Lawrence’s Homecoming and Family Weekend!

Friday, October 14
7 a.m.–7 p.m. Open recreation, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Families/alumni attend classes with students—Visits with faculty by appointment
(students should schedule individual appointments for their parents in advance)
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center Galleries open, Wriston Art Center
6 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Vikings Hall of Fame Dinner, Warch Campus Center
To purchase a ticket for $25, contact the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement at 920-832-6854.
7 p.m. Vikings Volleyball vs. Lake Forest College, Alexander Gym
8 p.m. Lawrence Symphony Orchestra Concert, Memorial Chapel
10 p.m. Tyler Boeh – comedian            

With a background in improv and a love for writing, Tyler’s act is fast paced with a shotgun delivery. His comedy can be described as high-energy, intelligent, physical, and silly. Tyler has a balance of west coast charm and east coast attitude and has performed across the country from Portland, OR to Portland, ME. - Warch Campus Center


Saturday, October 15
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Student research project posters available for viewing, Atrium, Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science
8:30–10 a.m. Complimentary continental breakfast, Somerset Room, Warch Campus Center
9–9:30 a.m. Remarks by President Mark Burstein followed by Q&A session, Somerset Room Warch Campus Center
9 a.m.–Noon Admissions office open
Interviews for prospective students must be scheduled in advance by calling
800-227-0982, Alice G. Chapman Hall
10–10:50 a.m. Mini-courses taught by faculty and staff
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. All-Campus Fall Harvest Brunch
Students may wish to use meal swipes to pay for family members’ meals, Andrew Commons, Warch Campus Center
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1 p.m. Vikings Volleyball vs. Ripon College, Alexander Gym
1:30–2:20 p.m. Mini-courses taught by faculty and staff
5 p.m. Hall of Fame game: Vikings football vs. St. Norbert College, Banta Bowl
Evening Dinner on your own
8 p.m. Lawrence Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, Memorial Chapel
10 p.m. Mat LaVore – “Magic & Mystery” show        

World Class ‘Astonishment Artist’ Mat LaVore performs mind reading, hypnosis, and amazing physical and mental stunts. Witness LaVore swallow needles, hypnotize audience members to forget their own names, subliminally implant information into someone’s mind, figure out the name of a person someone is just thinking about, and even predict the lottery––all under impossible test conditions. Warch Campus Center


Sunday, October 16
10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Brunch, Warch Campus Center
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center Galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1 p.m. Open recreation, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
Saturday, October 15
9 a.m. Alumnae volleyball match, Alexander Gym
11 a.m. Alumnae softball game, Whiting Field
11 a.m. Alumni baseball game, Whiting Field
11 a.m. Blue & white alumni swim meet, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center



Click here for a list of Mini-Courses scheduled for Saturday, October 15 during Fall Festival.

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