C of I Newsletter

2009. 09. 21.

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Events this week at The C of I

There are many exciting events at The C of I beginning Thursday (Sept. 24), including the Professor Franklin Specht Dinner, Coyote Open golf tournament, Taste of the Harvest food and wine festival and more. Come home to The C of I and celebrate fall with us.


Thursday, Sept. 24

National Alumni Board meeting – All day.

Prof. Frank Specht dinner – Bitner Vineyards, 16645 Plum Road, Caldwell, at 6 p.m. Cost is $15. A few seats are still available, but please RSVP by Wednesday, Sept. 23 by clicking here or calling 459-5770.


Friday, Sept. 25

Noon Ball with faculty and staff – JAAAC at 11:30 a.m. Free. RSVP by clicking here or calling 459-5770.

Coyote Open golf tournament – Begins at 12:30 p.m. at Falcon Crest Golf Club in Kuna. Cost is $100 per player and benefits athletic scholarships. A few slots remain for five-person teams or individuals. Click here to register.

Women’s Soccer v. Evergreen State – Simplot Field at 2 p.m. Free.

Campus Tour – Meet at Hendren Hall at 3 p.m. Free.

Men’s Soccer v. Evergreen State – Simplot Field at 4 p.m. Free.

Rosenthal Gallery – Opening reception for “Heart and Cell,” prints and paintings by Angela Katona-Batchelor and Nicole Herden from 4:30-7 p.m.

Hayman Hall Rededication – Hayman Lobby at 5:30 p.m. Free.

Wine & Cheese Reception – In Langroise Foyer at 6 p.m. Cost is $5. RSVP by clicking here or calling 459-5770.

Improv show by Alumni & Friends – In Langroise Recital Hall at 7 p.m. Free. RSVP by clicking here or calling 459-5770.

Orma J. Smith Museum Awards & Guest Speaker – Jack Cafferty (‘97), Interpretive Center director for The Peregrine Fund at the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise will present “The World of Raptor Conservation: Efforts in Idaho and Around the World” in Boone 128 at 7 p.m. A live peregrine falcon will accompany Cafferty as he provides a glimpse of current conservation efforts here in Idaho and around the world. Free.


Saturday, September 26

History Brunch – Simplot 9 a.m. Cost is $10. RSVP by clicking here or calling 459-5770.

Campus Tours – Meet at Hendren Hall at 11:30 a.m. Free.

Taste of the Harvest – The College of Idaho’s ninth annual celebration of Idaho food, wine and crafts from 1-5 p.m. in the Morrison Quadrangle. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.

Attendees can sample and purchase wines, foods and artwork from 33 vendors. The day includes live music and activities for kids. Proceeds go to a scholarship for children of migrant farm workers who want to attend The College of Idaho.

Wineries in attendance this year include Bitner Vineyards, Carmela Winery, Fujishin Family Cellars, Pend d’Oreille Winery, Sawtooth Winery, St. Regulus Wines, Williamsons Vineyard and Woodriver Cellars.

Taste of the Harvest is sponsored by the Idaho Press-Tribune, Bon Appetit Management Co., and Simplot.

Women’s Soccer v. Northwest – Simplot Field at 2 p.m. Free.

Men’s Soccer v. Northwest – Simplot Field at 4 p.m. Free.

Alumni Awards Dinner featuring organic lamb from Meadowlark Farms – Honorees are Janie Burns (‘77), Jeff Shinn (’73), David Muller (‘99) and the Pippitt family. The Awards Dinner is in Simplot Dining Hall at 6 p.m. Cost is $20. RSVP by clicking here or calling 459-5770.


Sunday, September 27

Homecoming Services at Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m.