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Homecoming Weekend 2021

Homecoming 2020 was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but we are hopeful Homecoming 2021 will bring renewed energy and lots of Bear Pride. Save the date for Homecoming 2021, which will be held Oct. 22-23, in Hickory, NC.

We plan to bring you the traditional Homecoming events like the Friday night kickoff party, Homecoming parade, and annual alumni tailgate. Festivities also include the football game vs. Limestone on Saturday.

The classes of 1980, 1981, 1995 and 1996 plan to celebrate their milestone reunions with Homecoming weekend. Visit Reunion Weekend for more details.

Lenoir-Rhyne University is committed to providing a safe environment for all alumni and their guests and will be sure to follow state and local guidelines for COVID safety when Homecoming arrives.

Check back for more details and a schedule of events as the event nears.

For any questions, please contact Mary Ellen Sherrill, assistant director of alumni engagement, at 828.328.7351.


Hilton Garden Inn
1320 17th St. Dr. SE
Hickory, 28602

Hampton Inn
1956 13th Ave. Dr. SE
Hickory, 28602

Courtyard by Marriott
1946 13th Ave. Dr. SE
Hickory, 28602

Crowne Plaza
1385 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd SE
Hickory, 28602