Mountain Day Activities


Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Check back as the weekend approaches for additional updates.

Friday, October 5

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

10:30 a.m., Mountain Day Golf Scramble, Stonebridge Golf Club 
$95/person, shotgun start 12 noon. Fee includes prizes, tee gifts, lunch and green fees. To register, visit https://berry.regfox.com/2018-berry-college-mountain-day-golf-tournament. For more information, contact Coach Brian Farrer at bfarrer@berry.edu

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., KCAB Presents Mountain Day Talent Show, Ford Auditorium  
$5/person, Students may purchase tickets week of at Campus Information Desk. Remaining tickets available for purchase at the door, limited seating available.

7:30 p.m., BCTC Presents Rumors, Sisters Theatre at Blackstone Hall   
$6/student tickets, $8/senior citizens, $12/general admission, Reservations can be made by calling the box office at 706-236-2263 or on-line at www.berry.edu/bctc-tickets.

Saturday, October 6

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

9 a.m.–6 p.m., Bookstore Open, Krannert Center

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 Dean Lindsey Taylor at ltaylor@berry.edu.

9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Berry Alumni Choir Rehearsal, College Chapel 
For more information, contact Dr. Paul Neal at pneal@berry.edu

10 a.m., Special Tribute for Miss Martha Berry, College Chapel South Lawn  
Members of the Daughter of Berry are hosting a graveside memorial service to honor the school’s founder. All are welcome to attend. 

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Martha Berry Museum Open, Oak Hill
On exhibit: "Woodturnings” by Al Christopher (61c). Free to parents, alumni and guests. Please note hours of operation for Oak Hill Home available later in afternoon.

10 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). Registration is required by September 28. Visit the Berry alumni website to RSVP. Celebrating the reunions for the classes of 1973A, 1978A and 1983A. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; brunch at 10 a.m. Parking is available at Frost Chapel parking lot or as directed.

10:30 a.m., College Class Reunion Brunch, The Hub at WinShape 
$15/person, individual and group price packages available (includes Mountain Day Shirt and football game tickets). Registration is required by September 28. Visit the Berry alumni website to RSVP. Celebrating the class reunions of 1973C, 1978C, 1983C, 1988C, 1993C, 1998C, 2003C, and 2008C. Special reunion parking is available at the WinShape Center or as directed.

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

11 a.m.–3 p.m., Tent Village, Mountain Campus 
Visit booths sponsored by Berry student entrepreneurial projects and Berry student enterprises. Information and merchandise available for purchase.

11:30 a.m.–2 p.m., Picnic Lunch, WinShape Pavilion
$10/person, $7 for kids five and under. 

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

Noon–3 p.m., House o’ Dreams Tour, WinShape Pavilion 
Free. Tour times: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. First come, first served. LIMITED CAPACITY. Tour time tickets available at House o’ Dreams pick-up area adjacent to WinShape Pavilion. Tours may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Help us protect the beauty of our historic properties! Please no pets and leave food and drink behind when you board the buses.

1 p.m., Grand March, Mountain Campus
Students participating in the march should line up by 12:45 p.m. Don’t forget to bring pennies to drop in the basket, which goes to support a student scholarship.

1:30 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. 

1:30 p.m.–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.

2 p.m., Berry Volleyball vs Sewanee, Steven 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
For more information, contact Pamela Bissonnette at pbissonnette@bellsouth.net

2:30 p.m.–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., Softball Alumni Scrimmage, Kay Williams Field
For more information, contact Coach Cori Thiermann at cthiermann@berry.edu

3 p.m.-5 p.m., African American Alumni Chapter Annual Business Meeting, Krannert Room 217

3 p.m.–5 p.m., Psychology Alumni Mountain Day Cookout, Cook Building
Psychology alumni are invited to gather in the picnic table area outside the first floor of the Cook Building for hotdogs, fellowship and fun. RSVP to Dixie Norman at dnorman@berry.edu

3 p.m.-5 p.m., Berry Milestone Class Reunion Tailgate, Dickey Field (adjacent to Valhalla) 
A milestone celebration for the 10th, 25th and 40th reunions. A special reception for the members of the 1978A, 1978C, 1993C and 2008C classes. Live music, great food and recognition gifts for members of these classes will be available. Registration is required by September 28. Visit the Berry alumni website to RSVP. 

3:30 p.m.–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. Children 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, check out spirit items (both free and for purchase), and enjoy a pre-game meal by purchasing food from a local food truck while supplies last. Guests may also 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.            

4 p.m.-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, Valhalla 
Join your fellow Viking fans to cheer on the reigning SAA 2017 Conference Champions as they take on the Sewanee Tigers. Tickets are $5/person, children under 5 years old free. General seating only. Tickets may be purchased on-line through October 2 or purchased at the gate beginning two hours prior to kick-off. For more information on tickets and stadium policies, visit www.berrygameday.com

7:30 p.m., BCTC Presents Rumors, Sisters Theatre at Blackstone Hall  
$6/student tickets, $8/senior citizens, $12/general admission, Reservations can be made by calling the box office at 706-236-2263 or on-line 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, OCTOBER 7

12 p.m., Berry Alumni Choir Reunion Lunch, Ford Dining Hall
For more information, contact Dr. Paul Neal at pneal@berry.edu.  

1 p.m., Berry Volleyball vs Centre, Steven Cage Center Arena
Free entry. Join your fellow Viking fans to cheer on the reigning SAA 2017 Conference Champions as they take on the Centre Colonels.

2 p.m., BCTC Presents Rumors, Sisters Theatre at Blackstone Hall  
$6/student tickets, $8/senior citizens, $12/general admission, Reservations can be made by calling the box office at 706-236-2263 or on-line at www.berry.edu/bctc-tickets

2:00 p.m.-3 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 Magoulass and Mr. Harry Musselwhite.

* REGISTRATION REQUIRED