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Fall Fest'ville 2014

Thank you for attending Fall Fest'ville on Saturday, October 25, 2014. 


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Fall Fest'ville is a day long event with activities and student performances that encourages families and alumni to come back to campus and spend time with current Manhattanville students.


9:00am - 5:00pm

 Studio Art Department Anuual Faculty Art Show, Brownson Gallery (2nd floor Brownson Hall)
Examine the works of art from faculty members who are teaching this semester.  

9:00am – 5:00pm

Bookstore open, Ground Floor Benziger Hall
Purchase some items to show off your Valiant Pride! 

9:30am – 3:00pm

Brunch, Benziger Dining Hall
Join your students for brunch served in the dining hall. Students can use their meal plan swipe. Meals for family members can be paid at the door with cash or credit. Cost for meal: $10 for adults, $5 children 10 and younger. 

10:00am – 4:00pm

Check-inTent on Quad
Let us know you are here and pick up some cider and donuts along with some items to show off your Manhattanville College pride!

11:00am – 2:00pm

Game Zone open, Ground Floor Benziger Hall
Shoot some pool, play some ping-pong, enjoy some old-school video games. FREE entertainment the family will enjoy!

11:00am – 2:00pm

Fall Fest'Ville Special Collections Open House, Library
Join us in the Library Rare Book Room to view and interact with a selection of our historical treasures. Guests will be able to photograph and page through many of the items.  

Highlights will include:

Selections from our Rare Book Collection including Illuminated Manuscripts from the 15th and 16th Centuries, rare first editions, and books signed by the authors.

Selections from our archives will include student artifacts spanning the 19th and 20th Centuries. 

To learn more please contact Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Lauren Ziarko at   or 914-323-5422

12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Arthur M Berger Art Galler "Beauty in the Details", Berman Center Lobby. 
Traditional Indian and Contemporary Paintings by Indian artist Damodar Lal Gurjar.
For more information, contact Sandy McKeveny at

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Child Friendly Haunted Castle Tour, 
Reid Hall

Sponsored by Manhattanville Sound

Learn some secrets about the castle while experiencing some minor surprises the whole family will enjoy! This tour is appropriate for all ages. Cost: $5 per person. 


Field Hockey vs Eastern, Field.
Cheer on the Valiants in their final home game of the regular season as Manhattanville recognizes its graduating senior before taking on Eastern in a key Freedom Conference matchup.  


Women’s Volleyball vs Montclair State, Kennedy Gym
Cheer on the Valiants as Manhttanville closes out its home schedule and recognizes its four graduating seniors before taking on Montclair State in the final non-conference match of the year.

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Barefoot Shakespeare – Comedy of Errors, Castle Terrace

Sponsored by the Dance/Theater Department,  Library, and Office of Student Activities. 


Founded in 2012 by Emily Gallagher, Courtney Moors and Rob Sniffin, Barefoot Shakespeare Company is a new group with a pedestrian, engaging and modern outlook on the works of the Bard.

Barefoot Shakespeare company is dedicated to bringing Shakespeare's work to a wide, diverse audience.  We strive to create work that is grounded, accessible and applicable, dissolving the divide between spectator and performer.  Through full length productions, shorter "ready to go" performances [such as this presentation of Comedy], in school workshops and other Shakespeare social events, Barefoot seeks to highlight the relevance and innate human spirit of these timeless plays.

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Fun on the Quad, Quad
Fun, games, and entertainment await you on the quad! Students will be showcasing their talent on stage while student clubs provide an assortment of activities the whole family can enjoy.

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Beer Garden, Rose Garden
Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

All guests 21+ are invited to grab a drink in our beer overlooking the Quad in the Rose Garden. Cash bar available. All Manhattanville donors will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets. Show your Manhattanville pride!

5:00pm – 8:00pm

BBQ dinner, Benziger Dining Hall
Interact with fellow families while enjoying ribs, chicken, mac and cheese, and more! Students can use their meal swipe. Meals for Family and friends can be paid at the door. Cost for meals: $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. 

6:30pm - 8:30pm 

1980's Decade Reunion, Ophir Room
Sponsored by Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
Contact for more information.  


Fall Musical: Swingtime Canteen, Brownson Little Theater
Sponsored by the Music Department in association with the Dance/Theatre Department 

Book by Linda Thorsen Bond, William Repicci, and Charles Busch. Directed by Mark Cherry.

In this delightful off-Broadway hit musical, six gals from the Hollywood Canteer go to entertain the troops in London in 1941. Great tunes from the era. It's poignant, funny, and a lot of fun! 

Cost: $10 General Admission, $5 Students.
Reservations can be made by calling 914-323-7175. 

9:00pm – 10:00pm

Hi Def - alumni cover band, Quad
Join Manhattanville Alum Rich Harris and the rest of the band for songs from the past along with current hits! 

10:00pm – 11:30pm

Haunted Castle Tour, Reid Hall
Sponsored by Manhattanville Sound

Where are the footsteps coming from? Where did that stairway appear from?  Learn these answers and more while being given some frights on a tour around the Castle.

This nighttime tour will feature frights that may scare young children.  

Cost: $5 per person.