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2017 Events Schedule

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Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

5:30 p.m.
Field Hockey vs. UMass
Carol Grotnes Belk Turf Field

7 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Wofford
Alumni Stadium

8:30-10 p.m.
DBAN (Davidson Black Alumni Network) Social
Vida Vida (The EpiCentre, 201 E Trade Street, Charlotte)
Socialize with fellow DBAN alumni. The first round of appetizers is on DBAN; cash bar. DBAN young alumni are encouraged to head to BlackFinn at the EpiCentre after leaving Vida Cantina for the young alumni meet-up.

10 p.m.-Midnight (Arrive before 10 p.m. to avoid the minimal cover charge.)
Young Alumni Meet Up
BlackFinn (The EpiCentre, 210 E Trade Street, Ste 201-B, Charlotte)
Meet up with friends and fellow alumni at one of Uptown Charlotte's popular late night spots. Beverages and food will be available for purchase.
Sponsored by the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

6 a.m.-Noon
Run for Green 2017
The 12th annual Run for Green is a morning of races, featuring a half-marathon, 10K and 5K. The funds raised directly support efforts to protect natural areas, open spaces and greenways/trails in Davidson. Check out the website for more details and registration information.
Sponsored by the Davidson Lands Conservatory

2 p.m. 
Wrestling Open Practice and Alumni Match
Irwin Belk Track, Richardson Stadium
Join Davidson wrestlers of past, present, and future as they showcase their trade on the football field by the south entrance of the Alvarez College Union. Current scholar athletes will hold a public practice beginning at 2 p.m. followed by the first Davidson Alumni Wrestling match. This event will consist of five matches featuring Davidson wrestling's all-time greats competing for bragging rights. Spectators will have an opportunity to meet new Head Coach Andy Lausier and pick up free Davidson wrestling merchandise.
Sponsored by Davidson Wrestling

2:30-4 p.m.
Beers and Careers
Center for Career Development, 201 Alvarez College Union
Join fellow early-career alumni and staff from the Center for Career Development and the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement for a drop-in event. Let us know how you're doing post-Davidson, find out where your peers are working and studying, learn about career development resources still available to you and gather tips for connecting with the Davidson alumni network. Beer and light bites available for first 50 alumni! Check in for a free beer ticket to be redeemed at the tailgate or Fall Fling.
Sponsored by the Center for Career Development and the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement

3-6:30 p.m.
Black Student Coalition (BSC) and Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) Cookout
BSC House, Patterson Court
Come hungry before the big game to join students, fellow BSC and OLAS alumni, and friends of the BSC and OLAS for some great Southern food.
Sponsored by the BSC and OLAS

4-7 p.m.
Homecoming Tailgate
Baker Sports Complex Parking Lot
Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families are invited to BYOFAB (Bring Your Own Friends and Beer) to park, grill and enjoy music, a bounce house and Kids Area, the Wildcat Walk and other pre-game festivities. Food and local craft beer will be available for purchase at several food trucks. GSAND (Gay-Straight Alumni Network) and various student groups will have meet-up areas at the tailgate. Alumni are encouraged to check in at the Alumni Relations tent for a free beer ticket to be redeemed at the tailgate or Fall Fling.
Sponsored by the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement, Davidson Athletics and the Student Activities Office

7 p.m.
Football vs. Guilford
Richardson Stadium
Put on your red Davidson gear and join other fans as they cheer on the 'Cats in their Homecoming game. The first 500 fans will receive a "Red Out Richardson" t-shirt. Visit the athletic ticket office online or call 800-768-CATS (2287) for game day information and tickets. Use the promotion code ALUMNI to purchase half-price tickets. Discounted tickets can only be purchased in advance.

10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Fall Fling
Location: Tent near Former Covington Tennis Courts (Behind the Alvarez College Union and across from the BSC House)
Spend your evening on the dance floor at Davidson's fall semi-formal event. This program is geared towards young alumni and students, but all are welcome. Enjoy live music, food, dancing, fun, and a cash bar. Alumni are eligible to receive a free drink ticket at check-in to be redeemed at the Fall Fling.
Sponsored by the Union Board and Student Government Association