Watch a parade, preview a new Experimental Mine building and cheer the Miner football team to victory as part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2016 Homecoming celebration, held Oct. 14-15. This year’s Homecoming theme is “MinerFest,” and is inspired by a traditional fall festival.
Numerous activities are planned for Homecoming weekend and many are open to the public. Information about tickets and registration is available at mineralumni.com/homecoming. For more details, contact the Miner Alumni Association at 573-341-4145 or at 800-JOMINER (800-566-4637).
Homecoming 2016 will include:
— Friday, Oct. 14
Homecoming registration, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Hasselmann Alumni House, located at the corner of 11th and Pine streets.
Miner Alumni Association’s Legends Luncheon, noon-1:30 p.m., Hasselmann Alumni House. Some of S&T’s most distinguished alumni will be recognized. Tickets are required.
Department open houses, 3-4 p.m., various academic departments. See mineralumni.com/homecoming for a full listing.
Kennedy Experimental Mine Building Hard-Hat Preview, 4:30 p.m., at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine, located at 12350 Spencer Road in Rolla.
Silver and Gold Gathering, 5-9 p.m., Hasselmann Alumni House. Social Hour starts at 5 p.m. and dinner is served at 6 p.m. Tickets are required.
SUB Laughfest, 8 p.m., Gale Bullman Building. Stand-up comedian Demetri Martin will perform. This event is sponsored by Missouri S&T’s Student Union Board. Tickets are required.
— Saturday, Oct. 15
Homecoming registration, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., alumni tent at the Gale Bullman Building parking lot.
Coffee and doughnuts, 8-10 a.m., Curtis Laws Wilson Library.
Homecoming parent meeting and reception, 9:30 a.m., St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center.
Homecoming parade, 10:30 a.m. The parade route follows State Street to 11th Street past Hasselmann Alumni House.
Tailgate Party, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., alumni tent at the Gale Bullman Building parking lot. Tickets are required.
Homecoming football game, 1 p.m., Allgood-Bailey Stadium. Cheer on the Miners as they take on Lincoln University. Tickets are required.
Miner Alumni Social, 6-8 p.m., Public House Brewing Co., 600 N. Rolla St.