WAYNE – Homecoming festivities for Wayne State College are a month out.
This year’s 2019 Homecoming theme, “Let the Good Times ROAR!” will be held September 30 – October 5 on the campus of Wayne State College.
According to a release from WSC, there will also be two award banquets recognizing Wayne State alumni. The Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet is scheduled for Friday, October 4 where alumnus from each of the four schools at WSC will be honored.
The WSC Faculty Art Show will also take place Friday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery in Conn Library. Scholarship donors and recipients will be invited to the Scholarship Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 3.
The Wildcat football team will be hosting Minnesota Crookston at 1 p.m. Saturday during the annual Homecoming football game. The Wildcat volleyball team will play Minnesota State-Mankato at 6 p.m. Friday and Concordia-St. Paul at 4 p.m. Saturday, both in Rice Auditorium.
The Homecoming Parade and Band Day will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Visitors can also enjoy WSC students displaying expressions of music, art, language, and literature during the annual Artswalk on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 2-3. Planetarium shows will be featured Friday and Saturday.
Student-events throughout the week will also feature a Scavenger Hunt on Monday, Sept. 30; Magician Mike Super on Tuesday, Oct. 1; the Nearly Naked Mile and Beach Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday; Willy Olympics and “So You Think You’re a Wildcat?” pageant on Thursday; Greek Olympics and Lizzy the Hypnotist on Friday and Homecoming Coronation during halftime of the football game Saturday.