Family Weekend Schedule 2017

September 22 - September 24th 

The Family Weekend schedule is still in development. Event details/times are subject to change. Please check back often for updates. Online registration will be available soon. 

Friday, September 22, 2017

2:00pm – 7:00pm
Registration & Check-In
Student Center Rotunda
Pre-paid event tickets and on-site registration (cash or check only); information about happenings on and off campus

4:00pm – 8:00pm
Hudson River Boat Cruise (Last cruise departs at 7:00pm)
Longview Park - Riverfront Property
Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Hudson, New York’s American Heritage River with the fabulous crew of Hudson Cruises.  The boat will be departing every hour on the hour. Please reserve your complimentary tickets online and indicate your choice departure time. One ticket per person.       

Boats depart from the Riverfront Dock on the hour at:
4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm, and 7:00pm

6:00pm, 8:00pm, and 10:00pm
"Despicable Me 3"
Nelly Goletti Theatre 
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

Saturday, September 23

8:00am - 9:00am
Yoga
Midrise Field
Join one of Marist's certified instructors for a relaxing morning of yoga overlooking the Hudson River. Please bring your yoga mat.

9:00am – 5:00pm
Registration
& Check-In
Student Center Rotunda
Pre-paid event tickets and on-site registration (cash or check only): information about happenings on and off campus.

9:00am – 5:00pm
Hudson River Boat Cruise
(Last cruise departs at 4:00pm)
Longview Park - Riverfront Property
Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Hudson, New York’s American Heritage River with the fabulous crew of Hudson Cruises.  Boats will be departing on the hour and half hour. Please reserve your complimentary tickets online and indicate your choice departure time. Standby tickets may become available throughout the weekend.

Boats depart from the Riverfront Dock on the hour and half hour at:
9am, 9:30am, 10 am, 10:30am, 11am,11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm,4pm

9:30am - 11:00am
Red Fox Breakfast
Student Center Third Floor, Hudson River Rooms

10:00am - 3:00 pm
DuBois Orchard Trips (every ½ hour)
Departure Location: Hancock Center
The last departure from Campus is at 1:30pm. The final departure from the orchard will be at 3:00 pm.
DuBois Farms offers a wide variety of fruit available to pick, as well as a farm stand and café with delicious baked goods, fresh pressed local cider, various jams, sauces, honey, and mixes, as well as bath and shower gels, and hand and body lotions. In season will be apples, pumpkins, grapes, tomatoes, and peppers. Buses will depart from Hancock Building every half hour with the last departure at 1:30pm.  The final departure from the orchard will be at 3:00pm.

10:15am - 5:30pm
Robibero Winery Tasting & Tour
Departure Location: Hancock Center (charter bus provided)
(21 & Older – ID Required. There is no charge for those under 21)
Exact cash encouraged for tasting. Additional Purchases can be made with cash, credit/debit.
Robibero Winery, located in historic New Paltz, aims to create a comfortable environment in which to enjoy delicious New York State wines.  Each of their wines are hand crafted by the Robibero family in hopes that you enjoy them with yours. The tasting room overlooks their vineyards and the picturesque Hudson Valley. With ample seating and a large lawn, Robibero Winery is the perfect setting for a picnic lunch enjoyed with a glass or bottle of wine and their selection of cheeses, meats, hummus, and other snacks. Enjoy 5 wines for $8 and keep the souvenir tasting glass. Family friendly activities will be available. Please reserve your tour online and select your choice departure time. Please note tickets are limited.

Tour times will be:

Depart Marist @ 10:15 AM
Tour/Tasting: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Return to Marist @ 1 PM

Depart Marist @ 11:45 AM
Tour/Tasting: 12:30 PM - 2 PM
Return to Marist @ 2:30 PM

Depart Marist @ 1:15 PM
Tour/Tasting: 2 PM – 3:30 PM
Return to Marist @ 4 PM

Depart Marist @ 2:45 PM
Tour/Tasting: 3:30 PM - 5 PM
Return to Marist @ 5:30 PM

11:00am - 11:30am
President Yellen's Welcome
Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre

11:45am - 12:45pm
A Look Inside the Marist Poll
Hancock Center

12:00pm – 4pm          
Walkway Over the Hudson Bus Trips (every ½ hour)
Departure Location: Mid-Rise Parking Lot
The last departure from Campus is at 2:30pm. The final departure from the walkway will be at 4:00pm
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The Walkway Over the Hudson transforms the bridge into a linear park and trailway. The bridge provides public access to the Hudson River's scenic landscape for pedestrians, while connecting with an extensive network of rail-trails, parks, and Communities. For more information about the walkway, check out www.walkway.org. Buses will depart from the Midrise Parking Lot every half hour with the last departure at 2:30pm.  The final departure from the walkway will be at 4:00pm.

12:00pm
Lunch On Your Own - Campus Dining Hall & Cabaret available on a cash basis.
http://www.marist.edu/studentlife/aroundtown/restaurants.html

12:00pm – 4:00pm
Marist Country Fair
Campus Green
Enjoy the afternoon on the Campus Green at the Country Fair, featuring live music from Country Fresh, a petting zoo, pony rides, caricaturists, word art, air brushed tattoos, photo booth, rock climbing wall, bungee jump, and giant games. Popcorn, lemonade, snow cones, and other refreshments will be available.

12:00pm
ESPN Sports Zones
Student Center Second Floor, Cabaret & Student Center, First Floor Lounge

12
:00pm
Women's Soccer vs. Quinnipiac
Tenney Stadium
Cheer on the Marist Red Foxes as they take on the Quinnipiac Bobcats. No ticket required.

2:00pm - 3:30pm
A Performance by the Marist Singers & String Ensemble
Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre
                                    
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Food Truck Tailgate Party
Donnelly Parking Lot
Join us for a tailgate party with great food, music, a visit by the Marist College Marching Band and fox tattoos from the Dance Team. Challenge your family to a game of laser tag or dance the night away in the disco dome. A variety of local food, craft beer, and hard cider will be available for purchase from local vendors. Please bring your I.D.

Grille Wagon
Tito's Santana Taqueria
Wandering Dave's
Yum Yum Noodle Bar
Whipped Cupcakes
SoCo Creamery
Faddy's Donuts
Bad Seed Cider Company
Orchard Hill Cider Mill
Hudson Ale Works
Newburgh Brewing Company

5:00pm, 8:00pm, 11:00pm

"Despicable Me 3"
Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre
See Friday description.

6:00pm
Marist Football vs. Jacksonville (Fireworks)

Tenney Stadium
Come cheer on the Marist Red Foxes, as they take on Jacksonville. A limited number of family chairback tickets are available in the community section of Tenney Stadium. These tickets will allow family members to sit with their student (note that students are generally seated in the student section for the game). Please bring a blanket and chairs for general admission seating (lawn seating).  You must be registered for the weekend or Saturday only to get a free ticket. Stick around after the game for fireworks!

Sunday, September 24

10:00am – 4:00pm
Hudson River Boat Cruises
(Last cruise departs at 3:00pm)
See Saturday description                                                                                 

Boats depart from the Riverfront Dock on the hour and half hour at:
10 am, 10:30am, 11am,11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm

11:00am
Mass
McCann Center Arena

12:00pm-3:30pm
BBQ
Longview Park Riverfront Property
Student Affairs invites you to come and enjoy the farewell BBQ while listening to Paul Strowe, the “Human Jukebox” and “One Man Band.” Paul is an accomplished singer, song writer and guitarist with knowledge of over 600 songs. He has been playing professionally for more than 30 years, opening for nationally known recording artists, performing in college, concerts, parties, weddings, restaurants, festivals, cruise ships, and more!!! Every song is a journey through the past charged with Paul’s incredible energy!  Games, activities and crafts will also be available.

1:00pm
Men's Soccer vs. St. Bonaventure University
Tenney Stadium
Cheer on the Marist men's soccer team as they take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies. No ticket required.

 

 

Special Reminder:
Alumni, parents, and friends are invited to join us on Monday, September 25, for the 41st Annual Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament at The Powelton Club in Newburgh, NY, to benefit the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund. If you have not yet met President David Yellen, this is a great opportunity! He will be on-site all day.

The day includes 18 holes of golf at a premier, private club featuring a barbecue lunch, snacks and beverages on the course, an awards reception with a dinner buffet, raffle prizes, and a Windbrella 62" Oversized Solarteck Golf Umbrella with the Marist logo for each registrant. 

For further details and/or to register, please visit http://maristconnect.marist.edu/golf2017.



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