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We Are Family Weekend

If you are unable to adjust your travel plans from the originally scheduled We Are Family Weekend (Sept 30-Oct. 2), below is a sampling of events scheduled on campus this weekend.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2022

  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Office Visit Drop-ins
  • 9 – 11 a.m. Office of Admission Information Session and Campus Tour Admission and Student Financial
  • 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Paper Trails, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Reverent Ornament, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • 1– 3 p.m. Office of Admission Information Session and Campus Tour
  • 1:30 p.m. Gumaa Prayer, Center for Religion, Spirituality, and Social Justice
  • 6:15 p.m. Shabbat Table, Joe Rosenfield Center, Room 209
  • 7 p.m. Volleyball v. Beloit College, Darby Gym, Bear Athletic Center
  • 7:30 p.m. Jazz Ensemble Concert, Herrick Chapel
  • 7:30 p.m. Neverland Players - Performance, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 154 - Wall Theatre Lab

​​​​Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

  • 10 a.m.–Noon Office of Admission Information Session and Campus Tour
  • 9 a.m. HSSC Dedication
  • Noon – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Paper Trails, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • Noon – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Reverent Ornament, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • 1 p.m. Grinnell Football vs. Beloit College
  • 2 p.m. Grinnell Symphony Orchestra/Grinnell Singers Concert, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 104-Sebring-Lewis Hall
  • 2 p.m. Neverland Players - Performance, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 154 - Wall Theatre Lab
  • 7:30 p.m. Neverland Players - Performance, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 154 - Wall Theatre Lab

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022

  • 2 p.m. Neverland Players Performance, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 154 - Wall Theatre Lab
  • 3 p.m. Women's Soccer v. Luther College

We Are Family Weekend
Nov. 4–6, 2022

We look forward to meeting families who are planning to attend the currently scheduled We Are Family Weekend! Please see the updated and developing schedule below. Events are still being planned and finalized. Please check back regularly for updates!

Friday, Nov. 4, 2022

  • 7:00 a.m.–6 p.m. We Are Family Weekend welcome and information table
  • 8:00 a.m.–3:50 p.m. Class Visits, Families are invited to attend classes. Passes required
  • 8:00 a.m.–5 p.m. Office Visit Drop-ins
  • 9:00–11:00 a.m. Office of Admission Information Session and Campus Tour
  • 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Paper Trails, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Reverent Ornament, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Office of Admission Information Session and Campus Tour
  • 1:30 p.m. Gumaa Prayer
  • 6:15 p.m. Shabbat Table
  • 8:00 p.m. Family Appropriate Entertainment (TBD)

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022

  • 8:00 a.m.–1 p.m. We Are Family Weekend welcome and information table
  • 9–10:00 a.m. Science Poster Session
  • 10:00 a.m.–Noon Office of Admission Information Session and Campus Tour
  • 10:30 a.m. Welcome and Town Hall, Anne Harris, President of the College
  • 11:00 a.m. Met Opera: Verdi’s La Traviata
  • Noon – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Paper Trails, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • Noon – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition: Reverent Ornament, Bucksbaum Arts Center, Room 131 - Grinnell College Museum of Art
  • 1 p.m. Grinnell Football vs. Illinois College
  • 1 p.m. Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Luther College
  • 3–5:00 p.m. Hometown Expo
  • 7:30 p.m. Concert: Grinnell Singers
  • 9–11:00 p.m. To be determined

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022

  • 10:30 a.m. Interdenominational Christian Worship Service

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