|8:00 a.m. - Noon
||Richmond Farmer’s Market
Jack Elstro Plaza (47 N 6th Street, Richmond)
Support your local farmers! Visit Elstro Plaza to get the freshest produce, meats, eggs, honey, etc. that Richmond has to offer. Along with food, arts and crafts, demonstrations, children's activities, and more will take place.
|9:00 a.m. - Noon
|9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
||August Wilderness Presentation of Learning
Room 110, Dennis Hall
Participants in this year's August Wilderness (Earlham's wilderness-based pre-orientation program) will offer highlights from their backcountry adventures in the Uinta Mountains of Utah. They will discuss the skills they gained, the lessons they learned, and the friends they made along the way.
|10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
||Exhibit: “Young Richmond Artists”
Leeds Gallery, Runyan Center
This mixed media exhibition is a collection of works by young Richmond-area artists, including several recent Earlham graduates.
|10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
||Team M & M (Balloon Specialties & Body Art)
Runyan Center Hallway
“Mike da Roving Guy” is a genuine Expert Latex Manipulation Technician ... (OK, he ties balloons). Actually, he is one of the country’s best balloon artists, with creations limited only by your imagination. Margaret is truly an artiste in the body art sphere. With her freehand style (no stencil), each piece she creates is literally an original work of art, and she takes face painting to a whole new level. This husband and wife duo will be rocking your world.
|10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
||Fear and Loathing on the Whitewater?
A History of the Earlham-Richmond Relationship
Room 201, Landrum Bolling Center
From pioneer days to the present, Richmond has been an important national and international center for Quaker activities and institutions. Earlham has its roots in the Great Migration of Quakers from the eastern United States in the first half of the nineteenth century. Tom Hamm, director of special collections and professor of History, will trace the ups and downs in the relationship between Earlham and Richmond since 1847. Earlham Interim President Avis Stewart will offer some introductory remarks.
Miller Farm (adjacent to the Suzanne Hoerner Equestrian Center)
||Field Hockey vs. Wittenberg
Darrell Beane Stadium
|11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Earlham Dining Hall
Two complimentary meal tickets will be provided during check-in. Students will be able to use their meal plan. Additional meals can be purchased for $8.95 plus tax.
|Noon - 1:00 p.m.
||Legacy Luncheon (By invitation only)
Richmond Room, Landrum Bolling Center
You're invited to a special Family Weekend event! Join us for a Legacy Luncheon, celebrating generations of Earlhamites. Legacy families will receive special recognition after the Women's Soccer match at Matlack-Messer Stadium. Please RSVP to this event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
||Women's Soccer vs. Hanover
|1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
||Choose Your Own Adventure
Athletics and Wellness Center
Outdoor Education students will lead an afternoon bike ride or walk on the Cardinal Greenway, and our climbing instructors will host introductory climbing sessions at the Solomon Climbing Wall (equipment provided). Meet outside the climbing wall at 1 p.m., to choose your own adventure.
|1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
||Family Weekend Trail Rides & Barn Tours
Suzanne Hoerner Jackson Equestrian Center
(There will be shuttle rides in front of Barrett Hall to the Equestrian Center, coordinated by student Barn Staff. Shuttles will run continuously).
Explore Earlham College’s Equestrian Center with the Equestrian Team and hop on a horse for a trail ride through Earlham’s back campus. Bring your family and friends. The cost for pony rides is $5 per person. The proceeds will support the Equestrian Team.
|1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
||Tales from the Departed Walking Tour
Cost: $10 per car
This Walking Tour will be storytelling by characters in costume depicting people from Richmond's past.
• In case of inclement weather, this event will be held at the Wayne County Historical Museum.
|1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
||Joseph Moore Museum Open Hours
Joseph Moore Museum
Enjoy Eastern Indiana’s natural history and science museum that inspires learners of all ages to connect with and appreciate nature, including the ancient world and its peoples, using a scientific lens.
||Human Brain Demo
Room 151, Stanley Hall
Want to hold a human brain in your hands? This anatomy demonstration will show you a real human brain and its amazing structures, including the parts that are essential for memory, vision, sensation, movement and cognition.
|3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Runyan Student Center –
Comstock Room & Multicultural Resource Center (Orchard Room)
Mark your calendars. The International Student Coalition is hosting an International Festival. There will be food, music, interactive games and performances.
||Men's Soccer vs. Hanover
Civic Hall Performing Arts Center (380 Hub Etchison Pkwy, Richmond)
Since their whirlwind debut eight years ago on NBC’s America's Got Talent, the Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, including three Emmy Awards for the PBS special You Should Dream.
• Tickets: $35- Adults, $27 – Students/Active Military
• Call the Civic Hall Box Office for tickets: 765-973-3350, or visit www.civichall.com. Box Office hours are Mon-Fri, 8:30am - noon and 1:00pm-4:00pm. Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit cards are happily accepted.
||Breakout Escape Room Games
Joseph Moore Museum
• Save the Giant Beaver Game
You and your team have to save the Giant Beaver skeleton before it's too late. You will have 60 minutes to crack codes, find clues, solve puzzles, and save the world's most complete giant beaver skeleton before it becomes toast! This isn't an average weekend activity, this is a 60-minute challenge for people who like to solve mysteries and puzzles! Successful players earn a commemorative "I saved the giant beaver" button, and your group's photo will be posted on the JMM Facebook page.
• Egypt Escape Room
Ta'an's scarab is lost! Can you find it? You and your team have to find the lost scarab before it's too late! You will have 60 minutes to crack codes, find clues, solve puzzles, and resue the scarab that has been stolen from Ta'an! This isn't an average weekend activity, this is a 60-minute challenge for people who like to solve mysteries and puzzles!
• There is a cost to participate and you must register in advance (spots are limited) at www.earlham.edu/joseph-moore-museum/upcoming-events.
||Music Department Showcase Concert
Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
The Earlham music department presents a showcase of most of its current music ensembles in performance. The evening will start with performances by the Hand Drum Ensemble in the outdoor stage north of the CVPA, followed by welcoming music in the Atrium by the Javanese Gamelan Ensemble. The concert will then move to Lingle Recital Hall, where there will be 10-minute performances by the Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir and other choral groups, Guitar Ensemble, Latin Jazz Combo, Rhythm Project and Gospel Revelations.