Denison: The Homestead's 40th Anniversary Festival
Name: Denison: The Homestead's 40th Anniversary Festival
Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Meet Homesteaders from across the years at “Creation and Evolution: Homestead Stories from 1977 and Today,” a reception featuring stories about the history of the Homestead with music by ensemble-in-residence ETHEL. The reception is part of a three day festival to celebrate the Homestead’s 40th anniversary. Other events include “When We Left our Home(stead): Life Choices, Careers, Professions” from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Friday, April 7, in the Barney Davis Hall Boardroom; “Welcome to the Homestead: The Ever-evolving Experiment,” a Denison Museum opening, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at the Denison Museum and “Forty Years and Counting: Festivities at the Homestead” from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at the Homestead. The Homestead is a student residential option based on sustainable technologies, simplicity in life choices, consciousness about energy consumption and food production, and community decision making. The Homestead is a unique community that exemplifies Denison’s mission as a liberal arts college.