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UMD Homecoming 2011: This is Bulldog Country!

UMD Homecoming 2011: This is Bulldog Country officially commences this Friday, October 14 and runs through Saturday, October 22.

Homecoming is a long standing and proud Bulldog tradition and we are thrilled to present this year's events. There is truly something happening for everyone. Highlights include: pep rallies on campus & in our downtown community, cardboard boat races, a concert, Oktoberfest celebration, Bagley 5K trail run, theatre productions, drag show, and athletic events from our nationally ranked Football and Men's & Women's Hockey Teams.

The Homecoming Website lists all the complete information: www.d.umn.edu/homecoming

On behalf of the Homecoming Committee and myself, we would like to invite you to join in on the many activities and celebrations that will be happening on our campus and in the Duluth community throughout the next week.

Lendley Black

Chancellor

All Week: Official Homecoming T-Shirts on Sale - 1st floor KSC in front of UMD Stores - $5

Friday, October 14:

Break the Ice Alumni Pre-Game Party

DECC

Time: 5:30

Contact the Office of Advancement for more Information: 218-726-7110

Saturday, October 15

Men's Hockey Game vs Gophers

Amsoil Arena

7:07 pm

· Chancellor Black will drop the puck!

· T-Shirts ($5) & giveaways (free) will be available near the student entrance (while supplies last)

· http://www.umdbulldogs.com/tickets.php

Sunday, October 16

Faculty Artist Recital: Tracy Lipke-Perry and Elias Mokole

Location: Weber Music Hall

Time: 3pm

Price: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students are Free

Monday, October 17

Campus Decorating Contest

Judging 10:00am-12:00pm

· Participant list can be found on the Homecoming Website!

Tuesday, October 18

Bulldog Pep Rally

Holiday Center in Downtown Duluth

11:30am-12:30pm

Sponsor: Sneakers Sports Bar & Grill

· Hot dogs, chips, & soda for $4

· Commando band, athletes, and cheerleaders there!

· Chancellor Black will speak at 11:50am

· T-Shirts ($5) & giveaways (free) will be available (while supplies last)

Live Music: Jeremy Messersmith with Loup Garou

Kirby Student Center Ballroom

9:00pm

Free for UMD students/$5 Public

www.jeremymessersmith.com

Wednesday, October 19

UMD Farmer's Market

Kirby Plaza Area

1:30-4:30pm

Produce will vary by availability

Thursday, October 20

OktoberFest

Kirby Plaza Area

11:00am-2:00pm

Sponsor: UMD Stores

· $5 Brat, Bulldog Chips, & Soda Buffett

· Chmielewski Funtime Band Performing

· OktoberFest shirts & mugs also for sale

Cardboard Boat Races

Rock Pond in Bagley Nature Area

4:30pm

Sponsor: Mechanical Engineering Club

To sign up or for more information contact Kayla: claas018@d.umn.edu

Dogs Eat Dogs: Pep Rally & Hot Dog Eating Contest

Just inside Malosky Stadium - Rain or Shine!

6:00-7:00pm

· Compete in a hot dog eating contest for great prizes!

· Free hot dogs & hot chocolate for the audience too

· Football players & many other athletes will be there to meet

· Dance team and band to perform

· T-Shirts ($5) & giveaways (free) will be available (while supplies last)

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

Glensheen Living Literature

Location: Glensheen Mansion

Time: 7:00 pm

Price: $32 per person

Details: A classic tale staged in the formal living room of a historic, national treasure; Glensheen's presentation of Washington Irving's 1820 masterpiece of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" promises to electrify audiences in a setting unlike any other.

For more information call: 218-726-8910 or email info@glensheen.org

Laser Tag

Outside Kirby Plaza Area - look for the "dome"!

7:30pm

Free for UMD students/Sponsored by: Kirby Program Board

The Foreigner (Opening Night!)

By Larry Shue, Directed by Michael Perreca

Location: MPAC Mainstage Theatre

Time: 7:30pm

For Tickets: 218-726-8561 or www.tickets.umn.edu

Friday, October 21

Vista Cruise

Canal Park

Board Boat 4:30pm; Cruise 5:00-6:00pm

Get tickets from KPB (115 KSC) by Oct. 20 - Only $5!

50th Reunion Party

5:00pm

Contact the Office of Advancement for more Information: 218-726-7110

Tailgate at Grandma's Sports Garden

5:00pm

$8.99 All you can eat buffet--Spaghetti, pizza, etc.

· Free drink for those who go on the cruise

· T-Shirts ($5) & giveaways (free) will be available (while supplies last)

Women's Hockey vs. Wisconsin

Amsoil Arena

7:07 pm

· http://www.umdbulldogs.com/tickets.php

Flag Football Tournament

Malosky Stadium

6:30pm- 9:00pm

Sponsored By: Student Association

No entry fee & a prize for the 1st and 2nd place winners

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

Glensheen Living Literature

Location: Glensheen Mansion

Time: 7:00 pm

Price: $32 per person

Details: A classic tale staged in the formal living room of a historic, national treasure; Glensheen's presentation of Washington Irving's 1820 masterpiece of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" promises to electrify audiences in a setting unlike any other.

For more information call: 218-726-8910 or email info@glensheen.org

The Foreigner

By Larry Shue, Directed by Michael Perreca

Location: MPAC Mainstage Theatre

Time: 7:30pm

For Tickets: 218-726-8561 or www.tickets.umn.edu

Saturday, October 22

RSOP Homecoming 5k

Bagley Nature Area

10:00am

Cost: $12 for UMD Students/ $15 Others
Register By: 2:00pm October 14 for guaranteed
t-shirt. Race day registration is welcome at the
Bagley Classroom in Bagley Nature Area.

Breakfast of Champions in the D.C.

Have an all-you-can-eat lunch in the Dining Center - featuring fun Homecoming appetizers like wings (yum!) and much more!

Chariot Races

Ordean Court

10:00am

Sponsor: Greek Life

Tailgate for Homecoming

11:30am-Game Time, Gold Lot C

· Famous Daves Pig Roast - FREE!

· Area to show chariots off before the game

· Parents & Alumni also tailgating

· Giveaways for the event - EVERYTHING LEFT! TCF will have pom-poms & UMD Stores will have mini-footballs!

· T-shirt sales ($5)

· Face painting station from RA's/LSH Council - Free!

· Statesman giving away cheer & rouser sheets

Football Game

Malosky Stadium

1:00 pm

Students FREE/General Admission $10 adult/Kids 10 & under FREE

· Half Time FLASH MOB in the stands - Here's the video to practice!!

· http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYdN21zyaUM

· Chariot race finale at half-time too!

Drag Show

Kirby Student Center Ballroom

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