Mountain Day 2022

A Grand Ole Time

Make plans now to come back to campus to reconnect with alumni and friends! Mountain Day weekend has something for everyone, with activities including reunions, athletic events, the Grand March (of course!) and lots more. Get ready to have a Grand Ole Time at Mountain Day Weekend, Friday, Oct. 7, through Sunday, Oct. 9.

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Mountain Day Activities & Events

Connect with classmates & celebrate Mountain Day

Mark your calendars - Mountain Day is almost here, and you can celebrate no matter where you are!


View the full 2022 Mountain Day Schedule of Events here.

Mountain Day 2022 Reunion Events

Reunion Events

Celebrate your special activities, including Friday night class reunions and Saturday events like the milestone reunion brunch and football tailgate!

Mountain Day 2022 Football Tickets

Football Tickets

Cheer on our Vikings as they take on Rhodes College at 6 p.m.!

Mountain Day 2022 House of Dreams Tours

House o' Dreams Tours

See the iconic House o' Dreams during one of three tour opportunities.

Berry College Mountain Day Reunion Class of 1972

50th Reunion

Class of 1972

  • 1972C 50th Reunion Dinner and Celebration: RSVP NOW
    Friday, October 7 || 6 p.m. || Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill || $30
    Classmates and friends of the college class of 1972 are invited to enjoy music, fun, good food and fellowship. 6 p.m. reception, followed by dinner and program at 7 p.m.

  • Milestone Class Reunion Brunch: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 10:30 a.m. || The HUB, WinShape || $20, Kids 10 & Under Free
    Celebrating milestone reunions for the classes of 1972C, 1982C, 1997C and 2012C.

  • Mountain Day Picnic and Family Fun Activities
    Saturday, October 8 || 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. || Mountain Campus
    50th Reunion and Golden Guard picnic tables available near Pine Lodge.


  • Grand March
    Saturday, October 8 || 1 p.m. || Mountain Campus
    Led by Grand March Marshall Cecily Crow (94C). 50th Reunion and Golden Guard seating available at Pine Lodge.


  • Mega Reunion Tailgate: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 3 to 5 p.m. || Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill || $5
    Celebrating all reunions for the following class years: 1972A, 1972C, 1977A, 1977C, 1982A, 1982C, 1987C, 1992C, 1997C, 2002C, 2007C, 2012C, 2017C and 2022C. Guests can park at the Cage Center and take the complimentary shuttle to Oak Hill.


  • Berry Football vs. Rhodes College: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 6 p.m. || Valhalla stadium || $10, Kids 5 & Under Free
    Pre-order tickets or purchase at the gate. Special Seating for 50th Reunion class members in the stadium; Berry Alumni Choir sings National Anthem.
Berry College Mountain Day Reunion Class of 1982

Class of 1982

40th Reunion

  • 1982C 40th Reunion Gathering: RSVP NOW
    Friday, October 7 || 7 p.m. || Schroeder's Deli, 406 Broad St, Rome, GA || Dutch Treat
    Classmates and friends of the college class of 1982 are invited to the back patio at Schroeder's for an informal get together to kick off the 40th reunion weekend. Food and beverages are on your own, but let us know you are coming!

  • Milestone Class Reunion Brunch: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 10:30 a.m. || The HUB, WinShape || $20, Kids 10 & Under Free
    Celebrating milestone reunions for the classes of 1972C, 1982C, 1997C and 2012C.

  • Mega Reunion Tailgate: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 3 to 5 p.m. || Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill || $5
    Celebrating all reunions for the following class years: 1972A, 1972C, 1977A, 1977C, 1982A, 1982C, 1987C, 1992C, 1997C, 2002C, 2007C, 2012C, 2017C and 2022C. Guests can park at the Cage Center and take the complimentary shuttle to Oak Hill.

Berry College Mountain Day Reunion Class of 1997

Class of 1997

25th Reunion

  • 1997C 25th Reunion Gathering: RSVP NOW
    Friday, October 7 || 7 p.m. || Blossom Hill BBQ, 304 N 4th Ave SW, Rome, GA || Dutch Treat
    Classmates and friends of the college class of 1997 are invited to an informal get together to kick off the 25th reunion weekend. Food and beverages are on your own, but let us know you are coming!

  • Milestone Class Reunion Brunch: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 10:30 a.m. || The HUB, WinShape || $20, Kids 10 & Under Free
    Celebrating milestone reunions for the classes of 1972C, 1982C, 1997C and 2012C.

  • Mega Reunion Tailgate: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 3 to 5 p.m. || Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill
    Celebrating all reunions for the following class years: 1972A, 1972C, 1977A, 1977C, 1982A, 1982C, 1987C, 1992C, 1997C, 2002C, 2007C, 2012C, 2017C and 2022C. Guests can park at the Cage Center and take the complimentary shuttle to Oak Hill.
Berry College Mountain Day Reunion Class of 2012

Class of 2012

10th Reunion

  • Young Alumni Mountain Day Mixer: RSVP NOW
    Friday, October 7 || 7 to 9 p.m. || Mellow Mushroom, 238 Broad St, Rome, GA || $5
    Classmates and friends of the classes of 2012-22 are invited to attend an informal gathering at Mellow Mushroom to kick of the Mountain Day weekend.


  • Milestone Class Reunion Brunch: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 10:30 a.m. || The HUB, WinShape || $20, Kids 10 & Under Free
    Celebrating milestone reunions for the classes of 1972C, 1982C, 1997C and 2012C.


  • Mega Reunion Tailgate: RSVP NOW
    Saturday, October 8 || 3 to 5 p.m. || Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill || $5
    Celebrating all reunions for the following class years: 1972A, 1972C, 1977A, 1977C, 1982A, 1982C, 1987C, 1992C, 1997C, 2002C, 2007C, 2012C, 2017C and 2022C. Guests can park at the Cage Center and take the complimentary shuttle to Oak Hill.

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Mountain Day 2022: Schedule of Events

Sign up for your events:

View the full schedule of events for Mountain Day 2022 below, or quickly jump to one of the following days:

Plus, all month long we'll be sharing your #mtnday22 pics, #TBT Mountain Day photos and more on social media as we get ready to celebrate our beloved homecoming tradition!


Friday, October 7

  • Mountain Day Golf Scramble: RSVP NOW
    11 a.m. || Stonebridge Golf Club || $100
    Registration at the course opens at 9:30 a.m.; shotgun start at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Coach Brian Farrar at bfarrar@berry.edu.

  • Mountain Day Olympics
    3 p.m. || Evans South Lawn
    Student residence hall, commuter and faculty/staff teams compete in field day events for bragging rights and the spirit award.

  • The Martha Berry Museum Special Exhibition Opening and Reception: Email Oak Hill to RSVP
    5 to 7 p.m. || The Martha Berry Museum
    For more information, contact the Museum Office at 706-368-6789.

  • 1972C 50th Reunion Dinner and Celebration: RSVP NOW
    6 p.m. || Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill || $30
    Classmates and friends of the college class of 1972 are invited to enjoy music, fun, good food and fellowship. 6 p.m. reception, followed by dinner and program at 7 p.m.

  • 1982C 40th Reunion Gathering: RSVP NOW
    7 p.m. || Schroeder's Deli, 406 Broad St, Rome, GA || Dutch Treat
    Classmates and friends of the college class of 1982 are invited to the back patio at Schroeder's for an informal get together to kick off the 40th reunion weekend. Food and beverages are on your own, but let us know you are coming!


  • 1997C 25th Reunion Gathering: RSVP NOW
    7 p.m. || Blossom Hill BBQ, 304 N 4th Ave SW, Rome, GA || Dutch Treat
    Classmates and friends of the college class of 1997 are invited to an informal get together to kick off the 25th reunion weekend. Food and beverages are on your own, but let us know you are coming!


  • Berry Singers Program
    7 p.m. || Betty Anne Rouse Bell Recital Hall at the Ford Auditorium

  • Women's Volleyball vs. Sewanee
    7 p.m. || The Cage Athletic and Recreation Center

  • Berry College Theatre Company presents "Bright Star," by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell: ORDER TICKETS
    7 p.m. || Sisters Theatre || $7
    Get tickets at the link above or contact the Box Office at 706-236-2263.

  • Young Alumni Mountain Day Mixer: RSVP NOW
    7 to 9 p.m. || Mellow Mushroom, 238 Broad St, Rome, GA || $5
    Classmates and friends of the classes of 2012-22 are invited to attend an informal gathering at Mellow Mushroom to kick off the Mountain Day weekend.


  • KCAB's Mountain Day Talent Show
    9 p.m. || Bell Recital Hall || $5
    Students may purchase tickets week of at Campus Information Desk. Remaining tickets available for purchase at the door, limited seating available.


Saturday, October 8

  • Viking Court Hours of Operation || Krannert Center
    Bean'ry: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    POD: 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Chick-fil-A: 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Freshens: Closed
    Subway: 4 to 9 p.m.

  • Alumni Choir Rehearsal
    9 a.m. || Betty Anne Rouse Bell Recital Hall at the Ford Auditorium

  • First-Year Parent's Breakfast: RSVP NOW
    9 to 10 a.m. || Krannert Center Spruill Ballroom || $10
    This event is for parents of first-year students only. For more information, contact Meredith Johnson at deanofstudents@berry.edu.


  • Tai Chi and Light Breakfast: Contact Carolyn Reilly for More Info
    9:30 a.m. || Kilpatrick Commons
    Enjoy Tai Chi led by an instructor followed by a heart healthy breakfast. Hosted by the Nursing Division and Kinesiology Department at Berry College.


  • SGA Alumni Reunion: Email SGA for More Info
    10 to 11 a.m. || Krannert Center, Room 217
    Enjoy light breakfast refreshments and meet current SGA officers and members.


  • The Martha Berry Museum Commemorative Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Email Oak Hill to RSVP
    10 to 10:30 a.m. || The Martha Berry Museum
    For more information, contact the Museum Office at 706-368-6789.

  • The Martha Berry Museum Open House: Contact the Museum Office at 706-368-6789 for More Info
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. || The Martha Berry Museum
    The Oak Hill home will open only from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for visitors.


  • Milestone Class Reunion Brunch: RSVP NOW
    10:30 a.m. || The HUB, WinShape || $20, Kids 10 & Under Free
    Celebrating milestone reunions for the classes of 1972C, 1982C, 1997C and 2012C.


  • Mountain Day Picnic and Family Fun Activities
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m. || Mountain Campus || $13 (picnic)
    50th Reunion and Golden Guard picnic tables available near Pine Lodge.


  • Alumni Tent Village
    11 a.m. to 4 p.m. || Mountain Campus
    Visit the Berry Alumni and alumni-group tents for Mountain Day merchandise, general information and more.


  • Grand March Concert
    12 p.m. || Mountain Campus
    Performed by Berry College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Alyssa Grey. Students participating in the march should line up by 12:45 p.m. Don't forget to bring pennies to drop in the basket, which goes to Save a Student scholarship.


  • Women's Volleyball vs. Centre College
    12 p.m. || The Cage Athletic and Recreation Center

  • House o' Dreams Tours: RSVP NOW
    12:45, 1:45 and 2:45 p.m. || Mountain Campus || $2
    Tours last approximately 75 minutes. Buses leave from WinShape Pavilion (picnic buffet site).


  • Grand March
    1 p.m. || Mountain Campus
    Led by Grand March Marshall Cecily Crow (94C). 50th Reunion and Golden Guard seating available at Pine Lodge.


  • Intercultural Center Open House
    1 to 3 p.m. || Krannert Center First Floor
    For more information, contact diversity@berry.edu.


  • Academic Buildings Open House
    2 to 4 p.m. || Main Campus
    Visit some of your former classroom spaces on campus during Mountain Day. The following spaces will be open for you: Green Hall, Evans Hall, Laughlin, the new Animal Science building (behind McAllister) and McAllister Hall. Enjoy revisiting these old and new spaces!

  • Berry Farmer's Market
    2 to 5 p.m. || Memorial Drive, adjacent to the Clara Bowl
    Shop the flavors of fall with food and wares from student organizations, student enterprises and local vendors.

  • The Spires Open House: Contact Laurie Steber for More Info
    2 to 4 p.m. || The Spires at Berry College
    Take a tour of this incredible lakeside senior community next to main campus. Click here to learn more about The Spires.


  • Mega Reunion Tailgate: RSVP NOW
    3 to 5 p.m. || Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill || $5
    Celebrating all reunions for the following class years: 1972A, 1972C, 1977A, 1977C, 1982A, 1982C, 1987C, 1992C, 1997C, 2002C, 2007C, 2012C, 2017C and 2022C. Guests can park at the Cage Center and take the complimentary shuttle to Oak Hill.

  • BAAAC Meeting
    3 p.m. || Intercultural Center, Krannert Center

  • Marthapalooza Family Hour
    3:30 to 4:30 p.m. || Clara Bowl || $5
    Carnival rides, face painting and more. Open to children ages 5-12 of faculty, staff and alumni. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


  • Alumni Choir Rehearsal
    4 p.m. || College Chapel

  • Leadership Fellows Reunion Reception: Contact Cecily Crow for More Info
    4 to 5 p.m. || Krannert Center
    Celebrating 10 years of the Leadership Fellows program at Berry College.


  • Berry Football vs. Rhodes College: RSVP NOW
    6 p.m. || Valhalla stadium || $10, Kids 5 & Under Free
    Pre-order tickets or purchase at the gate. Special seating for 50th Reunion class members in the stadium; Berry Alumni Choir sings National Anthem.


  • Berry College Theatre Company presents "Bright Star," by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell: ORDER TICKETS
    7 p.m. || Sisters Theatre || $7
    Get tickets at the link above or contact the Box Office at 706-236-2263.

  • Marthapalooza
    10 p.m. to 2 a.m. || Clara Bowl || $20/guest accompanied by a Berry student; $20/young alumni (Classes of 2018-22)
    Free to Berry students, current college ID and event wristband required.

Sunday, October 9

  • Alumni Choir Rehearsal
    9 a.m. || College Chapel

  • Alumni Lacrosse Alumni Game
    12 p.m. || Valhalla stadium

  • Mountain Day Worship Service
    11 a.m. || College Chapel
    Guest Minister: Julie Richardson (97C)
    Alumni Choir Director: Harry Musselwhite (FFS)


  • Martha Berry Graveside Memorial Service
    12 p.m. || Outside College Chapel
    Presented by Daughters of Berry.


  • Dedication of College Chapel marker for Dr. Ouida Word Dickey (50C, FFS)
    12:15 p.m. || North lawn of the College Chapel

  • Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum Staff Reunion: Contact the Museum Office at 706-368-6789 for More Info
    2 to 4 p.m. || Oak Hill
    Invite only.


  • Berry College Theatre Company presents "Bright Star," by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell: ORDER TICKETS
    7 p.m. || Sisters Theatre || $7
    Get tickets at the link above or contact the Box Office at 706-236-2263.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions about Mountain Day events, merchandise and more

Q What COVID-19 precautions are required at Berry alumni events?
A

At this time, Berry is not requiring the use of masks in public indoor spaces. However, we encourage individuals with greater health risks and COVID-19 concerns, including those who are not vaccinated, to wear protective masks as appropriate.

For more information, visit: www.berry.edu/healthytogether

Updated February 17, 2022

Q When do I have to order my merchandise for delivery?
A

Orders will ship within 2 weeks of purchase. For the best chance of your items arriving in time for Mountain Day (Saturday, Oct. 8) please order by the following dates:

  • U.S. east coast and mountain area: Thursday, Sept. 22, at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • U.S. west coast, Alaska, Hawaii and International: Sunday, Sept. 11, at 11:59 p.m. ET
Order here while supplies last!
Q Can I pick up my merchandise on Mountain Day?
A

If you are attending a milestone reunion (college classes of 1972, 1982, 1997 and 2012), you may choose to pick up your order on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the milestone reunion brunch. Any orders not picked up at the brunch will be brought to the Alumni Tent for pick-up between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. All pick up orders must be placed by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, to ensure your order is ready for pick up on Mountain Day.

For those not celebrating a milestone reunion, we are not able to offer pick-up service this year. You may either order your merchandise to ship to you, or you can purchase items in person under the Alumni Tent between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. We will accept both cash and card on the mountain.

Q When's the deadline to register for Mountain Day events?
A

The registration deadline for Mountain Day events is Sunday, October 2. Register for your events here.

Q What if I have more questions?
A

We're happy to help! Please email us at alumni@berry.edu with any questions.

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