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Homecoming Weekend 2017

October 6-7, 2017
Celebrate with fellow Lake Forest College alumni, parents and families, faculty, staff, students, 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 and Lunch
  • Homecoming Football Game
  • Class and Affinity Reunions 
Homecoming 2017 Event Schedule:

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Welcome Center
8:30 a.m. to 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. to 1:30 p.m.
Hart Dining Hall, Stuart Commons $10.55

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

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

Soup and Stories
Speaker: Liz Birnbaum ’08
From Seder to Supperclub
Noon to 1 p.m. in Jim Kenney ’59 Pierson Rooms

1967 Lunch and Point of View Panel Discussion
Noon to 2 p.m. Glen Rowan House

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

David Adler by Stephen Salny ’77
3 p.m. Lily Reid Chapel

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

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

Outdoor Movie Night
 Middle Campus Quad

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

Lake Forest College Orchestra and Band Concert
7 p.m. Gorton Community Center

Class of 2007 – 10th Reunion
8 to 11 p.m. Drinkingbird, 2201 N. Clybourn, Chicago

Class of 1997 – 20th Reunion
Maevery Public House, 20 E. Scranton, Lake Bluff

Bonfire & Entertainment
9 p.m.  Middle Campus Quad

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

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

WMXM Reunion
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guest DJ opportunities

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

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

Mail Room Reunion
Celebrate in Fan Fest

2017 Class Reunion
Celebrate in Fan Fest

Forester Rummage Sale
Noon to 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 to 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 Challenge Halftime Gathering
3 to 4 p.m. Sport & Recreation Lobby 

Class of 1997— 20th Reunion
Follows football game at Teddy O’Briens (432 Sheridan Road, Highwood, IL 60040)

Senior 25 Reunion
Follows football game in Skybox

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.