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Homecoming Weekend — 20th Reunion Class of 1997



 Welcome back class of 1997! We are excited to see you at Homecoming on October 6-7. Whether you’ve been back recently or haven’t been back for 20 years, this is a milestone celebration you won’t want to miss. Here’s what is planned… 

Reunion Plans

Friday, Oct. 6
  • Soup and Stories
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Pierson Rooms
  • Join us to celebrate your reunion during a Toast to History
    5 p.m. -7 p.m. Calvin Durand Hall
  • 1997 Class Gathering
    7:30–9:30 p.m., Maevery Public House, 20 E Scranton, Lake Bluff
  • Lake Forest After Dark
    9:00 p.m. The Lantern, 768 N Western Ave, Lake Forest
Saturday, Oct.7
  • Faculty and Staff Celebration Breakfast with Elizabeth Fischer ’72, and and other favorites
    8:30 a.m.
  • Homecoming Parade 
    11:30 a.m.
  • Join us in Fan Fest in a special area to celebrate your reunion for Lunch on South Campus 
    11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • Homecoming Football Game vs Knox College
    2:00 p.m. Farwell Field
  • 1997 Class Dinner
    Immediately after the football game, Teddy O’Brians, 432 Sheridan Road, Highwood

Click here for a list of options with special rates close to campus. 


Click here for how to get to campus by plane, train, or automobile. 

Reunion Gift 

“We as 20th Reunion Class members will present a collective contribution in appreciation of our college experience. Gifts of all types, all purposes made since our last reunion count, whether outright, campaign, or planned. So far we have $95,429 and 20% of classmates have participated. Click here to give online, click here to document a planned gift.