Parents and students at picnic on campus

Save the Date: Mountain Day Weekend Activities


Mountain Day is held in celebration of Martha Berry’s birthday. It is also Berry’s Homecoming and is a tradition that dates back 100 years. Students, faculty and staff, as well as parents, alumni and friends are invited to participate. All are welcome to stay for weekend festivities, which include many great student-sponsored activities, athletic events, and other Mountain Day traditions. 

FRIDAY, OCT. 6, 2017

3:00 p.m. - Mountain Day Olympics
Evans Hall South Lawn
Residence halls, commuters, and faculty and staff compete in “field day-type” events, such as egg toss and tug-o-war, for the title of Olympic Champions. Prior to the Olympics, each team participates in a parade down Opportunity Drive

8 p.m. & 10 p.m. - Mountain Day Talent Show
$5/person, tickets at the door, Ford Auditorium, limited seating available.

SATURDAY, OCT. 7, 2017

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. - Tent Village
Mountain Campus
Visit student organizations, student enterprises and alumni group tables. Information and merchandise available.

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. - Picnic Lunch
$12/person, WinShape Pavilion

1 p.m. - Grand March
Mountain Campus

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. - Family Fun Activities
Mountain Campus
Inflatables for the kids, frozen yogurt and more