Fairfield University has scheduled its annual Reunion Weekend for alumni, family and friends for Friday through Sunday, June 7 to June 9.

Celebrations are planned for more than 1,500 graduates from the classes of 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008.

Restaurants in the town of Fairfield and surrounding regions—many of which are owned by Fairfield alumni—are participating as host sites. The sites include:

  • Flipside Burgers and Bar
  • Vinny’s Ale House, owned by John and Julie (Gates) Hekker ’79
  • The Field
  • Brennan’s Shebeen at Richardson Golf Course in Fairfield and Brennan’s Shebeen in Bridgeport, owned by Michael Brennan ’96
  • The Seagrape Café
  • Southport Brewing Company in Southport

On Saturday, the “Taste of Fairfield” Food Fair on the Barone Campus Center Green will highlight food and drink providers from the area:

  • Flipside Burger & Bar
  • Fryborg in New Haven
  • The Local Meatball food truck, owned By Michael and Anne (Meleney) ’01 Distassio
  • Moja Café in Westport, owned by Thomas and Beth (Whelan) ’86 Linell
  • The Sugar Bakery in East Haven
  • Taco Loco in Bridgeport
  • The Westport Inn Restaurant in Westport
  • Vazzy’s – Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford
  • Mr. Softee

“We are looking forward to welcoming all of our grads and their families and friends back to Fairfield for ‘Reunion Weekend,’” Janet Canepa, Fairfield University director of Alumni Relations, said in a university press release. “We are also extremely pleased to be collaborating with so many businesses in Fairfield and the area. ‘Taste of Fairfield’ is now in its second year for Reunion Weekend, and because of its success, we have even more local providers participating this year. We hope all those attending will be taking home yet another exciting memory of the Fairfield experience.”

For a detailed schedule of events, visit http://www.fairfield.edu/alumni/ar_reunions.html


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