Homecoming Schedule of Events
Welcome to Homecoming: A Family Weekend 2012
As an important member of the Merrimack community, we look forward to celebrating the fall season with you and your fellow Warriors!
Friday, November 2, 2012
8:30am - 4:00pm - Bookstore Open Hours
8:00pm - Mr. Merrimack
This pageant (a Merrimack tradition!) features swimwear, talent, formal wear, and the entertaining interview round. All students, families, and alumni are welcome to find out who will be crowned Mr. Merrimack 2012 - 2013.
9:00pm - Night Cap in Augie’s Pub
Saturday, November 3, 2012
8:30am - Annual Homecoming 5K Run: Hope for Haiti
Proceeds from the race benefit the Merrimack College Haiti Service Learning Initiative.
9:00am - 6:00pm - Bookstore Open Hours
9:30am - Student Life/3rd Floor Reunions
Get together with staff, faculty, current students, and alumni active in Student Life groups.
9:30am - Greek Life Reunions
Get together with fellow fraternity and sorority alumni and enjoy a complimentary breakfast.
9:30am - Reunion 2013: Volunteer Orientation
Alumni with class years ending in 3s and 8s, get together to help plan your upcoming Reunion.
10:30am - 1:00pm - Bookstore Open at Tailgating
10:30am - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: The O’Brien Center
for Student Success
Join us for a special dedication and opening of this new innovative center focused on experiential learning.
11:00am - President’s Reception: Meet the Leadership
All alumni, families, and students are invited to visit with President Christopher E. Hopey, academic deans, and senior college administrators while enjoying light refreshments.
11:00am - Carnival Fun Zone
Enjoy inflatables, rides, and face painting - perfect for the whole family!
11:00am - Homecoming Tailgate
Tailgate with friends before the game! Reserve your tailgate parking spot here with the purchase of an Ultimate Warrior Package. A sell-out every year! Prizes will be given away in three categories: Most Spirited Warriors, Best Tailgate Menu, and Largest Class Year Participation.
11:30am - Theology on Tap
Join Fr. Rick Piatt and Fr. Keith Hollis to raise a glass to each other and discuss some issues through the lens of faith.
12:00pm - Homecoming Cook - Out with 21+ Beer Tent
Cheer on the Warriors as you enjoy a barbeque lunch or beverage in the adjoining beer garden.
12:00pm - end of Football Game - Bookstore Open at Football
4:30pm - Mass Celebration
5:00pm - Dine at Sparky’s Place
Enjoy dinner after the football game or before the hockey game. Pay at the door: Adults - $10.55, Children - $6.50.
5:00pm - MC Women’s Volleyball vs. Assumption
5:30pm - end of Hockey Game - Bookstore Open at Hockey
6:00pm - Class of 2012 Gift Dedication
Join fellow classmates to ring the “Last Call Bell”, a donation from the Class of 2012, for the first time in Augie’s Pub.
9:30pm - Dueling Pianos
“88 Keys and the Truth” will be performing the songs you love to sing along to all night long in Augie’s Pub - an event not to be missed!