Blaze

2021 Fall Family Weekend

Save the date for Family Weekend '22

Friday, September 30-Sunday, October 2

See photo highlights from Family Weekend '21

FridayOctober 1
8:30 a.m.Registration opens
Blue & Grey Golf Tournament, P.B. Dye Golf Club
10 a.m.Blue & Grey Golf Tournament Tee Off
4-7 p.m.Parent Check-in, Registration Desk, Whitaker Commons
4:30-6:30 p.m.Mix & Mingle with senior team and faculty, Whitaker Commons
5 p.m.Volleyball VS Hollins University, Volpe Athletic Center
8:30 p.m.Family Movie Night, Hodson Outdoor Theater
Hocus Pocus (1993)
SaturdayOctober 2
9 a.m.-6 p.m.Parent Check-in, Registration Desk, Whitaker Commons
9:30 a.m.Alumni vs. current men's lacrosse, Thomas Athletic Field
10 a.m.Pastries with the President, Alumnae House
(Special event for parents and guardians of current students. Pre-registration required)
10 a.m.Alumni vs Current Baseball Players, Frederick Community College
1 p.m.Swim Meet VS Arcadia University, Huntsinger Aquatic Center
1-3 p.m.Blazer Block Party, Residential Quad
1-3 p.m.Hood Scavenger Hunt - PLAY TO WIN, Campus Wide (registration required)
1 p.m.Field Hockey VS Alvernia University, Thomas Athletic Field
3 p.m.Women's Tennis VS Trinity DC, Tennis Complex
4 p.m.Women’s Soccer VS Eastern University, Thomas Athletic Field
5 p.m.Alumni Swim Meet, Huntsinger Aquatic Center
7 p.m.Men’s Soccer VS Eastern University, Thomas Athletic Field
8:30 p.m.Family Event - Hypnotist Dan Lornitis, sponsored by Campus Activity Board (CAB), Hodson Auditorium
9-11 p.m.Alumni Gathering hosted by Blazer Athletics, Cucina Massi, Downtown Frederick
(registration encouraged)
SundayOctober 3
9 a.m.Farewell Breakfast, Coblentz Dining Hall
10:30 a.m.Athletic Hall of Fame Breakfast & Ceremony, East Cottage (by invitation only)
NoonAlumni vs Current Softball Players, Hood College Softball Field

Register for Fall Family Weekend events!

Hood College Bookstore

  • Friday, October 1, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 2,  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    *Herff Jones, our Hood College Ring vendor, will be set up in front of the Bookstore from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday!
  • Sunday, October 3, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Beneficial-Hodson Library and Learning Commons

  • Friday, October 1, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 2, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 3, 2-10 p.m.
    *The Hood College Archives will be open from noon to 4 p.m.

Catherine Filene Shouse Center for Career Development & Experiential Education

  • Friday, October 1, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 2, 1-4 p.m.

Coblentz Dining Hall

Friday, October 1 

Breakfast7-9:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast9:30-10:30 a.m.
Closed10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Lunch11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Soup/salad/deli2-4 p.m.
Closed4-4:30 p.m.
Dinner4:30-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 2 

Continental Breakfast10-11 a.m.
Brunch11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Closed1:30-4:30 p.m.
Dinner4:30-7:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 3 

Breakfast9-11 a.m.
Brunch11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Closed1:30-4:30 p.m.
Dinner4:30-7:30 p.m.

Pay at the Door

  • Breakfast $6.95
  • Lunch/Brunch $9.10
  • Dinner $10.45

The Blazer

The Grill - Burgers, Chicken Sandwiches, Quesadillas and other cook to order selections.
 

Friday, October 18 a.m.-11 p.m.

Swirl - Fresh Fruit SmoothiesCold, Refreshing and Delicious.

Friday, October 18 a.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday, October 28:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 39 a.m.-1 p.m.

Peet's Coffee - A variety of freshly brewed Peet's Gourmet Coffee and specialty beverages for you to enjoy. 

Friday, October 18 a.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday, October 28:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 39 a.m.-1 p.m.

Fresh Flats - Delicious Creative Flat Breads made fresh and served HOT.
 

Friday, October 1 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, October 28:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

 

*The Department of Athletics will have a concession stand with Chick-Fil-A and Ledos Pizza for purchase from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 2 at the Thomas Athletic Field entrance.

Country Inn & Suites by Raddison
5579 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
(301) 695-2881

Call and ask about the Hood College Room Block! $90.00+tax/night! 

On any given visit to Downtown Frederick, you can enjoy live entertainment and fine art, shopping and dining. Whether you’re feeling a yen for culture, looking for a unique gift for a friend or craving fine dining, we’ve got you covered. Find the calendar of events here: https://downtownfrederick.org/upcoming-events/!

Frederick's Oktoberfest - Friday, October 1 & Saturday, October 2

  • Frederick's Oktoberfest is BACK! Returning to the Frederick Fairgrounds on Friday, October 1 – Saturday, October 2, 2021. The same great food, selection of local and German beers, entertainment, sports tent, and kids’ zone. 

First Saturday - Saturday, October 2

  • First Saturday is a day to show your love for local! Support local businesses by shopping with an independent retailer, eating at a local restaurant, supporting local artists and exploring Downtown Frederick