Homecoming At Central Methodist October 25-27

Theme is ‘A Hero’s Homecoming’

Central Methodist University will celebrate "A Hero's Homecoming" during annual festivities scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25-27.

A busy weekend of activities for CMU alumni and friends, area residents, and faculty, staff and students is scheduled. A partial listing of events follows.

Friday, Oct. 25 will feature various reunion activities for the honored alumni classes (1948, '53, '58, '63, '68, '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, and '08) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Emmet's Kitchen and Tap in downtown Fayette. More recent alumni can attend the Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) reunion from 7-10 p.m. at D.C. Rogers lake near Fayette.

Saturday, Oct. 26 highlights include the annual Homecoming Parade downtown starting at 10 a.m.; dedication of a bronze sculpture adjacent to Classic Hall at 11 a.m.; a tailgate party on the lawn near Howard-Payne Hall from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; an art exhibit in the Ashby-Hodge Gallery in Classical Hall from 1-4 p.m.; and an open house in the Stephens Museum in T. Berry Smith Hall from noon-3 p.m.

Also on Saturday, the Homecoming football game kicks off at Davis Field at 1 p.m., followed by women's soccer at 5:30 p.m. and men's soccer at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday (Oct. 27) events include services at Linn Memorial UMC (10:30 a.m.), and the art exhibit in the Ashby-Hodge Gallery in Classic Hall (1:30-4:30 p.m.).

Many other events are scheduled. Some of the activities require advance registration, with forms available online at http://cmalumni.centralmethodist.edu/hc13 or by contacting Melanie Lawson at 660-248-6234 or by e-mail at mlawson@centralmethodist.edu .


Posted October 21, 2013