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Schedule of Events*

Friday - Saturday - Sunday

Friday, October 2

Maroon & Gold Day
Whether on the River Forest campus, across the country or around the world - all CUC alumni & friends are encouraged to wear the Maroon & Gold on Homecoming Friday! Use #CUCPride to find fellow Cougars on Social Media.

Cityscapes by Prof. BettyAnn Mocek
Ferguson Art Gallery, Kretzmann Hall
In this post sabbatical exhibition, Professor of Art BettyAnn Mocek shares her latest mixed media works, prints and drawings, many inspired by an extended stay in New York City.

Fill the Chapel Friday
11 a.m., Chapel of Our Lord
Faith matters at Concordia. Join Alumni Guest Preacher Rev. Keith Speaks '86 (Hales Corners, WI) and University Pastor Jeff Leininger to begin the special weekend in His Glory!

Homecoming Pep Rally
4:00 p.m., Cougar Stadium
Rain Location: Geiseman Memorial Gymnasium (North)

Volleyball v. Milwaukee School of Engineering
7 p.m., Geiseman Memorial Gym
Tickets: Adults $5, Students & Seniors $2, 5 & Under Free. Advanced tickets not required.
Game Eligible for Cougar Athletics All-Season and Homecoming Passes

1990s Alumni Kick Off Gathering
8 - 10 p.m. Legends Sports Bar & Grill (4200 River Rd Schiller Park, IL 60176)
Start the weekend with a casual reception at the lobby bar of Comfort Suites O'Hare Airport, the official 1990s reunion hotel. Tickets: $25 per person ncludes two hours of unlimited food and beverages.

The Collective presents The Others
by Scott Barsotti Directed by Jason Narvy
In association with Chicago Dramatists
7:30 p.m., Madison Street Theatre (1010 Madison Street, Oak Park)
Tickets: General Admission $15; CUChicago Alumni, CUC Alumni & Students and Patrons Over Age 55 $10. Call 708-209-3469 to order tickets. Online ordering available soon.

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Saturday, October 3

Football Alumni & Friends Tailgate
9 a.m., David/Jonathan Parking Lot
Connect with past Cougar Football players during pre-game festivities then stay after to meet the current team. Alumni can bring their own tailgate feast or purchase a Homecoming Tailgate Buffet. In 2015, alumni tailgate parking is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. One space per family. Be sure to reserve your spot during registration.

Campus Scavenger Hunt Tour
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Koehneke Community Center
You've never experienced a campus tour like this!Gather your family or team to race around campus and complete the designated course. Contestants have 2 1/2 hours to begin and finish at KCC. The team with the shortest completion time wins a $100 shopping spree in the Barnes & Noble College Bookstore! 

Women's Soccer v. Lakeland College
11 a.m., Cougar Stadium
Tickets: Adults $3, Students & Seniors $1, 5 & Under Free. Advanced tickets not required.
Game Eligible for Cougar Athletics All-Season and Homecoming Passes

Homecoming Tailgate Buffet
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Patio, Koehneke Community Center
Bring your own tailgate meal or buy football fare on campus and join in the fun activities at this growing tradition. Advanced Tickets (until Oct. 1): Adults $10, Children (Age 5-12) $5

Football v. Lakeland College
2 p.m., Cougar Stadium
Tickets: Adults $5, Students & Seniors $2, 5 & Under Free. Advanced tickets not required.
Game Eligible for Cougar Athletics All-Season and Homecoming Passes

All-Alumni Post-Game Gathering
4 - 7 p.m. South Gym - NEW LOCATION

All Cougars are invited to connect with classmates, especially friends from the 1990s, after the game. Tickets (until Oct. 1): Complimentary for those who register in advance. Drink tickets at the door are $5 each.

Sea Dog Chicago Boat Cruise
Optional Bus Transport to/from Campus: 6 p.m., Mary-Martha Driveway (Fire Lane) 
Boat Departs Navy Pier: 7:15 p.m.
Tour Chicago's Skyline from one of the best views - Lake Michigan! This 75-minute twilight tour is available for all weekend guests. Tickets: Boat Tour - $20/person, Bus Transport - $5/person

The Collective presents The Others
by Scott Barsotti Directed by Jason Narvy
In association with Chicago Dramatists
7:30 p.m., Madison Street Theatre (1010 Madison Street, Oak Park)
Tickets: General Admission $15; CUChicago Alumni, CUC Alumni & Students and Patrons Over Age 55 $10. Call 708-209-3469 to order tickets. Online ordering available soon.

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Sunday, October 4

Sunday Morning Homecoming Worship 
10:00 a.m., Chapel of Our Lord
University Pastor Jeff Leininger will continue the Homecoming celebration in worship with special music provided by alumni and friends.

Sunday Brunch Buffet
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Crossroads Dining Hall
Stay after church to enjoy a hot breakfast buffect with today's students. Seats have been reserved in the dining annex to allow connections with friends and classmates. Advanced Tickets (until Oct. 1): Adults $15, Children (Age 5-12) $10

Men's Soccer v. Edgewood College
1 p.m., Cougar Stadium
Tickets: Adults $3, Students & Seniors $1, 5 & Under Free. Advanced tickets not required.
Game Eligible for Cougar Athletics All-Season and Homecoming Passes

The Collective presents The Others
by Scott Barsotti Directed by Jason Narvy
In association with Chicago Dramatists
7:30 p.m., Madison Street Theatre (1010 Madison Street, Oak Park)
Tickets: General Admission $15; CUChicago Alumni, CUC Alumni & Students and Patrons Over Age 55 $10. Call 708-209-3469 to order tickets. Online ordering available soon.

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*Schedule Subject to Change