Baylor Homecoming Events: Oct. 13-15, 2016

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    Baylor Homecoming bonfire, courtesy photo
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    Baylor Homecoming parade, courtesy photo
Oct. 11, 2016

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WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2016) – Baylor Homecoming, a long-running tradition chock full of reunions, a bonfire, a parade and football game, is this coming weekend. Find everything you need to know about the events right here.

THURSDAY, Oct. 13:

Pigskin Revue — Pigskin, an annual production during Homecoming Weekend featuring the top acts from All-University Sing the previous spring, will be at 7 p.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. Tickets are on sale on the Student Activities website.

Mass Meeting — Mass Meeting, used to honor the Immortal Ten and their individual stories, will be at 10 p.m. at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive. For more information on Mass Meeting and the Immortal Ten, visit the Homecoming website.

FRIDAY, Oct. 14:

School of Music Homecoming Reception — Reconnect with friends, professors and classmates at a reception at 3 p.m. in the Cox Reception Hall in Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. For more information visit the university calendar.

International Studies Homecoming Reception — Reconnect with friends, professors and classmates at a reception at 3 p.m. in Room 253 of Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St. For more information, visit the university calendar.

2016 Political Science Homecoming Reception — The annual "come and go" Homecoming reception hosted by the political science department will be at 3 p.m. in Room 253 of Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St., to reconnect with political science faculty and alumni. For more information, visit the university calendar.

50th Reunion Dinner — The Baylor Alumni 50-year Homecoming Reunion Dinner for the class of 1966 will be at 4 p.m. in Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St. Tickets are $30 per person. To register, visit the university calendar.

Heritage Club Reunion Dinner — The Baylor Alumni Heritage Reunion Dinner for the classes of 1961, 1956, 1951, 1946 and 1941 will be held at 5 p.m. in the Suite Lounge of the Baylor Club, 1001 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tickets are $30 per person. To register, visit the university calendar.

Homecoming Class Reunion Buffet — The Baylor Alumni Network will host a buffet to honor the classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011. Adult meals cost $20, meals for children ages 3 to 12 cost $12, and children 2 and under eat for free. To register, visit the university calendar.

Homecoming Reception — A reception will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served and a live band will perform. For more information, visit the university calendar.

Pigskin Revue — Pigskin, an annual production during Homecoming Weekend featuring the top acts from All-University Sing the previous spring, will be at 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. Tickets are on sale on the Student Activities website.

Extravaganza/Bonfire — Music, food and games begin at 7 p.m. on Fountain Mall at the extravaganza and bonfire prior to the pep rally with Coach Jim Grobe and the 2016 Baylor Bears football team to prepare for the game against the Kansas Jayhawks. For more information, visit the Baylor Homecoming website.

Singspiration — Join in the tradition, legacy and heritage of faith at Baylor’s Homecoming worship service at 7 p.m. at Seventh and James Baptist Church, 602 James Ave. For more information, visit the Baylor Homecoming website.

SATURDAY, Oct. 15:

2016 Homecoming Alumni Reunion Picnic — Baylor Alumni Network will host all reunion classes at the reunion picnic tent, adjacent to the Baylor Sports Network tailgate tent at McLane Stadium, four hours before game time. Free food and giveaways will be included. All reunion class years will have designated meeting areas under the tent.

School of Education Homecoming Tailgate — The tailgate will be at Marrs McLean Science Building Courtyard, 1214 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit the university calendar.

Law School Homecoming Breakfast — The annual Baylor Law Alumni Homecoming Breakfast and parade watch will be at 7 a.m. on the lawn in front of Morrison Constitution Hall, 1410 S. Fifth St. For more information, visit the university calendar.

Honors College Homecoming Breakfast/Parade Watch Party — All alumni, faculty, staff and students of Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, Great Texts Program, Honors program and University Scholars Program are invited to the breakfast and parade watch at 7:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Morrison Hall, 1410 S. Fifth St. For more information, visit the university calendar.

ProSales Homecoming Breakfast/Parade Watch Party — ProSales will host a breakfast and parade watch party under a white tent on the Hankamer lawn at 8 a.m. For more information, visit the university calendar.

Homecoming Parade — The Baylor Homecoming Parade will begin at 8 a.m. in downtown Waco and wind its way to campus. For more information about the parade and its history, visit the Baylor Homecoming website.

SOE Homecoming 2016 Tailgate — The School of Education will host a gathering for alumni after the parade and before the football game. To register, visit the School of Education website.

Medical Humanities Homecoming Reception — The 2016 Medical Humanities Breakfast Reception will be at 9:30 a.m. at Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. To register, visit the university calendar.

Annual Classics Conventus — The Annual Classics Conventus will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Morrison Hall, 1410 S. Fifth St. Refreshments will be served as reconnections are made among faculty, students, alumni and friends of the Baylor Classics Department. For more information and to register, visit the university calendar.

Doctors Homecoming Brunch — This event will be at 10 a.m. in Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave., for alumni, physicians and friends of the Medical Humanities Program and Baylor’s Office of PreHealth Studies. RSVP to prehealth@baylor.edu.

Football vs. Kansas — The Baylor Bears will take the field at 2:30 p.m. at McLane Stadium, 1001 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., against the Kansas Jayhawks. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Baylor Homecoming website.

Pigskin Revue — Pigskin, an annual production during Homecoming Weekend featuring the top acts from All-University Sing the previous spring, will be at 8 p.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. For more information, visit the Student Activities website.

by Kelsey Dehnel, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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