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Forester News

Don’t miss Homecoming 2019!

Lake Forest College Homecoming is October 4-5! Come and enjoy this weekend of activities including the Pep Rally, Bonfire, Parade, Fan Fest, football game and Homecoming ACP. You’ll also want to check out two new events: the Nerf Ball and Bubble Soccer Tournaments held on Hixon Field.

 

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Pep Rally
9 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center
Come on out and get your traditional Homecoming sunglasses and celebrate the weekend with the Forester community.  
All organizations that sign up for the skits must submit a video of their skit by Thursday, September 26, 2019 by 8 p.m. to Amanda Walker at awalker@mx.lakeforest.edu
Winning group will receive a float for the Homecoming Parade.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Homecoming Bonfire
9–11 p.m.
Middle Campus Quad
This event will feature an acoustic music performance by The Voice contestant Nelly’s Echo. Enjoy the sound of the music as you make your own caramel apple or design your own s’more and much more around our traditional Homecoming Bonfire. The fire will be hot but we still encourage you to dress warm.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Parade
11:30 a.m.–noon
Viewing is available all along Sheridan starting at College roads and extending to Maplewood. Music will be played throughout the route.

Fan Fest
11:30 a.m.–3 p.m.  
Hixon Hall Parking Lot
Parkhurst along with three guest vendors will be available for lunch and will be serving food and beer. Come on out and enjoy the fun!

Nerf Ball Tournament 
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Hixon Field
Nerf Ball Mania is frantic, exciting, and great clean fun. Two teams of four don protective gladiator armor and dodge through, under, and over obstacles while trying to capture the opposing team’s flag.

Bubble Soccer Tournament
1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Hixon Field
Bubble Soccer is an exhilarating game. You will step inside a transparent bubble ball that is designed to absorb and protect all players as you have fun from head to toe, while you run around trying to kick the ball.

Homecoming ACP (hosted by United Black Association and UMOJA)
10 p.m.–1 a.m.
Mohr Student Center
Celebrate your school spirit as we conclude Homecoming by rocking your red and black and Forester gear!

We look forward to seeing all of you at the many events on Homecoming Weekend designed to celebrate tradition and our Forester spirit and community October 1–5, 2019.

—The Gates Center