Family Weekend (October 1-3, 2010) begins Friday afternoon with an opportunity to sit in on your student’s classes and continues with a variety of activities to give family members a taste of life at the College. Spend time enjoying the campus, meet your son or daughter’s  new friends, and discover why the four years your child spends here will launch an enduring love of Lafayette College.


Tentative Schedule

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
1:10–4 p.m. Open Classrooms
3–8 p.m. Registration
4–5 p.m. Marking Time at Skillman Library: Reception and Tours of Skillman Library
5–5:30 p.m. The Women Have Arrived! Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Co-education at Lafayette
5–8 p.m. Dinner on Your Own
5:15 p.m. Hillel Shabbat Service
6 p.m. Welcoming the Sabbath Ceremony and Dinner
6 p.m. Lafayette Legacy Dinner
7 p.m. Women’s Volleyball, Lafayette vs. Bucknell
8 p.m. The Sounds of Today: Lafayette’s Musical Showcase
8 p.m. College Theater: A Thousand Cranes
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2
9:a.m.-1 p.m. Registration
9 a.m.–5 p.m. College Store Open
9:30–11 a.m. Coffee with Engineering Faculty
10–11 a.m. We Are Family: Now and Then Tour
10–11 a.m. PANELS AND DISCUSSIONS

  • Study Abroad: Time to Travel
  • The Era of Career Exploration Begins with Career Services
  • Career Services Teaches Skills for a Lifetime
10 a.m.–12 p.m. Organization Open Houses
10 a.m.–5 p.m. A Stinkin’ Good Time: Easton Garlic Fest
10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Career Services Open House
10:30 a.m–12:30 p.m. The Classic Brunch: Some Things Never Change
10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Family Photos: Capturing Memories for the Future
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Children’s Activity: Football Long Toss (weather permitting)
12 p.m. Football Game, Lafayette vs. Harvard
12 p.m. Field Hockey, Lafayette vs. Colgate
12:30-2 p.m. Awesome Art: Downtown Easton Gallery Tour
1-3 p.m. Guided Bus Tour of Historic Easton
2 p.m.–sundown Historic Easton Cemetery Tour
Immediately Following the Football Game President’s Address
Immediately Following the President’s Address ACADEMIC SHOWCASE
4 p.m. Women’s Volleyball, Lafayette vs. Colgate
4 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass
5–6:30 p.m. Know Your WORLD
6:30-8:30 p.m. Dishes Through the Decades Dinner
8 p.m. College Theater: A Thousand Cranes
9 p.m. Laf-Stock: An Evening of Classic Rock with The Lou Franco Project
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3
10 a.m.–1 p.m. College Store Open
10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Blast from the Past: Chateau Chavaniac Tour
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Brunch at Farinon
11:30 a.m. Ecumenical Christian Service
11:30 a.m. Roman Catholic Mass
12–1:30 p.m. Hillel Bagel Brunch
12–5 p.m. Take Me to the River: Two Rivers Landing
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lafayette Landscape Tour