Lenoir Rhyne Alumni


Homecoming 2018



Welcome Bears!


So glad you want to know more about our 2018 Homecoming activities! It will be here before we know it, take a look below at the fun, festive weekend we have planned. We are looking forward to seeing you! While you're checking out the Alumni site, click on "Stay Connected" and join Bears For Life. If you've already joined, take a look at the new additions and new stories!


Homecoming 2018!

Time to take a weekend and get your "bearings!" Relax, enjoy old friends and make new ones! It's Homecoming! Check out the schedule of events.

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
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Join fellow alumni for free appetizers and a cash bar.

Class of 2018, celebrate your “Reunion Zero” - come by, enjoy the appetizers and

have a complimentary beverage! Registration required, see below.


Saturday, October 13
Sports Hall of Fame Breakfast for Members and Inductees 
Lenoir-Rhyne University Cafeteria
8:30 a.m.

Homecoming Parade 
Stasavich Place
10:00 a.m.

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


Dedication of the 2018 Senior Gift

near The Charge

Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony 
P.E. Monroe Auditorium
11:00 a.m.

Annual Homecoming Tailgate
McCrorie Practice Field
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
BBQ, burgers, hot dogs, veggie dogs and all the fixings plus
games, face painting and a balloon artist.

Online registration for the Annual Homecoming Tailgate is open.  
There is no charge for the tailgate, but registration below online or that Saturday is required. 

Homecoming Football Game vs Limestone
Moretz Stadium

2:00 p.m.


Shuttles to Oktoberbest in downtown Hickory
ollowing the game. If you are interested, please register below.
Sunday, October 14
The 4th Annual Homecoming Weekend Worship Service
St. Andrew's Lutheran Church
629 8th St NE, Hickory NC
11:00 a.m.


Click here to register now for events.


If you need more information, please contact Cheryl Abee, Director of Alumni Engagement at 828.328.7351 or send an email to cheryl.abee@lr.edu.


We want to see you in October!







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