Schedule

All events are family friendly, and we also have some specifically for children. Please note that 2018 registration occurs at specific events this year.

  • AAC = Appalachian Athletic Conference
  • ALC = Alumni Leadership Council
  • BMAC = Black Mountain Athletic Complex

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.

Registration & Homecoming Lunch | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Howerton Dining Hall | Cost – Adults $9, Children under 12 $4.50
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. | Belk Conference Room | ALC members only
The Alumni Leadership Council gathers several times a year to support the college’s priorities, plans and initiatives.

Registration & 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 Barn 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 AAC Volleyball Game | 6:30 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, Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stoney Creek Boys | 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.

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. Sign up!

Saturday, October 6th

Registration & Complimentary Pancake Breakfast | 8 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.

Alumni Baseball Game | 10 a.m. | Newell Athletic Field.

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 AAC 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! Sign up!

Registration & Lunch on the Lawn | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Gaither Lawn | Cost: Adults $8.50, Children under 12 $4.25
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.

Family Games | 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 ’68 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 1968’s golden reunion. All Heritage Society members are invited (Class of ’68 and earlier). $15 per person. No charge for the class of ’68. Please register here.

Women’s and Men’s Basketball Alumni Games | 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 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.

Women’s and Men’s Collegiate Tennis vs. Pfeiffer University | 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 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Black Mountain Campus Athletic Complex | ages 5 and up
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.

Family Funtival | 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Black Mountain Athletic Complex
Your family will enjoy fun inflatables, corn hole, and more.

Tailgate Cookout | 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Black Mountain Athletic Complex | Cost: Adults $10, Children under 12 $5
Join the Montreat College community for a fun tailgate dinner. Enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken sandwiches. Tickets are available for purchase at the event.

Women’s AAC 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 AAC 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.