Schedule

Friday, October 5th

Montreat College Campus Store Open | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  | Belk, 1st Floor
Visit the Montreat College Campus store to pick up all your new Montreat College gear!  You’ll find Cavs sports apparel, beautiful pottery items, alumni merchandise and more. There will be specials going on throughout the weekend.

Homecoming Lunch | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Howerton Dining Hall
Join your student and their friends or simply relive your college days by joining us for lunch in Howerton Dining Hall. With a full salad bar and a variety of entrees and sides, everyone in your family will find something to enjoy.

Alumni Leadership Council (ALC) Meeting | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Gaither Fellowship Hall | ALC members only
The Alumni Leadership Council gathers several times a year to support the college’s priorities, plans and initiatives.

Welcome Tent | 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Barn
Stop by the Welcome Tent when you arrive on campus to pick up your weekend schedule and campus map. Our Homecoming Ambassadors will be happy to greet you and help answer any questions you have.

BBQ Dinner | 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Barn | Cost – Adults $10, Children under 12 $5
Join us for some delicious North Carolina barbecue! Tickets will be purchased at the event. Be sure to stick around for the annual barn dance afterwards.

Women’s Volleyball Game | 5:30 p.m. | McAllister Gymnasium
Come cheer on your Cavaliers as they compete against Appalachian Athletic Conference foe St. Andrews University, in the first of AAC weekend matchups.

Square Dance | 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Barn
The true “kickoff” event of Homecoming & Family weekend. Join the Montreat College community for a fun evening with the Stoney Creek Boys! Enjoy big circle dances, novelty dances, and mountain music. This is a much anticipated annual event that will be enjoyed by the whole family.

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Alumni Games | 8:30 p.m. | McAlister Gymnasium
Calling all Cavalier alumni: Please email Coach Tim Lewis (timothy.lewis@montreat.edu) or Coach Garrett Jones (gjones@montreat.edu) if you are planning to attend and participate in this year’s alumni games. Alumni games will begin 30 minutes after the volleyball game.

Coffee House and Open Mic. | 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Huckleberry
Have a talent and want share it? Come on down to the Huckleberry for our open mic event. Hear live performances from talented Montreat College students, faculty, and staff members. Enjoy complimentary delicious coffee and treats.

Saturday, October 6th

Men’s Tennis | 10 a.m. | Tennis Courts

Check-in | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Belk, 1st Floor
Your go-to place for Homecoming & Family Weekend information! Stop by to pick up your weekend schedule and campus map. Our Homecoming Ambassadors will be happy to greet you and help answer any questions you have.

Complimentary Pancake Breakfast | 9 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Howerton Dining Hall
Need a hot cup of coffee and delicious breakfast to kick-start your day? Stop by Howerton for a pancake breakfast with all the fixin’s. Breakfast will be served by Montreat College faculty and staff members.

Montreat College Campus Store Open | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Belk, 1st Floor
Visit the Montreat College Campus store to pick up all your new Montreat College gear! You’ll find Cavs sports apparel, beautiful pottery items, alumni merchandise and more. There will be specials going on throughout the weekend.

Hymn Sing | 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Chapel of the Prodigal
Join us for a time of praise and worship in the beautiful Chapel of the Prodigal. Enjoy traditional hymns and the warmth of fellowship with the Montreat College community.

Men’s Tennis | 10 a.m. | Tennis Courts
Cheer our Montreat Cavs on to victory against Brevard! For more information about the Men’s Tennis Team, visit here: http://www.montreatcavaliers.com/sport/0/27.php.

Alumni Association Gathering | 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Chapel of the Prodigal
All alumni are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting. They will hear from Montreat College President Paul Maurer and the Alumni Leadership Council about the latest news from the college and the world of alumni.

Women’s Volleyball Game | 11 a.m. | McAlister Gymnasium
Come on down to McAlister Gymnasium and cheer your Cavaliers on to victory in a key weekend of Appalachian Athletic Conference matchup against Columbia International University.

Canoe Race | 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Lake Susan
Get a taste of Montreat College student life as students compete for prizes in this fast-paced race across Lake Susan. Cheer on your student or pick your favorite team!

Lunch on the Lawn | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Gaither Lawn
Enjoy the taste of Tex-Mex! We’ll be serving fajitas and all the fixings. Lunch will be served on the lawn in front of Gaither Hall. (In the case of inclement weather, we will relocate to Howerton Dining Hall.) Tickets are available for purchase at the event.

Fun Family Activities | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Gaither Lawn
While having lunch, enjoy music and fun family-friendly activities!

Heritage Society Luncheon | 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Gaither Fellowship Hall
     *Requires Pre-registration (Invitation Only – Class of ’67 and earlier)
This luncheon celebrates the special fellowship of the Heritage Society. There will be a special induction ceremony in honor of the class of 1967’s golden reunion. All Heritage Society members are invited (Class of ’67 and earlier). $15 per person. No charge for the class of ’67. Please register here.

Manor House Guided Tour | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Black Mountain Campus
Built in the roaring 20’s, The Manor House is tucked away in Montreat College’s Black Mountain campus. The house has 67 rooms including a gymnasium, swimming pool and secret prohibition liquor room. Step back in time and explore some of this historic home on a private tour. Please arrive 10 minutes before 2 p.m.

Men and Women’s Tennis | 2 p.m. | Tennis Courts
Cheer our Montreat Cavs on to victory! For more information about the Women’s Tennis Team, visit here: http://www.montreatcavaliers.com/sport/0/28.php.

Rock Wall Climbing | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Black Mountain Campus Athletic Complex
Climbing is fun, challenging, and offers opportunities for exercise, camaraderie, and self-discovery. Open to the novice scrambler and to the seasoned lead climber. The Team and Leadership Center Staff at Montreat College will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable time on our wall. Please wear close-toed shoes. Minors will need to be accompanied by a parent.

Fall Festival | 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Black Mountain Athletic Complex
Some of Asheville’s favorite food trucks will be found at the Black Mountain campus! Your family will enjoy fun inflatables, corn hole, and more.

Tailgate Cookout | 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Black Mountain Athletic Complex
Join the Montreat College community for a fun tailgate dinner. Enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken sandwiches. Tickets are available for purchase at the event.

Alumni Tent & Young Alumni Tent | 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Black Mountain Athletic Complex
Stop by to reconnect with fellow alumni! Meet members of the Alumni Leadership Council and Montreat College Advancement team. All alumni will receive a free gift!

Women’s Soccer Game | 5 p.m. | Black Mountain Campus Athletic Complex
Cheer our Montreat Cavs on to victory! For more information about the Women’s Soccer Team, visit here: http://montreatcavaliers.com/sport/0/7.php.

Men’s Soccer Game | 7:15 p.m. | Black Mountain Campus Athletic Complex
Cheer our Montreat Cavs on to victory! For more information about the Men’s Soccer Team, visit here: http://montreatcavaliers.com/sport/0/6.php.