Homecoming 2018

Get ready for a fun-filled weekend of catching up with old friends, tailgating, and celebrating Our Mountain Home!

The festivities kick off with welcome events for our new president. Events include founder's day, a family picnic and concert, a prayer service and the inauguration ceremony of Lee King. Learn more about inauguration events and RSVP >>

Homecoming events include the Green and Gold Alumni Awards Brunch, Bobcat Tailgate, reunions, athletic events, and the one-and-only party on Tate Lawn! Check out the full schedule below.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 3

9 a.m. Mountain Day of Service | Campus and Community 

2 p.m. Mountain Day Celebration | Wildcat Lake
 

Thursday, October 4

4:30 p.m. Founder's Day Ceremony | Tate-Evans Park

5 p.m. Family Picnic and Concert | Tate-Evans Park
 

Friday, October 5

10 a.m. Prayer Service | Banner Elk Presbyterian Church

11 a.m. Lunch | MacDonald Dining Hall (non-students pay at the door)

2 p.m. Inauguration Ceremony | Historic Commons
Reception to follow in Swank Park

5 p.m. Alumni Open House | Alumni House (310 Banner Road, Banner Elk)

6 p.m. Ice Cream Social | Williams Gymnasium

7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. North Greenville | Williams Gymnasium

7:30 p.m. Little Shop of Horrors | Hayes Auditorium, Broyhill Theatre
 

Saturday, October 6

8 a.m. Welcome Reception | Alumni House (310 Banner Road, Banner Elk)

9 a.m. Women's Basketball Alumni Game | Williams Gymnasium

9 a.m. Alumni Board Meeting | Evans Auditorium

9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast | MacDonald Dining Hall (non-students pay at door)

10 a.m. Softball Alumni Game | Athletics Complex

10 a.m. Women's Lacrosse Alumni Game | Athletics Complex

10 a.m. Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game | Athletics Complex

10:30 a.m. Green and Gold Alumni Awards Brunch | Evans Auditorium
Distinguished Alumni Award, Distinguished Service Award, Captain's Class Agent Award, Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association

10:30 a.m. Bobcat Tailgate Pass Pick-up and Check-in Begins | Bobcat Bank
Learn more about registering for a spot! >>

11 a.m. Lunch | MacDonald Dining Hall (non-students pay at door)

12 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Southern Wesleyan | Williams Gymnasium

1:30 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Converse | Tate Field
Half-time performance by youth cheerleading group

3:15 p.m. Homecoming Court Presentation | Tate Field

4:15 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Milligan | Tate Field
Half-time performance by Lees-McRae Cheerleading Team

5 p.m. Dinner | MacDonald Dining Hall (non-students pay at door)

6 p.m. Class of 1978 Reunion Reception | Miller Commons

7:30 p.m. Little Shop of Horrors | Hayes Auditorium, Broyhill Theatre

8–11 p.m. Homecoming Dance Party (featuring Bantum Rooster) | Tate Lawn
10th Reunion of the Class of 2008
40th Reunion of the Class of 1978
(Reserved areas for Class of 1972, Class of 1978, and Classes of 1980, 1981 and 1982)
 

Sunday, October 7

11 a.m. Brunch | MacDonald Dining Hall (non-students pay at door)

2 p.m. Little Shop of Horrors | Hayes Auditorium, Broyhill Theatre

  

Questions?

Contact Jillian Rosato, director of alumni relations and development, at rosatoj@lmc.edu or 828.898.2489.