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- Homecoming Week 2020: Oct. 19-24
Let’s hear you roar Golden Bears! HOMECOMING is right around the corner and even though it is going to look different this year than in years past, we have many fun events planned all week long and hope to see you there!
Monday, October 19
*Today is the deadline to sign up to perform at Friday's Open Mic Night. Here is the link so you can let us know you are interested and sign up to perform!
Tuesday, October 20
12:00-7:00pm: BLOOD DRIVE What is homecoming weekend without also doing something good to help our community? The Blood Drive will take place at the O’Pake Fieldhouse. Sign up to donate some blood. Appointments are required and can be made here!
7:00pm: HOME LAUGHING with Gibran and Jasmine When was the last time you actually attended a comedy night somewhere? Its been a while for us too which is why we have invited Gibran Saleem and Jasmine Ellis to host this night of laughs! You can enjoy a comedy special right from your couch that will make you feel like you are at a comedy club watching in person. Get the details and sign up to attend here!
Wednesday, October 21
7:00pm: HOME WINNING with Boom Boom Bingo Games of chance and knowledge are fun, but what about simplifying it to just plain luck? BINGO, dancing and a chance to win some neat-o Prizes! Get the details and sign up to attend here!
Thursday, October 22
7:00pm: HOME ESCAPING in a "Dead Lift" Halloween Themed Escape Room The trend of escape rooms may not seem as feasible in the current conditions but here we are proving you wrong and doing it virtually! Sign up here as spots are limited on this one!
Friday, October 23
7:00pm: HOME SINGING at Open Mic Night hosted by Lakin Although this event is on Friday, you have to sign up here by Monday if you wish to perform at the open Mic Night. Show off your talent for your classmates and alumni! You can play an instrument, share some poetry, sing, perform magic or comedy or show off your acting skills! It is going to be a fun time for all with host Lakin! Even if you aren’t ready to perform, come and watch and enjoy a great Friday evening! Get the details and sign up to attend here!
Saturday, October 24
10:00am: HOME PLAYING What is Homecoming without Football? It isn’t! However, without our sports teams this year, the football is in the form of a Madden Tournament! Instead of sitting in the stadium, PLAY some football and show off your skills for a chance to win a Alienware Headset and gift card prizes! If you wish to compete, please sign up here. If being in the audience, cheering on your fellow Golden Bears is your thing come watch the tournament with us! Sign up here to watch the tournament.
12:00pm: HOME COOKING with Aaron and Donavan McCargo Game day is not complete without food, and we have a special treat in store for you with this event! Join winner of The Next Food Network Star Aaron McCargo, Jr with this live walkthrough on making delicious food! So participants can cook along, an ingredient list will be provided prior to the demo. Be sure to sign up in advance here to participate!
2:00pm: HOME STRUMMING with Nelly's Echo To continue our Saturday Festivities, enjoy a live music performance by Nelly’s Echo. This talented man will play some of his songs and then afterwards describe some of his experience he had while in Africa! Join us by registering here!
6:00pm: HOME GATHERING Missing all your friends but wanting to keep everyone safe and at a distance, Come hang with us in DEGY WORLD! Live DJs, Boat Rides and Fireworks make this a great place to come and hang out, explore the world with your friends and have lots of fun while practicing social distancing from the comfort of your own home! To get the link to download DEGY WORLD, sign up here!