Reunion Events Schedule

Some activities/times are subject to change

Thursday, June 5

4-8 p.m.
Welcome Center Open
Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, 420 N. Main Street         
Check in at the Welcome Center to receive your registration materials and 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
Tent on the lawn at the President's House
Members of the Davidson giving societies Ne Ultra, Fideles and Maxwell Chambers in reunion classes are invited to attend this special reception. Invitation will be mailed separately. 

Beginning at 7 p.m.
Class Gatherings
Join your class to reconnect before the official start of the weekend. Location and time will be provided by your Reunion chairs.

Friday, June 6

9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Welcome Center
Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, 420 N. Main Street
Check in at the Welcome Center to receive your registration materials and weekend schedule. Be sure to make this you first stop when you arrive on campus.

9-11:30 a.m.
Breakfast around the Town of Davidson
Enjoy breakfast around the town of Davidson. Many restaurants will offer discounts to Davidson alumni.

9-noon
Tee Times available at River Run Country Club
River Run is home the Davidson College's Men's Golf team and is the host site of the Chiquita Classic, a web.com playoff event. If you would like to reserve a tee time, please contact the River Run Pro Shop at 704-896-7355.

10 a.m.-noon
Back-to-School Classes
Recapture the heart of the Davidson College experience – time spent learning in the classroom! Get back to campus early to hear from Jim Murphy '78, director of athletics, about Davidson's transition to the A-10 or meet in the Tom and Katherine Belk Visual Arts Center for a tour of  Davidson's art collection. Tour Davidson's beautiful campus, and hear from current students about what has changed and what has remained the same. See the full schedule.

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Lunch
Tent on the lawn at the President's House
Stop by and enjoy a boxed lunch or take it with you to your afternoon back-to-school class.

1:30-5:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Classes
Don't miss the afternoon classroom sessions. Take a shuttle bus to tour Davidson's farm, hear from Sheri Reynolds '89, author of The Rapture of Canaan, or delve into the magic of chemistry with Professor Durwin Striplin. See the full schedule.

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Afternoon with Davidson Athletics: Soccer
Dust off your cleats and join Davidson Men's Soccer coach Matt Spear '93 for family-friendly drills and games. Please pre-register online or through your paper registration form for this event.

4:30-6 p.m.
Afternoon with Davidson Athletics: Baseball
Brush up on your baseball skills with Davidson Baseball head coach Dick Cooke. Don't miss this family-friendly session. Please pre-register online or through your paper registration form for this event.

6-10 p.m.
Camp Reunion
Drop off at Headquarters Room 1015
A variety of activities will be provided for children and teenagers ages 4-16 throughout the night. Pizza dinner will be served. Pre-registration is required.

6 p.m.
All-Alumni Reunion Kick-Off
Alvarez College Union
Join all reunion classes, college faculty and staff to celebrate the weekend's festivities. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages with your classmates at this kick-off celebration featuring live music.

6:30-9:30 p.m.
55th Reunion Dinner
Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center
Members of the 55th Reunion Class are invited to this special reception and dinner.

6:30-9:30 p.m.
60th Reunion Dinner
Nisbet Lobby, Baker Sports Complex
Members of the 60th Reunion Class are invited to this special reception and dinner.

7-10 p.m.
50th Reunion Dinner
Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building
Members of the 50th Reunion Class are invited to this special reception and dinner.

Saturday, June 7

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Welcome Center Open
Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House
Check in at the Welcome Center 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
Enjoy a continental breakfast with friends before a busy day.

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

9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Reflection and Memorial Space 
The Oasis, Chaplain's Office, 4th floor Alvarez College Union
We invite you to visit The Oasis, a new reflection, meditation and prayer space provided by the Chaplain's Office.

9-11 a.m.
Optional Class Events - varied locations and times
Join your class for programming planned by your reunion chairs and committee. Visit your class website for more information.

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 initiative at Davidson. Engage in a time of question and answer following her remarks.

Noon-2:30 p.m.
All-Alumni Barbecue and Lawn Party
Chambers Lawn
Enjoy an afternoon of food and fun on the lawn. Grab some lunch and enjoy music, outdoor games, and a bar for the adults and moonbounces, sno cones, and carnival games for kids. Food will be served until 2 p.m.

1-2 p.m.
Reunion Weekend Service Project
Spencer Lobby, Chambers Building
Drop in the lobby of Chambers Building to help assemble activity bags and decorate cards for children visiting the Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Charlotte.

2-4 p.m.
Afternoon Hike
Runnymede Woods
Whether you want to relive fond memories of field studies or rock-climbing sessions at Egg Rock Woods/Whale Rock, or just want a scenic hike, the Davidson Lands Conservancy invites you to come along for a two-hour guided walk through Runnymede, a recently conserved property just four miles from campus. View hike details (PDF). RSVP to dlc@davidsonlands.org.

2-3 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt
Test your Davidson memory with this hunt around campus. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers!

2-3 p.m.
Campus Tour
Gather at Chambers Building front steps
Explore the new spaces on Davidson's campus and revisit your favorite college spots.

2-3 p.m.
Poetry Reading with Dr. J. Gill Holland
On-Campus Summit Coffee
Come hear Professor Emeritus Dr. J. Gill Holland share stories from this latest book, Everglading or Time Enough.

3-4 p.m.
Farm Tour
Gather behind Sloan Music Building
Walk the fields with manager Theresa Allen as she shows you the Farm which offers fresh, naturally grown, local produce and beautiful flowers that the college’s Dining Services uses daily. Don’t miss this chance to learn all about Davidson’s 108 acre farm.

3-4 p.m.
GSAND Reception
On-Campus Summit Coffee
Join college faculty, staff, and students at the new Summit Coffee on Patterson Court for a reception for members and allies of the LGBTQ community at Davidson.

5:30-11 p.m.
Camp Reunion
Drop off at Headquarters Room 1015
A variety of activities will be provided for children and teenagers ages 4-16 throughout the night. Chicken tenders will be served. Pre-registration is required.

Beginning at 6 p.m.
5th - 45th Reunion Class Dinners
Don't miss this time to reconnect with old friends during your class reception and dinner. Start time will vary by class. The final time and location of these cornerstone class events will be included in your weekend schedule at the Welcome Center or you can find information by visiting your class web page.

6-9 p.m.
50th Reunion Dinner
River Run Country Club, 19125 River Falls Drive, Davidson
Celebrate your final night of Reunion Weekend at River Run Country Club. Enjoy a delicious dinner and hear from President Emeritus John Kuykendall '59.

Sunday, June 8

8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Worship Services
Davidson College Presbyterian Church
Featuring Vance Polley '79, Pastor of Sunrise Presbyterian Church in Sullivan's Island, Charleston, S.C., as the guest minister.

9 a.m.-noon
Brunch
Vail Commons
Visit the newly renovated Vail Commons to finish your weekend with a traditional Davidson Sunday brunch.