Colby College is a small (1,800 students) private liberal arts college in Waterville, Maine. Their mascot is the white mules. Check out the Waterville calendar for their annual events and outdoor activities around Kennebec River. The Farmer's market is open in the summer and winter! One fact fun about Colby College...Colby College Arts Museum has 8,000 works of primarily American and contemporary art to enjoy.
Famous "Mule" alumni include Doris Kearns Goodwin – presidential scholar and historian, Lincoln Peirce – cartoonist and creator of the comic strip Big Nate, Jan Volk – General Manager of the Boston Celtics from 1984 – 1997, Hilary Gehman – Olympic rower, Annie Proulx – Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and Wylie Dufresne – featured judge on Top Chef and chef and owner of Du's Donuts in New York City.
"The Top 5 Parent Picks" when visiting Colby College:
Shop at the Freeport home of LL Bean.
Ski Sugar Loaf.
Enjoy a couple of hours exploring Colby College Arts Museum.
Grab an amazing breakfast at The Purple Cow ...their raspberry chocolate chip pancakes and homemade hash are delicious.
Book dinner at the Riverside Farm Restaurant and Wine Market. They offer a fresh farm to table menu and an impressive wine selection.
Kate, a Sophmore at Colby College, is a skier, sailor and on the Colby Crew Team.
Fun fact about Colby College: Colby has its own pub and coffee house.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: North Street Dairy Cone, Grapenut or Cookie Dough.
Bakery and Favorite Sweet: Hillman's Bakery, Whoopie Pies.
Where to Grab a Coffee or Tea: The Spa at Pulver Pavilion, Selah Tea.
Burger Joint and Fries: Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse.
Pizzeria: Waterville House of Pizza.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Governors's, Eggs Benedict.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Cancun Mexican Resturant, Taco Salad.
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: Mirakuya Japanese Restaurant, Spicy Tuna Roll.
Breakfast Spot with a Friend or Date: Purple Cow.
Where you would love your parents to take you for Parents weekend: Skiing at Sugarloaf!
Best Dive Bar: The End Zone.
Neighborhood Bookstore: The Colby College Bookstore.
Tell us more: The dining hall food is really good!!