Homecoming 2017

Contact Information

Kathleen Garber
Office of Alumni Engagement
800.752.8568
homecoming@wfu.edu

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General Homecoming Events (5)
Campus Open House
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Our doors are open for you to stop by, visit friends, see new spaces, or engage in a featured activity. Peek inside McCreary Field House, Reynolds Gymnasium, Farrell Hall, the Museum of Anthropology, and other locations!
Free
Service of Remembrance
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wait Chapel
Gather for a memorial service honoring the alumni, faculty, staff, and students who passed away between September 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017.
Free
Party So Dear
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Manchester Plaza
Live music, food, drinks, activities, and a crowd of enthusiastic Deacs ready to toast Mother, So Dear. The magnolias will be swaying to the sounds of The Four Tops. All registrants will receive two complimentary drink tickets to the cash bar.
Free
7th Biennial President’s Ball
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
LJVM Coliseum
2825 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
All members of the Wake Forest community (students, faculty, staff, administration and alumni) are invited to join President Nathan O. Hatch in a celebration of the University.
Free
Festival on the Quad
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hearn Plaza, The Quad
Bring your family and enjoy the campus while reconnecting with classmates. The Quad will be filled with food, coffee, music, face painters, games, and many other fun surprises. Rain or shine - this is an annual tradition you don’t want to miss!
Free
Reunion Events (12)
Class of 1957, 60th Reunion Brunch
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Room
Come enjoy a Bloody Mary or Mimosa with brunch while catching up with classmates.
$20.00
Class of 1962, 55th Reunion Gathering and Dinner
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Bistro '34, In the North Dining Hall on campus
$30.00
Class of 1967 50th Reunion Dinner with Dr. Ed Wilson
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Benson, Room 401 ABCD (all rooms) - Seated Meal
Enjoy drinks and appetizers while catching up with friends in the rotunda followed by a delicious dinner buffet and remarks from Dr. Ed Wilson (’43).
$55.00
Class of 1972, 45th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Zick's (former post office)
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1977, 40th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Greene Hall
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1982, 35th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Haddock Golf House
Arnold Palmer Golf Complex 1834 Wake Forest Drive
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1987, 30th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Patio
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1992, 25th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Farrell Hall, Patio
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1997, 20th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Room
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 2002, 15th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Benson, Front Patio
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 2007, 10th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Benson, Shorty's
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 2012, 5th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Manchester Plaza, (Big Tent on the Mag Quad)
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$10.00
Golden Deacs Events (3)
Golden Deacs, Class of ‘67 & Earlier
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Benson
Gathering, photo, and luncheon. The Class of 1967 will be inducted into the Half-Century Club.
Other members and guests: $20.00
Class of 1967, Guest, and Emeriti Faculty: Free
WakeDowntown Tour
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Benson, Front Steps
Board the 1:15 p.m. shuttle from the Benson circle to Wake Downtown. Hear an overview of the Wake Downtown Programs and enjoy a brief tour of the facilities. Also included in the experience will be a guided drive-through tour of the Reynolda Campus.
$5.00
Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern Tour at Reynolda House
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Benson, Front Steps
Specially guided tour for Golden Deacs. A shuttle will depart the Benson circle at 1:15 p.m. for transportation to Reynolda House and will return around 3 p.m. Cost includes transportation and admission.
$20.00
Football and Tailgate Events (3)
Touchdown Club Ticket/Tailgate Package
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Bridger Field House, Snead Room
BB&T Field
Includes the Alumni Tailgate, north end zone tickets, club level atmosphere, chair back seats. Enjoy access to elevators, food, & complimentary drink tickets in Bridger Field House. Reunion alumni will be seated with classmates. Limited availability.
Adult: $140.00
Child (under 10): $130.00
General Ticket/Tailgate Package
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This package includes entrance to the Alumni Tailgate and general stadium seating. Reunion alumni will be seated with classmates based on availability.
Adult: $60.00
Child (Under 10): $50.00
Tailgate Ticket Only
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Baity Street
505 Baity Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Join fellow Deacons for this fun pre-game tradition on Baity Street! Price includes expanded tailgate menu, two drink tickets and live music. Cash bar.
Adult: $20.00
Child (Under 10): $10.00
Varsity Club Events (4)
Varsity Club Golf Tournament
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bermuda Run West
129 Orchard Park Drive
Advance, NC 27006
Varsity Club members are invited to a golf outing at Bermuda Run (West). Check in at West Course Clubhouse at 10:00 am; play begins at 10:30 am. Cost includes cart, greens fees, gift, & boxed lunch.
$50.00
Varsity Club Ticket/Alumni Tailgate Package
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Join fellow Deacons for this fun pre-game tradition on Baity Street! Varsity Club members will have a designated tented area within the Alumni Tailgate, so be sure to look for Varsity Club signage. Purchase includes game ticket and entrance to tailgate.
$20.00
Varsity Club Alumni Tailgate Ticket Only
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Baity Street
505 Baity Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS OPTION IF YOU DON'T NEED GAME TICKETS. Join fellow Deacons for this fun pre-game tradition on Baity Street. Varsity Club members will have a designated area to gather under a tent, so look for Varsity Club signage.
$20.00
Varsity Club Game Tickets Only
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
BB&T Field, Tickets in the Stands
499 Deacon Blvd
Winston Salem, NC 27105
THIS OPTION DOES NOT INCLUDE TAILGATE TICKETS. Varsity Club members and their immediate family will receive complimentary game tickets for the football game. Contact the Deacon Club at (336) 758-5626 with specific seating requests.
Complementary: Free
Affinity Group Events (6)
HOLAA Evening Reception: Meet and Greet
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wake Downtown, 4th Floor
455 Vine St Building 60
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Free
Grown and Sexy Turn Up
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Pro Humanitate Institute/Anna Julia Cooper Center
2599 Reynolda Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Hosted by Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry ('94). Free Food, Open Bar, DJ, and Dancing.
Free
AWFUBA Business Meeting
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tribble Hall, A110, DeTamble Auditorium
Free
Intercultural Center Tailgate
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Near Gate 4, beside the Indoor Tennis Center
Hosted by: Association of Wake Forest University Black Alumni, Black Student Alliance. Wake Forest Hispanic/Latino Alumni Association.
Free
Gospel Brunch
Sunday, September 17, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Byrum Welcome & Admissions Center
Hosted by: Wake Forest University Gospel Choir
Free
Celebration of the Black Experience
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Green Room and Magnolia Patio
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served along with music through the ages. The attire for the evening is cocktail/semi-formal. The early bird registration fee for alumni/faculty/staff/guests is $10.
$10.00
School of Business Events (2)
School of Business Beer Tasting
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Farrell Hall
Come see Farrell Hall and enjoy some NC craft beers!
Free
School of Business Reunion Event for Graduates of the MBA, MA, and MSA Programs
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Farrell Hall
Please join us if you are an alum from one of these graduate programs with a class year ending in a 2 or 7.
Free
Friday, September 15, 2017
Homecoming
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Free
Campus Open House
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Our doors are open for you to stop by, visit friends, see new spaces, or engage in a featured activity. Peek inside McCreary Field House, Reynolds Gymnasium, Farrell Hall, the Museum of Anthropology, and other locations!
Free
Service of Remembrance
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wait Chapel
Gather for a memorial service honoring the alumni, faculty, staff, and students who passed away between September 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017.
Free
Party So Dear
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Manchester Plaza
Live music, food, drinks, activities, and a crowd of enthusiastic Deacs ready to toast Mother, So Dear. The magnolias will be swaying to the sounds of The Four Tops. All registrants will receive two complimentary drink tickets to the cash bar.
Free
7th Biennial President’s Ball
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
LJVM Coliseum
2825 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
All members of the Wake Forest community (students, faculty, staff, administration and alumni) are invited to join President Nathan O. Hatch in a celebration of the University.
Free
Class of 1962, 55th Reunion Gathering and Dinner
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Bistro '34, In the North Dining Hall on campus
$30.00
Class of 1967 50th Reunion Dinner with Dr. Ed Wilson
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Benson, Room 401 ABCD (all rooms) - Seated Meal
Enjoy drinks and appetizers while catching up with friends in the rotunda followed by a delicious dinner buffet and remarks from Dr. Ed Wilson (’43).
$55.00
Class of 1972, 45th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Zick's (former post office)
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1977, 40th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Greene Hall
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1982, 35th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Haddock Golf House
Arnold Palmer Golf Complex 1834 Wake Forest Drive
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1987, 30th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Patio
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1992, 25th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Farrell Hall, Patio
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 1997, 20th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Room
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 2002, 15th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Benson, Front Patio
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 2007, 10th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Benson, Shorty's
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$25.00
Class of 2012, 5th Reunion Event
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Manchester Plaza, (Big Tent on the Mag Quad)
Menu will feature a delicious spread of Southern and local Winston-Salem favorites with an open wine and craft beer bar. Casual Dress.
$10.00
Golden Deacs, Class of ‘67 & Earlier
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Benson
Gathering, photo, and luncheon. The Class of 1967 will be inducted into the Half-Century Club.
Other members and guests: $20.00
Class of 1967, Guest, and Emeriti Faculty: Free
WakeDowntown Tour
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Benson, Front Steps
Board the 1:15 p.m. shuttle from the Benson circle to Wake Downtown. Hear an overview of the Wake Downtown Programs and enjoy a brief tour of the facilities. Also included in the experience will be a guided drive-through tour of the Reynolda Campus.
$5.00
Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern Tour at Reynolda House
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Benson, Front Steps
Specially guided tour for Golden Deacs. A shuttle will depart the Benson circle at 1:15 p.m. for transportation to Reynolda House and will return around 3 p.m. Cost includes transportation and admission.
$20.00
Varsity Club Golf Tournament
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bermuda Run West
129 Orchard Park Drive
Advance, NC 27006
Varsity Club members are invited to a golf outing at Bermuda Run (West). Check in at West Course Clubhouse at 10:00 am; play begins at 10:30 am. Cost includes cart, greens fees, gift, & boxed lunch.
$50.00
HOLAA Evening Reception: Meet and Greet
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wake Downtown, 4th Floor
455 Vine St Building 60
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Free
Grown and Sexy Turn Up
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Pro Humanitate Institute/Anna Julia Cooper Center
2599 Reynolda Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Hosted by Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry ('94). Free Food, Open Bar, DJ, and Dancing.
Free
School of Business Beer Tasting
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Farrell Hall
Come see Farrell Hall and enjoy some NC craft beers!
Free
School of Business Reunion Event for Graduates of the MBA, MA, and MSA Programs
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Farrell Hall
Please join us if you are an alum from one of these graduate programs with a class year ending in a 2 or 7.
Free
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Festival on the Quad
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hearn Plaza, The Quad
Bring your family and enjoy the campus while reconnecting with classmates. The Quad will be filled with food, coffee, music, face painters, games, and many other fun surprises. Rain or shine - this is an annual tradition you don’t want to miss!
Free
Class of 1957, 60th Reunion Brunch
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Room
Come enjoy a Bloody Mary or Mimosa with brunch while catching up with classmates.
$20.00
Touchdown Club Ticket/Tailgate Package
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Bridger Field House, Snead Room
BB&T Field
Includes the Alumni Tailgate, north end zone tickets, club level atmosphere, chair back seats. Enjoy access to elevators, food, & complimentary drink tickets in Bridger Field House. Reunion alumni will be seated with classmates. Limited availability.
Adult: $140.00
Child (under 10): $130.00
General Ticket/Tailgate Package
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This package includes entrance to the Alumni Tailgate and general stadium seating. Reunion alumni will be seated with classmates based on availability.
Adult: $60.00
Child (Under 10): $50.00
Tailgate Ticket Only
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Baity Street
505 Baity Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Join fellow Deacons for this fun pre-game tradition on Baity Street! Price includes expanded tailgate menu, two drink tickets and live music. Cash bar.
Adult: $20.00
Child (Under 10): $10.00
Varsity Club Ticket/Alumni Tailgate Package
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Join fellow Deacons for this fun pre-game tradition on Baity Street! Varsity Club members will have a designated tented area within the Alumni Tailgate, so be sure to look for Varsity Club signage. Purchase includes game ticket and entrance to tailgate.
$20.00
Varsity Club Alumni Tailgate Ticket Only
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Baity Street
505 Baity Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS OPTION IF YOU DON'T NEED GAME TICKETS. Join fellow Deacons for this fun pre-game tradition on Baity Street. Varsity Club members will have a designated area to gather under a tent, so look for Varsity Club signage.
$20.00
Varsity Club Game Tickets Only
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
BB&T Field, Tickets in the Stands
499 Deacon Blvd
Winston Salem, NC 27105
THIS OPTION DOES NOT INCLUDE TAILGATE TICKETS. Varsity Club members and their immediate family will receive complimentary game tickets for the football game. Contact the Deacon Club at (336) 758-5626 with specific seating requests.
Complementary: Free
AWFUBA Business Meeting
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tribble Hall, A110, DeTamble Auditorium
Free
Intercultural Center Tailgate
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Near Gate 4, beside the Indoor Tennis Center
Hosted by: Association of Wake Forest University Black Alumni, Black Student Alliance. Wake Forest Hispanic/Latino Alumni Association.
Free
Celebration of the Black Experience
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Reynolda Hall, Green Room and Magnolia Patio
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served along with music through the ages. The attire for the evening is cocktail/semi-formal. The early bird registration fee for alumni/faculty/staff/guests is $10.
$10.00
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Gospel Brunch
Sunday, September 17, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Byrum Welcome & Admissions Center
Hosted by: Wake Forest University Gospel Choir
Free