UMF’s Fall Fest: A Weekend for Family, Friends and Alumni -
October 3-5, 2014

The University of Maine Farmington Center for Student Involvement and Ferro Alumni Center are pleased to invite all family and friends of students and UMF Alumni to campus to celebrate the season!

For many of our students, this weekend provides the first opportunity to re-connect with family and friends since the beginning of the semester. Within the first two months of the semester, students have settled into their living situations, classes and community life. To demonstrate how students have engaged in campus life a wide variety of activities and events have been planned to showcase our campus community.

In addition to happenings on campus, we are pleased to share that Historic Front Street in Farmington will be celebrating its third-annual Pumpkin Fest downtown! In addition to our special events on campus, we encourage UMF friends, family and alumni to take a walk downtown to enjor scarecrow decorating and pumpkin carving, acrobats and puppeteers, sheepdog demonstrations and pumpkin contests, Rick Charette in concert and much more. Click here for a complete list of Pumpkinfest events.



Friday October 3

Family and Friends Registration and Check-in
10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Olsen Student Center hallway

Fandom Feud
with prizes (sponsored by Stone Hall Community Assistants)
8:00 pm – Olsen Student Center, The Landing

Saturday October 4

Family and Friends Registration and Check-in
10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Olsen Student Center hallway

Campus tours with Admission Ambassadors
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Admission building

Family Crafts and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - The Landing, Olsen Student Center

Alumni Coffee & Check-in
9:00 am – Ferro Alumni Center

State of UMF with President Dr. Kathryn Foster
10:00 am - Bjorn Lounge, Education Center lobby

Alumni Council Meeting
11:00 am - North Dining Hall, Olsen Student Center

Family and Friends Brunch
11:30 am – 1:30 pm - South Dining Hall, Olsen Student Center

Exhibit: Multi-media Artist Barry Whittaker
12:00pm – 4:00pm - UMF Art Gallery 

Alumni Lunch and Awards
12:00 pm – North Dining Hall, Olsen Student Center

Field Hockey vs Colby Sawyer
12:00 pm – Prescott Field, Front Street

Fall Fest Photo Fun!
Have your family photo taken wearing vintage clothing
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm – CR123 Olsen Student Center

Horse Wagon Rides around town (with Meadow Creek Farms)
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm - Outside Olsen Student Center

Men’s Soccer vs Johnson State
1:00 pm - Prescott Field, Front Street

“A Political Scientist’s View of the Election Year Landscape in Maine” by Professor Jim Melcher
1:30 pm – TBD

Cupcake Wars with Aramark
2:00 pm – TBD

Campus Wide Event
Planned by Community Assistants, win prizes!
3:00 pm - Mantor Green

Women’s Soccer vs Johnson State
3:30 pm - Prescott Field, Front Street

Family and Friends Dinner
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm - South Dining Hall

Clefnotes and UMF Student Open Mic
A capella music, comedy, poetry and more
8 pm – 9:30 pm - Lincoln Auditorium, Roberts Learning Center

Event TBD
TBD - Emery Community Arts Center

TBD – The Landing, Olsen Student Center

Sunday October 5

Narrow Gauge “Dollar” Matinee Movie
Check Narrow Gauge movie listings for showtimes
Narrow Gauge Theater, Front Street, Farmington.

Farmington Area Accommodations
Colonial Valley Motel  800-684-2800
Farmington Motel         207-778-4680
Hilltop House B&B         207-645-5071
Mount Blue Motel          866-778-6004
Wilson Lake Inn             800-626-7463
Comfort Inn                     207-645-5155

Farmington Community Resources
If you have any questions or require services because of a disability or special need please don’t hesitate to contact Maya Kasper at or call 207-778-7346. We can’t wait to see you on campus!