Fun for All at the 250th Summer Celebration

The Green bustled with activity on July 27 as the College welcomed community members to campus to enjoy a summertime commemoration of Dartmouth’s 250th anniversary. 

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A group of families enjoying a bubble activity at the Summer Celebration
Several families make giant bubbles at one of the several children’s activity stations run by Hanover Parks and Recreation.  (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Letterpress coasters at the 250th Celebration
Saba Maheen ’20, right, guides a young Patriots fan in the creation of a souvenir letterpress coaster. Working alongside them are Book Arts Workshop Program Manager Sarah Smith, second from left, and Iliana Godoy ’20.  (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Raleigh Nesbitt ’19 – winner of the Dartmouth Idol
Raleigh Nesbitt ’19, the winner of this past spring’s Dartmouth Idol competition, entertains the crowd during the midday portion of the celebration. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Guarini school of graduate and advanced studies booth at 250th Summer Celebration
An attendee peers into a microscope to view a slide while a graduate student from Dartmouth’s STEAM Outreach Program looks on. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Andrés Bravo leads a tango class at the 250th Summer Celebration
Andrés Bravo leads a free tango class in Alumni Hall at the Hopkins Center of the Arts. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Andrés Bravo and Sarita Apel perform with the Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet at the Summer Celebration.
Andrés Bravo and Sarita Apel, professional tango dancers based in New York City, perform with the Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet to kick off the free evening concert program. (Photo by Lars Blackmore)
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Families in town for Parent's Weekend enjoyed the Summer Celebration concert
Members of the evening concert crowd dance on the Green. Sophomore students and their families, in town for Dartmouth Family Weekend, were welcome to join in the community celebration.  (Photo by Lars Blackmore)
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Cha Wa performs at the 250th Summer Celebration
New Orleans-based Cha Wa, a Mardi Gras Indian funk band, performs. (Photo by Lars Blackmore)
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Dancers at Summer Celebration concert
Concert-goers dance to Cha Wa’s high energy funk rhythms. (Photo by Lars Blackmore)
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Noah Kahan performing at the Summer Celebration
Noah Kahan, a singer-songwriter from Strafford, Vt., performs for a fan-filled crowd during the final set of the evening.  (Photo by Lars Blackmore)
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Noah Kahan performing at the Summer Celebration
The crowd, some lounging on blankets spread out on the Green and others gathered close by the stage, enjoying the concert. (Photo by Lars Blackmore)