Schedule of Events

2014 Homecoming Schedule of Events

Theater Production – Adults/$12 – Students/$8
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 15th through Saturday, October 18thOur Town – Written by Thornton Wilder. A play with music, an original score composed by Dr. Brad Vogel.
2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 19th
Tabor College Chapel, HW Lohrenz, Hillsboro, Kan.

Art Displays
A collection of paintings from artist and alumnus Rachel (g’13 Goering) Loewen will be featured in the Historic Mennonite Brethren Church: (on campus near tennis courts)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 16th & Friday, October 17th
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 18th
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Artist Reception Saturday, October 18th

Student Art Show/Reception – Library, 2nd floor
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 16th – Saturday, October 18th
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Reception Friday, October 17th

Friday, Oct. 17th

  • 8:00 a.m. Golf Classic at Reflection Ridge Golf Course, 7700 W Reflection Rd, Wichita, Kan.
  • 9:45 a.m. Lifelong Learning with Gil (g’64) and Rhoda (Krause g’79) Friesen sharing about their lifetime of service – Wohlgemuth Lobby
  • 4:00 p.m. 50-year class reception at the home of Larry and Elaine Nikkel, 7414 E. Cedaridge Cir., Wichita, Kan.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Student Art Show reception – Library 2nd floor
  • 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, Kan. – Free babysitting for children ages 2-12 with parent/s attending Festival Dinner
  • 6:00 p.m. 50-year reunion class pictures – Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, 400 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, Kan.
  • 6:30 p.m. Homecoming Festival Dinner – Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, 400 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, Kan. The class of 1964 is being recognized. A program you won’t want to miss!
    • Alumni Merit Awards: Gil (g’64) and Rhoda (Krause g’79) Friesen
    • Alumni Medallion Awards: Kevin B. Wahl, DVM, DACVS (g’04); James E. Fisher, MD (g’03)
  • 10:00 p.m. – Wear your Tabor Blue and enjoy free doughnut’s with your alumni friends at Druber’s, 116 W. 6th St, Newton, Kan.

Saturday, Oct. 18th

  • 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration/Information Table (watch for the registration sign) – Student Center – just outside the gym doors in front of the trophy case – pick up pre-purchased tickets/purchase tickets
  • 8:30 a.m. Golden Brunch – Wohlgemuth Lobby for those who attended Tabor College on or before 1964 – No Charge
  • 9:00 a.m. – Business Department presents – Scot Loyd, CPA, CGMF, CFE, CGMA (g’83), who has been a partner with SJHL since 1990. Scot will be presenting “Are you filling in the gap between secular and sacred where God has placed you?” – Business Studies building – Room 114
  • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Children’s Activities – Campus Recreation Center, north of the stadium
  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – “Displays of Yesterday’s” – Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies – south wing of library –
  • 10:00 a.m.
    • 2 mile/5K Fun Run/Walk – East entrance of the Pendery Athletic Center
    • Music Fest – Rehearsal Hall, Wohlgemuth Center
    • SayCheez Photo Booth open untill 2:00 p.m. – in JavaJays
  • 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Center for the Arts Sneak Peek – tours and videos. Be sure to stop by and purchase historic and nostalgic albums and cassettes, of Tabor Groups 50’s – 90’s – Wohlgemuth Lobby
  • 11:00 a.m.
    • Softball Tailgate Reunion – sand volleyball pit near the tennis courts
    • Baseball Tailgate Reunion – sand volleyball pit near the tennis courts
    • Panel Discussion: Where Changes can Pose a Slippery Slope, “The Future of Healthcare and Science”. – Room 103 Solomon L. Loewen Natural Science Center
    • Display of books in memory of Georgina Johnson – Library lobby
    • Book signing by Tabor College Professor Emeritus Katie Funk Wiebe – A Strong Frailty: Aganeta Janzen Block – JavaJays – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    • Dutch Lunch in gym Adults/$12, Ages 4-10/$7, 3 and Under/Free
    • Alumni Tailgate – Come meet the Tabor College swim team as they grill you a great burger – east of the tennis courts $7/person
    • 50-year reunion catered lunch – Class of 1964 – Library Conference Room (elevator available)/$15
  • 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Inflatables by the stadium – for all children to enjoy
  • 2:00 p.m. Tabor College vs. Friends University football – Joel H. Wiens Stadium halftime – host and hostess named and baseball NAIA World Series presentation
  • 5:00 p.m. – All class reunions located in the gym, tables will be labeled by decades! Come connect with old friends and classmates! Meals Adult/$7, 4-10/$5, 3 and Under/Free
  • 6:00 p.m. Tabor College Women’s Soccer vs. Friends University – Joel H. Wiens Stadium
  • 8:30 p.m. Tabor College Men’s Soccer vs. Friends University – Joel H. Wiens Stadium

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