CSU Homecoming 2013: student calendar

Thursday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: “18th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition” – at the Visual Arts Building in the Clara Hatton Gallery.

Thursday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: “Nature Inspired: North American Native Arts”at the University Center for the Arts in the University Art Museum (1400 Remington Street).

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Thursday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: “Working the Land and Building the City: Labor in the American Printmaking Tradition” – at the University Center for the Arts in the University Art Museum (1400 Remington Street).

Thursday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: “Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition Honor Laureate: Gitte Kath” – at the University Center for the Arts in the University Art Museum (1400 Remington Street).

Thursday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.: “The Intricate Web: Lacemaking, Trade, and Tradition” at the Avenir Museum (on campus southwest of the Administration Building).

Thursday, Oct. 10 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Distinguished Alumni Awards – The CSU Alumni Association will be giving recognition to CSU alumni and friends whose contributions have positively impacted their community, profession or university (that’s CSU!) at the Embassy Suites in Loveland (4705 Clydesdale Parkway).

Thursday, Oct. 10 from 7:30 to 10 p.m.: Orestes 2.0 – CSU theatre students present their new, edgy version of Euripides’ classic Greek tragedy, “Orestes 2.0.” at the University Center for the Arts on the Studio Theatre stage (1400 Remington Street)

Friday, Oct. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: 50 Year Club luncheon – All alumni graduated 50 years ago or more are welcome to attend this annual luncheon, including graduates of 1963 who are being inducted into the 50 Year Club this year. There will also be two outstanding alumni achievement awards. The event is held at the Fort Collins Hilton (425 Prospect Rd.)

Friday, Oct. 11 from 3:30 to 6 p.m.: Festival on the Oval – Before the parade, you can enjoy a festival on the Oval featuring live music from the local band Better than Bacon. There will also be bounce houses, food trucks and games.

Friday,Oct. 11 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Homecoming Parade– This parade is a tradition you don’t want to miss. It’ll head through town and culminate in the Oval, giving you a chance to celebrate everything and everyone that makes our university what it is.

Friday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.: Pep Rally, Bonfire, Fireworks – As the parade ends, the pep rally will begin on the West Lawn at CSU. After the rally will be the traditional bonfire, fireworks and lighting of the A.

Friday, Oct. 11  at 7:30 p.m.: Women’s, Men’s, and University Choruses Concert – These choruses are getting together to present a mix of traditional choral music and folksongs from around the world to celebrate the unifying power of music. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for CSU students and $1 for youth under 18. Group rates are available. Event takes place in the Griffin Concert Hall at the University Center for the Arts (1400 Remington St.)

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Friday, Oct. 11: University Art Museum Exhibits (free and open to the public)– The Intricate Web: Lacemaking, Trade, and Tradition in the Avenir Museum, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; “Nature Inspired: North American Native Arts” in the University Art Museum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Working the Land and Building the City: Labor in the American Printmaking Tradition in the University Art Museum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition Honor Laureate: Gitte Kath in the University Art Museum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 18th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition in the Clara Hatton Gallery, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.: Homecoming Dance – What’s Homecoming without a dance? You can go to the LSC Theatre for music, dancing, food, photos and fun. This event is being put on the by Residence Hall Association, and the theme is #StalwartRam. Show up and party down in the LSC Theater.

Saturday, Oct. 12: University Art Museum Exhibits (free and open to the public) – “Nature Inspired: North American Native Arts” in the University Art Museum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Working the Land and Building the City: Labor in the American Printmaking Tradition in the University Art Museum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition Honor Laureate: Gitte Kath in the University Art Museum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.