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UWRF homecoming events planned for Oct. 8-14

HomecomingFreddy Falcon Homecoming parade Saturday Sept 24, by Kathy M Helgeson

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls invites you to share in the exciting and sentimental experiences of homecoming.

Throughout the week of Oct. 8-14, traditional homecoming festivities will be combined with

family-fun events to create one large celebration, bringing parents and family members together

with alumni and students.

"It will be a great weekend to connect with and enjoy the company of our community, our

students and our alumni," said Pedro Renta, director of Alumni Relations. "We are extremely

pleased with the 2018 homecoming event lineup."

Featured events include:

Freddy's Dairy Bar Grand Opening, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m., 212A Agricultural Science

building. The grand opening will include a brief program. UWRF mascot Freddy Falcon will also

make an appearance. Following the ribbon-cutting, the celebration continues with specials and

giveaways throughout the day. Visit the Freddy's Dairy Bar webpage for a schedule of games

and prizes.

Homecoming Parade, Saturday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m., downtown River Falls. See UWRF's

Falcon spirit come alive! Remember a bucket for candy!

Falcon Center Tours, Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Alumni welcome tent, Falcon Center

main entrance. After nearly two decades of fundraising, the $63.5 million Falcon Center opened

in September 2017 providing outstanding spaces for academics, wellness, recreation and athletics.

Tours will depart from the alumni welcome tent near the front entrance of the Falcon Center on

15-minute intervals.

Homecoming Football Game, Saturday, Oct. 13, 1 p.m., David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field.

Falcons vs. UW-Stout.

A complete listing of homecoming 2018 events, including concerts, can be found

at For more information, call Alumni Relations at 715-425-