Homecoming Week 2016 begins on Monday, October 24 and will include a variety of events for everyone. We’ve compiled a complete list of events so you don’t miss out on any of the fun.
Monday, October 24
Stop Hunger Now: The service project Stop Hunger Now will be held in the Bannister Glasshouse from 3-5 p.m. where students can volunteer to prepare meals for families in need. Reinhardt has pledged to create 15,000 ready-to-cook meals in two hours.
Moonlight Madness: From 9-11 p.m. the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams will hold Moonlight Madness in the Brown Athletic Center. Watch both teams along with the coaches, faculty, and staff play games, and students will be able to join in the fun by competing for prizes. Free t-shirts will be given to the first 100 people to attend.
Tuesday, October 25
Ministry Fair: A Ministry Fair will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Hasty Plaza from 5-7 p.m. to present opportunities for ministry through local churches, seminaries, and local mission organizations. These groups will provide students with education and service opportunities.
Eagle Cinema: Halloweentown: Students are invited to bring blankets and chairs to the Donor Plaza at 8 p.m. as there will be a showing of the Disney Channel Original Movie “Halloweeentown.” Snacks will be provided.
Wednesday, October 26
Picture Perfect: Stop by Hasty Plaza between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for the Picture Perfect Frame Decorating event. Paint and decorate a wooden picture frame to hold pictures of favorite Reinhardt memories.
Starve a Vampire-Red Cross Blood Drive: The American Red Cross will holding a Blood Drive in the Bannister Glasshouse from 12-5 p.m.
Trunk-or-Treat: Reinhardt and Waleska UMC will co-host a fun and safe trick-or-treat event for the local community at the Hagan Chapel Parking Lot from 6-8 p.m. If your organization is interested in registering to participate in Trunk-or-Treat, contact Rev. Tim Emmett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, October 27
Opera in Atrium: Students from the University Opera program will showcase what they have learned in their courses in a live opera show at the Falany Performing Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 770-720-9167 or emailing email@example.com.
Block Party and Pep Rally: The annual Block Party and Pep Rally will be held at Hasty Plaza at 9-11 p.m and will include free food, music, games, and vendors.
Friday, October 28
Dr. & Mrs. James Rowland Burgess Dedication and Unveiling: Burgess Administration Building, 5:00pm. Join us as we celebrate and recognize the legacy of Dr. and Mrs. J Rowland Burgess by permanently placing their portraits in the lobby of the administration building and unveil the Burgess name atop the building.
10 Under 10 Dinner and Silver and Gold Alumni Recognitions: This event will be held in the Bannister Glasshouse from 6-8 p.m.
Student Talent Show: Watch as Reinhardt students perform to compete for judges to win this year’s Student Talent Show at the Falany Performing Art Center at 7 p.m. Seating will be first come, first serve.
Saturday, October 29
Ultimate Tailgate Experience: Starting at 8 a.m. in the Gym Parking Lot, come out before the football game to participate in Reinhardt tailgating. If your organization is interested in registering to reserve a tailgating location, go to www.reinhardt.edu/tailgate.
Alumni Tailgate: Rollins Wellness Center 10:00am – 1:30pm. All Alumni are invited to a potluck tailgate with fun and games for all.
Football vs. Georgetown: Come out to Ken White Field at 1:30 p.m. to support the Eagles against Georgetown College Tigers. Halftime will include the presentation of the 2016 Homecoming Court and the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King.
Women’s Basketball v. Webber University: Support the Women’s Basketball team against Warriors of Webber University at 6 p.m. at Brown Athletic Center Gym.
Men’s Basketball v. Webber University: Support the Men’s Basketball team against Warriors of Webber University at 8 p.m. at Brown Athletic Center Gym.
Halloween Monster Mash Dance: The dance will begin at 10 p.m. in the Bannister Glasshouse. Come dressed in your best costume as there will be prizes given out for scariest costume, funniest costume, best costume, and best couple.
Sunday, October 30
Theater Performance: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Presented by Theatre IV: Washington Irving’s autumnal masterpiece tells of the new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, his sweetheart Katrina, and the devilishly handsome Brom Bones. This clever adaptation by one of our nation’s leading playwrights for young audiences is loaded with hearty audience participation, is more funny than scary, and comes complete with the Headless Horseman. Join us for the return of this harvest classic. Theatre IV, founded in 1975, has been internationally acclaimed for excellence as a theatre for young audiences. Cost: Adult: $15, Senior (55+): $10, Child (12 years & younger): $5. To find out more and to purchase tickets visit www.reinhardt.edu/FPAC or contact (770) 720-9167 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written By: Jordan Beach. Photo By: Jordan Beach