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Homecoming

LRU's Homecoming Weekend is Friday, October 12, 2018 - Sunday, October 14, 2018.

This webpage will be updated as events are verified. Please contact Director of Alumni Engagement Cheryl Abee if you have additional questions.

Friday, October 12

The 30th Annual Hanley H. Painter Bear Memorial Golf Tournament
For more information, call 828.328.7007

17th Annual Bears Club Gala
For more information, call 828.328.7007

Homecoming Kickoff at Blowing Rock Draft House
883 Highland Av SE, Hickory NC
7 pm - 9:30 pm
Join fellow alumni for free appetizers and a cash bar.

Saturday, October 13

Sports Hall of Fame Breakfast for Members and Inductees
LRU Cafeteria
8:30 a.m.

Homecoming Parade
Stasavich Place
10 am

Dedication of the 2018 Walk of Honor Bricks
following the parade, between The Charge and Martin Luther statue

Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony
PE Monroe Auditorium
11 am

Annual Homecoming Tailgate
McCrorie Practice Field
11:30 am - 1 pm
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BBQ, burgers, hot dogs, veggie dogs and all the fixings plus games, face painting and a balloon artist. There is no charge for the tailgate, but registration online or that Saturday is required.

Homecoming Football Game vs. Limestone
Moretz Stadium
2 pm

Shuttles to Oktoberbest in downtown Hickory
following the game

Sunday, October 14

The 4th Annual Homecoming Weekend Worship Service
St. Andrews Lutheran Church
629 8th St NE, Hickory NC
11 am