Spring Saturday

Spring Saturday Schedule

Join us for a terrific day, Saturday, April 26! You are welcome to spend time on campus or in town, and we hope you will come to two Parents of Alumni events--our tour at Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum on Saturday morning and our Wine and Cheese Reception at 4:00 on Saturday afternoon. See the registration form below.

10:00 a.m.  
Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum (opened July 1, 2013)
111 Seminary Ridge
We will gather at 10:00 a.m. for the Exclusive-Access Cupola Tour, which offers breathtaking views and helps one to understand the Battle of Gettysburg from the perspective of General Buford. After the 30-minute Cupola Tour, you are welcome to take your time exploring the museum.

Lunch: On your own

Afternoon activities at Gettysburg College (see suggestions below).

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Parents of Alumni Association Wine and Cheese Reception and GLEE Session with Professor Rim Baltaduonis
339 Carlisle Street
Join us in the beautiful lounge of this newly-renovated and expanded academic building that houses both Economics and Africana Studies. You won't want to miss this special opportunity to meet economics professor Rim Baltaduonis and spend some time participating in an experiment in GLEE, the new Gettysburg Lab for Experimental Economics and a unique resource at any liberal arts college.

Other Gettysburg College weekend events include:

Friday, April 25
8:00 p.m.
April in Paris Jazz Ensemble Concert
Majestic Theater
This is a Gettysburg College Sunderman Conservatory Event.
Tickets: $5.00 for adults; free for children 18 and under and those with a Gettysburg College ID.

Saturday, April 26
Noon

Majestic Theater Patrons Lounge
Professor Kay Hoke, director of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music and nationally-recognized opera lecturer, will give a free pre-performance opera talk.

1:00 p.m.
The MET Live in HD: Così fan tutte
Majestic Theater
Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart's beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.

Broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera from Lincoln Center are shown on the historical Majestic Theater's screen and enhanced by live interviews and a look at behind-the-scenes action.

Ticket Price: Adult $25, Seniors $23, Students $17 (taxes & fees included). Purchase Tickets.

Noon
Springfest
Stine Lake
An annual Gettysburg College tradition.

1:00 p.m.
Softball vs Haverford
Bobby Jones Softball Field
www.gettysburgsports.com

1:00 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse vs Bryn Mawr
Clark Soccer Field
www.gettysburgsports.com

 

Registration

Please complete the form below if you plan to attend. There are no fees for the museum or the reception, but registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, April 22.

Questions?: Call 717.337.6520 or email parentsofalumni@gettysburg.edu

(*) denotes required information.

* Full Name:

   Additional Attendees:

* Hometown:

* State:

* Email:

* Student/s Name/s:

* Class Year/s:

Please indicate the number of tickets you will need for each event.

Seminary Ridge Museum and Cupola Tour:

Wine and Cheese Reception: