Northampton School for Girls

Sept. 20-22, 2019

Join us for a celebration of Northampton School for Girls! Gather with your classmates and friends to pay tribute to NSFG and celebrate the power of women’s education.

Questions? Please contact Corinne Briggs 413-529-3301 or  


Check back for ongoing updates to the schedule

Friday, September 20  

5:30 – 7 p.m. Wine Tasting Welcome Reception
Glendale Ridge Vineyard, 155 Glendale Road, Southampton, MA
Transportation provided from a central location in Northampton; Dinner on your own 

Saturday, September 21 

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Breakfast Panel Discussion
Hotel Northampton
The Art of Memoir: Preserving the history of NSFG moderated by Leanna James Blackwell, Director of MFA in Creative Non-Fiction, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Bay Path University

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presentation of Northampton School for Girls Archival Materials by WNS Archivist Rick Teller ’70
Williston Northampton School; Transportation provided

12:30 – 2 p.m. Luncheon Honoring the Tradition of the White Blazer Award with Head of School Robert W. Hill III and students
Williston Northampton School
Please wear something white

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Optional Tour of WNS Campus
Golf carts available

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Optional Share Your Memories
Williston Northampton School
Record with WNS archivist; To reserve a 5 min. slot, sign up at breakfast or lunch, or call Corinne Briggs at 413-529-3301

3:30 p.m. Return to Northampton
Transportation provided

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy exploring Northampton on your own 

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Guided tour of NSFG campus grounds followed by cocktails & dinner with Keynote Speaker
The Glass House, the original Whitaker-Bement building at Northampton School for Girls
Journalist and relationship expert Melinda Blau presents “Intergenerational relationships and the power of connection”

**You can always cancel**

Where to Stay

A limited number of rooms are being held at the three hotels below, please reference Northampton School for Girls when calling. 

The Ellery (formerly Autumn Inn)
10 rooms available
Friday & Saturday ($235.00 per night)
Reservations must be made by Friday, August 16.
259 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-7660 

The Hotel Northampton
5 rooms available Friday & Saturday (rates range from $199.99–$259.99 depending on day and room type)
Reservations must be made by Tuesday, August 20.
36 King Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-3100

The D Hotel & Suites, Holyoke
5 rooms available on Saturday Only (rates range from $203.25 $208.50 depending on room type)
Click here to make a reservation.
Reservations must be made by Wednesday, August 21.

One Country Club Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 533-2100

Other local lodging options (without room blocks) include:

Fairfield Inn & Suites
115A Conz Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-9800
(Please use code YPRB or YPRC for a five percent discount; conditions apply) 

Hampton Inn
24 Bay Road
Hadley, MA 01035
(413) 586-4851 

Quality Inn & Suites
117 Conz Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 586-1500 


Five College Area Bed & Breakfast Association
Authentically restored Victorian inns and classic New England farm houses in the Pioneer Valley 

Hampshire Hills Bed & Breakfast Association
Nineteen unique B&Bs nestled in the Hilltowns between Northampton and the Berkshires
(888) 414-7664 

The Pomeroy Inn
83 Pomeroy Terrace
Northampton, MA 01060