Family Day Picnic & Homecoming Kickoff - Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, 11AM-2PM

logoJoin us for a family picnic with your student and kickoff to Homecoming Week!

Tour the Grace Drake Agricultural Laboratory, greenhouses, and campus. Enjoy games, displays, and activities with student organizations. Visit classrooms and labs to see where your student spends his/her time. Visit the bookstore, floral shop, and mum sale. We will also be presenting the 2019 Homecoming Court and Sesquicentennial Scholars.  There will be lots to see and do for the whole family!

RSVP Deadline: September 20


11:00AM – 2:00PM

  • Bookstore open
  • Gardens open
  • Greenhouses open
  • Mum sale in greenhouse
  • Wagon tours of campus

11:00AM – 1:00PM

  • Student Club & Organization Activities
  • BBQ Style Picnic lunch is served – Applewood Village Apartments Courtyard

Menu includes:

Hot pulled roast beef *BBQ sauce on side

Hot pulled pork *BBQ sauce on side

Creamy Coleslaw

Vegetarian Baked Beans

Vegetarian Pasta Salad 

Sandwich buns

Water and lemonade


  • Official Welcome and Introduction of the 2019 Homecoming Court and Sesquicentennial Scholars

Click here for a schedule and map!