Saturday, October 16, 2021
Registration for all reunion alumni and Gold Club (Class of â€™70 is at the Gazebo)
8:30 am-1 pm, Van Dyke Center Lobby
Breakfast at the Presidentâ€™s House
8:30 am-10:30 am, at the Presidentâ€™s House
Ducks on Parade!
8:30 am, at the duck pond
Watch while Sodexo manager Sam Walker leads the hungry ducks from his office window to the pond!
Emory & Henry Marching Band Parades Through Campus
12:15 pm, Watch for them as they start in the reserved tailgate lot, march past the gym, circle Hillman and march by the duck pond, and finish at Selfe Stadium!
Friends of the Sciences Reception
10 am-11 am, McGlothlin-Street Hall Atrium
Donâ€™t miss the online FOTS event on Zoom on October 4 at 7 pm.
Lunch for everyone!
10:30 am-1:30 pm, Van Dyke Dining Hall
($10 pp) Enjoy a buffet and greet your friends! Seating will be available in the dining hall and the Board of Visitors room. To-Go boxes will also be available if youâ€™d rather eat outdoors!
Class of â€™70
10 am: Morning Cocktails and Registration by the duck pond
11 am: Class photo at the duck pond
11:30 am, Lunch in under the tent at the duck pond ($15 pp)
Class of â€™71
9:30 am: Morning Cocktails at the Tent at Van Dyke
10 am: Class photo at the duck pond
10:30 am, Brunch in under the Tent at Van Dyke ($15 pp)
Book-Signing Event featuring E&H Alumni Authors
11 am-Noon, E&H Bookstore â€śThe Mercâ€ť
Authors to include:
- Poet April Asbury, â€™96: Woman with CrowsThis new chapbook of poems has been endorsed by the likes of Crystal Wilkinson, Poet Laureate of Kentucky.
- Childrenâ€™s Author, Elizabeth Fletcher, â€™86: Walk Softly and Carry a Big Bat, Lincoln! This series features a crime-fighting dog named Lincoln McCarthy (who will be at the signing!) and this particular edition features Emory & Henry.
- Appalachian author Chrissie Anderson Peters, â€™93: Blue Ridge Christmas
- Fantasy author, d.w. saur: Award-winning author of the young adult fantasy novel Dark Days and childrenâ€™s anti-bully storybook Metal Like Me. Other works include the new-adult novella The Last Christmas and the upcoming new-adult novella set on Emoryâ€™s campus titled Just Friends.
11 am-2 pm, Behind the King Center
Get a fun souvenir photo of your homecoming day!
Classes of â€™95 and â€™96
Noon: Reunion Photos
XXXChoir Alumni Sing National Anthem
THIS EVENT WILL NOT HAPPEN THIS YEAR due to Covid concerns surrounding singing. Weâ€™re really bummedâ€¦but looking forward to doing it next year!
E&H Football vs. Hampden-Sydney
1 pm, Kickoff
E&H Football Halftime
Homecoming court presentations
Marching band performance
Patrick Henry Society Members: Football Halftime Reception
Halftime, Brooks Field House
Menâ€™s Soccer takes on Carolina University
6 pm, Selfe Stadium