WU Alumni Weekend
 

Tours

Friday, Sept. 12 - The Kickoff

Campus Tour

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

View your old stomping grounds with new eyes while you tour campus with student tour guides.

Campus Tour

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

View your old stomping grounds with new eyes while you tour campus with student tour guides.

Martha Springer Botanical Garden Tour

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

Tour WU's "secret" garden on campus with Dean Wentworth, Willamette's Botanical Garden & Greenhouse Curator. Dedicated in 1988 in honor of biology professor Martha Springer, the one acre site is divided into 12 smaller gardens, including a butterfly garden, herb garden, alpine rock garden, theme borders, and ethnobotany gardens.

Saturday, Sept. 13 - The Apex

Pi Beta Phi Open House

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

844 Mill St.

Visit the Willamette Pi Beta Phi house and meet some members of WU's Greek community.

Campus Tour

10:45-11:45 a.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

View your old stomping grounds with new eyes while you tour campus with student tour guides.

Hallie Ford Museum Tour

10:45-11:45 a.m.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Visit Willamette's acclaimed museum, which has been described as "a vibrant artistic hub offering access to historical, regional and contemporary art."

Wine Tasting Tour

1:00-4:30 p.m.

Leave the car behind and enjoy a guided afternoon tour in the spectacular Eola-Amity Hills wine country! We will visit Bryn Mawr Vineyards, Redhawk Vineyard and Winery, and St. Innocent Winery and enjoy some of the region's finest wines. Registration is required (transportation is included, $65).

Frank Lloyd Wright House Tour

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Gordon House, Silverton

Take a guided tour of The Gordon House, the only building in Oregon designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright (this tour is sold out).

Campus Tour

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

View your old stomping grounds with new eyes while you tour campus with student tour guides.

Zena Forest & Farm Tour

2:00-5:00 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

Visit 305 acres of ecologically diverse and historically significant land, which is overseen by Willamette University's Sustainability Institute (transportation provided). Sign up in the Bearcat Lounge.

Sunday, Sept. 14 - The Wind Down

Willamette Valley Vineyards Tour

12:00-3:00 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

Visit one of the region's leading wineries, Willamette Valley Vineyards, for a special tasting tour, and meet owner Jim Bernau '75. Registration is required (transportation included, $45).