Register Now for Homecoming Weekend 2014!

Register Now for Homecoming Weekend 2014!

Parents & Community Events

 

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014


Classic Albums Live: Abbey Road

7:30 p.m. – The Russel E. and Fern M. Hettenhausen Center for the Arts

Not a tribute band, but world class musicians playing one of the world’s greatest
albums – track for track, note for note, meticulously researched and lovingly
recreated, live! Hear some of the Beatles’ greatest hits, such as “Come Together,”
“Here Comes the Sun” and “Something” in a one-of-a-kind concert experience.

A block of tickets is reserved for alumni, but only from August 22 -September 2.
Tickets will go fast, so order yours today while supplies last! All tickets will be held at
Will Call and will not be mailed.

REGISTER HERE!

For additional questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@mckendree.edu or 618-537-6826.

 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014

 
History Walking Tours

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Begins from Campus Quad & Fountain Area

Don’t miss your chance to rediscover McKendree! Take a fun, historical walking tour
of campus led by McKendree faculty and students. Learn more about our fascinating
past, people and campus buildings such as Bothwell Chapel, Old Main, Carnegie and
more! Tours will be approximately one hour in length and don’t forget comfortable
shoes.

REGISTER HERE!

For additional questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@mckendree.edu or 618-537-6826.


Homecoming Parade

11:00 a.m. – Parade Route TBA

Join crowds of students, residents, parents and alumni and line the streets to watch the annual Homecoming parade.  Come support our alumni awardees, bands, royalty, and student organizations as they raise spirit for the game against Missouri S & T.


Bearcat BBQ Bash & Bogey Kids Zone

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Campus Quad, Fountain Area & Leemon Field Parking Lots

Join Bearcat alumni, families and friends for a kickoff barbeque and tailgate celebration!  Enjoy delicious food, family entertainment, giveaways and special appearances by Bogey the Bearcat, the McKendree Marching Band, cheerleaders and dance team.  New this year for families will be the Bogey Kids Zone that will feature bounce houses, family photos, games, crafts, face painting, and much more.  You can also reserve your own tailgate spot for the game by contacting McKendree Athletics at www.mckbearcats.com.  It's the place to be on game day!  Lunch tickets are only $5 and children under 5 are free.

REGISTER HERE!

For additional questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@mckendree.edu or 618-537-6826.

 
Bearcat Football vs. Missouri S & T

1:00 p.m. – Leemon Field

Reserved seats are $7, general admission is $5, students are $4 and children under 5 are free.  Cheer the Bearcats to victory as they unleash against Missouri S & T. #BearcatsUnleashed 

Tickets are available for purchase at the gate.

 
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014 

 
Chapel Service

10:00 a.m. – Bothwell Chapel

Join McKendree Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Tim Harrison and Rev. Jared Evans '09 who will lead alumni, students, faculty and friends in worship.  Deceased alumni of the past year will be honored during the service.


Bearcat Women’s Soccer vs. Bellarmine University

12:00 p.m. – Leemon Field

Tickets are available for purchase at the gate.


Bearcat Men’s Soccer vs. Bellarmine University

2:30 p.m. – Leemon Field

Tickets are available for purchase at the gate.

 

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TRAVEL INFORMATION


Reservations must be made directly with the hotel.  Please ask for the McKendree University Rate.

 

Drury Inn
1118 Central Park Drive
O’Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 624-2211

Super 8 Hotel (formerly Mid-America Inn & Suites)
1100 Eastgate Drive
O’Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 624-6060

   

Hilton Garden Inn
360 Regency Park Drive
O’Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 624-4499

Best Western Plus (formerly LaQuinta Inn)
9730 Hayden Drive
Mascoutah, IL 62258
(618) 808-0280

   

Comfort Suites
137 Ludwig Drive
Fairview
Heights, IL 62208
(618) 394-0202

Dr. Jazz Bed & Breakfast
230 W. St. Louis St.
Lebanon, IL 62254

(618) 537-2200

   

 

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