The Longest Table Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where do I park? Lot C on the campus of Howard Community College, to the right of the main entrance off Little Patuxent Parkway. For overflow, park in Lot A, to the left of the main entrance. (http://bit.ly/2sYjo4o)
  • Where is the dinner? Lot B on the campus of Howard Community College, to the right of the main entrance off Little Patuxent Parkway (http://bit.ly/2sYjo4o)
  • What happens in case of rain? We will move indoors to the Café on the Quad in the Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Hall [RCF])
  • What time should I arrive? Check-in begins at 5 pm. Dinner begins promptly at 6 pm.
  • What is the schedule for the evening? The dinner bell will ring at 6 pm signifying the beginning of the meal. The bell will ring again at 7:30 pm, signifying the end of dinner.
  • What is the attire? Casual. As we will be outdoors, dress accordingly.
  • Is the event handicap accessible? Yes
  • What about restrooms? Restrooms are available in the Health Sciences Building (HSB). One ADA-compliant portable restroom also available in Lot C.
  • What is the menu?
    • Salad
    • Chicken Pasta Primavera (available without chicken) [bow tie pasta with tender chicken breast strips tossed with julienne colorful peppers, broccoli, cauliflower buds and tomato basil vinaigrette dressing]
    • Gourmet Breads [crusty French baguette stalks, walnut raisin and seven-grain breads with sweet butter]
    • Mini Sweet Tooth Assortment [assortment of freshly baked miniature chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin and peanut butter cookies, rich fudge brownies, blondie bars and chocolate and white chocolate dipped pretzels with additional Baker’s Specials]
    • Unsweetened Iced Tea, served with sugar, sweeteners and fresh lemon
    • Chilled Spring Water, refreshing cool ice water with lemon wheels
  • Will I be seated with my friends? To enhance the experience of getting to know different people, guests will not be seated with their companions.
  • Do I have an assigned seat? When you check in, we will give you a colored wristband that corresponds to a specific table. Ushers will direct you to your table.
  • Will tickets be available on site? Tickets available until we sell out.
  • What if I am unable to attend? Because we ordered food based on reservations, we are unable to accept refund requests within seven days of the event.
  • Are children allowed? This event is limited to high school age students and up.
  • Anything else I should know? Animals not permitted (except service animals). No smoking. No alcohol.