Special thanks to our Homecoming 2012 sponsor, Liberty Mutual Insurance.
What: Homecoming Alumni Golf Tournament (presented by the Harrisonburg Alumni Chapter)
When: 9:30 a.m.
Where: Lakeview Golf Course, Harrisonburg, Va.
Cost: $275 per team, $80 per individual (team price goes up to $300 Sept. 21)
Join friends and alumni for this annual event to kick off Homecoming weekend. Registration includes green fees, golf cart, breakfast, lunch, and an awards presentation. Awards go to the top three teams. Highlights will include awards for closest to the pin, longest drive, and a raffle of JMU Alumni items. Raffle tickets and mulligans will be available for purchase during check-in. Register here.
What: SigEp Golf Outing
When: Shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Where: Spotswood Country Club
Cost: $50 a person
The undergraduate chapter has reserved the use of Spotswood Country Club for a SigEp golf tournament. The entry fee entitles you to golf, cart, drinks/snacks on the course, and a cool SigEp event hat. The chapter and AVC is also requesting a donation in any amount, which will go to the SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship Fund — a 501(c)(3) fund managed and controlled by the AVC, in conjunction with headquarters. Funds are used solely for scholarships and leadership education. Register by emailing Darren Appanah.
What: 50th anniversary celebration of Social Work degree
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Festival Highlands Room
Cost: $25 a person
Join your fellow Social Work graduates for the degree's 50th anniversary celebration. Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and an evening program.
What: Welcome Gathering for the JMU Class of 1982
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Capital Ale House in downtown Harrisonburg.
Join your 1982 classmates for the kick off event to your 30th reunion weekend. Food and beverages will be provided.
What: SigEp dinner reception
When: 7-10 p.m.
Where: Taylor Hall 405
Join your fellow fraternity brothers for an evening reception. Enjoy food, cash bar, and music while mingling with current SigEp and Alumni brothers. Register by emailing Larry Caudle.
What: Signs USA Duke Club Scholarship Auction
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bridgeforth Stadium Club Level
This JMU Duke Club signature event includes both silent and live auction items, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, and appearances by JMU coaches and student-athletes. Last year, the scholarship auction raised $45,000. Visit the scholarship auction registration page for more information.
What: University Recreation Dukes' 5k Run/Walk
When: Registration - 7 a.m., Race - 8 a.m.
Kick off gameday with a healthy run/walk through campus, with proceeds benefitting the UREC student employee professional development fund. Visit the UREC website for race details and registration information.
What: Chapter meeting of Phi Mu alumni
Where: Taylor Hall 306
Join your Phi Mu sisters for its annual Chapter Association meeting. Please register prior to the meeting on the event registration page.
What: SigEp football tailgate
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Hanson Field
Reconnect with your fraternity brothers and get ready to cheer on the Dukes at the SigEp tailgate on Hanson field. We will provide food and non-alcoholic beverages. Brothers wishing to partake in their favorite controlled beverages may bring their own coolers to the tailgate. Coolers and other personal property will be supervised while brothers and their families attend the game. Register by emailing Larry Caudle.
What: Sigma Nu (Iota Delta Chapter) Homecoming Alumni Reception
When: 11a.m. to 2p.m.
Where:660 Walnut Lane, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801
Join your fellow Sigma Nu alumni for a reception at the Sigma Nu house. Registration is required for an accurate headcount. You may sign up on the Homecoming Registration page.
What: John C. wells Planetarium Shows
When: 2:30p.m. and 3:30p.m.
Where: Miller Hall, Room 1103
Enjoy a FREE show at the Planetarium (2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.) on Homecoming Saturday. Renovated in 2009, the Wells Planetarium is a state-of-the-art $1.5 million dollar facility. Admission is open to the general public.
What: JMU vs. Georgia State
Where: Bridgeforth Stadium
Purple out and cheer for the Dukes as they take on the Georgia State Panthers. Tickets are available via the JMUSports.com website, or by calling the ticket office at 540-568-DUKE.
What: 30th reunion celebration for the class of 1982
When: Immediately following the game
Where: Transitions (Warren Hall)
Stop by the reunion party immediately following the game for food, beverages and music.
What: Buffet dinner for Phi Mu alumni
When: 7:30-11 p.m.
Where: Allegheny Room (Festival)