Friday, October 8, 2021

  • Cocoon

    Inspired by the popular storytelling phenomenon The Moth, Cocoon is a special evening of true stories told live and without notes.

    This year’s edition, on the theme of “Rebuilding,” will feature six storytellers: Middlebury students Keziah Wilde ’24 and Luna Simone-Gonzalez ’24, Assistant Director of the Anderson Freeman Center Janae Due, Student Life Dean Scott Barnicle, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Steve Zatarain ’15, and community member Christopher Ross.

    Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall

    Open to the Public

Saturday, October 9, 2021

  • Family Welcome Center

    Stop by to check in or register, then stay to listen to the President at the stadium—if it is raining, the Welcome Center will only be at the McCullough tent.

    9:00–11:00 am at Alumni Stadium (while President is speaking)
    or 8:00 am–12:30 pm at the tent at McCullough Quad

    Alumni Stadium (rain location: McCullough Tent)

    Alumni Stadium Press Box

    Closed to the Public
  • A Conversation with the President

    We welcome Middlebury’s president, Laurie L. Patton, who will talk with parents and families about issues of interest and will take questions from the audience.

    Alumni Stadium 
    Rain call to be made Saturday, October 9 at 7:00 am

    Alumni Stadium

    Open to the Public
  • ISO Day Trip to Burlington

    This is a perfect chance for International This is a chance for International Students to take a short trip and visit Burlington if they’ve never gone to explore the city’s food and shopping! Self-exploration for a few hours to do whatever you want before heading back to Middlebury College by the public bus (appox. 1 hr). If you would like to attend please sign up at go/isoactivities

    Off Campus

    Closed to the Public
  • FFW: Come visit the Snow Bowl

    Come on up to the Middlebury College Snow Bowl for scenic foliage hiking and lawn games (inc: disc golf, croquet, horseshoes, and corn-hole).  Staff will be on-site to orient you to hiking routes (such as Lake Pleiad) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.


    Open to the Public
  • Self-Guided Art Museum Visits

    Fall Family Weekend visitors are invited to make free reservations to visit the Middlebury College Museum of Art’s recently reinstalled permanent collection galleries and special exhibitions, “Art & Protest: Artists as Agents of Social Change” and “A New Lens: Contemporary Video & Animation.” Spaces are limited and advance reservations are STRONGLY encouraged.

    Please read the notes below, then book your free visit in the link that follows:

    Mahaney Arts Center, Museum of Art

    Open to the Public
  • Study Abroad Information Session

    This presentation provides general information about study abroad with a discussion of how it fits into a student’s overall academic experience, how the application process works, and study abroad finances. There will be time for questions and discussion. Presented by Carlos Vélez, Dean of International Programs and Professor of Psychology.

    Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center

    Open to the Public
  • MCAB Lawn Games

    Join MCAB on McCullough Lawn for some lawn games during Fall Family Weekend!

    McCullough Lawn

  • Rugby Match

    Come out to support the Middlebury College Rugby Club! Home matches will start at 1pm at the rugby pitch (down the hill from the football stadium).

    Rugby Field

  • GlobeMed Family Weekend Tabling

    Do you want to help make your child smile during finals week? GlobeMed, Middlebury’s club for global health equity is holding a Finals Care Packages fundraiser where you can purchase a fun care package of snacks and other goodies to be delivered to your child during finals week. Proceeds benefit GlobeMed’s partner organization, Conservation-Heritage Turambe in Rwanda!! We will be outside of the football game and women’s tennis game on October 9th and 10th!

    Proctor Terrace

  • Walking Tour of Outdoor Sculpture Led by Student Guides

    Fall Family Weekend visitors are invited to join student guides for a walking tour of Middlebury’s outdoor sculpture collection. Highlights of this 90-minute tour will include works by Shahzia Sikander, Vito Acconci, Joseph Beuys, Jules Olitski, Dan Graham, and Michael Singer.

    - Although this entire tour will be outdoors, participants will be expected to wear masks at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.
    - Tour will happen rain or shine; please plan accordingly.

    Reservations not required.

    Mahaney Arts Center

    Open to the Public