Schedule of Events

Sunday, February 12

11 a.m.
150th Anniversary Pilgrimage to Augusta
Location: Springfield Baptist Church

Speaker: Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr. '79, 11th President of the College
Music by Morehouse College Glee Club

Tuesday, February 14

“Show your Love” for Morehouse Day
 International Giving Day

Wednesday, February 15

7 p.m.
Rising Stars in the Media featuring Morehouse Alumni in Media
Location: Bank of America Auditorium
Moderator: Ron Thomas, Director, Journalism and Sports Program 

Thursday, February 16

10:45 a.m.
150th Founder’s Day Convocation
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel


Speaker: Cedric Richmond '95, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus

Friday, February 17

6 p.m.
Key Supporters Reception (By Invitation Only)

8 p.m.
Morehouse College presents MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly 
150th Anniversary Concert
Price: $150 VIP, $100 General Floor, $75General Floor(rear) and $50 Balcony.
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Saturday, February 18

11 a.m.
Reflections of Excellence
A panel discussion featuring the 2016 Bennie and Candle Award Honorees

Location: Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall, Ray Charles Performing Arts Center

6 p.m.
29th Annual “A Candle in the Dark” Gala
Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta

6 p.m. - VIP Reception for Gala Patrons and Sponsors 

7:30 p.m. - Award Ceremony and Dinner
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Hotel Information:

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Ask for the Morehouse Rate
Rate: $149/169 Night

Ritz-Carlton Atlanta
181 Peachtree Street                                                                
Atlanta, GA 30303

Ask for the Morehouse Rate
Rate: $189/$199 - King Stand

Sunday, February 19

11 a.m.
Morehouse Founder's Day Worship Service
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Claybon Lea Jr.
Pastor of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel

4 p.m.
Sesquicentennial Anniversary Glee Club Concert
Dr. David E. Morrow '80, Director
Location: Ray Charles Performing Arts Center