October 18-20: Homecoming Weekend

Date(s): 
Oct 18 2013 - 6:00pm to Oct 20 2013 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Penn State Behrend

Come "home" to Penn State Behrend from Friday, October 18 through Sunday, October 20 for a variety of events during the weekend.

Registration is now closed.

Friday, October 18

Alumni Receptiom

Alumni Reception
Metzgar Center   
6:00-8:00 p.m.    
Free
Come mingle with alumni and some of our favorite faculty and staff in the beautiful Robert and Sally Metzgar Admissions and Alumni Center. Finger foods and drinks provided.

Midnight Bingo
Junker Center   
10:00 p.m.-midnight      
First Bingo Card Free (additional cards available for purchase at the door)
Hosted by the Lion Ambassadors. Join Behrend students as we play bingo to win a variety of prizes, big and small. Doors open at 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 19

Wine Tour

Behrend Alumni Society Board Brunch and Meeting
Logan House     
9:00 a.m.
Free
Meet your board of directors at a continental breakfast and learn more about joining the board. Open board meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.

Homecoming Picnic
Junker Center Lawn (Rain Site: Junker Gym)    
Noon
$7/adult, $5/children, children under 5 free
Attend this student-organized picnic of hamburgers, hot dogs, and all your picnic favorites. And join our enthusiastic students, staff, and friends.

Alumni and Friends Wine Tour
Metzgar Lobby    
2:00 p.m.    (Buses depart promptly at 2:00 p.m.)
$7
The most popular event during homecoming. Hop on our buses with alumni and our family and friends as we visit four North East, Pennsylvania, wineries and taste wines from our region. Must be 21+ to attend. Please bring cash, as some of the wineries were unable to waive their tasting fees.

Picnic and Alumni Wine Tour
Junker Lawn and Metzgar
Noon-6:00 pm
$10
You don't need to choose one or the other, join us for the picnic and the wine tour for the discounted rate of $10!

"The Joe We Know" Documentary Movie
Tom Ridge Environmental Center (301 Peninsula Dr #1, Erie, PA)
Two Showings: 6:30-8:30 pm and 9:30-11:30 pm
$20 Donation at Event
Hosted by the Lake Erie Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, this documentary on Joe Paterno's life and football coaching career will have two showings. A reception will take place at TREC between the two showings. Advance registration required.
External Registration

Student and Young Alumni Homecoming Dance
Junker Center
$10 (Tickets sold at the door)
Join our students and young alumni at this semi-formal Masquerade dance.

Sunday, October 20

THON 5K
Behrend Campus. Departs from Tennis Courts.  
9:00 a.m.
$15 (please note the price change)
Run a 5K race hosted by the THON Committee. All proceeds benefit THON. Must be 18+ to participate.
Day-of Registration Available.

Registration is now closed.

Event Contact Name: 
Kristen Comstock
Event Contact Email: 
Phone: 
(814) 898-6367