Homecoming

Homecoming Weekend 2017

Save the date: October 6-7, 2017
Celebrate with fellow Lake Forest College, Alumni, Parents, Students, Families and Friends

The fun-filled weekend will include all Forester favorites such as the parade, the football game and alumni celebrations.  

Signature events will include:

  • Faculty and Staff Celebration Breakfast
  • Athletic Recognition Ceremony
  • Homecoming Parade
  • Fan Fest & Lunch
  • Homecoming Football Game
  • Reunions for those celebrating (see below) 

The following classes are celebrating their reunions this year:

Platinum Reunion
 1967   50th Reunion
 1972   45th Reunion
 1977   40th Reunion
 1982   35th Reunion
 1987   30th Reunion
 1992   25th Reunion
 1997   20th Reunion
 2002   15th Reunion
 2007   10th Reunion
2012    5th Reunion
2017   0 year Reunion
Senior 25 Reunion
Mail Services Reunion

Alumni who have previously celebrated a 50th Reunion which is Class of 1966 and prior are invited to attend our Platinum Reunion.

Homecoming 2017 Event Schedule:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6
Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Welcome Center
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Jim Kenney ’59 SkyBox, Mohr Student Center

Bookstore Open
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stuart Commons

Class of 1967— 50th Reunion Hospitality
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Glen Rowan House

Taste of Chicago Lunch
11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Hart Dining Hall, Stuart Commons $10.55

Campus Walking Tours, Self-Guided and Guided Options
11 a.m, - 4 p.m. Welcome Center

Platinum & 1857 Society Luncheon
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Calvin Durand Hall, Stuart Commons

Soup and Stories
Noon–1 p.m. Jim Kenney ’59 Pierson Rooms

1967 Lunch and point of View Panel Discussion
12 - 2 p.m. Glen Rowan House

Cultivating Connections
2 - 3 p.m. Glen Rowan House

Alumni Board Meeting
3:30 p.m. Pierson Rooms

Toast to History, 160 Years
5–7 p.m. Calvin Durand Hall 

1967 - 50th Reunion Celebration
6:30–9 p.m. Glen Rowan House

Outdoor Movie Night
6:45 p.m. Middle Campus Quad

Durand Art Gallery Opening
7–9 p.m. Durand Art Institute

Class of 2007 – 10th Reunion
Chicago more details forthcoming

Class of 1997 – 20th Reunion
Chicago 
more details forthcoming

Bonfire & Entertainment
9 p.m.  Middle Campus Quad

Lake Forest after Dark
9 p.m. The Lantern, 768 N. Western Ave, Lake Forest

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7
Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Welcome Center
8:30 to 11 a.m.,
Jim Kenney ’59 SkyBox, Mohr Student Center

Faculty & Staff Celebration Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Hart Dining Hall $10

Bookstore Open
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stuart Commons

Athletic Recognition Ceremony
10 a.m. Calvin Durand Hall

Homecoming Parade
11:30–11:45 a.m. Viewing along Sheridan Road 

Forester Fan Fest
11:30– 3 p.m. South Campus Parking Lot

Mail Room Reunion
Celebrate in Fan Fest

2017 Class Reunion
Celebrate in Fan Fest

2002 Reunion
Family friendly reunion at Fan Fest.
Lantern
following football. 

Forester Rummage Sale
Noon–3:30 p.m.
End zone of Farwell Field

Lake Forest Architectural Tour 1
12:30 p.m. Bookstore, Middle Campus

Durand Gallery Exhibit
1–5 p.m. Durand Art Institute

Lake Forest Architectural Tour 2
1:25 p.m.  Bookstore, Middle Campus

Lake Forest Architectural Tour 3
2:25 p.m.  Bookstore, Middle Campus

Football vs. Knox College
2 p.m.  Farwell Field 

Young Alumni Council Halftime Gathering
3-4 p.m. Sport & Recreation Lobby 

Class of 1987— 30th Reunion
location, time and pricing details are forthcoming

 Class of 1997— 20th Reunion
Lake Forest, IL location, time and pricing details are forthcoming

Class of 1977— 40th Reunion
6:30 p.m. Glen Rowan House $35

Stay tuned for more information about the events of the weekend and Reunion events.