Join Magdalen for Three Special Events
October 27 – 29, 2023

We cordially invite alumni, prospective students & their parents, parents of current students, and friends of the college to join the Magdalen community for a variety of activities beginning on Friday, October 27, 2023, culminating with a beautiful liturgy on Sunday, October 29, 2023. These events are part of our yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of Magdalen College.

Colloquium on Catholicism and the Liberal Arts

Friday, October 27
10:00 AM - 2:45 PM

How Can the Liberal Arts Restore Us to Reality?

Join us as we kick off the weekend with an academic colloquium featuring guest speakers Dr. Bainard Cowan & Dr. Gregory Marks as well as distinguished members of the Magdalen faculty.  The event includes a morning and afternoon session, lunch, and the opportunity to go to Holy Mass and Confession. Tickets are $10.

Read More +

50th Anniversary Gala with Dr. Peter Kreeft

Friday, October 27
The Puritan Backroom, Manchester, NH
6:00 PM

Join us for a celebratory banquet at the Puritan Backroom in Manchester, NH. The benefit dinner will be followed by a special address by the renowned Catholic author and apologist, Dr. Peter Kreeft. This will be a time to reminisce about Magdalen’s history, meet new friends interested in the liberal arts, learn from a brilliant Catholic thinker and writer, enjoy good food, and give thanks for God’s faithfulness to the college for five decades. Tickets must be purchased in advanced and are $60 per person. (Scheduled on a Friday evening, meat and non-meat options will be available.) This event is expected to sell out.

Welcome Weekend

Saturday, October 28
Sunday, October 29

Welcome Weekend is designed as an Alumni Reunion, a Parents Weekend, and an Open House all rolled into one. All guests will have opportunities to observe class seminars, a faculty panel with Q&A, and a career pathways/alumni panel discussion. In addition, we will share meals, Mass, a swing dance with a live jazz band, rosary walks, campus tours, and several other fun activities. On Sunday, join us for a solemn Mass with music sung by our 60-voice choir and for the renewal of consecration of the college to the Blessed Trinity. Brunch will follow.

Read More +

Click Here to View Our Suggested Accommodations

Magdalen has rooms blocked at the following hotels for Welcome Weekend:

Comfort Inn
71 Hall Street, Concord
(603) 226-4100
Book Now

Fairfield Inn by Marriott
4 Gulf Street, Concord
Book Now

Other options for accommodations:

Best Western
97 Hall Street, Concord
(603) 228-4300

Centennial Inn
96 Pleasant Street, Concord
(603) 227-9000

Courtyard by Marriott
70 Constitution Avenue, Concord
(603) 225-0303

Hampton Inn
515 South Street, Bow
(603) 224-5322

Holiday Inn
172 N. Main Street, Concord
(603) 224-9534

Sunapee Lake Lodge
1403 Route 103, Newbury
(603) 763-5592

The Maples Bed & Breakfast
69 E. Main Street, Warner
(603) 456-6275

Colonial Farm Inn
499 Andover Road, New London
(800) 805-8504

Follansbee Inn
2 Keyser St, North Sutton
(800) 626-4221

Mountain Lake Inn
2871 Route 114, Bradford
(800) 662-6005

Turtle Pond Farm
4 Bean Road, Warner
(877) 861-8623

The Village House
14 Grist Mill Road, Sutton Mills
(603) 927-4765

9 Keyser Street, North Sutton
(603) 927-4053

For additional accommodations, please visit:
NH Country Inns