Homecoming 2019

October 17, 2019 - October 20, 2019

Homecoming Weekend is fast approaching, and we have many exciting, fun-filled events lined up, so join in the celebration! 

Check out the full schedule below and make sure you are on hand to Stand Up and Cheer at Homecoming 2019!






Thursday, October 17th

4:30 PM

The Exercise Hour

U Hall front lawn

This event is organized by the Exercise is Medicine Committee.

Please contact Samantha at 137957b@acadiau.ca for details.

6:00 PM networking session

7:00 PM wine and appetizers

Connecting and Empowering Communities: 54th Annual Acadia Business Banquet

Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons

Tickets: Tickets: boxoffice.acadiau.ca

Guest speaker: Savior Joseph

Friday, October 18th

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

BBA Alumni Workshops and Panel Discussion

Patterson Hall

Alumni panel participants: Luke Falwell (’12), Tom Labenski, (‘11), Andrew Roorda (’10), Kate Ruddy (’11), Patrick McNally (’07), Craig Fisher (’11), Chris Houston (’99)

Workshop outline/agenda linked here.

1:00 PM

Society of Acadia University Recreation Graduates (SAURG) Golf Game

Eagle Crest Golf Course

Please contact Carroll Randall (dacara@eastlink.ca) for details.

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Homecoming TGIF

University Club,
17 Westwood Avenue

Friday, October 18th, 4 - 7, the doors of the “Little Blue House Behind Huggins” will be open for our Homecoming TGIF.  TGIF is open to members/non-members, and we send a special invitation to alumni and any former members/U-Club users to drop in and mingle.  Refreshments and munchies provided.  See you at 17 Westwood!
House manager: Chelsea Renaud, ‘19

4:30 PM registration


5:00 PM start

107th Bulmer Race

Fun Run/Walk

Wolfville Waterfront Park gazebo

This event is organized by the Exercise is Medicine Committee.

Please contact Samantha at 137957b@acadiau.ca for details.

4:30 – 6:30 PM

Computer Science Reception

Paddy’s Pub,
460 Main Street

RSVP by Friday, October 11, 2019

to sharon.watson@acadiau.ca,

or 902-585-1331.

5:00 PM/7:15 PM

Axewomen/Axemen Soccer vs. SMU

Raymond Field

Tickets: boxoffice.acadiau.ca

5:00 – 7:00 PM

Class of ’99 Gathering at the Axe

The Axe

Please visit the Facebook group for further details.

7:00 PM

Axewomen Basketball vs. MacEwan

War Memorial Gymnasium

Tickets: boxoffice.acadiau.ca

9:00 PM

Axe Night

The Axe

Cost: Alumni $7/door, Students - $5/door

9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Pope Reunion

University Club

Hosted by “The Pope” Rob MacGregor (’87) and his guard.  All are invited to attend.

Saturday, October 19th

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sports Hall of Fame

Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons

Tickets: http://attend.com/2019AcadiaSHOF

10:30 AM


Old Gym

Please contact Carroll Randall (dacara@eastlink.ca) for details.

11:00 AM

SAURG Plaque Unveiling

Old Gym Entrance

Brief reception to follow.

12:00 – 2:00 PM

Acadia Alumni Backyard BBQ

Clark Terrace,
Wu Welcome Centre

Sponsored by Acadia Alumni, in partnership with TD Insurance and Industrial Alliance.

2:00 PM

Axemen Football vs. SMU

Raymond Field

Tickets: boxoffice.acadiau.ca
or at the Alumni BBQ.

2:00 – 6:00 PM AST

(11:00 AM – 3:00 PM MST)

Acadia Homecoming in Calgary

National on 10th, 341 10th Avenue SW, Calgary

Online registration: http://attend.com/2019CalgaryHomecoming

5:00 PM

SAURG Alumni Supper

Paddy’s Pub,
460 Main Street

Please contact Carroll Randall (dacara@eastlink.ca) for details.

6:30 PM

AUS Rugby Semi-final

Raymond Field

Tickets: boxoffice.acadiau.ca

7:00 PM

Axemen Hockey vs. UPEI

Andrew H. McCain Arena

Tickets: boxoffice.acadiau.ca

9:00 PM

Night at the Axe
with live music

The Axe

Big Fish

Cost: Minimum Donations: Alumni - $10/door, Students - $8/door





Sunday, October 20th

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

ASU HoCo Brunch

The Axe

All are welcome to attend.

2:00 PM

Music in the Garden Room

Garden Room, K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre

Lucas Porter (piano) and David Parker (French horn); free admission.
Sponsored by Acadia Alumni.

7:30 PM

Acadia Performing Arts Series

Festival Theatre

Tickets: boxoffice.acadiau.ca
Beverley Johnston, percussion
and Marc Djokic, violin.





2019 Off-Campus Homecoming Events

Some of these other opportunities are available for your consideration and are not promoted by Acadia University.








7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Wolfville Gravely Ghost Walks

Clocktower across from the Library Pub (corner of Main St. & Elm Ave.)

Wolfville’s past is also full of incredible people who have helped to form the backbone of our dynamic town. Join Jerome the GraveKeeper and his ghostly friends will explain why Wolfville is where it's at.

These walks are 2-hour, family-friendly, historical productions.

Thursday - Sunday

9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Stirling’s Farm Market

10317 Hwy 1

Stirling’s offers activities for everyone: wagon rides, apple picking, pumpkin u-pick and the corn maze.  Spend an evening getting scared in their haunted house and haunted corn maze!

For full details, please click here

Thursday -Sunday

12:00 – 4:00 PM

Acadia Art Gallery

10 Highland Ave,

Beveridge Arts Centre

Stories from the Forest Primeval: François Gaudet


8:00 PM

The Al King Band

Joe’s Food Emporium



8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Wolfville Farmers’ Market

24 Elm Ave

Visit wolfvillefarmersmarket.ca
for vendor listings.

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