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Homecoming Schedule of Events


Welcome to Homecoming: A Family Weekend 2013

As an important member of the Merrimack community, we look forward to celebrating the fall season with you and your fellow Warriors!

*Notes for current students:

*Student tickets to the Homecoming hockey game (in the student seating section) will be available for pick-up beginning at 10am on Tuesday, October 22 in the MAC ticket office (while supplies last; check the 10/21 edition of “What’s Up” for extended ticket office hours)

*Current students may show their Merrimack College student ID to gain entrance into the Homecoming football game.


Friday, October 25, 2013

7:00pm - Men’s Soccer | Merrimack vs. American International College

7:00pm - Women’s Volleyball | Merrimack vs. LeMoyne

8:00pm - Mr. Merrimack
This pageant (a Merrimack tradition!) features swimwear, talent, formal wear, and the entertaining interview round. All students, families, and alumni are welcome to find out who will be crowned Mr. Merrimack 2013 - 2014.
-Rogers Center for the Arts

9:00pm - Night Cap in Augie’s Pub

Saturday, October 26, 2013

8:00am - Annual Homecoming 5K Run: Hope for Haiti
Proceeds from the race benefit the Merrimack College Haiti Service Learning Initiative.
-Austin Hall

9:30am - Student Life/3rd Floor Reunions
Get together with staff, faculty, current students, and alumni active in Student Life groups. 
-3rd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

10:00am - Annual Greek Life Meeting
Get together with fellow fraternity and sorority alumni and enjoy a complimentary breakfast. 
-Blue Line Club, Merrimack Athletic Complex

10:00am - Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Math Center
A reunion for peer and professional tutors.
-Merrimack Club, Sakowich Campus Center

11:00am - Distinction in Action

Tour the newly renovated Volpe Athletic Complex, Health Sciences Center, and Volpe Innovation Center including the Market’s Lab and Writer’s House.
-DiCroce Family Lobby, Merrimack Athletic Complex

11:00am - Carnival Fun Zone
Enjoy inflatables, rides, and face painting - perfect for the whole family!
-Lawn area adjacent to Sakowich Parking Lot

11:00am - Homecoming Tailgate
Tailgate with friends before the game!  Reserve your tailgate parking spot with the purchase of an Ultimate Warrior or Touchdown Package. A sell-out every year! Prizes will be given away in three categories: Most Spirited Warriors, Best Tailgate Menu, and Largest Class Year Participation.
-Sakowich Parking Lot

11:30am -  Theology on Tap
Join Fr. Bill Waters and Fr. Rick Piatt for a toast to discuss St. Augustine, patron saint of brewers.
-Augie’s Pub, Sakowich Campus Center

12:00pm - Homecoming Cook - Out with 21+ Beer Tent
Cheer on the Warriors as you enjoy a barbeque lunch or beverage in the adjoining beer garden. Access to beer garden is 21+, ID required.

1:00pm - Football | Merrimack vs. Bentley

5:00pm - Mass Celebration
-Cascia Hall

5:00pm - Women’s Volleyball | Merrimack vs. St. Rose

5:00pm - Dine at Sparky’s Place
Enjoy dinner after the football game or before the hockey game. Pay at the door: Adults - $10.90, Children - $8.00. 

6:00pm - Class of 2013 Gift Dedication
The legacy of the Class of 2013 is rooted at Merrimack. Join fellow classmates to dedicate the newly planted trees in Warrior Village.
-Warrior Village Courtyard adjacent to Buildings 3 & 5

7:00pm - Men’s Hockey | Merrimack vs. Army

9:30pm - Dueling Pianos
“88 Keys and the Truth” will be performing the songs you love to sing along to all night long in Augie’s Pub - an event not to be missed!
-Augie’s Pub, Sakowich Campus Center