UMaine’s Homecoming to be celebrated Oct. 25–27

The University of Maine will celebrate Homecoming 2019 with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25–27.

Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday afternoon with tours of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at 1 p.m. and Emera Astronomy Center at 2 p.m. The Maine Heritage Lecture, “Protecting Wabanaki Basketmaking Traditions Threatened by an Invasive Pest: Addressing ‘Wicked Problems’ Through Collaborative Research” by Darren Ranco, will be at 3 p.m. in the Bodwell Lounge of the Collins Center for the Arts. The field hockey team will take on Albany at 3 p.m. and evening shows will be offered at the Emera Astronomy Center. 

Saturday highlights include the Alumni Village Tailgate 10 a.m.–1 p.m., UMaine football vs. William & Mary at 1 p.m., Alumni Homecoming Concert with University Singers at 5:30 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall, and an 8 p.m. performance by singer Rosanne Cash at the CCA. 

The annual UMaine Alumni Association Craft Fair and Maine Marketplace will be held in the New Balance Field House, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday.

Various reunions and socials also are on tap throughout the weekend.

More information, including a full schedule, tickets and registration for events, is online.