Grandparents & Grandfriends Day

Grandparents & Grandfriends Day

Grandparents & Grandfriends Day

We look forward to welcoming you to Grandparents & Grandfriends Day on Wednesday, May 8, 2019!

Grandparents & Grandfriends Day is a very special opportunity to spend a day with your grandson at Avon Old Farms. We begin around 9 a.m. and end around 1 p.m. (or later if you would like to stay to watch a game).

R.S.V.P. for Grandparents & Grandfriends Day

        Tentative Schedule
8:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Have Your Picture Taken With Your Grandson

We'll send you the photo as our gift to you in early June.

8:15  - 8:55 a.m.

Registration and Coffee in the Refectory

Grandparents and grandfriends will be greeted by parking directors upon arrival and then directed to the Refectory for registration.

9 - 10:50 a.m. 

Attend Classes With Your Grandson

(Not all classrooms are handicap accessible.)

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Concert, Poetry, and Headmaster's Welcome in the Susan Casey Brown Auditorium
12  - 1 p.m. Buffet Lunch in the Field House
1 - 2 p.m. Optional Guided Tour of the Campus — meet at the Victory Bell


1:30 p.m.

Watch Athletic Contests

1:30 p.m. Varsity Golf (Away) at Bull’s Bridge Golf Club for WNEPSA Invitational
2:30 p.m. JV Baseball (Away) vs. Loomis Chaffee School
2:30 p.m. Thirds Baseball (Home) vs. Berkshire School
2:30 p.m. Varsity B Lacrosse (Home) vs. Loomis Chaffee School
2:30 p.m. Varsity Tennis (Home) vs. Westminster School
2:30 p.m. JV Golf (Home) vs. Salisbury School & Rectory School
3:00 p.m. Varsity Baseball (Home) vs. Loomis Chaffee School
3:00 p.m. JV Lacrosse (Home) vs. Brunswick School
3:00 p.m. JV Tennis (Home) vs. Salisbury School
3:30 p.m. Varsity Lacrosse (Home) vs. Brunswick School

  Grandparents and Grandfriends Day is officially over after athletic contests. Students may check out with Mr. Doyle for an off-campus dinner with their grandparents or grandfriends but must return by 7:45 p.m. for Study Hall.

Welcome to Avon Old Farms!

We're excited you'll be here on campus! If you have any questions, please contact:

Susan Kohn
Director of Special Events


Navigating Our Campus

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Plan Your Trip

Where to Stay


279 Avon Mountain Road, Avon, CT 06001
(860) 677-1651
827 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 677-2821
1 Memorial Road, West Hartford, CT 06107 
(860) 937-2500
55 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT 06001 
(860) 678-1666
Evergreens Restaurant
397 Hopmeadow St, Weatogue, CT 06089
(860) 651-5700

Where to Eat


77 West Street, Simsbury, CT 
(860) 651-5500
Farm-fresh American fine dining in a plank-ceilinged room with waterfall view, or less formal tavern. Reservations recommended.
26 West Main Street (Rte. 44), Avon, CT 
(860) 676-2000
Casual, specializing in Italian food. Family atmosphere. Reservations recommended. 
5 East Main Street (Rte. 44), Avon, CT
(860) 677-5599
On the corner of Old Farms Rd. and Rte. 44
Reservations recommended.
70 East Main Street (Rte. 44), Avon, CT
(860) 677-6299
Excellent Italian food. (May be noisy.)
Reservations recommended.