WAUKESHA, WIS.— Carroll University will welcome its alumni home for Reunion and Homecoming activities Oct. 11-13, 2013. The weekend will include activities for alumni and friends of the university, a football game and a parade.
In addition to special dinners for members of the 10th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th and 70th reunion classes, Friday night will feature a Pioneer Party with a performance by The Toys from 7:30-10 p.m. on Main Lawn.
On Saturday, Barstow Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. from just south of Schneider Stadium to just south of Cook Street.
Activities include gatherings for groups including business, communication, graphic communication, Greeks, math/science, music, softball, physician assistant studies, volleyball and others. A tour of the Greene Field Station property will be 8:30-10:30 a.m., and receptions for two faculty art exhibits will be 10 a.m.-noon. A tailgate party in the parking lot on the east side of Barstow Street just south of the railroad tracks will feature local band The LoveMonkeys from noon-2:30 p.m. A food tent and cash bar will be available.
The parade, which begins at 1 p.m., will follow this route from lineup on Martin and South streets: south on Barstow Street from South Street, east on Wisconsin Avenue, south on East Avenue, west on College Avenue and north on Barstow Street. The parade will end at Barstow and Cook streets, just north of Carroll’s Schneider Stadium.
The Pioneers football team will take on the Vikings of Lawrence University at 3 p.m. at Schneider Stadium. Tickets at the gate are $5 adults, $3 seniors (62 and older) and $3 children (15 and younger).
A memorial worship service will be held in Humphrey Memorial Chapel at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Four new members will be inducted into Carroll’s Athletics Hall of Fame in an induction ceremony that begins at 11:30 a.m.; reservations are required to attend.
For complete Homecoming details, visit http://carrollu.edu/alumni/events/cuhomecoming13.asp, or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262.524.7237.