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Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 6 and 7

Community and Cultural Events, 2017–2018

Events listed in chronological order. Check back! This list is updated frequently. For other dates and events see: Academic Calendar; Composite Athletics Schedule; College Facilities Calendar

Fall 2017

HONOR AT HUNTINGDON, Sunday, August 20, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

PRESIDENTIAL CONVOCATION, Wednesday, September 6, 11:45 a.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

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Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 6–7, 2017

HUNTINGDON MARCHING SCARLET AND GREY MARCHING HONOR BAND, Saturday, September 16; all day; bands will perform during the Huntingdon Hawks football game at 1:00 p.m, W. James Samford Jr. Stadium.

HARALD ROHLIG ORGAN RECITAL SERIES presents DR. JAMES CONELY, “Majestic Organ,” Tuesday, September 19, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; Music by Claude Murphree, Felix Mendelssohn, Albert Alain, Camille Saint-Saens, and Noel Goemanne will be included.

HOMECOMING and FAMILY WEEKEND 2017, Friday-Saturday, October 6–7

PREVIEW DAY: Saturday, October 7, 9:00–noon; hosted by the Office of Admission, Preview Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families. Visitors may stay for the Homecoming football game, which begins at 1:00 p.m. For reservations, complete registration online or contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

HAWKS MINI CHEER CAMP, Saturday, October 14, 8:00–10:00 a.m., James W. Wilson Jr. Gymnasium, Will and Kelly Wilson Community and Athletic Building, Cloverdale Campus. To sign up, contact Coach Stephanie Hicks at stephanie.hicks@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

PREVIEW DAY: Saturday, November 4, 9:00–noon; hosted by the Office of Admission, Preview Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families. Visitors may stay for the Homecoming football game, which begins at 1:00 p.m. For reservations, complete registration online or contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

Flowers Hall decorated for ChristmasHUNTINGDON COLLEGE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, Thursday, November 30:

Spring 2018

BLOUNT-SLAWSON YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION (January 26–28), final round public concert, Sunday, January 28, 1:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The Blount-Slawson competition, a program of the Montgomery Symphony League, is sponsored by the Blount Foundation and the Guice Slawson family.

CELEBRATING VOICES: THE HUNTINGDON COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL HONOR CHOIR, Tuesday, February 6, featuring clinician Dr. Kevin Fenton, professor of choral ensembles and conducting, Florida State University; participants will work on tone production, sight-reading, articulation, and choral methods. For more information and online registration, see Honor Choir.

ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBIT, presented by the Black Student Union, Thursday, February 8, 7:00–9:30 p.m., Seay Twins Art Gallery on The Green, Huntingdon College campus.

HUNTINGDON COLLEGE STATE HONOR BAND FESTIVAL, Friday and Saturday, February 23–24

AISA HONOR BAND, Friday, February 23, 3:00–9:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 24, 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

PREVIEW DAY, Saturday, March 3, 9:00 a.m.–noon; sponsored by the Office of Admission, Preview Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families.  For reservations, register online or contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@huntingdon.edu.

HUNTINGDON WINDS WINTER CONCERT, Sunday, March 4, 3:00 p.m., Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater, Cloverdale Campus.

2017 Vann Vocal celebrity recital

Vann Vocal Institute Celebrity Recital

VANN VOCAL INSTITUTE CELEBRITY RECITAL, Thursday, March 8, 7:00 p.m., featuring performances by international opera great David Cangelosi and fellow operatic artists, Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; offered in partnership with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.

11th ANNIVERSARY: VANN VOCAL INSTITUTE, Thursday–Saturday, March 8–10, Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, and Smith Music Building’s Delchamps Recital Hall. This special event, offered in partnership with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, brings young singers from high schools and colleges across the region to Huntingdon for master class training with prominent international opera stars. A Celebrity Recital (see above) and Emerging Artists Recital (see below) are part of the events. Master classes are open to the public, as are both recitals.

VANN VOCAL INSTITUTE EMERGING ARTISTS RECITAL, Saturday, March 10, 5:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; free and open to the public; performers are those selected by the master class teachers after completion of the VVI Master Class.

HUNTINGDON CONCERT CHOIR SPRING CONCERT, Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

HOME SWEET HUNTINGDON, Friday, April 13—for accepted freshmen who plan to enter in the traditional day program fall term 2017. To register, see the link or contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497, 800-763-0313, or admiss@hawks.huntingdon.edu

HUNTINGDON WINDS SYMPHONIC HONOR BAND, Friday–Saturday, April 13–14, Roland Arena and other locations on campus

HUNTINGDON WINDS AND JAZZ OUTDOOR CONCERT, Friday, April 13, 6:30 p.m., Top Stage on The Green, Huntingdon College Campus

BACCALAUREATE, (Traditional Day Program) Friday, May 4, 5:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

2018 COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES, Saturday, May 5, The Green

  • TRADITIONAL DAY PROGRAM:  9:00 a.m.
  • EVENING BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAM:  6:00 p.m.

This list is current as of September 19, 2017, but events are subject to change and new events are added frequently. To verify event information or to be placed on an e-mail mailing list for Cultural Events, contact Su Ofe in the Office of Communications at ofe@hawks.huntingdon.edu or (334) 833-4515.

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