Fairhaven to celebrate 50th Anniversary this weekend with Arts and Music Festival

Western's groundbreaking Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies will hold a 50th Anniversary Arts and Music Festival this weekend, with events ranging from mentorship panel discussions to poetry readings, arboretum run/walks, an anniversary dinner, music, and more. The full weekend schedule includes:

Friday, Oct. 6

Noon - 1 p.m.: Community Lunch (provided)

1:30 – 3 p.m.: Panel discussion: critical social justice conversations in higher education

3-4 p.m.: Mentorship – concurrent breakout sessions for alumni and current students

  • Higher education careers
  • Non-profit careers
  • Federal/research careers
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal careers


4:15-5 p.m.: Carol V. Davis Poetry Reading (https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/carol-v-davis)

5-6 p.m.: Happy hour (Auditorium)

8-11 p.m: Undisco in the Fairhaven Auditorium


Saturday, Oct. 7

9:30-11 a.m.: Run/walk event, Sehome Arboretum

11 am- 6 p.m.: Fairhaven College Music and Arts Festival, Fairhaven Courtyard and Outback Farm

6 - 7 p.m.: Happy hour, first floor of Fairhaven building

7 - 9 p.m.: Anniversary Dinner and Celebration of Faculty Greats

9 – 11 p.m.: Music in the Fairhaven Auditorium (Bring an instrument!)


Sunday, Oct. 8

8-10:00 a.m.: Breakfast (on you own with old friends)

10 a.m.-noon: Alumni organized event TBD (a baseball game is currently leading the popularity poll)

12:30- 4:30 p.m.: Optional Seahawks game-day party in the auditorium


To register, or for more info, go to https://www.facebook.com/fairhavencollegereunion.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 9:57am

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