November 12, 2022

Homecoming weekend is an opportunity for students, alumni, and the local community to come together around their love of purple and gold to cheer on the Ephs. Festivities include tailgating, a Spirit Tent and Chili Fest down on Farley-Lamb Field while cheering on the Williams Football team.

Can’t get to the Berkshires? Many regional associations hold watch parties. Find a full list here.

Friday, November 11, 2022

7:00 pm – Zero Year Reunion & Young Alumni Celebration: Farley-Lamb Field
The Class of 2022 is invited to celebrate their Zero Year Reunion on Friday, November 11 in Williamstown. The Classes of 2018-2021 are also invited to join the celebration. This event will run from 7-10 PM outdoors under the tent at the Weston Athletic Complex entrance. The night will be catered by The Forge. Bring your I.D. Registration is required for this event.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

9 a.m. – Yard by Yard Lecture @ the Williams Inn Ballroom (8:30 a.m. coffee/tea)
Williams Professor of Psychology, Emeritus Saul Kassin speaks on the scientific study of false confessions and his new book Duped: Why Innocent People Confess – and Why We Believe Their Confessions (recently featured on Hidden Brain & Armchair Expert). Prof. Kassin’s work is featured and cited all over the world– including by the Supreme Courts of the U.S., Canada, and Israel. He has appeared as an analyst on CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, and in several documentaries–most notably, Ken Burns’ 2012 film, The Central Park Five. He has also consulted in numerous high-profile cases.

10:30 a.m. – Tour and Talk @ the Williams College Museum of Art
Eve Biddle ’04 presents a tour of the exhibition Mary Ann Unger: To Shape a Moon from Bone. The exhibition is full reconsideration of the multidisciplinary practice of Unger, one of the twentieth century’s great artists, and also features work by Biddle, who is an artist and Unger’s daughter. Enjoy post-tour food and drink on the WCMA patio.

11:30 a.m. – HALFTIME @ the Alumni Hospitality Tent
Join us for chili and Eph camaraderie under the hospitality tent in the northern end-zone of Farley-Lamb Field.

11:30 a.m. – HALFTIME @ the Alumni Network Community Tent
Members of BiGLATA, WAAAAN, WBAN, WLAN, and WFAN are invited to connect with each other and students while enjoying delicious food. Tent located behind the grandstands in the tailgating lawn.

11:30 a.m. – HALFTIME @ the Spirit Tent
Grab some temporary tattoos, cowbells, and other Williams-spirited gear, and take a selfie with Ephelia under the Spirit tent between the grand stands and the Team Building.

Noon – Football vs. Amherst @ Farley-Lamb Field
Beer, wine, and malt beverages will be for sale within the northern end-zone of Farley Lamb Field until the end of the third quarter to those 21 and older with photo ID.

7:30 p.m. – Octet 80th (now 82nd) Anniversary Concert @ Currier Ballroom (featuring alumni from ’57 to ’22)

Sunday, November 13, 2022

10 a.m. – Women In Computer Science (WICS) Alumni Donuts and Coffee @ the CS Common Area, TCL 314
The Department of Computer Science invites all of our fabulous women in Computer Science alumni to join CS faculty, staff, and students for donuts, coffee, and community. We can’t wait to learn all the wonderful things you’ve been up to!

All events are free and registration is not required unless specified.

  • Parking:

    • Lansing Chapman Rink parking lot – located across the street from the Weston Field Athletic Complex off Latham Street. Handicap spots available.
    • Lot off Water Street – ample parking is available just around the corner. A 5-minute walk to the Weston Field Athletic Complex.
    • Lot inside Weston complex -- tailgating spots will be available inside the gates of the Weston Field Athletic Complex adjacent to Farley-Lamb Field on grass. First come, first serve basis. Handicap spots are available.
    • See Williams College map for locations.


    Tailgating is available on the grass adjacent to Farley-Lamb Field.

    For football games, the gates to Weston open at 10:00 AM. For Homecoming, Weston gates open at 8:00 AM.

    • First come, first serve basis. No reservations.
    • No charcoal grills allowed.
    • Attendees prohibited from bringing alcohol into Weston Field Athletic Complex.
    • Unsealed plastic or paper containers checked with a passive alcohol detector.
    • No cans, no glass.
    • No RV’s or similar large vehicles.

    Visiting Teams:

    Visiting teams will be housed on the east side of the Team Support Building, closest to the Taconic Golf Club parking lot. For convenience, supporters of visiting teams are encouraged to utilize the space in that surrounding area. Public restrooms are available under the main grandstand.


    If using GPS, the following address will bring you to the Weston Field Athletic Complex:

    • Tailgating – use main grandstand address: 71 Latham Street, Williamstown MA 01267
    • Bus drop off – use Team Support Building address: 75 Meacham Street, Williamstown MA 01267