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Football Game and Parade Highlight UW Homecoming Schedule

October 8, 2014
people on a float in a parade
A variety of floats will be featured in the Homecoming parade starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

“We are Wyoming" is the theme of the 2014 University of Wyoming Homecoming that culminates with the Homecoming parade and football game Saturday, Oct. 18.

Activities will begin Wednesday, Oct. 15, with one of UW’s oldest traditions, the annual Homecoming Sing in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Other events will include breakfast on Prexy’s Pasture, a reception commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Wyoming Union, dancing, and numerous reunions, seminars, hospitality events, campus tours and open houses.

For more information on Homecoming events, including a complete schedule, visit www.wyoalumni.com or call the Alumni Association at (307) 766-4166.

Among the highlights:

Wednesday, Oct. 15:

7:30 p.m. -- The annual Iron Skull Homecoming Sing, College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. After the sing, dance to Riche Law and the Southern Routes Band in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Thursday, Oct. 16:

11:30 a.m. -- Yell Like Hell and Alumni Association and ASUW pizza and T-shirt give away, Simpson Plaza.

3 p.m. -- Car push up the ramp at War Memorial Stadium.

Friday, Oct. 17:

11:45 a.m. -- Pig roast and trivia bowl, Simpson Plaza.

7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents the Danish String Quartet in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts (formerly Fine Arts Building) concert hall. Tickets cost $20 for the public, $17 for faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $10 for students.

Saturday, Oct. 18:

9:30 a.m. -- Homecoming parade begins at Ninth and Ivinson; proceeds west to Third Street; south to Grand Avenue; and east on Grand to 13th Street. Rod and Maxine Chisholm will serve as the grand marshals.

10:30 a.m. -- After the parade, celebrate the Wyoming Union’s 75th anniversary with birthday cake in the breezeway.

11 a.m. -- Lunch in the College of Business atrium.

2 p.m. -- Homecoming football game, Wyoming vs. San Jose State at War Memorial Stadium.


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