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Homecoming Week Events

Homecoming Week has arrived at Marquette. Running from Sept. 26 through Oct. 1, students can participate in various games during the week, alongside enjoying family activities on the weekend.
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Photo by Sophia Tiedge
Homecoming banner outside the Alumni Memorial Union.

Homecoming Week has arrived at Marquette. Running from Sept. 26 through Oct. 1, students can participate in various games during the week, alongside enjoying family activities on the weekend.

ACTIVITIES

On Sept. 26, students can visit Ray and Kay Eckstein Commons at 11:00 a.m. to D.I.Y. Marquette spirit wear. Students will also have the opportunity to attend Sohrab Forouzesh’s comedy show Sept. 27 in the Alumni Memorial Union ballrooms at 8:00p.m. Glow bingo will also be in the AMU ballrooms Sept. 28.

There will be a homecoming carnival Sept. 30 in the Westowne Square from noon-4:00 p.m., with games and food. If planning to attend, make sure to fill out the waiver.

TOURS

On Sept. 29 and 30, there will be tours for the Al McGuire Center, city, streetcar history and treat, Sprecher Brewery and pizza bus tours. University apartment tours are also offered every 15 minutes from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sept 30. The Brady Street lunch tour is also offered on Oct. 1. Tickets can be purchased here for remaining available tours.

FAMILY WEEKEND

Family weekend information can be found on the second floor of the AMU.

Families can visit the Haggerty Museum of Art for open galleries between 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. any day. There will also be open bowling at the Union Sports Annex from 8:00 p.m. to midnight Sept. 29 and noon to midnight Sept. 30.

On Sept. 30th, as a part of both homecoming and family weekend, Marquette’s Young Alumni Association will be hosting a service project from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Pulaski Park Pavilion, located at 2677 S. 16th Street Volunteers will assist in cleaning garden beds and cleaning up the park. Register online for the Marquette Service Project.

Barthel Fruit Farm will have pumpkin and apple picking open to families Sept. 30. Also on Sept. 30, Acatoberfest will be in the Varsity Theatre from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here.

MASS

Bilingual Family Weekend Mass will be 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium on Sept. 29. There will Spanish mass and reception on Oct. 1, with times still to be determined.

ATHLETICS

Men’s soccer will play at Valley Fields Sept. 29 at 7:00 p.m., and families and students are welcome to attend. Brewers vs. Cubs tickets offered from Marquette are sold out, but there are limited tickets available on the Brewers website. but there will be a watch party in the Union Sports Annex at 2:00 p.m. with food provided.

SHOWS

The annual band concert will be in the Varsity Theatre on Oct. 1, from 11:00 a.m. to noon. The Catey Ott Dance Collective Performance & Discussion, will be in the Helfaer Blackbox Theatre from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Families can sign up for shows at the Helfaer Theatre here.

For more information or questions about homecoming, students can contact Student Engagement. 

Students can also visit the Marquette new student and family guide for specific schedule times and dates.

This story was written by Trinity Zapotocky. She can be reached at [email protected]

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Trinity Zapotocky, Assistant News Editor
Trinity Zapotocky is a sophomore studying Communications and Marketing. She is from Naperville, Illinois and is currently the Assistant News Editor for the Marquette Wire. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching Gilmore Girls, going to the gym, and trying new coffee spots. Trinity is excited to cover important news and grow at the Wire this year.
Sophia Tiedge, Executive News Editor
Sophia is a sophomore from Arlington Heights, IL studying journalism. This year she will serving as the Executive News Editor after spending last year as a news reporter. In her free time, Sophia enjoys reading, working out and going to new places with her friends. This year Sophia is looking forward to collaborating with others and learning more about what happens on campus.

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