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150th Anniversary Events


We are planning lots of special events for our sesquicentennial year. Please note that as these events are in development, details may change.

2020

 

SEPTEMBER 25 | COMMUNITY LAUNCH CONCERTThe Boston Experience

FEAT. THE BOSTON EXPERIENCE & VINYL COUNTDOWN

Join us on Main Street in downtown Wilmington as we kick off our year-long 150th anniversary celebration. Food trucks and a beer stand will be available as you rock out with The Boston Experience (featuring two former members of the band Boston, Fran Cosmo and Barry Goudreau) and Vinyl Countdown (featuring two alumni of Wilmington College)!

SEPTEMBER 26 | HOMECOMING & ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND

We look forward to welcoming Wilmington College alumni and friends back to campus to celebrate our 150th anniversary. Details about special alumni reunions and activities will be posted on the Homecoming & Alumni Reunion Weekend website as soon as they are available.

OCTOBER 1 | WESTHEIMER PEACE SYMPOSIUM

Each year the Peace Resource Center conducts the Westheimer Peace Symposium, educating the College and the community on topics relating to peace. This year’s theme is “Peace & the Nature of War.”

OCTOBER 16 | PHILANTHROPIC LEADERSHIP DINNER

INVITATION REQUIRED

This dinner is held each year to recognize the amazing philanthropic leaders of Wilmington College.

DECEMBER 1 | GIVING TUESDAY

Celebrate the accomplishments of Wilmington College’s 150 years of service by funding ongoing and upcoming campus and student projects.

2021

Dates TBD

  • QUAKER HERITAGE CENTER EXHIBIT
  • HARCUM ART GALLERY EXHIBIT
  • QUAKER MUSIC CELEBRATION
  • GRAND FINALE