Homecoming 2005- Updated

August 29th, 2005 by Adam

Homecoming Weekend 2005 Activities

Friday, October 14th, 2005

Alumni Pub Night

9:00 pm Boiler Room Lounge, Common Man Inn, Plymouth
For those of you who will be in town Friday, join fellow classmates and other Plymouth Alumni for a relaxed evening at one of Plymouth’s best hangouts!

Saturday, October 15th 2005

Foley Footrace

9:00 am, Begins in front of the Hartman Union Building
This newly measured 5K is now safer but just as much fun! 6 divisions: male and female student, faculty/staff, and alumni. Earn your spot on the new Foley Footrace Winners plaque. Registration starts at 8:30am and the race starts at 9:00am.

Alumni Registration

9:00 am-1:00pm, In front of the Hartman Union Building
Stop by, sign in and see who else has arrived. Meet Alumni Office staff and Student Ambassadors and pick up a schedule for the day with some small gifts.

Rattlesnake Mountain Hike with Vice President Dick Hage

10:00 am, Meet in front of the Hartman Union Building
Hike one of New Hampshire’s finest peaks (Rattlesnake Mountain) and enjoy breathtaking views of the Presidential Range, Lake Winnipesauke and Central New Hampshire. Transportation is provided.

Campus Tour

10:00 am, Meet in front of the Hartman Union Building
Take a walk in time and once again visit the buildings and places you called home. The tour will start and finish at the front of the Hartman Union Building.

Homecoming Carnival

11:00 am-2:00 pm, Alumni Green

Come to the Alumni Green in front of the Hartman Union Building for a few hours of family entertainment. Games, rides, prizes, and food highlight the event. Feast on cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones while the kids and kids at heart try their hands at games.

Men’s Soccer vs. Western Connecticut

11:00 am, Panther Field

Field Hockey vs. Bridgewater State College

12:00 pm, Arold Field

Final Exposure: Photographs by Lou Jones

12:00 pm-6:00pm, Lobby, Silver Center for the Arts
Twenty-seven framed photographs accompanied by didactic information document the situation of 27 people on death row, some of whom have already been put to death. The quality of the photographs provides startling visual impact, intensified by the realization that each of the individuals photographed is destined to be put to death … intentionally.

Karl Drerup: Paintings by a NH Treasure

12:00 pm-5:00pm, Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Draper & Maynard Building

Karl Drerup (1904-2000), legendary Plymouth State art professor, American enamelist and New Hampshire Living Treasure, was a young man in love with life and art, living and working in pre-World War II Europe and in the Canary Islands. Drerup’s paintings radiate self-confidence, energy and a delight in life’s myriad of New Hampshire.

Football vs. Springfield College

1:30 pm, Currier Field

Game Room Open Hours

2:00 pm, Multipurpose Room, Hartman Union Building

PSU Coffee House Open Hours

2:00 pm-5:00pm, Fireplace Lounge, Hartman Union Building
Relax and have a hot beverage and biscotti with your classmates.

Homecoming Movie

3:30 pm, Room 120 or 220, Hyde Hall

VH1 “The Best Week Ever” Live on Stage

8:00 pm, Courtroom, Hartman Union Building
Ticket prices: $5 ahead of time and $7 at the door. Ticket sales begin on 09/12/05. To order tickets, visit www.plymouth.edu/cac/ or call the Box Office (603-535-ARTS)

Sunday, October 16th 2005

Barbara Dearborn Golf Classic

9:00 am, Owl’s Nest Golf Course, Campton, NH
Come and enjoy breakfast, a free driving range, a round of golf, lunch and prizes at one of New Hampshire’s best golf courses. Please call the Office of Alumni Relations for more information or go to the Homecoming Link on the Alumni website to register.http://www.alumni.plymouth.edu

Jane Kenyon: A Celebration, Eagle Pond Authors’ Series
3:00pm, Silver Center for the Arts

Jane Kenyon is considered to be one of America’s best contemporary poets. At the time of her death in 1995, she had published four volumes of poetry. This fall, Graywolf Press will publish The Collected Poems of Jane Kenyon and Simply Lasting: Writers on Jane Kenyon, essays, memoir and criticism about his indispensable poet. Both books are edited by Joyce Peseroff, poet, editor and long time friend of Kenyon. Peseroff will be joined by Donald Hall and other distinguished poets for a reading and celebration of Jane Kenyon’s work. All readings are free (tickets required by calling the Box Office (603-535-ARTS) ) and are followed by a reception and book signing.