Mountain Day 2018 

Mountain Day 


Alumni Schedule - Register for events

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

9 a.m. - Charter Fellows Alumni Teacher Conference, Alumni Center
To register, email Dr. Carolyn Stufft at cstufft@berry.edu.

Noon - Shotgun Start, Mountain Day Golf Scramble, Stonebridge Golf Club

$95/person, check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. To register, visit https://berry.regfox.com/2018-berry-college-mountain-day-golf-tournament. For more information, contact Coach Brian Farrer at 706-238-5904.

3 p.m., Mountain Day Parade and Olympics, Opportunity Drive and Evans Lawn 
Student residence hall, commuter, and faculty/staff teams compete in field day events for bragging rights and the spirit award.

7 p.m. & 9 p.m. - Mountain Day Talent Show, Ford Auditorium,

$5/person, tickets at the door, limited seating available.

7:30 p.m. - Rumors by Neil Simon, Sisters Theatre, Blackstone Hall
$12 general admission; $8 for seniors; $6 for students. Contact the Theatre Box Office for ticket information at 706-236-2263 or reserve your tickets online at www.berry.edu/bctc-tickets.


Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018

8:30 a.m.–11 p.m., Berry Bean’ry and Viking Court Open, Krannert Center

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. - Bookstore Open, Krannert Center

9 a.m.  11:30 a.m. - Berry Alumni Choir Rehearsal, College Chapel
The Alumni Choir will join the Daughters of Berry and other guests for the special graveside service for Miss Martha Berry at 10 a.m.

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., First Year Parents Breakfast, Krannert Spruill Ballroom 
RSVP required, link shared in email invitation. For more information, contact Meredith Johnson at deanofstudents@berry.edu

10 a.m. - Special Tribute for Miss Martha Berry
A special graveside memorial service hosted by the Daughters of Berry.  All are welcome to attend.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Martha Berry Museum Open
On exhibit: "From Tree to Treasure: Woodturnings by Al Christopher" Free to parents, alumni and guests. Please note hours of operation for Oak Hill Home available later in afternoon.

10:00 a.m. - High School/Academy Reunion Brunch, Hill Dining Hall
$15/person | Individual and group price packages available (includes Mountain Day Shirt, and football game tickets) Celebrating the reunions for the classes of 1973A, 1978A and 1983A. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; brunch at 10:30 a.m.  Parking available at Frost Chapel parking lot or as directed. Please register by Sept. 28.
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10:30 a.m. - College Class Reunion Brunch, The HUB, WinShape
$15/person Individual and group price packages available (includes Mountain Day Shirt, and football game tickets) Celebrating the class reunions of 1973C, 1978C, 1983C, 1988C, 1993C, 1998C, 2003C, 2008C. Special reunion parking available at the WinShape Centre. Please register by Sept. 28.
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11 a.m. – 3 p.m. - Tent Village, Mountain Campus
Visit student organizations, student enterprises and alumni group tables. Information and merchandise available.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. - Old Mill Open House, Mountain Campus

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. - Picnic Lunch

$10/person; $7/child 7 and under, WinShape Pavilion

Noon - Kevin Kleine Reception, Communication Alumni Tent
Join us as we congratulate Kevin Kleine on his 30 years at Berry. A brief presentation by Dr. Bob Frank will begin at 12:15.

Noon – 1 p.m. - Grand March Concert – Berry College Wind Ensemble, Mountain Campus
Conductor: Dr. Lauren Denney Wright  

Noon  - 2 p.m. - House o’ Dreams Tours,
Free. Tour times: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. 
First come, first served. LIMITED CAPACITY. Tour pick-up is by Winshape Pavilion.

Noon – 4 p.m. - Class of 2013 5th Year Reunion, Schroeder's Deli, Broad Street
Dutch Treat. Couple and Individual price packages available for Mountain Day t-shirts and football tickets. Please reserve by Sept. 28.
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1 p.m. - Grand March

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

1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Baseball Alumni Game, William R. Bowdoin Field
For more information, contact Assistant Coach Shane West at swest@berry.edu.

1:45 p.m., Class Reunion Photos, Front Steps of Pine Lodge (facing Grand March)
Class reunions are invited to have this traditional photo made immediately following the Grand March. Please be attentive and listen for your class to be called. Photos will be available online at www.berry.edu/alumni after October 8. 

2 p.m.  - Berry Women’s Volleyball vs. Sewanee, The Cage Center Arena

Free entry. Join your fellow Viking fans to cheer on the reigning SAA 2017 Conference Champions as they take on the Sewanee Tigers.

2:30 p.m. - Prayer and Share Alumnae Reunion, Cook Building Lobby
Email pbissonnette@bellsouth.net for information

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Oak Hill Home Open
Free to parents, alumni and guests. Please note additional hours of operation for the Martha Berry Museum earlier in the day. 

3 p.m.  African American Alumni Chapter Annual Business Meeting, Krannert Room 217

3 p.m., Softball Alumni Scrimmage, Kay Williams Field
For more information, contact Coach Cori Thiermann at cthiermann@berry.edu

3 - 4:30 p.m. - Berry Varsity Lacrosse vs. Berry Lacrosse Alumni, Ford Lower Practice Fields

Please contact cgilbert@berry.edufor more information.
 
3 – 5 p.m. - Berry Milestone Class Reunion Tailgate Party, Dickey Field (adjacent to Vahalla)
A milestone celebration for the 10th, 25th and 40th reunions. A special reception for the members of the 1978A, 1978C, 1993C and 2008C classes. Great food and recognition gifts for members of these classes will be available. Please register by Sept. 28.
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6 p.m., Ag Alumni Dinner, Gunby Equestrian Center
$10 per person, pay at the door. Tour the remodeled barn at 3 p.m., with dinner following at 4 p.m. To RSVP, please contact Meghan Gafnea at  megafnea@aol.com or 770-401-0822 by Oct. 1.

3:30 p.m.  Peter Lawler Office Dedication, Evans Hall

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. - Family Hour at Marthapalooza, Clara Bowl

$5/person, Carnival rides, face painting and more. Open to children ages 5-12 of faculty, staff and alumni and must be accompanied by an adult.  

4-5:30 p.m., Viking Village & Tailgating Activities, Outside Valhalla
Prior to the football game, stop by Viking Village to enjoy lawn games and check out spirit items (both free and for purchase). Guests may elect to set up their own tailgating area in designated areas around the stadium. Make sure you are there early to take part in the Viking Walk at 4:30 p.m., complete with a Viking Drumline performance! For more information on pre-game activities and policies, visit www.berrygameday.com. In addition to concessions, food trucks will be available, while supplies last, inside the stadium during the first half.

–5:30 p.m. - Berry Alumni Choir Rehearsal, College Chapel
For more information, contact Dr. Paul Neal at pneal@berry.edu.

6 p.m.  - Berry Football vs. Sewanee Cheer on the might Vikings as they take to the field against Sewanee. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. in Valhalla. Tickets are $5 at the gate. Kids 5 and under are free. For more information on how to get advance tickets, visit www.berryvikings.com

6 p.m., Berry Academy Reunion Shrimp Boil, River Farm
Fellowship around the first pit, enjoy games and much more! Cost is $18 per person or $30 per couple; children 6-18 are $5 each; children 5 and under are free. Registration is required by September 28. Register Now

7:30 p.m. - Rumors by Neil Simon, Sisters Theatre, Blackstone Hall
$12 general admission; $8 for seniors; $6 for students. Contact the Theatre Box Office for ticket information at 706-236-2263 or reserve your tickets online at www.berry.edu/bctc-tickets.

10 p.m. - Marthapalooza, Clara Bowl
Free to Berry students, current college ID and event wristband required. $15/guest accompanied by a Berry student; $15/young alumni (classes of 2013-2018).

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

12 Noon - Berry Alumni Choir Reunion Lunch, Ford Dining Hall
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1 p.m. - Berry Women’s Volleyball vs. Centre, The Cage Center Arena

2 p.m. - Rumors by Neil Simon, Sisters Theatre, Blackstone Hall
$12 general admission; $8 for seniors; $6 for students. Contact the Theatre Box Office for ticket information at 706-236-2263 or reserve your tickets online at www.berry.edu/bctc-tickets.

2 p.m. - Berry Alumni Choir Concert, Ford Auditorium
A special concert honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Berry Singers. Guest choral directors are Mr. Ross Magoulas and Mr. Harry Musselwhite. 

3 p.m. Ouida Word Dickey Dedication Event, Alumni Living Room