Homecoming Traditions Continue at Stevenson University
September 24, 2007
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Stevenson University’s annual homecoming and family celebration, VillaFest, will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20, with festivities and games for the whole family, including a headliner performance by VH1’s Best Week Ever Live Tour. The show features comics from the TV series putting a comedic twist on daily news. The artists include veteran comedians Chuck Nice, Mike Britt, Jessica St. Clair, and Laurie Kilmartin. The headliner will take place on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m.
in the gymnasium. The show is suitable for ages 13 and over and will
cost $15 for general admission until Oct. 19 and $23 general admission
at the door. The weekend-long celebration kicks off with a TGIF CaribFest for alumni, faculty, staff and parents from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday night, along with the Haunted Trail and Bonfire at the Stevenson campus from 7:30 to 10 p.m. for $5, and a Midnight Madness celebration in support of the men’s and women’s basketball teams. On Saturday, the Owings Mills campus will host student and alumni athletic games from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Women’s field hockey begins with a game at 11 a.m., followed by women’s soccer at 1 p.m., a women’s alumni lacrosse game at 3 p.m., and men’s alumni lacrosse game at 4 p.m. The Fest of VillaFest will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the residence hall quads on the Owings Mills campus with inflatables, contests, pumpkin painting, and more. SU President Kevin J. Manning will host alumni milestone reunion luncheon for the classes of 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, and 1987 at noon on Saturday
on the Stevenson campus. Guest historian, Steve Swisdak, will speak
about the University's new pictorial history book, A Vision and A Promise:
Villa Julie College. A new event, the VillaFest Bull Roast, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday
in the Rockland Banquet Hall on the Owings Mills campus. Enjoy an
all-you-can-eat buffet, games, and door prizes surrounded by
classmates, former faculty, and other parents. Tickets are $25 in
advance and $30 at the door.