Mizzou Homecoming Events

5 years 10 months 1 week ago Friday, October 07 2011 Oct 7, 2011 Friday, October 07, 2011 12:13:00 PM CDT October 07, 2011 in News
By: Jon Straub

COLUMBIA - This coming week begins Mizzou's 100th Homecoming celebration, which all leads to Sunday's 1 o'clock kickoff against the Iowa State Cyclones. Check below for some of what's going on and when.

Monday-Wednesday:
6:30 PM
What:
Talent Competition
Student talent will be on display at the Homecoming Talent competition. Tickets will be pre-sold online and at the door. If you can't make it to the performances, check them out on live stream at the MAA U-stream page or at Harpo's Bar and Grill and the MU Student Center.
Where: Jesse Auditorium

Thursday:
4:00-5:00 PM
What:
Multicultural Hour - Spirits of Homecoming: Tailgating & American Football
Mark the Big Event for Mizzou football season. Come to join the Asian Affairs Center to celebrate this day and talk about American football and other homecoming traditions! Multicultural Hour (MCH) at the University of Missouri is a weekly informal, round-table discussion where international students and visiting scholars are invited to interact with American friends in a casual atmosphere.
Where: Memorial Union - Room S110 (Eyler Family Room)
Contact: James Baden
Phone: 573-882-3085
Email: badenj@missouri.edu

Friday:
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
What:
CAFNR Open House
Stop by CAFNR for tours of the facility.
Where: Agricultural Building at Hitt and Rollins

10:00 AM-3:00 PM
What:
Missouri School of Journalism Open House
Visit journalism.missouri.edu for details on the day's activities.
Where: Reynold's Journalism Institute

10:00 AM-7:00 PM
What:
Homecoming Headquarters - Reynolds Alumni Center
Check in for Homecoming weekend and reconnect with old friends at Homecoming Headquarters ont he corner of Tiger Ave and Conley Ave. Purchase centennial merchandise and pick up information for the weekend. Light refreshments will be provided and a cash bar available. Campus tours for alumni and friends hosted by MU Tour Team will depart on the hour.
Where: Reynolds Alumni Center Circle Drive

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
What:
Taste of CAFNR Luncheon
Enjoy delicious CAFNR-made goods including including Tiger Tail brats and Buck's ice cream. This event is open to the public, and the cost is $5.
Where: Kuhlman Court - between the student center and Ellis Library

1:00-4:00 PM
What:
Homecoming Welcome Home 2011
Welcome back alumni! Join SUPB in the Shack as we commemorate 100 years of Mizzou Homecoming! Take pictures in our photo booth; enjoy live music and fun games. Be sure to sign our Homecoming Banner that will be displayed during the Homecoming Parade on the SUPB float. Sponsored by the Student Unions Programming Board.
Where: MU Student Center - The Shack
Contact: Student Unions Programming Board
Email: supb@missouri.edu           
                                                                                                               
1:00-4:00 PM
What:
Animal Sciences Open House
Meet various clubs; see new classrooms and research initiatives!
Where: Animal Sciences Research Center

3:00-6:00 PM
What:
Come Home to the Women's Center
It's not our 100th year, but we absolutely reached a landmark in the history of the MU Women's Center. This past January the new Women's Center opened in the fabulous MU Student Center and we are excited to share this new space with you. We are proud to welcome back our friends and family for this open house and social. Please celebrate with us as we officially open the Women's Center and revel in our rich history. Refreshments provided. (And if you can't make it to Homecoming, don't worry. We'll be celebrating our history and new space spring semester as well.)
Where: MU Student Center - Women's Center Room G108
Contact: Suzy Day
Phone: 882-6621
Email: dayse@missouri.edu

4:00-6:00 PM
What:
HES Homecoming Pizza Party
HES students, alumni and faculty are invited to enjoy Shakespeares pizza in celebration of 100th anniversary of Homecoming. The event is free and sponsored by the HES alumni organization.  
Where: Memorial Union Patio  
                                                                                                                  
6:00-10:00 PM
What:
Campus Decorations
Celebrate the Homecoming Centennial and the Holidays at Campus Decorations. Thousands of students and alumni descend on Greek Town for this annual event. These giant skits are sure to surprise and entertain you. Admissoin is free.
Where: Greek Town

6:00-10:00 PM
What:
Homecoming Carnival
Benefitting Autism Speaks
The men of Beta Theta Pi and Phi Gamma Delta are proud to present their first annual Carnival for the 100th Homecoming benefiting Autism Speaks. Join them for a Carnival with rides, games and crafts that both young children and their parents will enjoy!
Where: The parking lot at Tiger and Rollins across from Cornell Hall

7:30 PM
What:
Spirit Rally
Gather at the corner of Richmond and Burnam to gear up for the big game with performances from Marching Mizzou and the Spirit Squads as well as comments from special guest speakers. Admission is free.
Where: Corner of Richmond and Burman

Saturday:
7:30-9:30 AM
What:
13th Annual Brewer Breakfast
Make plans to be a part of the centennial celebration of Homecoming by attending our 13th Annual Brewer Breakfast. Enjoy a complimentary pancake breakfast and be part of a Mizzou Tradition.
As our special guests, you may watch team scrimmages by the Mizzou Wheelchair Basketball team, followed by the MU Women's Basketball team. Then head out to Rollins Street to watch the Homecoming Parade. Brewer Breakfast is held at MizzouRec; basketball events begin at 7:30a.m.; breakfast served 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Where: Mizzou Recreation Center
Contact: Lindsay Oncken
Phone: 573-884-5600
Email: onckenl@missouri.edu

8:30 AM
What:
Homecoming Parade
Join thousands of spectators at the 100th anniversary Homecoming Parade. Head downtown or find a spot on campus to view this cornerstone tradition. Can't make it back? View a live stream of the parade on the MAA U-stream page.
Where: Download a map for the parade route

10:00 AM -12:00 PM
What:
MU Libraries Open House
Visit Ellis Library after the Homecoming Parade from 10 a.m. to noon for refreshments, tours and family activities. This event is free and open to the public.
Where: Ellis Library - Colonnade
Contact: Shannon Cary
Phone: 573-882-4703
Email: carysn@missouri.edu

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
What:
Romp, Chomp, and Stomp Tailgate
Gather with thousands of students and alumni as we celebrate the centennial of Homecoming by rejuvenating a lost tradition from the 1950s. Enjoy live entertainment, a spirit rally, food and drinks. Cost is $10 for adults and free for children 10 and under. Download a map of the tailgate, parade route and parking locations. Purchase your tickets online HERE.
Where: Carnahan Quadrangle

1:00-4:30 PM
What:
Mizzou Homecoming Game Against Iowa State
Come cheer on the Tigers for their Homecoming Centennial when they take on the Iowa State Cyclones. Kick-off is at 1:00 PM. Single game tickets will be on sale to the general public at mutigers.com . Tickets can also be purchased through 1-800-CAT PAWS and the Mizzou Arena ticket office.
Where: Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field
Contact: (800) CAT-PAWS or (573) 884-7297 in mid-Missouri
Email: tickets@missouri.edu

More News

Grid
List
BOONE COUNTY - Columbia Police arrested a man Sunday night after a standoff that began in the afternoon, according to... More >>
8 minutes ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:39:51 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in Continuous News
CALLAWAY COUNTY - While many people are preparing to look into the sky for the eclipse Monday, one airport is... More >>
5 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 6:01:00 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
FERGUSON (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be... More >>
7 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 3:51:00 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA - The total solar eclipse is coming on the fifth day of school, and Columbia teachers are trying to... More >>
9 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 2:38:00 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA - Researchers are getting ready for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Not only will they be watching the... More >>
10 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:22:00 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Police in Kansas City say a man pushing his disabled car on Interstate 70 was killed... More >>
10 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:14:03 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say a man was injured when a St. Louis sidewalk collapsed under the forklift he... More >>
10 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:09:41 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
FLORISSANT (AP) — The parents of a 4-year-old girl are calling for the closure of a suburban St. Louis day... More >>
11 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:37:23 PM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Parks officials in Kansas City, Missouri, say an 83-year-old Confederate memorial will be removed after it... More >>
12 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:17:00 AM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pastor Henry Price of St. Louis is ready to take your prayer request, and you don't... More >>
13 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 10:42:11 AM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
FERRELVIEW (AP) — A member of a small western Missouri town's governing board is leading an effort to oust the... More >>
13 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 10:20:36 AM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
CUBA (AP) — Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is holding another round of town halls in rural, Republican strongholds as... More >>
13 hours ago Sunday, August 20 2017 Aug 20, 2017 Sunday, August 20, 2017 9:56:21 AM CDT August 20, 2017 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – In preparation for a large number of visitors to Missouri for Monday's solar eclipse, the State Emergency... More >>
23 hours ago Saturday, August 19 2017 Aug 19, 2017 Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:49:00 PM CDT August 19, 2017 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The incoming freshmen at Blair Oaks High School will become the first class to not have a... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, August 19 2017 Aug 19, 2017 Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:59:00 PM CDT August 19, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA – Angela Speck, the director of astronomy at the University of Missouri, gave a presentation titled, "Doing Science in... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, August 19 2017 Aug 19, 2017 Saturday, August 19, 2017 4:36:00 PM CDT August 19, 2017 in News
PIKE COUNTY, Mo. - A man was charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action after Alexander Koch died... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, August 19 2017 Aug 19, 2017 Saturday, August 19, 2017 4:32:00 PM CDT August 19, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA - With mid-Missouri preparing for the upcoming eclipse on Monday, Laws Observatory played host to an event made to... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, August 19 2017 Aug 19, 2017 Saturday, August 19, 2017 3:18:00 PM CDT August 19, 2017 in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former school bus driver in eastern Missouri has been sentenced to 20 years in prison... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, August 19 2017 Aug 19, 2017 Saturday, August 19, 2017 1:58:58 PM CDT August 19, 2017 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 78°
12am 77°
1am 76°
2am 76°
3am 76°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

11:35p
Elementary
12:35a
Paid Program
1:05a
Dateline NBC
11:00p
Heartland
12:00a
Canvas
2:00a
Paid Program

Tonight's Schedule

6:00p
Gymnastics
8:00p
American Ninja Warrior
6:00p
Cliffhanger
8:00p
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld