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UK Homecoming 2011: Cats Set Sail

October 17-23, 2011
Lexington, KY

Make new friends and reminisce about old times as you return to the University of Kentucky for Homecoming 2011!

Please see below for event details and select the blue registration button to sign up.  For a complete list of homecoming activities, visit   www.ukhomecoming.com .    

Homecoming Pep Rally for all Alumni, Friends and Students
Monday, October 17, 2011
8:00-10:00 p.m., Haggin Field
Help us kick off Homecoming Week by wearing your Blue and White to this pep rally featuring appearances by former players, cheerleaders, band and other activities.
Cost: FREE

Investiture of President Eli Capilouto
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
4:00 p.m., Singletary Center for the Arts
The University of Kentucky's 12th president, Eli Capilouto, will be officially installed during an investiture ceremony.  The university community is invited to attend this special and historic event in the life of the university.

Kitty Karnival
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
5:00 - 7:00 p.m., South Campus Courtyard
Kitty Karnival features small carnival games created by student organizations for children to come and enjoy on campus.  Going on its sixth year, this event has become a UK and community tradition that both students and children love to attend!  This event welcomes local schools, UK Alumni Family and UK Faculty, Staff and Student families. 
Cost: FREE

Reinventing Yourself for Your Next Career- Seminar & Career Change Panel for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Thursday, October 20, 2011
6:00 - 8:00 p.m., King Alumni House
Considering a career change?  Join fellow alumni for appetizers and networking and learn more about how to begin the process.  Hear from a panel of alumni who have made successful transitions. 
Cost: $5 for UKAA members and $8 for nonmembers

SeeBlue Day at Keeneland for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Friday, October 21, 2011
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Keeneland
Wildcats, join us for festivities throughout the day!  General admission is FREE for UK students, faculty, staff and UK Alumni Association members (with I.D.).  Purchase a commemorative UK/Keeneland 75th Anniversary hat and have it signed by a former football Wildcat.  Proceeds benefit Dance Blue.  The first 200 UK Alumni Association members who show their membership card at the UK Alumni Association table outside the Gift Shop will receive a free gift.  Former UK great Artose Pinner will be on hand to sign commemorative hats and other memorabilita.  Wear blue to the track and stick around to catch all the racing action. 
Cost: FREE for UK students, faculty, staff and UK Alumni Association members (with I.D.)

Homecoming Parade Watch Party for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Friday, October 21, 2011
6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Downtown Lexington
Join fellow alumni downtown to watch the 2011 Homecoming parade!  UK Alumni Association members who stop by the gathering spot will receive a free gift!  Food will be available on site for purchase.
Cost: FREE

Homecoming Parade for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Friday, October 21, 2011
Time: 7 p.m., Downtown, Lexington
Sit along the parade route and watch the band, cheerleaders, floats, Homecoming royalty and community representatives go by.
Cost: FREE

UK Alumni Association Breakfast for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Saturday, October 22, 2011
8:00 - 9:30 a.m., King Alumni House
With the football game time set at noon, this event has been cancelled.  If you have already registered for this event, you will be refunded in full.  We apologize for the inconvenience. 

College of Engineering Alumni Breakfast
Saturday, October 22, 2011
8:00 - 10:00 a.m., Raymond Student Commons of the Ralph G. Anderson Building
All College of Engineering alumni and friends are invited to attend a Homecoming breakfast and visit our Pathway of Innovation!  Catch up with old friends and reminisce about your experiences in the College of Engineering. 
Cost: $10 each (FREE for children 10 and under)

Classes without Quizzes
Saturday, October 22, 2011
9:30 - 11:30 a.m., W.T. Young Library Auditorium
With the football game time set at noon, this event has been cancelled.  We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Homecoming Tailgate Tent Party for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Saturday, October 22, 2011
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Commonwealth Stadium Lot
Enjoy tailgate food from O'Charley's along with exciting games, entertainment, face painting, giveaways, and performances by the UK cheerleaders, mascot, and pep band at this tent party.
Cost: $5 for UKAA members, $10 for nonmembers and FREE for children 10 and under

Jacksonville State vs. UK Football Game
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Time: 12 noon
Cheer the Cats to a Homecoming victory as they take on the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State.  Tickets are $41 and can be purchased at www.ukalumni.net/tickets or through UK Ticket office by calling 859-257-1818 or 1-800-928-2287.
Cost: $41

UK Alumni Association Meal for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Saturday, October 22, 2011
4:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., King Alumni House
This event will now take place immediately after the football game.  Enjoy a complimentary meal and mix and mingle with the staff, officers and board of directors of the UK Alumni Association.
Cost: FREE

Campus Tour for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Saturday, October 22, 2011
5:30-7:00p.m., Tour departs from and returns to the King Alumni House
This event will now take place after the football game.  View the changes on UK's campus during this bus tour with a stop at the W.T. Young Library. 
Cost: FREE

Farewell Breakfast for All Alumni, Friends and Students
Sunday, October 23, 2011
8:00 - 10:00 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington- The Campbell House
Say goodbye to new friends and former classmates during breakfast at the Crowne Plaza. 
Cost: $5 for UKAA members, $8 for nonmembers and FREE for children 10 and under

This schedule is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date information, please visit  www.ukhomecoming.com or call 1-800-269-2586 or 859-257-8905.

 

 

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