

9:30 a.m.-Noon
Brunch
Vail Commons
Visit Vail Commons to finish your weekend with a traditional Sunday brunch.

Noon
On-Campus Housing Check Out
Residents must be out of their rooms and have returned their keys and Catcards through the drop boxes in their dorm lounges, at the Welcome Center or in Vail Commons.