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Reunion 2017 • Woodberry Forest School » April 21–23, 2017
FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017 ongoing
Athletic contests: Visit woodberry.org/athletics for schedule 11:00 a .m. Registration opens, concluding at 9:00 p.m. (Class of 2015 Lobby in Kenan Hall) After 5 p.m., registration materials will be available at your Friday evening event venue. 11:30 a .m. Tour of The Residence for the 50th Reunion Class of 1967 12 noon Luncheon for the 50th Reunion Class of 1967 (The Residence Oval Garden) 1:30 p.m. 50th Reunion Forum Panel, featuring current students and members of the Class of 1967 and Old Guard classes (Edwards Lecture Hall in Armfield Hall) evening
» Buses begin picking up guests from their hotels for evening events at Woodberry. Exact schedule to follow. 6:00 p.m.
Class of 1967: Cocktails, class photo, dinner, and presentation of class
gift (Baker Gallery in the Walker Fine Arts Center) Classes of ’42, ’47, ’52, ’57, and ’62: Cocktails, class photos, and dinner (Dunnington Recital Hall in the Walker Fine Arts Center) Babysitting begins (Dick Gym lobby) 7:00 p.m. Individual class gatherings, concluding at 10:00 p.m. (locations to be announced) 10:15 p.m. Babysitting concludes 10:30 p.m. Last bus departs
SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017 7:15–8:30 a.m. Breakfast served (Terry Dining Hall) 8:00 a.m. Campus shuttle buses begin Registration opens, concluding at 6:00 p.m. (Class of 2015 Lobby in Kenan Hall) 8:00–11:00 a.m. Classes open to alumni 10:15 a.m. 128 Years of Woodberry Forest School — The Student Experience, presented by Richard Barnhardt ’66 (Brown Lecture Hall in Kenan Hall) 11:30 a.m. Instrumental ensembles spring concert (Bowman Gray Auditorium in the Walker Fine Arts Center)
afternoon and evening ongoing
Athletic contests: Visit woodberry.org/athletics for schedule 12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch (Terry Dining Hall) Luncheon for members of the Walker Society (The Residence Oval Garden) 12:30–2:30 p.m. Archives Room open (basement of the William H. White Jr. Library) 12:45 p.m. Father/Son photo (front steps of the Walker Building) 1:00–3:00 p.m. Alpine Climbing Tower/Ropes Course open Perimeter Trail self-guided tour (with map) Fishing on Robertson Lake 1:15 p.m. Alumni Assembly featuring Headmaster Byron Hulsey ’86 (Bowman Gray Auditorium in the Walker Fine Arts Center) 2:30 p.m. Golf tournament begins (meet on first tee) Woodberry: The Land and its People, with Frank Walker ’53 (Dunnington Recital Hall in the Walker Fine Arts Center) Alumni soccer match (meet on varsity soccer field) Paint ball tournament hosted by the Class of 1997 (meet by the Outdoor Pool) Alumni bike ride with Nolan LaVoie, director of outdoor education and mountain biking coach (meet in front of the Dick Gym) 3:00–4:30 p.m. Virginia Hops, A Craft Beer Tasting Meet and Greet (Wall Room) 5:00 p.m. Class of ’67 Cocktail Party — hosted by 50th Reunion Committee (Inn at Willow Grove) » Buses begin picking up guests from their hotels for evening events at Woodberry. 6:30 p.m. Babysitting begins (Dick Gym lobby) 7:00 p.m. Cocktails, dinner, and class photos (alumni tent at the Barbee Center) 10:30 p.m. Event concludes, babysitting ends, and final buses depart
SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017 8:00–10:00 a.m. Continental breakfast served (Terry Dining Hall) 10:00 a.m. Chapel Service (St. Andrew’s Chapel) 10:30 a .m.–12:30 p.m. Brunch (Terry Dining Hall)
Please Note In accordance with Virginia liquor laws, Friday and Saturday events are for individuals who are at least 21
years old. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540-672-6188 or 888-937-7546 if you have any questions, concerns, or special requests.
» For online registration, visit woodberry.org/reunion. ACCOMMODATIONS Classes of ’42, ’47, ’52, ’57, and ’62
Class of ’92 and ’97
Class of ’67
Classes of ’02, ’07, and ’12
Comfort Inn and Suites 334 Caroline Street Orange, VA 22960 540-672-3121 Holiday Inn Express 750 Round Hill Drive Orange, VA 22960 540-672-6691
Classes of ’72 and ’77
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 787 Madison Road Culpeper, VA 22701 540-825-7444
Classes of ’82 and ’87
Best Western – Culpeper Inn 791 Madison Road Culpeper, VA 22701 540-825-1253
Hyatt Place 2100 Bond Street Charlottesville, VA 22901 800-993-4751, mention group code G-WF47 Courtyard Charlottesville North by Marriott 638 Hillsdale Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901 866-876-4938 OR
DoubleTree by Hilton Charlottesville 990 Hilton Heights Road Charlottesville, VA 22901 434-973-2121 OR
Holiday Inn University Area 1901 Emmet Street Charlottesville, VA 22901 434-977-7700
Release date for all hotels is March 20, 2017. Go to woodberry.org/reunion for a list of other area accommodations. When calling the hotel to make your reservation, please specify that you will be attending your Woodberry reunion and indicate your graduation year.
Orange/Culpeper Bus service will be provided between Orange/ Culpeper hotels and Woodberry on Friday evening and Saturday evening. Charlottesville Bus service will be provided between Charlottesville hotels and Woodberry on Friday and Saturday evenings. » B us schedules will be available at the front desk of each hotel. babysitting
Babysitting services will be provided on Friday and Saturday evenings for children 12 and under. During this time, activities, movies, and food will be provided for the children. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Doris Phelan at 540-672-6188 with questions or information about your child that would be helpful to know.
If you wish to participate in the golf tournament, please let us know by March 24, 2017, so that arrangements can be made before you arrive. Be sure to include your golf handicap on your registration form. A limited number of golf carts will be available to the Classes of ’42–’67 only, for a fee of $20 per person. Please let us know by March 24, 2017, if you need to reserve a golf cart. dress
Attire for the entire weekend is casual, with coat and tie optional Friday night for Old Guard classes and Class of ’67, and Saturday night for all classes. Plan to be comfortable.
Walker Building in 1916; Photo from Holsinger Studio Collection, 1889-1939, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia