Family Weekend Schedule 2016

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September 30 - October 2, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

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

6pm, 8, and 10pm
"Finding Dory"
Nelly Goletti Theatre (6 PM, 10 PM), Campus Green Outdoor Movie (8 PM)
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.  You may bring your blankets and chairs for the outdoor movie. 

8:30pm
We Are The Music Makers: An Evening with the Marist College Music Program
McCann Center Arena
A potpourri of international music performed by the Marist Band, Orchestra, and Singers, is sure to be an exciting evening with our talented student performers who have performed throughout the greater Hudson Valley, New York State, the Nation and Abroad. Light refreshments will be available.     

Saturday, October 1

8:30am-10:00am
Continental Breakfast
Student Center 3102 - 3105, Student Center Third Floor

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.

10:00am-10:30am       
President Yellen's Welcome
Nelly Goletti Theatre, Student Center Third Floor
Please join us for an address by David Yellen, Marist College's fourth President. President Yellen began his duties on July 1, having previously served as Dean of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law. At Marist, he has enjoyed engaging more fully with the undergraduate experience, and he will share with you his plans and vision for the College.

10:00am – 6:00pm
Hudson River Boat Cruise
(Last cruise departs at 5:00pm)
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:
10 am, 10:30am, 11am,11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm,4pm, 4:30pm, and 5pm

11:00am – 2:00pm
Tours of the Marist Poll Phone Center
Hancock 3030
Please visit the Marist Poll phone center to check out the heart of the MIPO day-to-day operations.

10:45am - 11:45 am & 12:00pm - 1:00pm
An Inside Look at the Marist Poll and the 2016 Elections
Nelly Goletti Theatre
Please join us in the Nelly Goletti Theatre for an inside look at The Marist Poll. Find out the latest on the 2016 presidential candidates and election. Marist Poll directors Lee M. Miringoff and Barbara L. Carvalho, along with The Marist Poll team, will introduce you to how more than 300 Marist College students carry out the best-in-the-nation public opinion polls and what recent Marist polls, conducted with media partners NBC News, The Wall Street Journal, and The McClatchy News Service are showing about the campaign.

11:00am – 4:30pm
Walkway Over the Hudson Bus Trips (every ½ hour)
Departure Location: Mid-Rise Parking Lot
Th
e last departure from Campus is at 3:00pm. The final departure from the walkway will be at 4:30 pm
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 3:00pm.  The final departure from the walkway will be at 4:30pm.

11:00am - 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

12:00pm
Lunch On Your Own - Campus Dining Hall & Cabaret available on a cash basis.
Area Restaurant menus available at Registration or at 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 music from MacCana, a petting zoo, pony rides, caricaturists, word art, air brushed tattoos, photobooth, rock climbing wall, and bungee jump. Bee Bee the Clown will be spending the day with us too! Refreshments will be available.
                                       
11:30am - 1:30pm
Football Tailgate Party
Marian Green
Join us for a tailgate party, great food, music, a visit by the Marist College Band and Shooter as well as fox tattoos from the Dance Team.

1:00pm
Marist Football vs. Campbell Camels

Tenney Stadium
Come cheer on the Marist Red Foxes, as they take on the Campbell Camels. 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). The student ticket will be free and the guest tickets will be $5, or you can purchase them at the gate. If the tickets are sold out, you will still be able to purchase lawn tickets for $5. Please bring a blanket and chairs for lawn seating.  You must be registered for the weekend or Saturday only to purchase these tickets.

2:00pm - 5:00 pm
DuBois Orchard Trips (every ½ hour)
Departure Location: Hancock Center
The last departure from Campus is at 3:30pm. The final departure from the orchard will be at 5:00 pm
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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 3:30pm.  The final departure from the orchard will be at 5:00pm.

2pm, 5pm, 8pm, 10pm 
"Finding Dory"
Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre
See Friday description.

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Student Art Exhibit Demonstration
Steel Plant
Enjoy an exceptional display of art work from a very talented group of Marist students. Light refreshments will be served.

6:00pm
Dinner On Your Own -
Campus Dining Hall & Cabaret available on a cash basis.
Area Restaurant menus available at Registration or at http://www.marist.edu/studentlife/aroundtown/restaurants.html

8:30pm
Family Weekend Concert: The Temptations Review Featuring Dennis Edwards
McCann Center Arena
Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to sing and dance the night away!

Sunday, October 2

10:00am – 4:00pm
Hudson River Boat Cruises
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

12:30pm-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 25 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.

 

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