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Schedule of Events

Please see the preliminary schedule below and be sure to check back as events are added to the 2018 Beloiter Days Schedule!

Beloiter Days Headquarters
Registration & Hospitality

Friday, September 21,  8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, September 22, 9 a.m.-Noon

Make the Alumni House at 613 College St. your first stop when you arrive on campus. Pick up your registration packet and connect with fellow alumni, families, and friends while enjoying snacks and beverages. Stop on by, come back often, this is your home. Welcome!

Weekend Opportunities

Admissions Visit Center Hours
Middle College
Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

   Campus Tours from Middle College (60 minute tours)
   Friday: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m.

   Buc Tours from Middle College (90 minute tours)
   Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.

Coughy Haus Open
Friday, Saturday 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Frisbee Golf Tournament
All weekend, at your leisure (bring your own frisbee).

Library & Archives
Morse Library
Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Archives: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Logan Museum of Anthropology
Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

   Logan Museum Featured Exhibit

   A Students' Laboratory
   First floor gallery

Turtle Creek Bookstore
444 E. Grand Ave.
Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wright Museum of Art
Friday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Friday, September 21

Classes open to alumni and families, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grab your notebook and coffee; it’s back to class! Please check back in early September for the schedule of available classes.

Lunch in Commons
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall (pay at the door)

Historic Buildings Tour: Academic Side with Fred Burwell'86
2 p.m., Meet at Library

Walk through history with Fred Burwell'86, our campus archivist.

Find out More: Field Experience Grant Program Session
3-4 p.m., Weeks, Pearsons Hall
Join past Field Experience Grant students to hear about their summer learning adventures. The Field Experience team will be on hand to answer program questions.

Mounds Tour with Bill Green
4 p.m., Meet in front of Logan Museum of Anthropology
Take a guided tour of the 20 Native American Indian mounds built in A.D. 400-1200 and learn more about their history.

Summer Science Scholars and Biomedical Scholars Poster Session
4 p.m.–5 p.m., Atrium, Sanger Center for the Sciences
Please join us as Summer Science Scholars and Biomedical Scholars present the results of their summer 2018 research. Enjoy light refreshments as you stroll through amazing student work.

Weissberg Fall Forum: Alumni Career Panel Discussion
4 p.m.–5:30 p.m., Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall
Join recent alumni to learn how they navigated their Beloit College education to combine academics with practice, their post-Beloit decision making, and opportunities for promoting human rights and social justice.

Dinner in and around Beloit
4:45 p.m.–8 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall
Enjoy dining in Commons (pay at the door) or try our local fare downtown.

Homecoming Parade
5:20 p.m., Starts in front of LAPC, ends at the 700 block of College St.
Enjoy the creativity marching, rolling, and honking down the street; this is a must-see event! Parade map to be provided.

Oktoberfest
5:30 p.m.-11 p.m., State Street, Downtown Beloit

The 6th Annual Oktoberfest, brought to you by the Downtown Beloit Association, will be featuring German beers, live bands, and a dance performance. Adults $5, Children 4-12 $1, 3 and under are Free

Women’s Volleyball Game: Buccaneers vs. Mt. Mary University
7 p.m., Sports Center Flood Arena
Come out to the volleyball courts and cheer our Buccaneers to victory against the Blue Angels! 

S'mores on Pearsons Quad
9 p.m., Pearsons Quad
Make your way to Pearsons Quad to make your own s'more while enjoying the warmth from the fire pits and those around you!


Saturday, September 22

Farmers Market
8 a.m-1 p.m., Downtown Beloit
Stroll through downtown and take advantage of a variety of local fruits, veggies, handmade goods, jams, and more.

Olde English Classic Festivities
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Leeson Park

10 a.m., Open Run for alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and students.
11 a.m., Intercollegiate Women's race.
Noon,
Intercollegiate Men's race.

Softball and Baseball Alumni Games
10 a.m., Strong Stadium Complex
See if you can still hit that home-run with fellow alumni.

Men’s Soccer Game: Buccaneers vs. Grinnell College
11 a.m., Strong Stadium Complex
Support our Buccaneers for a victory against the Pioneers, and stay to tailgate after the game!

Alumni, Family, and Friends Tailgate and Picnic
11 a.m., Strong Stadium

Join us at Strong Stadium to tailgate or enjoy cuisine from local food trucks while having fun with fellow Beloiters. Join the 1889 Athletics Council in celebrating our rich athletics history, and prepare to cheer on the Buccaneers to victory! Self-pay at food trucks.

Football Game: Buccaneers vs. Cornell College
1 p.m., Strong Stadium Complex
Cheer the Buccaneers on to victory against the Rams and stay to support the Athletic Hall of Honor inductees at half-time.

Women’s Tennis Match: Buccaneers vs. Milwaukee School of Engineering
1 p.m., Strong Stadium Complex
Come out to the tennis courts and cheer our Buccaneers to victory against the Raiders!

Women’s Soccer Game: Buccaneers vs. Grinnell College
1:30 p.m., Strong Stadium Complex
Join us to support our Buccaneers for a victory against the Pioneers!

Behind the Scenes at the Logan Museum
3 p.m., Logan Museum of Anthropology

Join Bill Green,
James E. Lockwood Jr. Director of the Logan Museum of Anthroplogy, for an exclusive look behind the scenes of the Logan Museum.

1889 Athletics Council Post-Game Celebration
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Strong Stadium
Stick around after the football game to continue celebrating Homecoming Weekend and Beloit College athletics!

Canoe & Kayak at the Beloit College Boathouse
4 p.m.-7 p.m., 1850 Riverside Drive
Come see the College's newly revitalized Boathouse, now offering canoeing and kayaking on the Rock River! Fun for all ages, no experience required. Shuttle running from Alumni House.

Dinner in and around Beloit
4:45 p.m.–8 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall
Enjoy dining in Commons (pay at the door) or try our local fare downtown.

Athletic Hall of Honor Induction Dinner
6 p.m., Atrium, Sanger Science Center
Join us for an evening to remember as we recognize the efforts and contributions of former Beloit College student-athletes and coaches who have left an indelible mark on Buccaneer athletics. By invitation only.


Sunday, September 23

Family and Alumni Breakfast hosted by Senior Class Officers
8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Commons, Chapin Hall
Stop anytime between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to support the Senior Class while treating your taste buds to a delicious breakfast.

Mortar Board Lunch Reception
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Presidents Lounge, Chapin Hall
Alumni and current members of the Beloit College Chapter of Mortar Board are invited to stop in during lunch to connect and learn more about current Mortar Board initiatives.