Founders Weekend

Join us for a weekend of celebration as we commemorate our 50th Anniversary and honor the Founders of Wakefield Country Day School, William and Pamela Lynn, and the 50 years of exceptional education at WCDS!

Pamela and Bill Lynn

FOUNDERS WEEKEND SCHEDULE

April 22
Founders Day Feast, Oak Crest, Woodville, Virginia
The Piccolo Zoppé Circus, Friday night showtime!

April 23
Fodderstack 10K Race – Go Team WCDS!
The  Piccolo Zoppé Circus, under the Big Top!
50th Anniversary Gala: Fundraiser, Dinner and Auction
WCDS Community Dance Party!

April 24
Super Seminar Sunday
Varsity vs. Alumni Soccer Match

We hope you will join us for one or all of the events!

FOUNDERS DAY FEAST

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

Founders Day Feast at Oak Crest. Please join us in celebrating five decades of educational excellence in Rappahannock County. Hear past Heads of School pay tribute to our Founders and learn about our vision for the next half-century! Enjoy a feast for the senses, including a locally grown and sourced bounty of spring delicacies, beautiful live music, all while enjoying the view from the magnificent Oak Crest with dining al fresco. Limited seating. $250 per plate ($125 tax-deductible).

Feast on Friday

THE PICCOLO ZOPPE CIRCUS - FRIDAY SHOWING

FRIDAY APRIL 22, 2022

The Zoppé family has been producing circuses since 1842, starting on the cobblestone roads of Italy. Now, Tosca Zoppé, 6th generation equestrian circus artist, proudly joins with her husband, John Walther, and her mama, Sandra Zoppé; to launch a brand new Zoppé production: Piccolo Zoppé is a theatrical circus production that revisits a time when Circus was presented in ​a traditional way. Meet the performers! Limited seating available, purchase your tickets today - Location: WCDS Campus. 

Piccolo Zoppe Friday Circus Showing

TEAM WCDS: FODDERSTACK 10K RACE

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022

Run with Team WCDS! Do you typically run the Fodderstack Race? We are assembling a WCDS team to run together in 50th Anniversary gear. Register for updates and to receive details about Team WCDS! For the discount code please email Lnutt@wcdsva.org.

Run WCDS

THE PICCOLO ZOPPE CIRCUS - SATURDAY SHOWING

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022

The Zoppé family has been producing circuses since 1842, starting on the cobblestone roads of Italy. Now, Tosca Zoppé, 6th generation equestrian circus artist, proudly joins with her husband, John Walther, and her mama, Sandra Zoppé; to launch a brand new Zoppé production: Piccolo Zoppé is a theatrical circus production that revisits a time when Circus was presented in ​a traditional way. Meet the performers! 

Circus at WCDS

50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA: FUNDRAISER, DINNER AND AUCTION

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022

Join us for the Wakefield Country Day School's 50th Anniversary Auction. Located in the Leonard Cowherd Auditorium on Saturday Evening, this fundraising event will showcase unique items and trips, great food, wine, and company...and all for a good cause. Please arrive at 5:30 pm for silent auction bidding. $150 per ticket ($75 tax-deductible).

Click Here to see Auction Items and Sponsorship Opportunities

50th Anniversary Gala

WCDS COMMUNITY DANCE PARTY

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022

Join us for an unforgettable evening of dancing with students, parents, alumni, and faculty. There will be a live DJ playing all your favorite disco hits! The dance party begins at 9 pm on Saturday Night, with a full taco bar included! All are welcome to attend.

Dance

SUPER SEMINAR SUNDAY

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2022

Join us for an in-person panelist event with WCDS Alumni and Community Members, discussing various topics of interest to WCDS. Come join us, this event is free and open to all who want to attend. Light refreshments provided. Please let us know you are coming by registering here.

Super Seminar Sunday

VARSITY VS. ALUMNI SOCCER MATCH

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2022

Let the games begin! All are welcome to participate and watch the Alumni vs. Students Soccer game. Please register for updates.

Soccer