ALL ROADS LEAD HOME

October 19-22, 2017

 

 

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This October, Homecoming and Reunion Weekend will bring the Tribe together for events for every age and interest. Rediscover that inside joke over a drink at a class reunion. Pick up right where you left off with old friends and discover new connections. Feel the crisp fall breeze refresh the Sunken Garden. Fall in love with alma mater all over again.

 

 


Signature Events

Leadership Symposium

Fri, Oct 20, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

As the university celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first residential African American students, join us as we look back at the history of African Americans on campus with the first three residential students.

  • Lynn Briley ’71
  • Karen Ely ’71
  • Janet Brown Strafer ’71

Fri, Oct 20, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Homecoming Parade

Fri, Oct 20, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Don't miss this traditional Homecoming event. Participate in the fun or join your friends to watch the creativity presented by students, alumni and more! Reunion year? There will be designated areas along the parade route for you and your classmates to gather. For more information and reunion parade watch locations, please see our parade page.    

Fri, Oct 20, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Sunset Ceremony

Fri, Oct 20, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In the courtyard of the Wren Building, we honor those alumni who have passed in the last year.

Fri, Oct 20, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Virginia Uncorked

Fri, Oct 20, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Gather with friends on the Sunken Garden to sample the best of Virginia beer, wine, and spirits. Meet and mingle with representatives from breweries, wineries and distilleries to learn about each sample. Enjoy live music and delicious pay-as-you-go food from a variety of local food trucks.

  • Early Bird Pricing (until October 9): $25 
  • Standard Pricing: $30
  • Non-tasting admission ticket pricing: $10

 

Fri, Oct 20, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Handshakes and Pancakes - Casual Professional Networking

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Enjoy a light breakfast and casual networking with fellow alumni and current students. This event is sponsored by One Tribe One Network, the Cohen Career Center and the Alumni Association.

  • Early Bird Pricing (until October 9): $5
  • Standard Pricing: $8

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Homecoming Tailgate

Sat, Oct 21, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Before watching the Tribe take on James Madison, join alumni, friends, parents, students and Tribe community for a tailgate on the Sunken Garden. Enjoy music, great food and an open bar. While you’re here, ring the Wren Bell just like old times and line up for your reunion class photo.

  • Early Bird Pricing (until October 9): $25
  • Standard Pricing: $30
  • Youth Early Bird Ticket Pricing (until October 9): $10
  • Youth Ticket Pricing: $10

Sat, Oct 21, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reunion Receptions

Sat, Oct 21, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Following the football game, head back to the Sunken Garden to mingle with classmates and celebrate your reunion in your own class tent, which will be overflowing with food (carving stations, heavy hors d'oeuvres and open bar), friends and fun! Your ticket also includes admission to the Saturday Night Bash starting at 9 p.m. in the Main tent.

  • Early Bird Pricing (until October 9): $45
  • Standard Pricing: $60

Sat, Oct 21, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday Night Bash

Sat, Oct 21, 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Dance the night away to the sounds of Attraction—an eight-piece party band that plays EVERYTHING! Dancing not your style? There is plenty of space to mingle, enjoy late night snacks and beverages, and spend time with old friends!

  • Early Bird Pricing (until October 9): $25
  • Standard Pricing: $35

Sat, Oct 21, 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Coffee with Alumni

Sun, Oct 22, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Swing by the Alumni House on your way out of town to grab coffee and a pastry while you say farewell to your Tribe family!

Sun, Oct 22, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM