Lyndon Homecoming & Family Weekend

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2019 Homecoming and Family Weekend at Lyndon: Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 22

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. 

Here is the schedule of what we currently have planned for you this year. 

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2019 NVU-Lyndon Homecoming and Family Weekend Schedule

Date
Time
Event
Location
Friday, Sept. 20
 
 
 
 
4 – 6 p.m.
Weekend Registration
Pick up your complete Homecoming and Family Weekend schedule, Scavenger Hunt information, visit with Liberty Mutual about alumni group savings, and more!
Theatre Lobby
 
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
Inductees: Jennifer Quirion Davis and Michelle Wilcox ’12 
$40 per person; cash bar; preregistration required.
Moore Community Room (ASAC 100)
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Twilight Players 50th Anniversary Cabaret
Admission by donation. Free for NVU students with ID.
Alexander Twilight Theatre
 
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: Hornet's Nest Student Center & The Hive
Saturday, Sept. 21
 
 
 
 
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Weekend Registration
Pick up your complete Homecoming and Family Weekend schedule, Scavenger Hunt information, visit with Liberty Mutual about group savings, and more!
Theatre Lobby
 
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Complimentary Coffee
Get it while it lasts!
Sponsored by SODEXO.
Theatre Lobby
 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tour the Vail Museum
Vail 3rd Floor
 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Hank Jensen: Figure and Space Exhibit 
50th Anniversary of the Etruscan Stripes sculpture, located between Vail Hall and the Alexander Twilight Theatre.
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 “4” and “9”.
Distinguished Alumni Award: Michael Whaley ’84
Outstanding Young Alumni Award: Justin Chenette ’12
Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards: Jacob Urban ’97 and
Wayne Hamilton
Loyalty Award: Gail Heidtmann Marine ’81
$20 per person; preregistration required.
Moore Community Room (ASAC 100)
 
10 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.
Alumni vs. Alumni Men’s Basketball Game & Post-Game Social
Please RSVP by 9/16/19 to David.Pasiak@NorthernVermont.edu if you plan to play and/or attend the social.
Stannard Gymnasium
 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Free Community Lunch
All alumni, students, families, and friends are welcome to join us for a free meal!
Veterans Memorial Park
 
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Fall Festival for Families
Bouncy house, hayrides, pumpkin carving, face painting, music, and photos with the Lyndon Hornet!
Sponsored by Residential Life.
Between Wheelock and Harvey Academic Center 
*Rain location: SHAPE/Bole Gymnasium
 
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Outdoor Music Festival
Featuring regional acts as well as student musicians.
Produced by MEISA.
Outside Harvey Academic Center
*Rain location: SHAPE/Bole Gymnasium
 
12 – 2 p.m.
Rock Climbing Wall Open
Gravity Well Climbing Center
 
12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
BBQ – A La Carte
Cash only.
Soccer Field
 
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Manor Vail Society Annual Meeting
Light refreshments provided.
T202
*Elevator access from theatre lobby.
 
1 p.m.
Alumni Rugby Game
Intramural Field
 
1 p.m.
Lyndon Men’s Soccer vs. SUNY Canton
Soccer Field
 
1 – 3 p.m.
Ice Cream Social
Complimentary and served by the Alumni Council.
Sponsored by SODEXO.
Veterans Memorial Park
*Rain location: Rotunda
 
3 p.m.
Hank Jensen: Figure and Space Reception
The Quimby Gallery,
Harvey Academic Center
 
3:30 p.m.
Lyndon Women’s Soccer vs. SUNY Canton
Soccer Field
 
4 p.m.
Men’s Lacrosse Alumni vs. Varsity Game
Intramural Field
 
4:30 – 6 p.m.
Free Community Dinner
Stevens Dining Hall
 
5 – 7 p.m.
Lyndon Ice and Intramural Hockey Second Annual Street Hockey Game
Outdoor Basketball Court
 
5:30 – 7 p.m.
BINGO
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
Bole Gymnasium
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Pre-Fireworks Party
Join us for a Hornet celebration complete with entertainment for the whole family to enjoy!
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
Moore Community Room
 
8:30 p.m.
Fireworks
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
The John H. Marshall Observation Deck, Academic and Student Activity Center
*If rain is forecasted, the fireworks will be Friday night at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 22
 
 
 
 
9 – 11 a.m.
Alumni Council Meeting
Alumni Dining Room
 
10 a.m.
Men’s Alumni Soccer vs. Lyndon Varsity Game
Soccer Field
 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Family Brunch
$7.50 per guest
Stevens Dining Hall
 
11:30 a.m.
Women’s Alumni Soccer vs. Lyndon Varsity Game
Soccer Field
 
12 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. Anna Maria College
Stannard Gymnasium
 
12 – 2 p.m.
Concessions
Cash only
Skip Pound Fields
 
12 p.m.
Men’s Alumni Baseball vs. Lyndon Varsity Game
Skip Pound Baseball Field

Register for the weekend's events here.