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Parents/Alumni Weekend at Bates

It’s that time of the year — Parents/ Alumni weekend! Hope you all have a great time with family and friends! Here’s a list of key events this weekend:

1. A Cappella Concert

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parents/alumni weekend A Cappella concert is one of the most popular concerts of the year, featuring the Crosstones, Deansmen, Manic Optimists, Merimanders, Take Notes, etc. On Friday night, Gray Cage, door opens at 7:30PM and concert starts at 8:30PM! Don’t miss it!

2. Football Game

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BOBCATS! BE READY! On Saturday Afternoon at 1:00PM, Bates vs. Williams! It is homecoming game– one of the most important games of the year! Be there to cheer for our fellow bobcats! 

3. Bates Brew-Fest 

Start your Saturday night party little early! Bates BrewFest opens to Bates alumni, students, and families who are 21+. Try local and Bates-inspired beverages — don’t forget to try seasonal drinks (aka pumpkin spiced cider) as well! Also PLEASE BRING YOUR CURRENT ID FOR THE ENTRY AND YOU MUST BE 21+ FOR THIS EVENT.

4. Back to Bates Harvest Dinner & Dessert Fair

During the Harvest Dinner time, there will be no programs — Feel free to stop by anytime between 6:30PM-8:30PM. There will be local Maine dishes. Also from 7:00PM to 9:00PM, there will be Dessert Fair at Garcelon and Alumni Walk tent with live music and horse-drawn buggy rides! 


Check https://www.bates.edu/backtobates/ for more information! 

Have a great weekend! 


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