Alumni Weekend 2019 

Please note that this schedule and listed locations are tentative and subject to change.    

Thursday, June 6, 2019

6:15 - 8:30 p.m.     50th Class Reunion Thursday Night Social 
Gypsy Kitchen, 555 W. James St. 

Friday, June 7, 2019

9 a.m. – 7 p.m.     Alumni Weekend Registration Center
Steinman College Center

9 a.m. – 7 p.m.     Franklin & Marshall College Memories Display
Enjoy a selection of photos and memorabilia from years past that are certain to bring back treasured memories of your time at F&M, courtesy of Archives and Special Collections.
Steinman College Center

9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.      F&M Alumni College
The Alumni College is a series of interesting, informative and academic presentations highlighting the work of F&M faculty. This is a unique opportunity to sample current curriculum without the exams. 

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.     D-Hall Luncheon
Informal and fun. This isn’t the dining hall you remember – more variety, more healthy alternatives (if you want it!) and ice cream…and none of those big trays to lug around.  A relaxing and casual atmosphere to kick off the weekend.
Benjamin Franklin Dining Hall

3 – 4:30 p.m.     F&M Campus Tour
Tour Franklin & Marshall College’s beautiful and evolving campus. Join Student Ambassador tour guides for an engaging walk through campus. See New College House; the Patricia E. Harris Center for Business, Government & Public Policy; the Klehr Center for Jewish Life; the Barshinger Life Sciences and Philosophy Building; and other campus landmarks.
Leaving from Old Main

5 – 9 p.m.     Class of 1974  Friday Night Social
Home of Kevin Hughes ’73 and Nancy Mayer Hughes ’74. Details to follow after registration.

6 - 9 p.m.      Class of 1999 – 20th Reunion Friday Night Social
Thistle Finch Distillery, 417 W. Grant St.

6 p.m.     Class of 1969 50th Reunion Class Dinner
Lancaster Country Club  

6:30 p.m.      Class of 1989 – 30th Reunion Friday Night Social
Shot & Bottle, 2 N. Queen St.

7 p.m.      Class of 1979 – 40th Reunion Friday Night Social
Checkers Bistro, 398 Harrisburg Ave.

7 p.m.     Class of 1984 – 35th Reunion Friday Night Social
Tellus360, 24 E. King St.

7:30 p.m.    Class of 2004 – 15th Reunion Friday Night Social 
Shot & Bottle, 2 N. Queen St.

8 p.m.      Class of 2014 – Fifth Reunion Friday Night Social
Tellus360, 24 E. King S.

8 p.m.     Class of 2009 10th Reunion Friday Night Social 
Altana Rooftop Lounge, 26 E. King St.

8:30 p.m.     Class of 1994 – 25th Reunion Friday Night Social
Iron Hill Brewery, 781 Harrisburg Pike


Saturday, June 8, 2019

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.     Alumni Weekend Registration Center
Steinman College Center

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.     Franklin & Marshall College Memories Display
Enjoy a selection of photos and memorabilia from years past that are certain to bring back treasured memories of your time at F&M, courtesy of Archives and Special Collections.
Steinman College Center

8:30 – 10 a.m.     Nevonian Induction Breakfast
Join the celebration as we honor the Class of 1969's 50th reunion and observe their induction into the Nevonian Society.
Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

9:30– 10:30 a.m.     Campus Continental Breakfast
Join us for a campus continental breakfast and pick up your class banner for the Alumni Celebration. This will be a great time to connect with classmates and get ready for the  Class parade.                 

10:30 a.m.     Reunion Class Parade
Gather your classmates and march from Steinman College Center to Barshinger Center for Musical Arts in Hensel Hall for the Alumni Celebration.                       

11 a.m.  – Noon     Alumni Celebration
Everyone is invited to this program celebrating Franklin & Marshall College. The program will include the presentation of the Alumni Association Board Alumni Awards.
Barshinger Center for Musical Arts in Hensel Hall

Noon – 1:30 p.m.     Alumni Weekend Picnic
Enjoy a traditional down-home barbeque, conversation with friends and music by the Jazz Me Band. Food, friends and music…F&M just like you remembered!
Tent, Hartman Green

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.     Good Humor Ice Cream Truck
The Alumni Association Board is bringing ice cream to campus! The Good Humor Ice Cream Truck comes to Hartman Green. Stop by the truck and enjoy a variety of Good Humor ice cream treats courtesy of the Alumni Association Board of F&M.
Hartman Green      

1 – 2:30 p.m.     Future Fummers Family Fun Zone
Families are invited to gather on the Green for fun in the sun! Join in on the games and activities!
Hartman Green

1:30 p.m.     Reunion Class Photos
Celebrate your milestone! Join your class for a group picture, one of the great keepsakes of the weekend. Assembly point to be announced. Please gather with your class 10 minutes prior to scheduled photo time.
Class of 1974 45th Reunion – 1:30 p.m. 
Nevonians  – 1:35 p.m.
Class of 1969 50th Reunion – 1:40 p.m.
Class of 2009 10th Reunion – 1:45 p.m.
Class of 2014 Fifth Reunion – 1:50 p.m.
Class of 1989 30th Reunion – 1:55 p.m. 
Class of 1979 40th Reunion – 2 p.m.
Class of 1984 35th Reunion – 2:05 p.m.
Class of 1994 25th Reunion – 2:10 p.m.
Class of 1999 20th Reunion – 2:15 p.m.
Class of 2004 15th Reunion – 2:20 p.m.  

1:30 - 4 p.m.     Campus Open House 
Campus is open. Feel free to visit some of the newest buildings on campus or just walk through some of those buildings that bring back memories of your years at F&M.

1:30 p.m.     Class of 1794 Campus Tour and Gathering
Join the Class of 1974 for a private tour of the F&M Campus after our class picture followed by an informal gathering on the back patio at New College House.
Leaving from Class Photo Location

2 p.m.     Class of 1989 – 30th Reunion Campus Scavenger Hunt

2 – 4 p.m.     Class of 2009 – Taste of Your Hometown
The Class of 2009 invites fellow classmates to bring your favorite adult beverage to share with fellow classmates and friends as you reminisce about your college days and your time at F&M!                    
F&M Center for the Sustainable Environment, Patio

2 – 4 p.m.     Class of 2014 – Taste of Your Hometown
The Class of 2014 invites fellow classmates to bring your favorite adult beverage to share with fellow classmates and friends as you reminisce about your college days and your time at F&M!                    
Blue Line Café, Patio  

3 - 4:15 p.m.     F&M Campus Tour
Tour Franklin & Marshall College’s beautiful and evolving campus. Join Student Ambassador tour guides for an engaging walk through campus. See New College House; the Patricia E. Harris Center for Business, Government & Public Policy; the Klehr Center for Jewish Life; the Barshinger Life Sciences and Philosophy Building; and other campus landmarks.
Leaving from Old Main

4:30 – 6 p.m.     Blue & White Reception  
Enjoy a reception for all alumni and their families, F&M faculty and coaches before the excitement of the Blue & White Bash!  
1787 Commons, College Square

6 – 10 p.m.     Blue & White Bash Childcare
Childcare is available for children ages 3 and older. Box dinner included. Registration required.
1787 Commons Community Room, College Square

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.     Alumni Weekend Blue & White Bash
An all alumni and guest celebration with great food and beverages. Enjoy the sounds of the Ken Gehret Duo during dinner and then dance the night away with the music of Group du Jour, playing the best '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s music. Grab your classmates and head to the photo booth to capture your memories and don’t miss the chocolate fountain! Year after year the best dessert bar around!  Alumni are seated by class and decade so you can catch up with old and new friends and share in the F&Mily tradition.
Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

7 – 9:30 p.m.     F&M Photo Booth
Visit the F&M Photo booth at the Blue & White Bash to take home commemorative photos with a selection of Franklin & Marshall gear and props. Tag your own smartphone snaps with #truebluefandm on Twitter or Instagram to be part of the F&M social media

 

Sunday, June 9, 2019

9 – 11 a.m.      Alumni Weekend Brunch
Enjoy brunch with classmates, family and friends.
Benjamin Franklin Dining Hall

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.     Class of 1974 Farewell Brunch
At the home of Lindy Litrides ’74.  Details to follow after registration

Noon     College House Check Out