Homecoming Happenings and Special Events
Friday: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Football Field Booth from 12 noon to 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday Evening, October 14
Black Alumni Association Meet and Greet
Hosted by Tearella Lee Herbert ‘81 and Debra Carr Davis -Moody ‘75
Gammon Room, Melick Library
Lambda Chi Alpha Gathering
Hosted by Sal Perillo ‘75
TKE House Donor Recognition Ceremony
Hosted by TKE Actives
1987 GREASE Theatre Production Sing-Along Soiree
Hosted by Kevin ’78 and Linda ‘80 McQuade, Steve Kirk ‘87, Shellie Schwanke ‘87
LCA Tailgate Tailgate Party
In Memory of Coach Tom Hosier, Physcial Education Instructor at Eureka College 1973-1978
Hosted by Ken ‘81 and Carol Wynn of Blue Sky Catering
Phi Omega Open House
Hosted by Bryce Farrell ‘84
President’s Alumni Guest House
Homecoming is October 14 and 15, 2016!
Homecoming has become come a tradition on campus that is NOT to be missed! The parade, the tailgating, the royalty, the GAME, the Chanticleer party and all the alumni and friends have made this a great weekend to celebrate EUREKA! Mark your calendars and plan to come home to Eureka this fall!
Special Events You Won’t Want to Miss
Dedications on Friday Evening
Book Signing by Dr. Logsdon
Athletic Hall of Fame Date and Time Change
Parade Route and Time Change
Eureka College Schedule of Events
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Melick Library Book sale
9:30-11:30 a.m. Student & Alumni Bagel Bar (Cerf Lobby)
10:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (Commons)
11:30 a.m. Convocation (Becker Auditorium)
1:00 p.m. Old Elm Games (Reagan Athletic Complex)
3:00 p.m. *Theatre Matinee: “The Grown Up” (Pritchard Theater)
4:00-9:00 p.m. Various Affinity Alumni Gatherings
5:00 p.m. Arnold Hall Dedication (Formerly Ivy Hall)
5:30 p.m. Dale Birkenholz Tree Dedication
5:30-6:30 p.m. President’s Circle Reception (BurgessHall Art Gallery) By Invitation for PC Members
8:30 p.m. Homecoming Happening Torchlight Bonfire
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Melick Library Book Sale
8:30 a.m. Hall of Fame Breakfast (Reagan Athletic Complex)
9:00-10:00 a.m. Hospitality Center (Burrus Dickinson Hall)
9:00-11:00 a.m. Theatre Reunion Open House: 1986-87 Production
Casts and Crews (Pritchard Theatre)
10:30 a.m. Parade Viewing (College Ave.)
11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Alumni Tailgate Party (South Lawn Reagan Complex)
12:30 p.m. Children’s Area, Alumni Hospitality Tent (McKinzie Field)
12:45 p.m. Pregame Festivities Begin
1:00 p.m. Kick off! Red Devils vs. Iowa Wesleyan
4:00–6:00 p.m. Post–Game Party (Chanticleer-Back Room and Patio)
6:30 p.m. *Theatre Production: “The Grown Up” by Jordan
Harrison (Pritchard Theater)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2016
12:00 p.m. Scholarship Luncheon (Cerf College Center)
President’s Circle Members Only
October 29, 2016 – Home game
Red Devils vs Minnesota – Morris: 12 p.m. kickoff, Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field
November 5, 2016 – Family Day/Senior Day
Red Devils vs Northwestern (Minn.): 12 p.m. kickoff, Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field
11:45 a.m. Recognition of Seniors
**Suggested donation $10 per person per tailgate event. R.S.V.P to firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.892.7823.
The full 2016 EC Football schedule can be found at http://www.eurekareddevils.com/sports/fball/2016-17/schedule.
March 18–28, 2017
Explore Seville, Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Granada, Cordoba and Toledo with Eureka College Alumni and Friends.
Experience Spain’s colorful pageant of art, history and culture. Set against a backdrop that spans sunny Mediterranean shores and grand mountain ranges, this stunning destination is dotted with white pueblos, groves of oranges and olives. Explore the priceless treasures of the Royal Palace, Europe’s 2nd largest palace. Visit the exotic and expansive Alhambra palace, resplendent with Moorish regal flair. See the Cathedral of Seville, the 3rd largest in the world. Enjoy reserved seating at a flamenco show and feel the passion of this famous dance. Explore Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Granada, Cordoba and Toledo. Become part of an authentic “paella experience,” and learn how this rice dish is made and where it originated. Marvel at Valencia’s “City of Arts & Sciences.” See how precious lladro figurines are made by hand. View Antonio Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces, including La Sagrada Famila. Spain beckons. Read an overview or get the full details.