Friday, October 12

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Common Grounds Coffeehouse

University Commons, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. - midnight


Registration and welcome center

Campus Center Main Floor Lobby, 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 3 - 8 p.m.

Pick up your packet that includes tickets for your registered events and weekend information. Enjoy coffee and network with friends and family.



Alumni Author Showcase

Campus Center Main Floor Lobby, 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 3 - 8 p.m.

Alumni authors will be present to showcase their books throughout the weekend. Purchase books with cash or check.



Paul R. Yoder Sr. Golf Classic

Heritage Oaks Golf Course, 1 p.m., $100 registration fee

Sponsored by the Royals Club and athletic department to benefit the EMU athletics program. Lunch served at noon. To register, contact athletic director Dave King at 540-432-4646.



Field hockey vs. St. Mary’s

Turf Field, 6 p.m.


Alumni Music Celebration

Lehman Auditorium, 8 p.m., Adults $10 advanced, $15 at the door, EMU student ID or 12 and under - free

Enjoy music from groups such as Cantore, Shekinah, Striking Accord, Emulate, The Bubble Sisters and EMU Jazz Band as well as singing select hymns together.



Saturday, October 13

= Registration Required

= Suggested Events for Parents



Registration and welcome center

Campus Center Main Floor Lobby, 7:30 a.m. - noon

Pick up your packet that includes tickets for your registered events and weekend information. Enjoy coffee and network with friends and family.



Alumni Author Showcase

Campus Center Main Floor Lobby, 7:30 a.m. - noon

Alumni authors will be present to showcase their books throughout the weekend. Purchase books with cash or check.



Art exhibit open

Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery, University Commons, 9:30 a.m.

The art show is a collaborative endeavor by seven recent alumni: Jonathan Bush ’16, Scott Eyre ’16, Macson McGuigan ’17, Caleb Schlabach ’16, Rachel Schrock ’16 and Stephanie Toth ’16. “There’s Just Us” is a digital, multi-medium work, creating an immersive environment featuring 25-ft wide projection screens.



Bookstore open

University Commons, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Childcare and children’s activities

10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Childcare (ages 2 - 4):

Community Preschool, Community Mennonite Church, 70 S High St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Lunch included.

Children’s activities (ages 5 - grade 5):

Led by the EMU Student Education Association in Campus Center 226. Lunch included.


Women's volleyball vs. Ferrum

University Commons, Yoder Arena, 1 p.m.


EMUTenTalks (Special Faculty Edition) | Impact. Influence. Inspire.

University Commons, MainStage Theater, 2 p.m.

Dynamic 10-minute presentations by three current and former faculty members, followed by Q&A. Watch the 2018 EMUTenTalks.




EMUTenTalks (Special Faculty Edition) - Saturday 2 p.m.

MainStage Theater | Impact. Influence. Inspire.




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Peace Love and Little Donut Run

Front lawn, registration, 1 - 2:45 p.m., start time 3 p.m., $15 registration fee

Love running but also love donuts? Enjoy both at Peace, Love and Little Donut Run. Cruise the two-mile course with friends of all ages. Register and sign up to get a one of a kind t-shirt.



Women's soccer vs. Roanoke

Turf Field, 4 p.m.


Men's soccer vs. Lynchburg

Turf Field, 7 p.m.


Theater presentation - The Gospel Project

MainStage Theater, 8 p.m. Adults $10, EMU student ID $5, 12 and under - free

The Gospel Project: A Theatrical Journey through the Life of Jesus Christ is a kinetic, musical, and reverent retelling of the Gospels that takes as its inspiration the Baroque art of Rembrandt and Caravaggio.



Sunday, October 14

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EMU Homecoming worship service

Lehman Auditorium, 10 a.m.


Monday, October 15

Alumni Association annual council meeting

Campus Center, Lehman boardroom 301-302, 8 a.m.

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