9 a.m.

Men’s Tennis: Lafayette vs. Muhlenberg College

Sullivan Courts

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Easton Public Market

325 Northampton St.
Discover the Easton Market District! Experience a butcher, a baker and a whole lot more at this vibrant, community-supported market. Shop the array of artisan food vendors and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of six unique restaurants (BBQ, Noodles, Crepes, Wood-Fired Pizza, Egyptian Cuisine, Hearty Soups & Sandwiches). Stop by the EPM Kitchen for free demos and tastings throughout the weekend. And enjoy live music, craft beer and wine from 6-9 pm on Friday and Saturday.

9 a.m. &
10:30 a.m.

Services at Cornerstone Evangelical Church

411 March St.

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ringing Rocks Park Tour

Bus departs from Williams Center for the Arts
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: David Sunderlin, associate professor of geology and environmental geosciences Cost: $15  

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

College Store Open

Farinon College Center, lower level

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Crayola Experience

Crayola Factory, 30 Centre Square
Name and wrap your own crayon, star in your own coloring page, bring your art to life in a real 4-D adventure, and so much more. Visit Crayola Experience for a day of family fun! For more information, call (610) 515-8000 or visit

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Relaxing Yoga for Everyone

Skillman Library, 2nd floor, Gendebein Room
Renew your mind, body, and spirit with the depth and relaxation of Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra. You will be lead through relaxing yin poses, giving time to allow gravity to aid in the depth and relaxation of the body. As you slow your practice and your mind, you will be guided into a final relaxation pose known as Yoga Nidra. The benefits of being guided through relaxation have proven to help with sleep disturbances as well as bring about a better sense of overall well-being. What a great way to end your weekend and spend some relaxation time with family and friends! **Yoga mats and blankets will be available, but please bring your own mat if you prefer.

Class size is limited. Please register for participation. Instructor: Kelly Prentice, RTY, Bija Initiative

10:30 a.m.

Services at College Hill Presbyterian Church

501 Brodhead St.

10:30 a.m.– noon

Chateau Chavaniac Tour:
Lafayette’s Historic Guest House

Departs from Williams Center for the Arts every half-hour (10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.)

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: Tom Maatta, assistant director of development.  Tickets: $5

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Open House at LaFarm: Lafayette College Community Garden & Working Farm

Stop by LaFarm to get a glimpse of one of the many sustainability initiatives at Lafayette College. Visitors will be able to take a tour, help plant fall vegetables, or just come by and harvest some of the late summer flowers and herbs that we grow as part of the college’s Sustainable Food Loop.

Transportation on your own.
Located just before Metzger Fields.

11:30 a.m.

Roman Catholic Mass

Colton Chapel

11:30 a.m.

Services at Christ Community Pentecostal Church

510 W. Burke St.

11:30 a.m. –
1 p.m.

Hillel Bagel Brunch

Hillel House, 524 Clinton Terrace
Enjoy bagels and lox with the Lafayette Hillel Society.


Tennis Scoreboard Dedication

Sullivan Courts
Join us for the dedication of the new tennis court scoreboard in honor of former head coach Pete Tomaino (1977-97).

noon – 1 p.m.

Campus Landscape Tour:
A Closer Glimpse of Home

Departs from Markle Hall

Walk through our beautiful campus and learn about the history and unique qualities of some of the more than 120 species of plants and trees.

Tour guides: Dave Kovach, Assistant Supervisor of Grounds and Off-Campus Properties and Jeffrey Weed, Supervisor of Grounds Maintenance and Landscape.

noon – 4 p.m.

Sigal Museum

342 Northampton St.
One of Pennsylvania’s leading institutions of local history which includes significant collections of pre-European settlement artifacts: decorative arts, textiles, farming implements, and colonial furniture. Student admission is free with student ID. For tickets and information, call (610) 253-1222 or visit the museum website.

1 p.m.

Women’s Tennis: Lafayette vs. Muhlenberg College

Sullivan Courts

Family Weekend Committee members

The 2017 Lafayette Family Weekend Committee

We are thrilled to welcome you to Lafayette College. In following this year’s theme, we encourage you to 'branch out and explore' all of the wonderful opportunities available to you. Our committee has worked tirelessly to plan a weekend full of activities and events for you and your family to enjoy. Have a great weekend and Go ‘Pards!