Family Weekend Schedule

Below is the 2014 Family Weekend schedule of events.

Friday, Oct. 24

Check-in for Family Weekend
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Alvarez College Union, Brown Atrium

Lunch
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Vail Commons (regular line service; pay at door)

Accomplishing Career Success
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Hance Auditorium, 4th floor of Chambers Building
Learn how the Center for Career Develpoment is partnering with your student to reach his or her goals. Center staff will discuss the programs, resources, and services available to your student for career exploration, mentoring, job shadowing, internships, graduate school admissions and entry-level employment.

Fall Convocation
3-4 p.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Duke Family Performance Hall
The college community comes together to honor students and faculty. The Class of 2015 will march in academic regalia for the first time.

Faculty Reception for Families
4-5 p.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Alvarez College Union
Come meet the members of the faculty in this informal and relaxing setting. You will receive a map when you check in with all of the department locations.

Music Department Showcase
5 p.m.
Sanctuary, Davidson College Presbyterian Church (on campus)
The Davidson College Symphony Orchestra and Davidson College Chorale perform.

Autumn Feast in Davidson
5-7 p.m.
Vail Commons
No reservations needed. Cost: $13.26 per person for parents and guests; students on Vail Commons meal plan can use meal plan, declining balance, or bonus bucks.

Jaume Plensa Sculptures and Drawings - Reception
6-8 p.m.
Belk Visual Art Center

Field Hockey vs. St. Francis University
6:30 p.m.
Carol Grotnes Belk Turf Field

She Stoops to Conquer
8:15 p.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Duke Family Performance Hall
Department of Theatre presents She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith, Directed by Mark Sutch
One of the great comedies of the English language, She Stoops to Conquer is a playful romp of extremes, poking hilarious fun at the gap between what we do in polite company and what we might do, well...otherwise.
Recommended for ages 11 and up. General Admission $15; Seniors $12; Faculty/Staff $10, Students $6
Find ticket information or purchase tickets online, by calling 704-894-2135, or drop by the Alvarez College Union Ticket Office. The Ticket Office, located in the Knobloch Campus Center, is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. On performance days, the box office opens one hour before curtain.

Davidson Jazz Ensemble
10 p.m.
C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union
Come out to experience Davidson's "big band" of students.

SATURDAY, Oct. 25

Check-in for Family Weekend Continues
9-10:30 a.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Alvarez College Union, Brown Atrium

Brunch
9:30-11 a.m.
Vail Commons (regular line service; pay at door)

State of the College Address
11 a.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Duke Family Performance Hall
President Carol Quillen and members of the Principal Executive Staff discuss the state of college affairs.

Lunch
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Vail Commons (regular line service; pay at door)

International Festival
Noon - 3 p.m.
Brown Atrium, Alvarez College Union
Come support students from around the world who will be sharing their cultures through cultural displays, student performances, great international food, and lots of fun.

Jaume Plensa Exhibiton
Noon - 4 p.m.
Belk Visual Art Center

Football vs. Stetson University
1 p.m.
Richardson Stadium
Tickets required. Tickets are available online and at the stadium before the game.

College Writers at Work
1 p.m.
The Carolina Inn
Hear six student writers recently published in Commonplaces: A Journal of First-Year Writing at Davidson reflect on their processes for composing intellectual work. The writers will be honored with a brief reception following the event.

Swimming and Diving vs. College of Charleston
1 p.m.
Charles A. Cannon Natatorium, Baker Sports Complex

Music and Dance Extravaganza
3-4 p.m.
Chambers Lawn

Rain location: Alvarez College Union Atrium
Come enjoy performances by Davidson's dance groups and the musical stylings of student vocal groups.

Dinner
5 - 7 p.m.
Vail Commons (regular line service; pay at door)

Women's Soccer vs. Saint Louis University
7 p.m.
Alumni Soccer Stadium

She Stoops to Conquer
8 p.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Duke Family Performance Hall
Department of Theatre presents She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith, Directed by Mark Sutch
One of the great comedies of the English language, She Stoops to Conquer is a playful romp of extremes, poking hilarious fun at the gap between what we do in polite company and what we might do, well...otherwise.
Recommended for ages 11 and up. General Admission $15; Seniors $12; Faculty/Staff $10, Students $6
Find ticket information or purchase tickets online, by calling 704-894-2135, or drop by the Alvarez College Union Ticket Office. The Ticket Office, located in the Knobloch Campus Center, is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. On performance days, the box office opens one hour before curtain.

SUNDAY, Oct. 26

Brunch
9:30-11 a.m.
Vail Commons (regular line service; pay at door)

For those who wish to attend a religious service:

Catholic Campus Ministry Family Mass
10 a.m.
C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union

Worship Service
11 a.m.
Davidson College Presbyterian Church (on campus)

Jaume Plensa Exhibition
Noon - 4 p.m.
Belk Visual Arts Center

She Stoops to Conquer
2 p.m.
Knobloch Campus Center, Duke Family Performance Hall
Department of Theatre presents She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith, Directed by Mark Sutch
One of the great comedies of the English language, She Stoops to Conquer is a playful romp of extremes, poking hilarious fun at the gap between what we do in polite company and what we might do, well...otherwise.
Recommended for ages 11 and up. General Admission $15; Seniors $12; Faculty/Staff $10, Students $6
Find ticket information or purchase tickets online, by calling 704-894-2135, or drop by the Alvarez College Union Ticket Office. The Ticket Office, located in the Knobloch Campus Center, is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. On performance days, the box office opens one hour before curtain.