Family Weekend 2015
October 30 - November 1
“F” is for Fall, Families, and Fredonia!
Tickets Still Available: Tickets for Robert Channing will be available for sale at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House beginning at 7:00 pm. Cash Only.
*Events are subject to change, a finalized listing will be available as of October 1, 2015*
Friday, October 30, 2015
An Evening with Robert Channing, World's Foremost Mind Reader!
The World's Foremost Mind Reader, Hypnotist, Motivational Speaker, Entertainer and Author Performing will be performing during Family Weekend! You will scream, squirm, laugh, and love this amazing display of the power of the human mind.This special performance by Robert Channing will be on October 30, 2015 beginning at 8pm at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House. This show is appropriate for families of all ages.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Scholar’s BreakfastAn annual fall tradition, the Scholars Breakfast is an outstanding event that celebrates Fredonia's scholarship recipients and the generous donors and benefactors who made the scholarships possible. This year's breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 31 at 9:00 a.m. in the Steele Hall Field House.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This event is invitation only. If you believe you received a Fredonia scholarship but did not receive an invitation, please contact the University Advancement Office at (716) 673-3321.
Athletic EventsFull team schedules can be found at http://www.fredoniabluedevils.com/ Please note that some games may require a ticket available for purchase at the door.
7pm: Men's Hockey vs. Southern New Hampshire Steele Hall Ice Arena
Performance and Art EventsPlease note that the following performances require tickets. Links to purchase tickets in advance are listed below each event.
12pm-6pm: Department of Visual Arts and New Media Faculty Exhibition Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center
12pm-6pm: Department of Visual Arts and New Media Faculty Exhibition Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center 4pm: Choral Showcase with Fredonia Chamber Choir, Fredonia College Choir, Fredonia Women's Choir Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall **Free Event** 8pm: Fredonia College Symphony King Concert Hall, Rockefeller Arts Center
12pm-4pm: Department of Visual Arts and New Media Faculty Exhibition Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center
Additional EventsBiology Club Pumpkin Painting: October 30th, from 6pm-8pm. Open to students and families. This is co-sponsored by FSA-Adept. Recreational Public Ice Skating: October 30th, from 7pm-9pm. Students- Free, Children- $3, Adults- $4, Skate Rental- $4. Steele Hall Ice Arena.
Open Recreation Swim: October 30th: 8pm- 9:30pm. October 31st and November 1st: 2pm-6pm. University Natatorium. Those under 17 years of age must be with an adult. Mason Safe Trick or Treat: October 31st: 9am-12pm. Parents are welcome to bring their children to Mason Hall (Front entrance) to enjoy a morning of trick or treating through the hallways. Hosted by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, this event provides the community with a safe, day time, trick or treating experience. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent. This is a free event. Costumes are encouraged.
Performing Arts Co Circus Event: October 31st: 3pm-7pm. Lanford House (194 Central Avenue, Fredonia). Cider, Donuts, Treats, and fun! Costumes are encouraged. Stop by while trick or treating! Terror in the Trees: This annual event, hosted by the Interactive Theatre Society, will take you on a haunted walk through the Campus Woodlot Forest. The event will begin at 8pm, and tickets will be sold for $4 (Students) or $5 (General Admission) through the Fredonia Ticket Office. On Halloween Day (October 31st) tickets will be only $3! Dates Running: October 22, 23, 24 and October 29, 20, 31. Fredonia Family Fest: Hosted by the Advanced Leadership Development Program. This event includes student run activities and performances by campus clubs, such as a capella and dance teams. This event is on October 31st from 3:30pm-5pm in Dods Grove (Rain location- Igoe Hall lobby).
Meals on Campus
The Faculty Student Association (FSA) dining locations will be operating throughout the weekend. Please refer to the following link for a detailed list of operating hours, menus, and prices.
Local Restaurant & Accommodations Listing
The Campus Life Office has complied an extensive list of local eateries and overnight accommodations; please refer to the link below for details.
*indicates events happening October 30- November 1, 2015 at those locations1891 Fredonia Opera House http://www.fredopera.org
Chautauqua County Tourism http://www.tourchautauqua.com/default.aspx Chautauqua County Wine Trail http://www.chautauqua-wine-trail.com/wineries.html Chautauqua Institution http://www.ciweb.org/ Crossroads Farm and Craft Market http://www.thecrossroadsmarket.com Dunkirk Lighthouse *Ghost Hunt http://www.dunkirklighthouse.com Fredonia’s Farmers Market *9am-1pm, Church Street, Fredonia, NY http://villageoffredoniany.com/ Luci-Desi Comedy Center http://www.lucy-desi.com/ Portage Hill Art Gallery http://www.portagehillgallery.com/ Panama Rocks http://www.panamarocks.com/