Lyndon Homecoming and Family Weekend

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2021 Homecoming and Family Weekend at Lyndon: Friday, September 17 - Sunday, September 19

We can't wait to welcome you to campus to celebrate the past, present, and future of Lyndon! Homecoming and Family Weekend at Lyndon gives students, alumni, families, and friends an opportunity to connect and have a great time. Check out what we have planned for you!  

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**Please note: All campus visitors (age 12+) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and masked indoors. Updates at NorthernVermont.edu/COVID19.

The 7th Annual H.O.P.E. Color Run/Walk, originally scheduled for Saturday, September 18, has been cancelled by organizers. We apologize for any inconvenience.

2021 NVU-Lyndon Homecoming and Family Weekend Schedule

Date
Time
Event
Location
Friday, September 17
 
 
 
 
4 – 6 p.m.
Registration
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Theatre Lobby
 
4 p.m.
Lyndon Women’s Tennis vs. Johnson Dudley Bell Tennis Center
 
4:30-7 p.m.
Vermont Locavore Dinner
Menu items will feature local Vermont products. $10.00 per guest.
Stevens Dining Hall
 
6-7:30 p.m Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
$40 per person; cash bar; Advance ticket required.
  • Special Award Presentation to 2020 Inductees: Jason Gray ’13, John LeMieux ’83, Natalia Shams McNeill ’11, Tyler Scheibenpflug ’15
  • 2021 Inductees:  Robert Carey ’08, Craig Johnson ’12,  Jamie Kingsbury ’99
Moore Community Room (ASAC 100)
 
6 p.m.     Close to Home, featuring photography by Pat Shine
Opening Reception
The Quimby Gallery, Harvey Academic Center
 
7-9:30 p.m
Bonfire and S’mores
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
Library Pond and Fire Pit Area
 
7:30-10 p.m.
Oktoberfest
Free bratwursts; cash beer garden. Sponsored by MEISA and SGA
Veterans Park - Rain Location: Student Center, Vail 2nd Floor
Saturday, September 18
 
 
 
 
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Registration
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Theatre Lobby
 
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Complimentary Coffee
Get it while it lasts!
Theatre Lobby
 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tour the Vail Museum
Vail 3rd Floor
 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Close to Home, featuring photography by Pat Shine
The Quimby Gallery,
Harvey Academic Center
*Use side entrance from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
10 a.m.
Alumni Cross Country Run 
In memory of Mike Fournier ’93 and Jason Gaumond ’95
Entrance to Cross Country Trail
 
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Alumni Awards and Roll Call Brunch 
Reunion Class Roll Call for classes ending in “0”, “1”, “5”, and “6”.
Special Award Presentation to 2020 Award Recipients: Douglas Allen ’81, Michelle Frizalone Willard ’11, Daniel Daley ’81, Patricia Shine, Jennifer Kempton Harris ’79 
2021 Alumni Awards: 
  • Distinguished Alumni Award: Susan Teske Russell ’84 
  • Outstanding Young Alumni Award: John Kleinhans ’12 
  • Loyalty Award: Steve Cormier ’82 
  • Faculty and Staff Recognition Award: Charlie Forrest, Alison Lathrop
  • Award of Special Merit: Sara Duprey Lussier ’02 
Moore Community Room (ASAC 100)
 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Free Community Lunch
Free for all alumni, students, families, and friends.
Veterans Park
 
11 a.m.-2 p.m.                         Anchor for the Day
Family fun: Try your hand at anchoring, sportscasting, or reporting the weather!
News7 Studio
 
11 a.m.-2 p.m.    
Fall Festival for Families
Bouncy house, hayrides, pumpkin carving, face painting, music and photos with the Lyndon Hornet!
Between Wheelock and Harvey Academic Center 
*Rain location: SHAPE/Bole Gymnasium
 
12:30-2 p.m.          Manor Vail Society Annual Meeting T202
 
1 p.m.                     Alumni Rugby Game  Intramural Field
 
1-3 p.m.
Ice Cream Social 
Complimentary and served by the Alumni Council.
Between Veterans Park 
*Rain location: Rotunda
 
2 p.m.   Lyndon Men’s Soccer vs. Maine Maritime Academy Soccer Field 
 
2-4 p.m.
Lyndon State Rescue Alumni Open House
Bring your squad memories and photos to share! Light refreshments provided. Sponsored by Lyndon Rescue.
The Brown House/Lyndon Rescue
 
3 p.m.
Class of 2021 Processional
Help us celebrate the Class of 2021 in a special processional featuring reading of graduate names and an opportunity to walk across the stage. Registration for this event closed September 14.
Alexander Twilight Theatre
 
3:30 p.m.   Celebrate your Lyndon Pride!
Show off your school spirit with fun Lyndon-themed activities and giveaways. Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B. and the Alumni Office.
Theatre Lobby
 
4 p.m.
Class of 2020 Processional
Help us celebrate the Class of 2020 in a special graduation processional featuring speakers, Outstanding Graduating Senior Award presentation, reading of graduate names, and an opportunity to walk across the stage. Registration for this event closed September 14.
Alexander Twilight Theatre
 
5 p.m.                                   Celebration Dinner for the Classes of 2020 and 2021
Advance registration required for 2020 and 2021 graduates and their guests. Registration for this event closed September 14.
Stannard Gymnasium
 
8 p.m.                 Bingo
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
Stannard Gymnasium
Sunday, September 19
 
 
 
 
10 a.m.
Men’s Alumni Soccer vs. Lyndon Varsity Game  Soccer Field
 
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m Family Brunch
To-go option available to bring to your favorite alumni game.
$7.85 per guest.
Stevens Dining Hall
 
11:30 a.m.
Women’s Alumni Soccer vs. Lyndon Varsity Game  Soccer Field
 
12 p.m.
Men’s Alumni Baseball vs. Lyndon Varsity Game Skip Pound Baseball and Softball Complex
 
1 p.m. Women’s Alumni Softball vs. Lyndon Varsity Game Skip Pound Baseball and Softball Complex
 
1 p.m. Men’s Alumni Lacrosse vs. Lyndon Varsity Game Intramural Field

*Schedule is subject to change. Check back often for updates.

Where to Stay

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