Henderson homecoming Oct. 26-29

Henderson State University will celebrate homecoming with a variety of events beginning Oct. 26, and culminating with a key football game against Oklahoma Baptist University Oct. 29.

A highlight of homecoming week will be the Distinguished Alumni Banquet honoring professional golfer Ken Duke and recently-retired Henderson vice president Bobby Jones. The banquet starts at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling 870-230-5401 or emailing hankinp@hsu.edu.

Homecoming events include:

Wednesday, Oct. 26

•           Homecoming Court Top 10 voting

•           Softball Home Run Derby, 7 p.m., Dee White Field

Thursday, Oct. 27

•           Homecoming Top 10 Voting

•           Presentation of homecoming queen candidates, 7 p.m., Arkansas Hall

•           Top 10 announcement and pep rally following candidate presentation, Barkman House lawn

•           Blue and White Fellowship (Phi Beta Sigma and Zeta Phi Beta), 7:30 p.m., Western Sizzlin

•           Homecoming drumbeat, 8 p.m. until kick-off Saturday

Friday, Oct. 28

•           Homecoming queen voting

•           H Club Homecoming 4-person Golf Scramble, 11 a.m., DeGray Lake Resort Golf Course

•           Alpha Kappa Alpha Meet and Greet, 5-10 p.m., Garrison Center Ross Room

•           Distinguished Alumni Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Garrison Center Grand Ballroom

•           Homecoming Party, 9:30 p.m., Caddo Valley Event Center, $5 admission

Saturday, Oct. 29

•           Kappa Alpha Psi tailgating, 7 a.m., Wells front lawn

•           Blue and White Breakfast (Baptist Collegiate Ministries), 8 a.m. at BCM

•           Alpha Phi Alpha Alumni Breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Garrison Center Ross Room

•           Alpha Xi Delta Breakfast, 9 a.m., Garrison Center Galloway Room; tailgating at 11 a.m. by Wells Gym

•           Homecoming Tailgate, pregame, Duke Wells Complex

•           Heart & Key Alumni Reception, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Garrison Center Cabe Room

•           Golden Reddie Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Garrison Center Banquet Room

•           Homecoming Pregame Activities, noon, Carpenter-Haygood Stadium

•           Alpha Xi Delta Balloon Release, 1:50 p.m., Carpenter-Haygood Stadium

•           Homecoming Football Game, 2 p.m., Carpenter-Haygood Stadium

•           Greek Step Show, 7 p.m., Arkansas Hall

•           Homecoming Party, 9:30 p.m., Caddo Valley Event Center, $10 admission

Sunday, Oct. 30

•           Angelic Voices of Christ, 10:45 a.m., Greater Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

For more details about Henderson homecoming, go to hsu.edu/homecoming.