Friends & Family

Check out all of the great events geared towards Castleton faculty, staff, family, friends and community members during Homecoming weekend!

Friday, October 11

Castleton Store Sale

8:30 am – 7 pm 
Campus Center

A special homecoming sale.


Basket Raffle

4 pm – 9 pm
Campus Center

Benefits the Student Nursing Association. 


Library Mini Golf

Calvin Coolidge Library 
7 pm – 9 pm

Come experience the Castleton Calvin Coolidge Library in a new and exciting way as we transform the building into an interactive mini golf course. Sponsored by the Bridge Initiative.


Student Production: Constellations

Black Box Theater
7 pm

Student Gabby Lazzaro is directing the show Constellations, a play written by Nick Payne. Free. Space is limited. 


Hypnotist Eric Mina

Campus Center 1787 Room
8 pm

Sponsored by SGA Campus Activities Board for students, alumni, & families.

Saturday, October 12

Castleton Store Sale

Campus Center
9 am – 7 pm

Special Homecoming sale. Free coffee until noon. 


Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Campus Center 
9 am – 11 am

Inductees include Nancy & Rich Glasscock, Brandon Heck, Amy (Yandow) Kittredge, and Jess (Banks) Turner. Register here by October 1


Football Tailgating

Stadium Parking Lot
9 am – 12 pm

Reservations required. Call (802) 468-6275. 


Chair Massages

Castleton Pavilion
9 am – 12:30 pm

Sponsored by the Athletic Training Club. 


Castleton Scholars Celebration 

Campus Center Informal Lounge
9 am – 3 pm

Student work displayed including McNair Scholars.


Basket Raffle

Castleton Pavilion
9 am – 5 pm

Benefits the Student Nursing Association. 


Wag and Welcome Therapy Dogs

Campus Center 
9:30 am – 11:30 am

Have the opportunity to meet and play with local therapy dogs.


Car Wash Fundraiser

Ellis Hall Parking Lot
9:30 am – 11:30 am

Sponsored by Field Hockey, Women's Ice Hockey, and Women's Lacrosse. 


Broseph Concert

Stadium Parking Lot
10 am – 11 am

An up-and-coming, Nashville-based band performs during tailgating. 


Library Mini Golf

Calvin Coolidge Library 
10 am – 3 pm

Come experience the Castleton Calvin Coolidge Library in a new and exciting way as we transform the building into an interactive mini golf course. Sponsored by the Bridge Initiative.


Family Fun Zone

Pavilion Lawn
10 am – 2 pm

Children’s activities, bounce houses, pumpkin decorating and face painting. Adult supervision required.

Sponsored by Residence Life and Alumni/Family Relations Office.


Spartan Athletic Band Performance

Stadium Parking Lot
11 am


Castleton Football vs. Gallaudet University

Dave Wolk Stadium
12 pm Kick-off

Tickets required. 


Design Your Own Crafts

Castleton Pavilion
12 pm – 4 pm


Historical Walking Tour of Castleton

Leaving from Hope House (Public Safety)
1 pm – 2:30 pm


Field Hockey vs. Western Connecticut State

Dave Wolk Stadium
4 pm


Men's Soccer vs. Western Connecticut State

Dave Wolk Stadium
6:30 pm


Distinguished Daredevils

Campus Center 1787 Room
8 pm

Sword swallowing, taser juggling, and feats of balance all wrapped up in one family-friendly, hilarious presentation.

sponsored by SGA campus activities board for students, alumni, and families.

Sunday, October 13

Castleton Store Sale

Campus Center
9 am – 12 pm


Women's Rugby vs. Molloy

Rugby Field
1 pm


Student Production: Constellations

Black Box Theater
2 pm

Student Gabby Lazzaro is directing the show Constellations, a play written by Nick Payne. Free. Space is limited.