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Events for Alumni

December 2023

Saturday, December 2
Cocoa and Cookies with Big Red, Stewart Hall
Bring the family for a fun afternoon! We'll have cookies for eating, as well as cookies decorated for inspiration. Then let festive imaginations run wild at a DIY cocoa and cookie decorating station. Get your photo with a holly jolly Big Red! There may even be a guest appearance. Each person will take home three decorated cookies. $5/person. Make it a day/night in Ship - The annual Shippensburg Christmas Parade steps off at 5PM and runs along King Street. Feel free to walk from campus, or park closer to King St. and grab a spot to watch the parade along King Street.

Saturday, December 16
Legacy Family Seating, December Commencement

January 2024

Saturday, January 27
Ship Alumni Hospitality Suite at IceFest, Chambersburg
Take the chill off and join fellow Ship alumni for hot cocoa and cookies while you stroll the streets and view the sparkling ice sculptures during Chambersburg's IceFest. Bring your family to the first floor conference room inside the Heritage Center located on the square between 11:30AM - 1:30PM for a hot beverage and cookie. Then, grab a selfie with the SHIP ice sculpture outside!

February 2024

Saturday, February 24
Ship Private Party on the Grounds of Mount Hope Estate & Winery, Manheim
Experience a hands-on exploration of the five “S’s” of wine tasting: Seeing, Swirling, Smelling, Sipping and Savoring! The knowledgeable staff at Mount Hope Estate & Winery will guide our private Ship party through samples from sweet to dry, as well as specialty wines, ciders, and beer to find a taste to suit every palate. Our private party includes wine, beer, & cider tasting, a souvenir glass, and an actor-led guided tour of the production facility. $15/person

April 2024

Thursday, April 4
Ship Alumni Social at The Great American Pub, Conshohocken
We know it's been awhile since we've hosted an alumni event in Montgomery County, so we hope you'll come out & join us! We'll provide apps, fellowSHIP, and great conversation in our private space (The Fayette Room). No charge to attend, cash bar. Your RSVP will help us prepare for appetizers for the night.