Schedule of Events
Homecoming Weekend 2017: There’s No Place Like Homecoming
We're briniging you a Homecoming Weekend filled with friends, food, football and fun. Watch your mailbox in late August for your homecoming mailer with details on events, costs and registration.
Monday, October 16
7 -10 pm
Homecoming Bonfire and Cookout
CENTER FOR TEACHER EDUCATION
Nothing says homecoming like grilled food and fire! Join us under the starts Speers Street Field where the 2017 Homecoming Court will be announced.
Tuesday, October 17
Paint the Town Scarlet and Gray
Each "street team" will partner with a downtown business to decorate their storefront and paint the town Scarlet and Gray. Teams will receive points toward the Homecoming Week competition and extra points for placing in this event. The business also willl receive a certificate for participating.
Volleyball vs Augusta
Wednesday, October 18
Men’s Soccer vs. Lees McRae
SMITH ROAD COMPLEX
KAUFMANN HALL CAFE
Enjoy fast-paced Bingo and cool prizes while jamming to the best music of the 80s, 90s and early 2K. Don't forget to dress the part!
Thursday, October. 19
Powder Puff Football
Ladies play and the guys cheer. This event is open to students, faculty and staff. Participating teams must pre-register. Contact Michael.Smith@newberry.edu.
Friday, October 20
5 - 9 pm
All Campus Entertainment presents a day of inflatables with free food, activites and games.
Field Hockey vs. Limestone
6 - 8 pm
Lawn Party and Reunion Class Socials
DUFFORD ALUMNI HOUSE
Alumni and friends are invited to enjoy a lovely fall evening lounging on the Dufford Alumni House lawn with free hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and music.
Saturday, October 21
9th Annual Alumni Association Homecoming 5K Run/Walk
CAMPUS MAIN ENTRANCE ON COLLEGE STREET
Register at www.strictlyrunning.com. Register by October 10 to receive the appropriately sized free t-shirt. Prizes awarded in a variety of categories. Entry fee is $25 for pre-registration; $30 on race day; $15 for Newberry College students and children ages 12 and under. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent during the race. Newberry College students should register in person in the Officeof Institutional Advancement located in Holland Hall.
Alumni Association Meeting
Get the latest updates about what’s been happening on campus. Alumni award recipients will be announced and medallions will be presented to the Class of 1967 in honor of their 50 year reunion.
10:30 am – 1 pm
Adults $10 in advance, $12 at the door; ages four to 10, $5; ages three and under dine free. Kaufmann Hall will not be open, but lunch is available to the entire campus community. Reserved seating for classes ending in “7” and “2” will be available, so please register in advance to ensure sufficient places are reserved for your class to dine together. Ten-year and 25-year reunion classes may pick up their alumni gifts at lunch.
Newberry College Singers Concert
Enjoy the music of the Newberry College choirs as they perform selections from their fall repertoire.
Women’s Soccer vs. Mars Hill
SMITH ROAD COMPLEX
This year’s parade begins on Speers Street and will circle campus along Evans Street, Luther Street, Wolves Way, College Street, around the Fountain Circle and back onto College Street to return to the staging area.
Call for Participants: To enter, contact Michael Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803.321.5501.
A homecoming tradition, all alumni in attendance are encouraged to participate in a group photo of the Newberry College family.
Men’s Soccer vs. Mars Hill
SMITH ROAD COMPLEX
Football vs. Limestone
Sunday, October 22
Homecoming Worship and Memorial Service
Join together in worship with the reunion classes. Flowers may be purchased in honor or in memory of a classmate or other loved one and may be picked up after the service to enjoy at home.
10:30 am – 2 pm
Enjoy a delicious brunch served buffet style for $8.95+tax at the door.
Tenting and tailgating before the football game is a popular part of our homecoming traditions. (Homecoming Only: designated grass areas throughout campus may be reserved through the Office of Alumni Relations.) You provide and set up your own tent, tables and chairs. These spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No parked cars are allowed in the “tent only” reserved areas. Please reserve your space by Wednesday, October 18.
Find us at the Fountain Circle on Saturday, 9 am–4 pm. If you have questions or need assistance during the homecoming festivities, visit the Alumni Association Information Tent.
Parking will be available in designated lots throughout campus. Reserved parking for Athletic Club members is located in the College Street lot in front of the stadium and across the street from the stadium.
GOLDEN NEWBERRIAN + HANDICAP PARKING
Reserved parking for our honored Golden Newberrians and anyone with mobility issues will be available in the parking lot behind Kaufmann Hall on Luther Street throughout Saturday. For shuttle service throughout the day, come to the Alumni Association tent near the Fountain Circle
Campus buildings surrounding the festivities will be open