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Special Dining Events

October 28 - Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 31 - Costume Contest

November 8 - Ivy Room Lunch featuring cuisine from the Faculty Club

November 9 - Apple Fest

November 18 - Oxfam Hunger Dinner

November 21 - Thanksgiving Dinner

January 25 - Welcome Back Dinner with Youth in Action dancers in the Ratty

February 14 - Valentine's Day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in the Ratty & V-Dub

February 22 - "Testing 1... 2... 3..." New Products Dinner in the Ratty

March 17 - St. Patty's Traditional Boiled Dinner in the Ratty & V-Dub

March 22 - "Spring Roundup" Dinner in the Ratty & V-Dub

April 12 - Visiting Chef Series - Dinner by Chef Casey O'Riley in the Ratty & V-Dub

April 16 - Easter Brunch in the Ratty

May 1 - May Day Breakfast in the Ratty & V-Dub

May 10 - Tea & Coffee Bar Breakfast for finals in the Ratty

Calendar of Holidays and Events
Fall 2005 Spring 2006 Summer 2006
Fall Semester 2005 Convocation to top
  Schedule - September 6
All Eateries Open September 6

Columbus Day Weekend to top
  Schedule - October 7 to 10
Blue Room Closed Monday 10/10
Café Carts Barus & Holley Café closed Monday 10/10
CIT Café closed Monday 10/10
Rock Café closes Friday 10/7 at 6pm; reopens Monday 10/10 with normal hours
Campus Market Closes Friday 10/7 at 6pm; reopens Monday 10/10 at 2pm
Ivy Room Closed for Lunch on Monday 10/10
Josiah's Normal hours
Gate Normal hours
Sharpe Refectory Normal hours
Verney-Woolley Normal hours
Parents' Weekend and Homecoming to top
  Schedule - October 14 to 16
Blue Room Open Saturday 10/15 from 8am to 4pm
Café Carts Normal hours
Campus Market Normal hours
Ivy Room Normal hours
Josiah's Normal hours
Gate Normal hours
Sharpe Refectory Normal hours
Verney-Woolley Normal hours
Thanksgiving to top
  Schedule - November 22 to 27
Blue Room Closes on Wednesday 11/23 at 3pm; reopens Monday 11/28
Café Carts Barus & Holley Café closes on Tuesday 11/22 at 6pm; reopens Monday 11/28
CIT Café closes on Tuesday 11/22 at 3pm; reopens Monday 11/28
Rock Café closes on Tuesday 11/22 at 6pm; reopens Monday 11/28
Campus Market Closes on Wednesday 11/23 at 3pm; reopens Monday 11/28
Ivy Room Closes on Wednesday 11/23 at 1:45pm for Lunch; reopens Monday 11/28
Closes on Tuesday 11/22 at midnight for Snacks; reopens Monday 11/28
Josiah's Closes on Tuesday 11/22 at 2am; reopens Monday 11/28
Gate Closes on Wednesday 11/23 at 2pm; reopens Monday 11/28
Sharpe Refectory Closes on Wednesday 11/23 at 2pm; reopens Monday 11/28
Verney-Woolley Closes on Wednesday 11/23 at 2pm; reopens Monday 11/28
Winter Holiday to top
  Schedule - December 20, 2005 to January 2, 2006
Administrative Office Closes on Thursday 12/22 at 5pm
Blue Room Closes after business on Wednesday 12/21
Café Carts Closes after business on Friday 12/16
Campus Market Closes after business on Wednesday 12/21
Ivy Room Lunch: Closes after lunch on Wednesday 12/21
Snackbar: Closes after business on Monday 12/20
Josiah's Closes after business on Monday 12/19
Gate Closes on Tuesday 12/20 at 3pm
Sharpe Refectory Closes after business on Tuesday 12/20. Open by special arrangement during the break for sports teams and other special groups; students should contact their program administrator for specific dates and times.
Verney-Woolley Closes after business on Tuesday 12/20
January 2006 Hours to top
  Schedule - January 3 to January 24
Administrative Office Opens on Monday 1/2 at 8:30am. Closed on Monday 1/16 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Blue Room Opens on Tuesday 1/3, operating on Monday to Friday hours of 7am to 3pm until returning to normal hours on Wednesday 1/25. Closed on Monday 1/16 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Café Carts Opens on Wednesday 1/25
Campus Market Opens on Tuesday 1/3, operating on Monday to Friday hours of 8am to 3pm until returning to normal hours on Wednesday 1/25. Closed on Monday 1/16 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Ivy Room Lunch: Opens on Tuesday 1/3, operating on Monday to Friday hours of 11:30am to 1:45pm until returning to normal hours on Wednesday 1/25. Closed on Monday 1/16 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Snackbar: Opens on Wednesday 1/25
Josiah's Opens on Wednesday 1/25
Gate Opens on Wednesday 1/25
Sharpe Refectory Opens on Wednesday 1/25
Verney-Woolley Opens on Wednesday 1/25
Long Weekend and President's Day to top
  Schedule - February 17 to February 21
Blue Room Friday 2/17: Normal hours
Monday 2/20 and Tuesday 2/21: 7am to 3pm
Café Carts Friday 2/17: Normal hours
Monday 2/20: Rock opens 11am to 1am; CIT and B&H closed
Tuesday 2/21: Normal hours
Campus Market Friday 2/17: 8am to 6pm
Saturday 2/18 and Sunday 2/19: Closed
Monday 2/20 and Tuesday 2/21: 8am to 3pm
Ivy Room Normal hours
Josiah's Normal hours
Gate Normal hours
Sharpe Refectory Normal hours
Verney-Woolley Normal hours
Spring Break to top
  Schedule - March 25 to April 2
Blue Room Closes on Friday 3/24 at 3pm
Opens 7am to 3pm from Monday 3/27 to Friday 3/31
Normal hours return Monday 4/3
Café Carts Close on Friday 3/24 at 2pm
Reopen on Monday 4/3 with normal hours
Campus Market Closes on Friday 3/24 at 3pm
Opens 7am to 3pm from Monday 3/27 to Friday 3/31
Normal hours return Monday 4/3
Ivy Room Lunch: Open normal lunchtime hours
Evening: Closes after business on Thursday 3/23. Reopens on Monday 4/3 with normal hours
Josiah's Closes after business on Thursday 3/23
Reopens on Monday 4/3 with normal hours
Gate Closes on Friday 3/24 at 2pm
Reopens on Monday 4/3 with normal hours
Sharpe Refectory Closes after business on Friday 3/24
Saturday 3/25 to Sunday 4/2: Open for athletic teams and students on spring break meal plan (contact Karen Hyman at
863-3343).
Breakfast (except Sundays): 7am to 9:30am
Lunch (except Sundays): 11:30am to 2pm
Sunday Brunch: 11am to 2pm
Dinner: 5pm to 7pm
Reopens on Monday 4/3 with normal hours
Verney-Woolley Closes on Friday 3/24 at 2pm
Reopens on Monday 4/3 with normal hours
End of Spring Semester / Commencement to top
  Schedule - May 18 to 30
Blue Room Closes on Friday 5/19 at 3pm
Opens 7am to 3pm from Monday 5/22 to Friday 5/26
Opens 7am to 5pm on Saturday 5/27
Opens 7am to 3:30pm on Sunday 5/28 (Commencement), including concessions on Main Green
Closed on Monday 5/29 (Memorial Day)
Opens on Tuesday 5/30 with summer hours
Café Carts B&H: Closes on Wednesday 5/17 at 6pm
CIT: Closes on Wednesday 5/17 at 6pm
Rock: Closes on Friday 5/19 at 2pm
Campus Market Closes on Friday 5/19 at 3pm
Opens 8am to 3pm from Monday 5/22 to Thurday 5/25
Opens 10am to 1am on Friday 5/26 (Campus Dance)
Opens 8am to 5pm on Saturday 5/27
Opens 7am to 3:30pm on Sunday 5/28 (Commencement)
Closes for summer
Ivy Room Lunch: Closes after Saturday 5/27 with special Commencement hours: Breakfast from 7am to 11:30am and Lunch from 11:30am to 1:45pm
Evening: Closes after business on Thursday 5/18
Josiah's Closes after business on Thursday 5/18
Gate Closes after lunch on Friday 5/19 at 2pm
Sharpe Refectory Closes after business on Friday 5/19
Special Commencement Brunch on Sunday 5/28 from 7am to 10:30am
Verney-Woolley Closes after lunch on Friday 5/19
Summer Hours to top
  Schedule - May 30 to August
Administrative Office Brown Dining will operate out of Gregorian B. The Catering office will be housed in Metcalf and operate out of Andrews Dining Hall. See a campus map for details.
Holidays: Closed on Friday 6/2 (Brown Dining Employee BBQ), Tuesday 7/4, Monday 8/14 (Victory Day)
Blue Room Opens on Tuesday 5/30 with summer hours
Holidays: Closed on Friday 6/2 (Brown Dining Employee BBQ), Tuesday 7/4, Monday 8/14 (Victory Day)
Café Carts Closed
Campus Market Closed
Ivy Room Closed for renovations
Josiah's Opens on Monday 6/5 for continental Breakfast in Little Jo's with summer hours
Opens on Sunday 6/18 for Lunch and Dinner in Josiah's with summer hours
Holidays: Closed on Tuesday 7/4, Monday 8/14 (Victory Day)
Gate Closed
Sharpe Refectory Closed for renovations
Verney-Woolley Opens on Sunday 6/4 with summer hours
Holidays: Closed on Tuesday 7/4, Monday 8/14 (Victory Day)
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