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Colonials Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 12

3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Parent Check In
Foggy Bottom Campus: Marvin Center Ballroom
Mount Vernon Campus:
Academic Building 115

3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Massage Therapy
Enjoy a 15 minute massage to relieve the stresses of the weekend
Marvin Center 3rd floor

9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Dessert, Coffee and Music Reception
GW families are invited to Kogan Plaza for dessert, coffee and
music
Kogan Plaza (rain location Columbian Square)

9:30 p.m.
Billy Crystal
Comedian Billy Crystal performs his first of two appearances at Colonials Weekend
Smith Center

Saturday, October 13

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Parent Check In
Foggy Bottom Campus: Marvin Center Ballroom
Mount Vernon Campus: Academic Building 115

8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Deans’ Breakfasts
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences- Marvin Center Balroom
Elliott School of International Affairs- TBD
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences- TBD
School of Medicine and Health Sciences- TBD

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
For the Record: A Conversation with President Knapp
A candid interview with President Knapp
Lisner Auditorium
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Parents’ Association Annual Meeting
14th annual parents meeting
Continental Ballroom

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
About Faces
Take a family portrait as a
Colonials Weekend keepsake
Marvin Center first floor lobby

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Discover Foggy Bottom East and GW
A guided tour of the 18-block campus led by G. David Anderson, GW archivist
Meet in front of Gelman Library

3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Freshman Families Reception
Join Fred Siegel, associate vice president and dean of freshman, and his family in an open house reception at his home
Mount Vernon Alumni House

9:30 p.m.
Billy Crystal
Comedian Billy Crystal performs his second of two appearances at Colonials Weekend
Smith Center

9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Dessert, Coffee and Music Reception
GW families are invited to Kogan Plaza for dessert, coffee and
music
Kogan Plaza (rain location Columbian Square)

Sunday, Oct. 14

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Colonials Weekend Jazz Brunch
$20.95 for adults; $18.95 for students; $12.95 for children under 12
Marvin Center Grand Ballroom

1 p.m.
Foggy Bottom/West End Neighborhood Block Party
A free annual event that includes booths from local businesses, restaurants, groups and institutions
Eye Street Mall

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