Family Weekend at Fall Fest 2013

2013 Family Weekend at Fall Fest

Register online: http://aufamilyweekend2013.eventbrite.com

Friday, October 11

Classroom Visits

8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Attend classes with your students and observe firsthand the academic stimulation they experience every day. To arrange your visit, ask your student to clear it with his or her professor, and then just show up for class!

Dessert Reception

7:30 to 8 p.m., Great Room Lobby, The Commons
Join the Office of Student Engagement for dessert and coffee prior to the evening's entertainment!

SPB Variety Presents: Daniel Martin
8 to 9:30 p.m., Great Room, The Commons
What happens when comedy and magic converge? “Insane Magic, Exhilarating Escapes, Sarcastic Improv.” Voted the 2012 Best Live Performance by Campus Activities Magazine.

Movie: Monsters University

8 to 10 p.m., Dining Hall Ampitheater 107
Rated G.
“Over the centuries, generations of legends have stomped, slid, and slimed through the Quad. Today, Monsters University continues a tradition of academic excellence, ground-breaking research, development of the next generation of leadership, and the relentless pursuit of monster potential.”

Saturday, October 12

Quad-A 5K Run/Walk

7:30 a.m. registration; 8:00 a.m. Start: Arcadia University Campus; Race begins at Blankley Alumni House.

A fitness event for all ages! Alumni, families and community are welcome to join in the 5K Run/walk to benefit Arcadia Athletics. Registration is a donation of $25, which includes a Quad-A t-shirt. Trophies for top three finishes in men's and women's divisions. Register online: alumni.arcadia.edu/5KRun

Registration

8:30 to 11 a.m., Grand Hall, Grey Towers Castle
Enjoy a cup of coffee before you begin the day. Brunch is available on your own in the Dining Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pay at the door, price is $10 for adults, $5 for children. After 11 a.m., registration moves to the Walk of Pride.

Philadelphia Trolley Tour

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meet in the Castle at 8:45 a.m.
Price $20. Light walking involved.

Enjoy a trolley tour of Philadelphia with your own private tour guide. You will get to stop at three special places: The Liberty Bell, Reading Terminal Market, and the Philadelphia Art Museum! The tour returns to campus in time for lunch and the afternoon activities. Sign up early to reserve a seat!

Parents Network Meeting

9 to 10:30 a.m., Castle Dining Room
The Arcadia University Parents' Network provides informational programs, social activities, and a communication link between parents and the University administration. It provides an opportunity for the sharing of questions and answers between parents on all aspects of college life.

University Art Gallery

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Spruance Fine Arts Center
No Bingo for Felons

Tour the Grey Towers: A Great American Castle

Tours offered at 10, 10:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m., beginning on the Castle Terrace.
Explore the mystery, history, and fantasy, of the Castle. Members of the Society for Castle Restoration will take you on an exploration which reveals the story behind the Castle.

Arcadia University Athletics Hall of Fame Brunch and Induction Ceremony

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Commons Great Room *BY INVITATION ONLY*
The Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Inductees:
Gene Camm '93--basketball and baseball
Tom Carlin '99--soccer
Diane Dean Myers '51--tennis and field hockey
Marion Fay '61--field hockey, basketball, lacrosse
Cynthia McKelvy Mattson '52--field hockey, basketball, lacrosse
Virginia Junkin Walls '38--five sports including rifle and field hockey

Fall Fest Carnival and Alumni Picnic Lunch

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Castle Lawn (Rain location - Dining Hall)
Price $10 for adults, $5 for children, AU Students swipe for meal exchange
Join faculty, staff, classmates and friends for the Fall Fest Carnival hosted by student clubs and organizations. Fun foods, crafts, and activities are available for Arcadia Family members of all ages!

Sports Events

  • 12:00 p.m., Easton Field, Women's Soccer vs. Stevenson
  • 2:30 p.m., Easton Field, Men's Soccer vs. Stevenson
  • 5:30 p.m., Easton Field, Women's Field Hockey vs. Messiah

Movie: Monsters University

2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Stiteler Auditorium
Rated G. “Over the centuries, generations of legends have stomped, slid, and slimed through the Quad. Today, Monsters University continues a tradition of academic excellence, ground-breaking research, development of the next generation of leadership, and the relentless pursuit of monster potential.”

Buffet Dinner for the Arcadia Family

5 to 7:30 p.m., Dining Hall
Pay at the door, $12 for adults, $5.75 for children
After an exciting afternoon, grab a bite to eat before the evening festivities.

The Knight Sky is filled with Fireworks!

7:30 p.m. over Grey Towers Castle
The Arcadia family comes together to celebrate with a bang. Gather around the Easton Field for a grand finale of fireworks.

BINGO MANIA

8:30 to 9:30 p.m. and 9:30 to 10:30 p.m., Great Room, The Commons
Join family and friends for everyone’s favorite game for your chance to win some fabulous prizes! Space is limited so please reserve your tickets in advance.

Sunday, October 14

Sunday Brunch

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Dining Hall
Price $12 for adults, $5 for children

A Day in the City

Take advantage of the attractions in Philadelphia. For more information on events, visit www.visitphilly.com, and www.phillfunguide.com.

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