All alumni, families and friends are invited to return to campus September 27–29, 2019, to enjoy the festivities planned for Homecoming 2019.

Activities are planned for guests of all ages.

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Schipper – Forever Dutch Golf Tournament

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2019 Schedule

Homecoming 2019 will be September 27–29. Full schedule coming soon!

Friday, Sept. 27

All Day Visit the Global Café at Geisler, the Central Spirit Shoppe, and the Mills Gallery
All Day Shop in Pella: Boutiques, Bakeries, Meat Markets and more
8:30 a.m. Schipper – Forever Dutch Golf Tournament
9:30 a.m. Heritage Day Reception and Service
11 a.m. Peace Mall Celebration: Join us as we honor the memory of Wallace “Spencer” Stepenske ’64
Noon Heritage Day Luncheon
3 p.m. 50-Year Reunion Reception, President’s House
4:30 p.m. Happy Hour on the Patio
6 p.m. Lemming Race: A Central Tradition Since 1977
6 p.m. Dinner Around the Pond
6:30 p.m. Athletics Hall of Honor Banquet
7:30 p.m. Family Movie Night on the Wall, P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium
8 p.m. ALMA Concert, Douwstra Auditorium


Saturday, Sept. 28

8 a.m. Pancakes with the President
All Day Visit the Central Spirit Shoppe and the Mills Gallery
10 a.m. Healthy Eating Class, Garden Cottage
10 a.m. Athletics Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony
10 a.m. Kids Zone and Family Activities
10 a.m. ACC/Alumni Rehearsal, Douwstra Auditorium
11 a.m. Tailgate Lunch, Under the Big Tent
1 p.m. Central vs. Loras College Football Game, Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium
TBA 50-Year Reunion Dinner
TBA Post-Game Party
7:30 p.m. Central at the Cinema
7:30 p.m. A Cappella Choir/Alumni Concert, Douwstra Auditorium


Sunday, Sept. 29

8 a.m. – 1p.m. Flying Pans Alumni/Symphonic Wind Ensemble Rehearsal, Douwstra Auditorium
11 a.m. Sunday Brunch, Central Market.
1 p.m. Flying Pans Alumni Concert
2:15 p.m. Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert, Douwstra Auditorium