Family Weekend 2019

Wells College's 2019 Friends and Family Weekend takes place Oct. 25–27 on the College's campus in Aurora, N.Y. There is no registration fee, and no advance registration is required.

Free parking is available in the Woods Lot, located behind the library. To access the lot, simply enter campus from the north entrance off Route 90 and follow the signs.

To see a map of campus, please click here to view a PDF. The maps also indicates the locations of handicapped-accessible parking throughout campus.

Driving directions and a link to the map are also available from wells.edu/map.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dining Hall, Main Building
Lunch is available for $9.00 per person not including tax; cash or credit cards accepted at the door. Students may also use their guest meal passes.
More info about dining hours and offerings >>

Science Colloquium: Sarah Ingersoll Murphy
Topic: "Tackling Food Waste by Reducing Microbial Food Spoilage"
12:25–1:20 p.m.
Stratton Hall 209
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Dinner
5:00–8:00 p.m.
Dining Hall, Main Building
Dinner is available for $9.75 per person not including tax; cash or credit cards accepted at the door. Students may also use their guest meal passes.
More info about dining hours and offerings >>

Musical: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"
7:30 p.m.
Phipps Auditorium, Macmillan Hall (2nd floor)
Admission is free; no reservations or tickets required. Running time is approximately two hours, and includes one 15-minute intermission. Performances are Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.
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Prodigy Community Step-Off
8:00 p.m.
Barler Music Hall Auditorium
See members of the Wells community participate in this friendly competition!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Continental Breakfast: 9:0010:30 a.m.
Brunch: 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Dining Hall, Main Building
Breakfast/brunch is available for $6.50 per person not including tax; cash or credit cards accepted at the door. Students may also use their guest meal passes.
More info about dining hours and offerings >>

Josten's Class Ring Days
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Dining Hall

Self-Cafe Saturday: #BlackHairMagic
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Zabriskie Hall 202
Hosted by the Women’s Resource Center, this event highlights black and brown women. There will be henna, hair braiding, scrunchie making and nail painting.

AutumnFest
1:00–4:00 p.m.
Sommer Student Center/Smith Hall
At this showcase of student organizations, you and your family can take part in some family-friendly fall activities, including bobbing for apples, pumpkin painting, and other crafts. Free cider, apples and other goodies will be served.

Men's Soccer vs. Penn State Harrisburg
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Turf Field
Today's game, the last home contest of the season, will pay tribute to the senior players on the team.

Women's Soccer vs. Penn State Harrisburg
3:00–5:00 p.m.
Turf Field
Today's game, the last home contest of the season, will pay tribute to the senior players on the team.

Musical: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"
7:30 p.m.
Phipps Auditorium, Macmillan Hall (2nd floor)
Admission is free; no reservations or tickets required. Running time is approximately two hours, and includes one 15-minute intermission. Performances are Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.
See more about the production >>

Dinner
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Dining Hall, Main Building
Dinner is available for $9.75 per person not including tax; cash or credit cards accepted at the door. Students may also use their guest meal passes.
More info about dining hours and offerings >>

Film: "The Lion King" (2019)
9:00 p.m.
Sommer Student Center/Smith Hall
Enjoy a free screening of Disney's live-action remake of this timeless classic, a poster raffle and free snacks! Running time is 1 hour, 58 minutes.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Continental Breakfast: 9:00–10:30 a.m.
Brunch: 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Dining Hall, Main Building
Breakfast/brunch is available for $6.50 per person not including tax; cash or credit cards accepted at the door. Students may also use their guest meal passes.
More info about dining hours and offerings >>

Sustainable Costume Making Workshop
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Sommer Student Center/Smith Hall

Campus Greens invite you to a workshop about creating a Halloween costume out of sustainable items.

"Breaking Bread"
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Sommer Student Center/Smith Hall
Hosted by the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Other Information

College Store
Zabriskie Hall, 1st floor
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Grind Café
Zabriskie Hall, 1st floor
Friday, 7:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Well
Sommer Student Center (Smith Hall), ground floor
Friday: Noon–11:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 3:00–10:00 p.m.

Resources and Links

Area Hotels
Click here to see a list of selected hotels in the region, including options in Aurora, Ithaca and Auburn.

How to Get to Campus
Map and driving directions: wells.edu/map

Questions? Contact:
Hailey Warren, Director of Student Activities and Leadership
315.364.3463, hwarren@wells.edu
    -or-
Charles Kenyon, Interim Dean of Students
315.364.3311, ckenyon@wells.edu

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