Thursday, June 20, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Whispering Pines Golf Course, 15630 Middle Rd., Meadville, PA 16335
It's time for the Seventh Annual Pioneer Challenge! This is a fun two-day event that brings Marietta College alumni, Athletic Boosters and friends together to reconnect and raise funds for all athletic programs and the Marietta Fund.
For information about the itinerary, hotel, and rules.
Marietta College Alumni Night at the Ballpark: Akron RubberDucks vs. Bowie Bay Sox
Saturday, July 13, 2019: 6:00-9:30 p.m.
Canal Park, 300 S Main St., Akron, OH 44308
Come one, come all! We will start the evening off with a great picnic at 6:00 p.m. followed by the baseball game at 7:05 p.m. Then, we will end an enjoyable evening with fireworks.
The cost is $28, which includes a game ticket, all-you-can-eat buffet (hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, macaroni and cheese, BBQ pulled chicken, chips, cookies, water, iced tea, beverages) and fireworks. The tickets will be available for pick up at Will Call.
Marietta College Dinner with Board of Trustees and President Bill Ruud
Wednesday, July 17, 2019: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Eastport Yacht Club, 317 First St., Annapolis, MD 21403
You are personally invited to join us for an evening to honor our alma mater at this captivating venue overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. We look forward to sharing updates about the future of Marietta College and connecting with local alumni, friends, and parents.
Early-bird price is $15 per person if you register by June 28th. The price includes Maryland-style BBQ and two drink tickets. Attire is casual.
Parking is available across the street from the Yacht Club. Or enhance your experience and try a water taxi and valet park ($16) at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, Autograph Collection, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis, Maryland. Join us at 5:15 p.m. for departure or see other times available.
Alumni Day with the Pittsburgh Pirates
Sunday, July 21, 2019: 1:35 p.m.
PNC Park, 115 Federal St., Pittsburgh PA 15212
Close out your weekend at PNC Park in Pittsburgh with fellow members of the Pioneer family as the Pirates take on the Philadelphia Phillies.
Our seats are located in the Infield Grandstands in Section 321.
The cost is $23 per ticket. The ticket includes a hat, which you can claim by going to the "Treasure Chest" at the Home Plate Gate.
You can also bring your family for the Kids Day which has fun and games before the baseball game and kids 14 years old and younger can run the bases on the field after the game.
Tickets will be emailed directly to you closer to game day.
Alumni Night with the Houston Astros
Sunday, August 4, 2019: 1:10 p.m.
Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford St., Houston, TX 77002
Kick off your Saturday at Minute Maid Park with your fellow Pioneers as the Houston Astros take on the Seattle Mariners. Gates open two hours prior to first pitch. It's Astros Hall of Fame Weekend, and it starts with a Pregame Alumni Home Run Derby, so arrive early to take part in all of the activities.
Our seats are located in Section 105.
The cost is $50 per ticket. Tickets will be emailed to you 72 hours before game day.
Columbus Regional Association's Alumni Night with the Columbus Clippers
Friday, August 9, 2019: 6:00 p.m.
Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Ln., Columbus OH 43215
Kick off your weekend with fellow members of the Pioneer family at Alumni Night with the Columbus Clippers as they take on the Buffalo Bisons.
The cost is $30 per ticket. Kids 12 and under cost $20 per ticket. The price includes one game ticket plus hot dogs, hamburgers, macaroni and cheese, potato chips, potato salad, cookies, soda, and water.
Marietta Night with the Boston Red Sox
Saturday, August 17, 2019:
Stadium Tour at 4:30 p.m./game at 7:10 p.m.
Fenway Park, 4 Jersey St., Boston, MA 02215
Kick off your Saturday at Fenway Park with a Stadium Tour. Experience the historic ballpark, which has been home to the Boston Red Sox since 1912, before the gates officially open, including visiting the warning track behind home plate, touring the sought-after Green Monster seats, and seeing baseball legends in the Red Sox Hall of Fame. Plus, you have the option to remain in the stadium once the tour concludes.
The Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles beginning at 7:10 p.m. Our seats are under cover in Grandstand 30.
We're thrilled to continue this tradition with fellow alums.
Washington, D.C. Regional Association's Night with the Washington Nationals
Saturday, August 17, 2019: 6 p.m.
Nationals Park, 1500 S. Capitol St., SE, Washington, DC 20003
Come one, come all! Connect with your fellow Pioneers at the Budweiser Terrace, located on the second level behind the scoreboard at 6:00 p.m. before we take our seats for the game.
Our seats are located right below the Budweiser Terrace on the first floor in Section 140. There’s an escalator near the Budweiser Terrace that will take us next to our seats. The Washington Nationals take on the Milwaukee Brewers beginning at 7:05 p.m.
The cost is $30 per ticket. The tickets will be available for pick up at Will Call.
Learn more about Nationals Park.
Alumni Night on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler
Thursday, August 22, 2019:
Board at 6:30 p.m., depart at 7 p.m. and disembark at 9 p.m.
Valley Gem Sternwheeler, 601 Front St., Marietta, OH 45750
What’s better than a summer evening on the river, feeling the wind on your face and hearing the rush of the water? That’s easy, it’s enjoying the evening with Marietta alumni and friends on the Valley Gem led by Captain J.J. Sands, a Marietta College graduate.
The cost is $15 per person if you register by July 1, and $20 per person beginning July 2. Your ticket includes a relaxing cruise with heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages, though a cash bar will be available.
The deadline to register is July 22 and space is limited, so register now.
PioNation Tailgate for the Home Football Opener
Saturday, September 21, 2019: 5 - 7 p.m.
Don Drumm Stadium, 600 Greene St., Marietta, OH 45750
Join fellow Pioneers for a tailgate before Coach Andy Waddle and the Marietta College football team plays rival Muskingum at 7 p.m. You don’t want to miss a minute of this fun! We’ll have live music, food, cash bar and a thrilling game followed by fireworks.
The cost is $10 per person, which includes tailgate-style food and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will also be available. The cost is $5 for kids 6-10 years old while kids 5 years old and under eat free.