• There's always something to do.

    The Village experience is perhaps best defined by the many activities that bring our neighbors together. We believe the charm and appeal of a small town come not from just the structures and spaces we create, but from the lively gatherings - both planned and spontaneous - that spring up among its people.

    From movies on the green to local produce stands at the farmers market...from live music to playful children's performances...the range of neighborhood happenings draws people to our outdoor spaces. Whether your interests are artistic, culinary, sporting, or all of the above, there is something for every taste, in every season.

    Just across the street, Hendrix College features an event calendar full of academic lectures, theatre performances, concerts and discussions, many of which are free and all of which are located just steps away.

  • Thursday, September 13

    What Happens When I Don't Show up?: Exercising Agency and Finding Your Voice

    Staples Auditorium, 7:30 PM

    The 2018 Senate Jennings Lecture will be given by Dr. Deniece Dortch, an internationally recognized speaker and author whose research and teaching grapples with systemic oppression across multiple axes. She uses critical phenomenological approaches to understand how African American undergraduate and graduate students experience and respond to race and racism at predominantly white institutions of higher education. What can individuals do to pay attention to or address the concerns that we see around us? Through her research and personal accounts, Dr. Dortch will address this question, explore motivations for racial agency, and examine the ways it can be tackled in public and in private, at Hendrix College and beyond.

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    Saturday, September 22

    Family Weekend Convocation & Music Concert

    Staples Auditorium, 10:00 AM

    The program will include performances by the Hendrix Choir, Wind Ensemble, and Orchestra.

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    Thursday, October 4

    The Positive Deviance Approach: Solving Complex Problems from the Inside Out

    Bertie Wilson Murphy House, Seminar Room, 4:15 PM

    Dr. Arvind Singhal, Hendrix College’s 2018 Mellon Scholar, on Thursday, October 4 will present the lecture “The Positive Deviance Approach: Solving Complex Problems from the Inside Out” in the Bertie Wilson Murphy House on the Hendrix campus. The lecture begins at 4:15 p.m., with a reception to follow. Positive Deviance (PD) is a novel approach to individual, organizational, and social change based on the observation that in every community there exist certain individuals or groups whose uncommon behaviors and strategies enable them to find better solutions to problems than their peers, while having access to the same resources and facing worse challenges. The PD approach has been employed in some 50 countries to address a wide variety of social and organizational purposes, including decreasing malnutrition and infant and maternal mortality in Vietnam and Pakistan; reducing school dropouts in Argentina and in the U.S.; and reducing hospital-acquired infections in the U.S. and Colombia. A leading scholar of the PD approach, Singhal has taught courses and implemented workshops on the positive deviance approach for educators, health practitioners, government officials, and business leaders in some 40 countries of Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

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  • Have an idea for an event?

    Let's talk. There are so many creative options for your event in The Village.  Contact us at Info@thevillageathendrix.com

    Calendar of Events

    Check out our full calendar for a complete listing of upcoming events at Hendrix College and The Village at Hendrix.