Parents and students at picnic on campus

Mountain Day Weekend Activities


Mountain Day is held in celebration of Martha Berry’s birthday. It is also Berry’s Homecoming and is a tradition that dates back 100 years. Students, faculty and staff, as well as parents, alumni and friends are invited to participate. All are welcome to stay for weekend festivities, which include many great student-sponsored activities, athletic events, and other Mountain Day traditions

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016

3:00 p.m., Mountain Day Olympics, Evans Hall South Lawn   Residence halls, commuters, and faculty and staff compete in “field day-type” events, such as egg toss and tug-o-war, for the title of Olympic Champions. Prior to the Olympics, each team participates in a parade down Opportunity Drive.

8 p.m. & 10 p.m., Mountain Day Talent Show, $5/person, 
tickets at the door, Ford Auditorium, limited seating available.

SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016

9 a.m., Mountain Day Convocation, College Chapel  
Michael Maney (98C), Senior Director, Internal Communications for Target

11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tent Village, Mountain Campus   Visit student organizations, student enterprises and alumni group tables. Information and merchandise available.

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Picnic Lunch, $12/person, WinShape Pavilion

1 p.m., Grand March, Mountain Campus

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.Family Fun Activities, Mountain Campus  
Inflatables for the kids, frozen yogurt and more

Read more about the traditions and schedule in the Mountain Day Guide.