This is the 2018 Homecoming schedule, not the upcoming 2019 schedule. While some activities will be different, this should give you an idea of the flow of the weekend's activities while we work on the 2019 schedule. 

2018 Homecoming
October 5-7

Thursday, October 4

Time Event
7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Production: Ghost the Musical – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

*Based on the 1990 romantic fantasy thriller film of the same name.

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641-784-5296 for reserved seating.)

Friday, October 5

Time Event
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Alumni Board Meeting – Harpham Heritage Chapel
Noon

Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament – Lamoni Municipal Golf Course ($40 entry fee)

Registration and Putting Contest

1:00 p.m. Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Tee Time
1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Homecoming Registration – Helene Center Atrium
1:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Ann Klingensmith '83 Art Show – Helene Center/The Constance Gallery

3:00 p.m. Softball Home Run Derby – North Park
4:00 p.m.

Choir Concert – Shaw Center/Carol Hall

5:00 p.m. 19th Annual Emeriti and Alumni Awards Banquet – Shaw Center/Lobby ($25 per person)
5:00 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. *Alumni – Closson Center
6:00 p.m. Varsity Baseball vs. *Alumni – North Park/Chase Field
6:00 p.m. Women's Softball vs. *Alumni – North Park
7:00 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. *Alumni – Closson Center
7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Production: Ghost the Musical – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium 

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641.784.5296 for reserved seating.)

10:00 p.m. Student Air Band Show – Closson Center
11:30 p.m.

Post-Air Band Root Beer Float Party  – Zimmermann-Resch Quad

(In case of rain, location will be moved to Closson Center.)

Saturday, October 6

Time Event
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Homecoming Registration – Helene Center Atrium
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Ann Klingensmith '83 Art Show – Helene Center/The Constance Gallery

8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Women's Volleyball Intra-Squad Scrimmages – Closson Center
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Ackerley Computer Program Open House – Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 130
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. International Club Silent Auction – MSC Main Room
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Alumni Book Signing featuring Daniel Hobart '95 and Julie Heide '98 – Campus Quad

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the MSC.)

9:00 a.m. Early Risers Guided Campus Walking Tour – Alumni Brick Plaza
9:00 a.m. Seminary and Campus Ministries Reception – Cheville Chapel
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Science Club Student-Alumni Reception – Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 106
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Agape Alumni Banquet – MSC Conference Room (North Americas Room)
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Pickleball Pickup Games – University Place Turnaround

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the MSC.)

10:00 a.m. Women's Varsity Volleyball vs. *Alumni – Closson Center
10:00 a.m. Men's JV Soccer vs. *Alumni – NE Practice Field
10:00 a.m. Future Student Campus Tours – Higdon Administration Building/Lobby
10:30 a.m. Choir Concert – Shaw Center/Carol Hall
11:00 a.m. Men's Varsity Volleyball vs. *Alumni – Closson Center
11:15 a.m.

Pep Rally with Gadets and Cheer Squad – Shaw Center Amphitheatre

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby.)

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Yellowjacket Tailgate Party – Campus Quad

($8 per person or student meal plan)

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby.)

11:30 a.m. Women's JV Soccer vs. *Alumni – NE Practice Field
11:35 a.m.

Annual Alumni Association Forum – Shaw Center Amphitheatre

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby.)

Noon Hoop House Garden Open House – east of the Water Tower
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Hall of Fame/Wall of Fame Luncheon – Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Chapel
12:15 p.m.

Homecoming Court Crowning – Shaw Center Amphitheatre

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby.)

12:15 p.m.

Future Student Sub and Pizza Party – West Entrance, Huntsman Football Field

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby or Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 106.)

12:35 p.m. Tug of War – Campus Quad
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Paloma Open House – Tess Morgan/Main Level, West Wing
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Social Clubs, Emeriti, Class of 1968 & 1993 Hospitality Room – MSC/Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (South Americas Room)

1:00 p.m. Brad Carr Paver Reveal – Alumni Brick Plaza
1:00 p.m. Graceland Players Improv Troupe – Shaw Center/JR Theatre
1:35 p.m.

Freeman Awards Presentation – Huntsman Field

(In case of rain, location will be moved to Closson.)

2:00 p.m.

Homecoming Football Game vs. Evangel University – Huntsman Field
Half-time Hall of Fame Inductions

The Gadets, Cheer Squad and Marching Yellowjackets will be performing.

(Tickets available at the gate: Adults $5, Students $3, Senior Citizens (60 and over) $3, Kids (12 and under) FREE.)

2:00 p.m. Ergo and Friends Recital – Shaw Center/Carol Hall
2:00 p.m. Ice Hockey Reunion – MSC Main Room
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

21st Annual GALA Reception – Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 106

Gay and lesbian acceptance celebration hosted by Bill '60 and Lois Russell '67.

5:00 p.m. 50-Year Honor Class Dinner – Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
5:00 p.m. Honor Class Dinners – Shaw Center/Lobby ($25 per person)
6:00 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. William Penn University – "The Razz" Soccer Facility  
7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Production: Ghost the Musical – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641-784-5296 for reserved seating.)

8:00 p.m. Homecoming Alumni/Student Talent Show – MSC Main Room
8:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. William Penn University – "The Razz" Soccer Facility  
9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Student Dance/Karaoke -- FM Smith Library

Sunday, October 7

Time Event
8:00 a.m. Crescent Breakfast – Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
9:00 a.m. Communion Service – Cheville Chapel
10:30 a.m. Homecoming Worship Service – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
11:00 a.m.

The President's Brunch – MSC Main Room (Presidential Society Members Only)

2:00 p.m.

Homecoming Production: Ghost the Musical – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641.784.5296 for reserved seating.)

*Former athletes and musicians are invited to participate in indicated sports and music events.