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

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 pm Welcome Reception
Hosted by President William C. Dudley
Lee House
7:15 - 9 pm Five-Star Banquet
Reunion Giving Awards: Dennis Cross, VP for University Advancement
Distinguished Alumni Awards: Beau Dudley, Executive Director of Alumni Affairs
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 Community-Based Learning and Shepherd Program
Tammi Hellwig, Director of Community-Based Learning
Fran Elrod, Associate Director of the Shepherd Program
Stackhouse Theater
11am - 12 pm Preview of the 2018 Midterm Congressional Elections
W&L Professor of Politics Brian Alexander
Expert political analyst, Terry Cooper
Stackhouse Theater
12:10 -1:10 pm Lunch with Students Evans Dining Hall
1:15 pm Optional 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 (see your downtown visitors pamphlet for ideas in town)
5:15 pm SHUTTLES depart for Lee Chapel Hampton Inn
5:30 pm sharp Five-Star Photos Lee Chapel Steps
5:45 pm Celebration of Life Lee Chapel
6:15 pm SHUTTLES to Lenfest Center Letcher Ave., adjacent to Chapel
6:30 pm Piano Concerto
Robert Masi '21
Wilson Concert Hall
6:45 pm Student and Faculty Art Lykes Atrium
7 pm Cocktails and Dinner Kamen Gallery, Lenfest Theater
8:30 pm Student actors rehearse for their upcoming play Johnson 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 am SHUTTLES depart Hampton Inn for campus
9:15 - 11:30 am The group divides in half and everyone hears two presentations:
International Education at W&L
Professor Mark Rush, Director of International Education
&
The Amazing IQ Center
Helen I'Anson, John T. Perry Professor of Biology and Research Science
Ruscio Center for Global Learning
&
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!
1 - 3:30 pm Football: Generals vs. Hampden Sydney
You can watch from the McLaughlin Suite near the press box
Wilson Field
4 - 5:30 pm Doremus Society Reception 
By invitation only
Belfield