Five-Star Festival

Mark Your Calendars for Nov. 1 - 3, 2018! The 55th, 60th and 65th reunion classes of '63, '58 and '53 are the centerpieces, but all Five-Star Generals (anyone class of 1967 and earlier) are cordially invited! The weekend features door-to-door transportation, President Will Dudley, students, tours of exciting new facilities, and time to relax and socialize

Register online now

The $130 per person fee includes all programs, food, beverages and event transportation. Hotel charges are NOT included.

See who else is coming! Note: It can take up to 24 hours after you register to show up on this list.

Hotel Registration

Rooms at the Hampton Inn Col Alto are now full. Here is a list of additional Lexington area hotels you can call to book a room:

Best Western Hunt Ridge (540) 464-1500
Comfort Inn (540) 463-7311
Country Inn & Suites (540) 464-9000
Hampton Inn (540) 463-2223
Holiday Inn Express (540) 463-7351
Wingate (540) 464-8100

You can also call the Hampton Inn to see if any rooms become available at (540) 463-2223

Schedule

Thursday, November 1

Time Event Location
1 - 5 pm Registration Hampton Inn
5:50 pm. SHUTTLES depart Hampton Inn
6 - 7:15 pm Welcome Reception
Hosted by President Dudley
Lee House
7:30 - 9 pm Five-Star Banquet Evans Dining Hall
9 p.m. SHUTTLES to Hampton Inn
9 - 10:30 pm Hospitality Suite Lexington Room, Hampton Inn

Friday, November 2

Time Event Location
7 - 8:30 am Breakfast Hampton Inn
8:50 am SHUTTLES depart Hampton Inn for Campus
9:15 - 10:15 am President William C. Dudley Stackhouse Theater
10:15 - 10:35 am BREAK
10:35 - 11 am "Oh, the Places We Go"
Rob Fure, Director of Lifelong Learning
Stackhouse Theater
11am - 12 noon Preview of the Midterm Congressional Elections
W&L Politics Professor Brian Alexander
Terry Cooper, expert political consultant
Stackhouse Theater
12:10 -1:10 pm Lunch with Students Evans Dining Hall
1:15 pm Early SHUTTLE to Hampton Inn
1:30 - 2:30 pm "Lee Chapel at 150"
David Cox, author
Lee Chapel
2:30 pm Final SHUTTLE to Hampton Inn
2:30 - 5 pm Free Time
5:15 pm SHUTTLES depart for Lee Chapel Hampton Inn
5:30 pm sharp Five-Star Photos Lee Chapel Steps
5:45 pm Service of Remembrance Lee Chapel
6 pm SHUTTLES to cocktail reception Letcher Ave., adjacent to Chapel
7 pm Dinner and Program
Featuring Music, Art and Theater at W&L
Kamen Gallery, Lenfest Theater
9 pm SHUTTLES return to Hampton Inn
9 - 10:30 pm Hospitality Suite Lexington Room, Hampton Inn

Saturday, November 3

Time Event Location
7 - 8:30 am Breakfast Hampton Inn
9:15 am SHUTTLES depart Hampton Inn for campus
9:30 - 11:30 am The group divides in half and everyone hears these presentations:
International Education at W&L
Professor Mark Rush, Director of International Education
Dick Kuettner, Director of Global Discovery Labs
&
The Amazing IQ Center
Helen I'Anson, John T. Perry Professor of Biology and Research Science
Ruscio Center for Global Learning
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IQ Center, Science Center
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Concluding Lunch Hotchkiss House 
12:30 pm SHUTTLES to Hampton Inn
FESTIVAL CONCLUDES AFTER LUNCH BUT ALUMNI ARE WELCOME TO STAY IN TOWN
1 - 3:30 pm Football: Generals vs. Hampden Sydney Wilson Field
4 - 5:30 pm Doremus Society Reception 
By invitation only
Belfield