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Make the most of summer with these events at or near the College
Make the most of the last few weeks of summer. Try an outdoor movie, enjoy fresh-picked produce, and connect with your community. Check out these events happening at or near the College.
Scoop up fresh veggies, fruits, flowers, and herbs: Sweet corn, stone fruits, zukes, and tomatoes abound this time of year at LaFarmstand. Preorder before 11:59 p.m. Wednesdays and pick up Friday at the farmstand, or shop in person. 2-5 p.m. Fridays at its new home in the grassy area across from Wawa • MORE
Enjoy an art-inspired community picnic along Karl Stirner Arts Trail: Prof. Nestor Gil will host LaJira/Gira, a free art-inspired community picnic that encourages guests to walk together and eat together. Bring a blanket and a beverage; food will be provided from La Perla Tapatia. 4 p.m. Sun., Aug. 6 (rain date: 4 p.m. Sun., Aug. 13) • MORE
Movies on the Quad: You won’t have to go very far to catch an outdoor movie. Head to Lafayette’s Quad for a free outdoor movie. Catch Top Gun: Maverick on the big screen. Bring a chair or blanket; Lafayette will provide the popcorn and sweets. 8:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 16 • MORE
Community Day Celebration at Gummeson Grounds: Home of Mike Bourger ’44 Field at Oaks Stadium: Lafayette College is excited to celebrate the opening of Gummeson Grounds: Home of Mike Bourger ’44 Field at Oaks Stadium. This community gathering will feature food, fun, and the opportunity to see this exciting new venue. Guests will also be able to watch the inaugural game as Lafayette Women’s Soccer plays Mount St. Mary’s at 2 p.m. Reservations are not required for this special event. Community celebration: 12 p.m. Sun., Aug. 20, game to follow at 2 p.m. • Metzgar Fields Athletic Complex, 3412 Sullivan Trail in Easton • MORE