FRIDAY EVENT: Third Annual Cougar Crawl
September 22, 2017, 5 â€“ 8 p.m. / Various Stops in Downtown Batavia
The GCC community, be they current students, faculty or staff, alumni, retirees or general supporters are all invited to stroll through downtown Batavia making special stops for special treats at various businesses, many owned or operated by GCC alumni. The event kicks off at City Slickers and winds up at TF Brownâ€™s with various stops to businesses such as the YNGoddess, The Hidden Door and Center Street Smokehouse. Cougar Crawl stops are still in development and subject to change. Cost is $15, or 2 for $25.00 and will NOT be sold at the door.
Public Open House and Facility Tours / 10 a.m. â€“ 4 p.m.
This is the chance for the general public to tour the new Richard C. Call Arena and Student Success Center. Visitors can catch a view of the Turf Field from the new Press Box, check out the new Fitness Center and Arena and explore both floors of the Student Success Center.
â€œRods and Rockâ€ Classic Cruise 11 a.m. â€“ 4 p.m. / North Parking Lot
For those who love classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, the popular â€œRods and Rockâ€ Car Cruise returns on Saturday in GCCâ€™s north parking lot.
â€œLollapalooza Golden Galaâ€ Concert with the Genesee Symphony Orchestra Â
5 p.m. / Richard C. Call Arena
The first music to grace the new Richard C. Call Arena will be from the Genesee Symphony Orchestra, the Collegeâ€™s orchestra-in-residence. Led by Conductor and Music Director S. Shade Zajac, the GSO is presenting a variety of musical selections especially arranged for this one-time event under the theme, â€œLollapalooza Golden Gala.â€ A reception with light refreshments will immediately follow the performance. The concert is free with general admission seating on a first-come, first-served basis.
Genesee Community College will celebrate the graduates of 2018 during the 50th commencement ceremony in the new Richard C. Call Arena!
There will also be a Time Capsule event (more info TBD). The Time Capsule will have many items from GCC’s first 50 years and will be sealed in the Richard C. Call Arena for 50 years!