That wonderful time of year is in our sights! Eureka College's Homecoming Weekend is scheduled for October 18-19, 2019. Homecoming has become a tradition that is NOT to be missed! Our traditions continue to evolve and the atmosphere just keeps getting more festive with open houses, the bonfire, tailgating, a new fall festival, royalty, the big GAME, and the 5th Quarter after party! Don't miss this opportunity to come home and join the fun!
Friday, October 18
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Melick Library Book Sale
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Homecoming Convocation, Becker Auditorium
Special guest comments will be made by 2019 Outstanding Young Alumnus, Travis Wilcoxen '05.
12:30 - 3 p.m.
Carnivale Student Festival, Burrus Dickinson Lawn.
All alumni are welcome to join in the fun on Friday afternoon as students enjoy homecoming festival activities.
3 - 5 p.m.
Burgess Hall Art Gallery Presents "The National Park Project" Meet and Greet with artist, Beth Shadur
5:30 - 7 p.m.
VIP Reception for President Circle Members, Burgess Art Gallery, 3rd Floor of Burgess Hall.
(To inquire about becoming a President's Circle member, contact the Development Office at 877-892-7823.)
6 - 8 p.m.
Black Alumni Association Open House, Gammon Room of Melick Library
All Alumni are welcome to join the fun as this event hosted by our Black Alumni Association. Food and fun for all! A post Meet and Greet Social will be at The Bowling Alley, Eureka, IL from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. All Alumni Welcome!
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Reagan Alumni Open House, Jacob House, 207 Campus Street.
8 - 9 p.m.
Bonfire and Homecoming Happening Pep Rally, Burgess Gravel Parking Lot
Saturday, October 19
9 - 4 p.m.
Cerf Center Burgoo, Bookstore Open
9:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Melick Library Book Sale Continues
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Alumni Board Open House, Ben Major Lounge
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Reagan Arena
Tailgate Area Opens Along Reagan Southwest Lawn with Food Truck fare by Trailin' Smoke BBQ, Papa Murphy's Pizza by the slice, Deep Fried Delights, Wayne's Kettlecorn and Lemonade Shake Ups, Gramma Nana's Kitchen Sweets, Sodexo Gumbo and Jambalaya. Music provided by ZA Funk!
NEW! 12 - 2 p.m.
Homecoming Family Festival
Bring the family out for this our first Homecoming Festival taking place on the Football Practice Field adjacent the Softball Field and Tailgating in the East Reagan parking lot. There will be Student & Community Booths, a photo booth and novelty attractions for the whole family.
Reagan Alumni Tailgate Gathering adjacent to Alumni Tailgate
2 p.m. - 3rd Quarter
Children's Area Open with attractions by Fun on the Run and the Unique Twist, Tennis Courts, weather permitting. Rain site: Reagan Arena
Pre-game festivities begin
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
5th Quarter Party at Chanticleer (All Alumni Welcome)
Drop us an email at email@example.com and let us know if you will be joining us for this great weekend!