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Family Day


Family Day is a Wilmington College tradition, giving families a chance to visit their student(s), and witness the livelihood of the Wilmington College campus. Have a blast exploring the campus, the Wilmington community, and check out some these great events!

Please complete this registration form for Family Weekend. Families who pre-register by September 14, 2018, will receive a free gift! Please RSVP for the events listed below. The numbers will be used to assist us in ordering food/supplies and to know approximately how many people to expect. The cost for the day is $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for students (K-College), and kids 5 and under are free. There is no charge for your WC student. Admission to all athletic events included.

Check-in at Pyle Center.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR FAMILY DAY

Schedule of Events

9:00 AM
State-of-the-College Breakfast with Jim Reynolds

Pyle Center, Dining Rooms C&D

Join President Jim Reynolds for a casual breakfast and get an update on the new programs and projects at Wilmington College.


9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Abraham Lincoln Collection Display with Gary Kersey ’68

Thomas Lounge, Pyle Center

View this remarkable collection of artifacts and learn more about the 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, from our own class of ’68 grad and renowned expert, Gary Kersey.


9:30 AM
Alumni Swim Meet

2018 Alumni Swim Meet

Hermann Court, WC Natatorium

As a member of the WC Swim family, we invite you to spend Saturday morning with us for Homecoming and our annual Swim Meet. Mingle with coaches, current student-athletes, and old friends.

RSVP for Alumni Swim Meet


10:00 AM – 12:30 pm
Equestrian Open House

WC Equestrian Center

Horse-drawn carriage rides will take you and your children/grandchildren to the WC Equestrian Center where you will learn about the equestrian program from our students, and the kids will enjoy painting horse pictures. Refreshments provided.


10:00 AM
Children’s Activities Begin

Alumni Tent/Collett Mall

Featuring inflatables, corn hole, kid’s activity table, face painting, and a dunking booth for adults & kids.


10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Gardening with Monte Anderson

Learn expert gardening techniques for everyday life with WC Professor Monte Anderson, Agriculture Department Chair.


10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fire Truck Tour

Take this chance to tour a fire truck and learn about fire safety! A perfect event for kids and adults alike!


10:00 AM
2017-80s-90s-Tailgate-Web80’s & 90’s Alumni Tailgate

CSA Parking Lot

If you are a 1980s or 1990s alumni, including the 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th Reunion classes, join us for tailgating!


10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Silent Auction

Alumni Tent

Bid on fabulous items to support Alumni Council sponsored events such as Cookies with Santa and the WC Helping Hands Fund. Auction winners announced at 2:15 PM


Noon
WC Women’s Volleyball Game 1

Hermann Court

Fightin’ Quakers vs St. Mary of the Woods Pomeroys

10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Music with DJ Aaron Judd

Alumni Tent

Enjoy great music from our Disc Jockey. If you have a song request and it’s in his repertoire, he’ll play it.


11:00 Am – 12:00 pm
Arboretum Tour with Brad Schwamberger ’83

Frank O. Hazard Arboretum

Walk along during this guided tour to learn about the more than 230 species of woody plants, shrubs, and trees found on these 13.43 scenic acres.

All attendees should meet at the Arboretum entrance promptly at 11:00 a.m.


11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Food Truck RallyFood Truck Rally

Elm Street

Plenty of choices for lunch! Try the delicious food/drinks offered by these fantastic vendors: Fertile Grounds, Ignition BBQ, DP Grill and Paradise Ice


11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Know a Future Quaker?

Admission Tent, Collet Mall

Let our Admission Counselors know of any family members or friends who would thrive as future WC students!


Noon – 2:00 PM
50/50 Drawing

Alumni Tent

Proceeds support the Joshua Keith Memorial Scholarship.


Noon – 2:00 PM
Aggieville

2018-Aggieville

Collet Mall

Calling all Aggie Party Animals! Join us during WC’s 2018 Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend at our annual Aggieville Celebration! Yes Smokey Pig himself, Don Chafin, will be there serving up his famous fried bologna & DTS Lil’ Sis will be hosting their annual fall mum sale.

RSVP for Aggieville


Noon – 2:00 PM
Open Tailgating

CSA Parking Lot

Tailgating is welcome in any of the remaining open spots.


2:00 PM
2017-Football-Homecoming-WebKick-Off Football Game

Williams Stadium

Join us as the Fightin’ Quakers take on the Muskingum Muskies! Reserved seating for the Class of 1968 and WC special guests.


Halftime
Athletic Hall of

Fame Inductees &Crowning of the 2018 King & Queen

2017-King-and-Queen

Williams Stadium

Enjoy the introductions of our Hall of Fame recipients inducted this morning, and our 2018 Homecoming King & Queen as they are crowned.


4:00 PM
Wc women’s volleyball game 2

Hermann Court

Fightin’ Quakers vs Boyce College Bulldogs


4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Annual BSI/CBS/MSU Alumni Reception

Boyd Cultural Arts Center Lobby

All Alumni who were involved with Black Student Initiative (BSI), Concerned Black Students (CBS), or Multicultural Student Union (MSU) are invited to this special reunion.


6:00 PM
Women’s Soccer Game

Cheer on the Fightin’ Quakers as they take on the Albion Britons!