Alumni Homecoming at Fall Fest
Saturday, October 12, 2013
See below for a tentative schedule of events. Check back for more details.
Quad-A 5K Run/Walk
8:30 a.m. Arcadia University Campus; Registration from 7:45-8:15 a.m.
A fitness event for all ages! Alumni, families and community are welcome to join in the 5K Run/walk to benefit Arcadia Athletics. Registration and donation is $25, which includes a Quad-A t-shirt. Trophies for top three finishes in men's and women's divisions.
Welcome Center for Alumni
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Castle
Register for the day and receive your Homecoming souvenir.
University Art Gallery
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Spruance Fine Arts Center
Tour the Grey Towers: A Great American Castle
Tours offered at 10, 10:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m., beginning on the Castle Terrace.
Explore the mystery, history and fantasy of the Castle. Led by members of the Society for Castle Restoration.
Fall Fest Carnival and Picnic Lunch
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Castle Lawn;
Join faculty, staff, students and alumni for the Fall Fest Carnival hosted by student clubs and organizations with crafts and activities in front of the Castle along with cotton candy, popcorn, chocolate dipping and balloon artist.
11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Stiteler Auditorium
Alumni Homecoming Picnic
5 to 7:00 p.m., Castle Bowl (lawn below Easton Turf Field); Cost: $10 Adults; $5 children 6-12
Celebrate with a DJ, picnic dinner, games with fireworks to follow.
7:15 p.m., Commons Rieders Terrace
Knight Society “Knight Out”
5:30 to 7 p.m., Grand Reading Room, Landman Library (by invitation only)
We honor members of the Knight Society with a dessert and cocktail reception in Landman Library. Their loyalty to Annual Giving is deeply appreciated.
The Knight Sky is filled with Fireworks!
7:30 p.m. over the Castle
The Arcadia family comes together to celebrate with a bang. Gather around the new Athletic Field for a grand finale of fireworks.
8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Commons Great Room
Whether it’s black jack, roulette, the game wheel or bingo, you will have an evening of fun with Arcadia faculty, staff, alumni and students.