3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Wait Chapel & Bell Tower Tour
Make plans to join us early for this special opportunity to explore the tunnels and enjoy beautiful views from the top of the bell tower! The tour will include a walk through the passageway underneath Wait Chapel, followed by a climb up through the inside of the clock and bell tower. There is a hard capacity maximum of 30 people so please RSVP early if you plan to join us for this activity. (Please note that there is not elevator access to the bell tower and the metal spiral stairs are original.)
5:00 – 5:30 p.m., Welcome and Registration
Farrell Hall, Ground Floor
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Considering Collaboration, Change, and Comfort Zones through Balinese Performance
We will view, discuss, interpret, and perform a Balinese Hindu myth using voice and body while being directed by WFU faculty member Elizabeth Clendinning. Participants will gain intercultural insights while exploring the relationship between the story being told and their own lived experiences. Discussion will reveal insights into how we approach change and the benefits of collaboration for perspective-sharing.
Farrell Hall, A27 & A28 Ground Floor
6:30 p.m. Strolling Supper
Farrell Hall Patio
8:00 – 9:00 a.m., Breakfast
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Room
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., The Call of Prime Time: Reinventing Yourself in the Second Half of Life
Featuring Gregg Levoy, the celebrated author of Callings: Finding and Following An Authentic Life.
This presentation—part lecture and part hands-on seminar—takes a creative approach to not just getting older but growing older. It’s about what inspires passion in your life and what defeats it, how you lose it and how you get it back, as well as keep it flourishing for the duration.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Lunch and Panel Discussion on Third Act in Action
2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Workshops
Choose Your Adventure – You will have the opportunity to choose a topic that interests you as you explore options for your Third Act.
5:00 p.m., Happy Hour
5:45 p.m., Dinner
Interactive dinner with table discussions led by Allison McWilliams (‘95), Assistant Vice President in the Office of Personal and Career Development, to establish “accountability” groups for the next year.