2014 Homecoming

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Thursday, Oct. 16

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. THE WARTBURG STORE OPEN Saemann Student Center
9 a.m.-7 p.m. ART EXHIBIT, Double Vision - Artwork of David '74 and Rebecca Peterson '74 Kamm Waldemar A. Schmidt Gallery, Bachman Fine Arts Center
7-7:45 p.m. CORONATION RECEPTION (Invite Only) FAC Lobby
8 p.m.
KASTLE KAPERS, presented by Lincoln Savings Bank
Neumann Auditorium
After Kapers
CORONATION
Neumann Auditorium
9:30 p.m.
PEP RALLY, presented by Pizza Ranch
Levick Arena, The W
After Pep Rally WING FEED Joe's Knight Hawk, 1002 W. Bremer Ave.


Friday, Oct. 17

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
5:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
THE W OPEN – $5 passes available at The W Information Desk. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult. 
The W
8 a.m.-7 p.m. THE WARTBURG STORE OPEN Saemann Student Center
9 a.m.-7 p.m. ART EXHIBIT, Double Vision - Artwork of David '74 and Rebecca Peterson '74 Kamm Waldemar A. Schmidt Gallery, Bachman Fine Arts Center
10 a.m.
ALUMNI BEST-SHOT GOLF TOURNAMENT
Centennial Oaks Golf Club, 19 Eagle Ridge Dr.
10:15 a.m.
CHAPEL, Pastor Larry Trachte ’66 will preach
Wartburg Chapel
10:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

BUSINESS CAREER DIRECTIONS AND CONNECTIONS ALUMNI PANELS - Alumni interested in participating on a panel should contact kimberly.folkers@wartburg.edu. Schedule is subject to change as composition of panels is finalized.

  • MANAGEMENT (including Sport Management) - during Human Resource Management, 10:45 a.m.
  • ACCOUNTING - during Intermediate Accounting, 10:45 a.m.
  • GRAD SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL - during Business Law I, noon
  • ECON/INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS/FINANCE - during International Trade and Finance, 1:15 p.m.
  • MARKETING (including Sports Marketing) - during Consumer Behavior, 2:30 p.m.
  • FINANCE - during Business Finance, 2:30 p.m.
Whitehouse Business Center
Noon-1 p.m. BACH'S LUNCH ORGAN LECTURE & RECITAL - Preconcert lecture in Wartburg Chapel Commons, followed by a recital at 12:30 p.m. in the Wartburg Chapel, Organist Dr. Karen Black (Bring your own lunch or preorder an $8 box lunch through the online Homecoming registration, by calling 352-8300, or emailing marcia.haugen@wartburg.edu by Wednesday, Oct. 15.) Chapel Commons & Chapel
3 and 4 p.m. CAMPUS TOURS Leave from Information Center, Saemann Student Center
3:50 p.m.
OPEN REHEARSAL - WARTBURG SYMPHONIC BAND,
Scott Muntefering, Director
Carl and Peggy Bluedorn Instrumental Music Hall, Bachman Fine Arts Center
4-6 p.m. WARTBURG CHOIR ALUMNI RECEPTION Chapel Commons
4-9 p.m.
ALUMNI REGISTRATION
Information Center, Saemann Student Center
4:50 p.m.
OPEN REHEARSAL - WARTBURG CHOIR,
Dr. Lee Nelson, Director
Wartburg Chapel
4:50 p.m.
OPEN REHEARSAL - WARTBURG WIND ENSEMBLE,
Dr. Craig Hancock, Director
Carl and Peggy Bluedorn Instrumental Music Hall, Bachman Fine Arts Center
5-6 p.m.
TRANSFORMING TOMORROW LAUNCH RECEPTION
(by invitation only)
Saemann Student Center, Second Floor
6-8 p.m. ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION, Double Vision - Artwork of David '74 and Rebecca Peterson '74 Kamm Waldemar A. Schmidt Gallery, Bachman Fine Arts Center
6-9 p.m.
TRANSFORMING TOMORROW LAUNCH GALA, PROGRAM, AND PRESIDENTS ROUND TABLE RECOGNITION (by invitation only)
Knights Ballroom and Mensa, Saemann Student Center
6-9 p.m.
GRILL-YOUR-OWN (Open to all Homecoming Attendees) - Informal gathering for the Class of '54
Waverly Golf and Country Club, 705 8th Ave. SW
6:30-8 p.m.
ALUMNI SOFTBALL WARM-UP AND GAME -
Please pre-register
Lynes Field (West of the W)
7 p.m.
BEER & HYMNS
Joe's Knight Hawk
8 p.m.
SOFTBALL ALUMNI, PARENT, AND PLAYER SOCIAL
The W
8:45 p.m.
HOMECOMING COURT PRESENTATION
(before Kastle Kapers)
Neumann Auditorium
9 p.m.
KASTLE KAPERS, presented by Lincoln Savings Bank
Neumann Auditorium
9 p.m.
KNIGHT KAP
Centennial Oaks Golf Club, 19 Eagle Ridge Dr.
After Kastle Kapers
COMEDIAN ROY WOOD, JR., presented by ETK (no charge)
McCaskey Lyceum


Saturday, Oct. 18

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
THE W OPEN - Free Admission. Please check in at The W Information Desk. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult.
The W
9 a.m.-7 p.m. ART EXHIBIT, Double Vision - Artwork of David '74 and Rebecca Peterson '74 Kamm Waldemar A. Schmidt Gallery, Bachman Fine Arts Center
8 a.m.
EARLY MORNING KNIGHT RUN/WALK, presented by AmericInn Lodge and Suites, Cedar Falls; Comfort Inn and Suites, Waterloo; and Days Inn and Suites, Waterloo
Register on the track at the north end of Walston-Hoover Stadium
8 a.m.
WTF YOUTH TRACK & FIELD MEET - Wartburg Track and Field invites you to bring your kids grades K-6 to participate in the annual WTF Youth Track & Field Meet - Please pre-register
Hoover Field House & Track
8:30 a.m.
WARTBURG ALUMNI LEGACY YOUTH SOFTBALL/BASEBALL CLINIC - Please pre-register
Lynes Field (West of the W)
8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
ALUMNI REGISTRATION - Last chance to pick up tickets to events!
Information Center, Saemann Student Center
9 a.m. CAMPUS TOUR Leave from Information Center, Saemann Student Center
10 a.m.-6 p.m. THE WARTBURG STORE OPEN Saemann Student Center
10 a.m.

PARADE - presented by Jerry Roling Motors Inc.

  • Golden Knights ('64 and earlier)
    Northeast corner of Bremer Ave. and 9th St. NW (across from the Other Place II)
  • Class of '69
    Duos (former Schield Museum) on the southwest corner of Bremer Ave. and Wartburg Blvd.
  • Class of ’74
    The United Way Sign on the northeast corner of Bremer Ave. and Wartburg Blvd.
  • Class of '79
    The Other Place II on the southeast corner of Bremer Ave. and 9th St. SW
  • Class of ’84
    The Wartburg College sign on the northwest corner of Bremer Ave. and Wartburg Blvd.
  • Class of ’89
    St. Andrew's Episcopal Church on the southeast corner of Bremer Ave. and 8th St. SW
  • Class of ’94
    Between Duos (former Schield Museum) and the Other Place II on the south side of Bremer Ave.
  • Class of '99
    The southwest corner of Bremer Ave. and 7th St. SW
  • Class of '04
    The northwest corner of Bremer Ave. and 7th St. NW
  • Class of '09
    Joe's Knight Hawk on the northwest corner of Bremer Ave. and 10th St. NW
5th St. NW & Bremer Avenue (Reunion classes meet at the locations listed)
10:30-11:30 a.m. WWII TOUR REUNION TBD
10:30 a.m.-2p.m.
RENAISSANCE FAIRE, presented by State Bank
Support student groups, vendors, and local non-profits
Central Campus Mall
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION OPEN HOUSE

McElroy Journalism and Communication Center
11:30 a.m.

CLASS REUNIONS, presented by Eisenach Village

  • Golden Knights ('64 and earlier) Reunion Luncheon
    Knights Room, Saemann Student Center
  • Class of ’69 Reunion Luncheon
    Hagemann Castle Room, Saemann Student Center
  • Class of '74 Reunion Luncheon
    St. Elizabeth Room, Saemann Student Center
  • Class of ’79 Reunion Luncheon
    Heritage Room, Saemann Student Center
  • Class of '84 Reunion Luncheon
    Mensa, Saemann Student Center
  • Class of '89 Reunion Lunch Reception
    Hall of Fame Room, The W
  • Class of '94 Reunion Lunch Reception
    West Classroom, The W
  • Class of '99 Reunion Lunch Reception
    Middle Classroom, The W
  • Class of '04 Reunion Lunch Reception
    Tent South of Old Main
  • Class of '09 Reunion Lunch Reception
    Tent South of Old Main
Reunion classes meet at the locations listed
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. BOOK SIGNING: Never a Dull Moment: The Life of a Country Vet by Dr. Rachelle Reid '84 Northwest Foyer, Saemann Student Center
1:30 p.m.
FOOTBALL GAME vs. Dubuque Spartans
*Pre-game recognition of Athletic Hall of Fame recipients *Halftime recognition of Homecoming Court
Zimmerman Field, Walston-Hoover Stadium
2-3:30 p.m.
EISENACH VILLAGE OPEN HOUSE
Klubhaus, 1100 Bach Drive (Drive north on 20th St. NW)
4-6:30 p.m.
OKTOBERFEST, presented by Schumacher Elevator Company (Price at door - $20; Preregister and pay $15)
Tents west of Saemann Student Center
5 p.m.

WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. University of Dubuque

Soccer Field
6 p.m. RAINBOW ALUMNI SOCIAL - Join us for the annual social for Wartburg LGBT and Ally alumni. Network with current Alliance students, learn about their accomplishments, and mingle with your fellow Wartburg alumni. Refreshments provided. Diers House
6:30 p.m.

ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME BANQUET - Inductees: Travis (T.J.) Craig '99, Brian Nelson '97, Melissa Stensland Norton '01, Jessica Mennen Rettig '04, Gary Ross '79, and Heather Nail Schmidt '00

Knights Room, Saemann Student Center
6:30-8:30 p.m.
GOLDEN KNIGHTS RECEPTION, featuring the Classes of 1954, 1959 & 1964

Centennial Oaks Golf Club, 19 Eagle Ridge Dr.

7 p.m. MEN'S SOCCER vs. University of Dubuque Soccer Field
8 p.m.

WARTBURG COMMUNITY SYMPHONY PRESENTS
"THE CHARMING CELLO"
Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor and Fauré’s Elegie will provide the setting for guest cellist Jay Campbell. Purchase tickets

Neumann Auditorium


Sunday, Oct. 19

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
9:30 a.m.
PRELUDIAL MUSIC
Neumann Auditorium
10 a.m.
HOMECOMING WORSHIP – Wartburg Symphonic Band, Wartburg Choir, Castle Singers, Ritterchor, St. Elizabeth Chorale, and Kantorei; Pastor Ramona Bouzard, dean of the chapel, will preach.
Neumann Auditorium
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
SUNDAY BRUNCH
Mensa, Saemann Student Center
11 a.m.-4 p.m. THE WARTBURG STORE OPEN Saemann Student Center
11:45 a.m.
HOMECOMING LUNCHEON - Recognizes Alumni Citation recipients, members of Heritage Society and Golden Knights, and past Alumni Citation recipients. (Meals are complimentary for members of Heritage Society, Golden Knights, and past Alumni Citation recipients.) All alumni are encouraged to attend this luncheon to honor our Alumni Citation recipients, Susan Bahe '82, Dr. Kathryn Pohlmann Duffy '79, and Dr. Lawrence Wick '61.
Knights Ballroom, Saemann Student Center
1-10 p.m.
THE W OPEN – $5 passes available at The W Information Desk. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult. 
The W
2:30 p.m.

WARTBURG SYMPHONIC BAND AND WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT

Neumann Auditorium
3:30 p.m.
WARTBURG CHOIR CONCERT
Wartburg Chapel