CANCELLED>>>>8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. • Ringing Rocks Park Tour • Bus departs from Williams Center for the Arts, corner of Hamilton & High Streets
Bring your family to experience the beautiful outdoors and some unusual geology. You will be guided on a trail to the boulder field and waterfall at Ringing Rocks Park. Use our hammers and learn why the rocks ring and how they got there. Sneakers or sturdy shoes are highly recommended. Not recommended for very small children or those with difficulty walking. Bottled water provided. Space is limited. Guide: Dave Sunderlin, Associate Professor of Geology. Tickets: $15 (20 max)
10 a.m.–12 p.m. • Paint & Sip Sparkling Cider • Buck Hall Media Room 3, 219 N. Third St.
Walk or drive down the hill and join local artist Lauren Kindle to paint and sip some sparkling cider! This is an opportunity to be creative and to explore Buck Hall in the Williams Arts Campus, located at the base of College Hill on North Third Street, at the gateway to-and-from Lafayette’s main campus. An optional walking tour of Lauren’s nearby studio will also be available! Tickets: $20 for all arts supplies and sipping supplies.
10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • Chateau Chavaniac Tour: Lafayette’s Historic Guest House
Bus departs from Williams Center for the Arts (10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.), corner of Hamilton & High Streets
The Norman French-style chateau, built in 1932, was modeled after and named for the birthplace of the Marquis de Lafayette in Chavaniac, France. Learn its history and see beautiful art and artifacts. Guide: Pam Murray, Rare Books Cataloger/Project Archivist, Special Collections. Tickets: $10.
11:30 a.m • Roman Catholic Mass • Colton Chapel
11:00 a.m.–1 p.m. • Hillel Bagel Brunch • Hillel House, 524 Clinton Terrace
Drop in at 11am for a discussion about food insecurity followed by bagels and lox with the welcoming Lafayette Hillel Society.
2:00 p.m. • Twisted Tales of Poe • Buck Hall, 219 North Third Street
College Theater performance in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast, complete with live musical accompaniment and a crew making all of the eerie sound effects while you watch. Tickets are free but required: https://theater.lafayette.edu/poe/ Trick or treat gift bags for any child under twelve accompanied by a parent or guardian attending Sunday matinee!
2:00 p.m-4:00 p.m. • Field Hockey at University of Pennsylvania• Philadelphia, PA
2:00 p.m-4:00 p.m. • Women’s Soccer at Holy Cross• Worcester, MA
4:00 p.m-6:00 p.m. • Volleyball at Lehigh• Bethlehem, PA
The 2019 Lafayette Family Weekend Committee is thrilled to welcome you to Lafayette College. We have worked tirelessly to provide families with ways to explore the campus and the community with your students this weekend!