2019 Homecoming Schedule

We invite you to attend our 2019 Homecoming festivities on October 18-19. 

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2019 Homecoming Schedule of Events

Theater Production/Musical

“She Loves Me”

Richert Auditorium, Shari Flaming Center for the Arts
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, Friday, Oct. 18 (see below) & Saturday, Oct. 19
2:30 p.m., Sunday Matinee, Oct. 20
Reserved seating tickets available online at tabor.edu/tickets
Cost: Adults, $15; Students (High School & younger) $10

 

ENCORE!!!  Theater Production of the Musical “She Loves Me”

Friday Evening, Oct. 18 at 5:30 pm will be the 2nd Annual Alumni & Friends Dinner/Theater Night in the Regier Atrium of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts!  Advanced reserved seating tickets will be sold through our online ticketing software for the catered dinner and include the theater performance afterward.  The distinguished alumni awards and 50-year class recognition will take place between the dinner and the theater in the Regier Atrium.

Reserved seating tickets available online at tabor.edu/tickets
Friday Night Cost of Dinner/Theater:  $35 per person
Friday Night Theater Only:  Adults, $15; Students (High School & younger) $10
Friday Night Dinner Only:  $20 per person
(Note:  Doors to the theater will not open until 7 p.m.)

 

HOMECOMING GOLF CLASSIC!!!

Friday, Oct. 18   8:00 a.m.  Tabor College Alumni & Friends Golf Classic
Sand Creek Station Golf Course; 920 Meadowbrook Drive, Newton, KS
4-man Scramble Format/$150 per person
(Includes: 18 Hole Green Fee, Cart w/GPS, Tabor Tumbler, Sleeve of Balls, Tees, Lunch and Prizes)
Check-in begins at 8 a.m.; Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.
Register online only at:  www.sandcreekgolfclub.com/taboralumni

 

Alumni & Student Art Exhibit

Ebel Art Gallery – Printmaking exhibition by Alum Matthew Regier (g’04) in the gallery with student art displayed in the halls outside of the art and graphic design classrooms.  Open all day Friday and Saturday with a reception to meet the artists, Shin-hee Chin, Professor of Art and Matthew Regier from 9:00 a.m. – Noon on Saturday.

 

Friday, October 18

8:00 a.m.  Tabor College Alumni & Friends Golf Classic
Sand Creek Station Golf Course; 920 Meadowbrook Drive, Newton, KS

 

9:45 a.m.  Lifelong Learning
“Game Changers – How God put together the All-Star Team!”  Learn about the LDS faith and the challenges and rewards of being a light in this community from Pastor Jason Quiring of the Greenhouse Church located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Franz Heritage Lobby, Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

 

4:00 – 7:30 p.m.  50 year and 40 year Football Reunion in Bluejay Suite
Come out early and watch the Bluejays prepare for the Spires and then enjoy a meal together with your former teammates in the Bluejay Suite overlooking the field.  Teams from 1969 and 1979 meet with former and current coaches.  Dr. Del Reimer and Dr. Richard “Doc” Kyle will be there to visit and share stories.

 

5:30 p.m.  Alumni & Friends Dinner/Theater Night
Alumni Merit Award and Alumni Medallion Award recipients will be honored as well as the Class of 1969.
Unveiling of “Call to the Harvest,” fiber art installation by Shin-hee Chin, Professor of Art
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts, Regier Atrium

 

7:30 p.m.  Theater Production/Musical
“She Loves Me”
Richert Auditorium, Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

 

10:00 p.m.  Druber’s Donuts for Alumni and Current Students
Wear your Tabor Blue & Gold and enjoy free donuts.
116 W 6th St, Newton, Kan.

 

 Saturday, October 19

8:30 a.m. – 12 Noon   Information/Registration Tent
Tabor Tent set up near the Centennial Plaza-Come by and sign-up for some cool Tabor gear!

 

8:30 a.m.   Golden Brunch with the President
Franz Heritage Lobby, Shari Flaming Center for the Arts
For those who attended Tabor College on or before 1969.

 

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Kid’s Zone/Inflatables
Tabor Lawn

 

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Alumni Tennis
If you are a former tennis player, bring your racket and compete in a coed round-robin format tournament with current team members.  Contact Luke Rencher at 620-877-0172 or lukerencher@tabor.edu

 

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  CMBS “Displays of Yesterdays”
Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, south wing of Library

 

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Historic Church: History of Tabor College Football
Back by popular demand, display of the history of Tabor College football from the beginnings to present day

 

10:00 a.m. – Noon   Open House at School of Graduate Studies (old MB Foundation building)
Come for refreshments, see the renovated main floor and learn about the graduate and online programs

 

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Music Fest
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

 

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Class Reunions:
Classes of ’79, ’89, ’99, and ’09 in Atrium of Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

 

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Food Options:  Dutch Lunch in Cafeteria – Student Center and Taco Mike’s  Food Truck parked between the library and the fine arts center, west of the Centennial Plaza.
The traditional verenika w/ham gravy, sausage and zwiebach will be served in the cafeteria this year or go by the food truck to enjoy the options from their menu.  Enjoy your meal outside on the lawn or take inside the atrium of the fine arts center

 

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  50-year Reunion Dutch Lunch for the Class of 1969
Library Conference Room in the Library (elevator available)

 

2:00 p.m. – Football Game:  Tabor College vs St. Mary’s University
Halftime Activities; Host and Hostess named
Football teams from 1969 and 1979 honored; 50-year Class of 1969 recognized
Joel H. Wiens Stadium

 

2:00 – 400 p.m. – Children’s Inflatables/Snow Cones
Joel H. Wiens Stadium

 

5:00 p.m. – Campus Food Options:  Cafeteria: Chicken Tenders & Hot Dogs – Student Center
Courtside Grill: Burgers & Fries, Boneless Wings – Student Center
Grab a quick bite before taking in the Musical at the Richert Auditorium or the Alumni Basketball Games in the gym

 

6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – Women’s and Men’s Alumni Basketball Games
Tabor College gymnasium

 

7:30 p.m.  Theater Production/Musical
“She Loves Me”
Richert Auditorium, Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

 

Register for the dinner and/or theater online

Ticket Office Phone: (620) 947-3121 ext. 1402

Reservations and payment for the dinner and/or theater performances of “She Loves Me” can be made online at tabor.edu/tickets or by calling the Ticket Office at (620)947-3121, ext. 1402

We reserve the right to make changes in the Homecoming schedule.

 

50 Year Class Reunion Registration

Previous Homecoming Photos

2017 Homecoming

2016 Homecoming