Homecoming 2022

October 13, 2022 - October 16, 2022


October 13 – 16, 2022

We look forward to welcoming all members of our alumni community plus several returning reunion classes to this year’s Homecoming celebrations: the 1971 men’s basketball team; Class of 1972; Class of 1977; and Class of 1982. Make plans to join us for the festivities in October, including the annual Backyard BBQ before the football game on October 15!

See you at Homecoming 2022 at Acadia University in Wolfville.

Schedule

Thursday, October 13, 2022

6 p.m.  Acadia Business Banquet – Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons, Acadia campus. To purchase tickets, please click HERE.

6 p.m.  Women’s basketball – Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) vs. Acadia, War Memorial Gymnasium     

5:30 p.m. 1971 Basketball Reception - Hall of Fame Room, Acadia Athletics Complex. Appetizers and cash bar. (Private reception)

8:30-10 p.m. Alumni and student campfire singalong featuring Sarah Pound (’08) in the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens. K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre. Dry event.

Friday, October 14, 2022

5 p.m.  Women’s Soccer – Mount Allison vs Acadia, Raymond Field

5:30-7:30 p.m. - Barbecue for the 1971 men's basketball team in the Stevens Centre at the Athletic Complex. We look forward to welcoming the 1971 men’s team! (Private event)

6:30-8:30 p.m. Reunion Reception - Clark Commons, welcoming returning Classes of 1972, 1977 and 1982. All other classes celebrating a milestone reunion are welcome. Cash bar. Register HERE.

6 p.m.  Women’s basketball – Carleton vs. Acadia, War Memorial Gymnasium

7 p.m.  Men’s hockey – UNB vs. Acadia, Andrew H. McCain Arena

7:15 p.m. Men’s Soccer – Mount Allison vs Acadia, Raymond Field            

8 p.m. Men's basketball - Crandall vs. Acadia, War Memorial Gymnasium

8:30-Close. Exit 10 - ’80s costume theme, vintage Acadia outfits encouraged. Cover: $5 Student, $10 Alumni, ’70s and ’80s dance music, MacKeen Room, Students' Union Building (SUB).

Saturday, October 15, 2022

10 a.m. Dear 'Ole Acadia Reminiscing Tour – all campus, meeting at Alumni Hall with archivist Wendy Robicheau, concluding at the War Memorial (45 minutes in length). First come, first served, maximum 20 people per tour.

11 a.m. Dear 'Ole Acadia Reminiscing Tour – all campus, meeting at Alumni Hall with archivist Wendy Robicheau, concluding at the War Memorial (45 minutes in length). First come, first served, maximum 20 people per tour.

12-2 p.m.  Acadia Alumni Association Backyard BBQ – Clark Terrace, Wu Welcome Centre, featuring live music by The Nonrefundables.             

2 p.m.  AUS football – StFX vs. Acadia, Raymond Field

7 p.m.  Men’s hockey – Université de Moncton vs. Acadia, Andrew H. McCain Arena

9 p.m.-12 a.m. ASU Outdoor Concert - 9 p.m., opening acts (Ben Chase and Farewell Town); 10 p.m., headliner (Matt Lang). President's Field. Alumni, students and staff are FREE. Members of the Acadia community can pick up their tickets now at the Union Market in the SUB during operation hours, while supplies last. Additionally, those receiving tickets will be asked to provide their name, old student ID number, mailing address and e-mail address. General population can purchase tickets HERE.

Sunday, October 16

10 a.m. Best of the Brunch for Classes of 1972, 1977 and 1982 reunion attendees to enjoy! Joe's Food Emporium Sunroom, Main Street, Wolfville.

10 a.m. Acadia Cleans Up Nice! Clock Park, Wolfville. Join Acadia Axe-people and help keep Wolfville clean. Make a donation, too. All proceeds collected during the clean-up will be donated to the Valley Cardiac Rehab Society. Volunteers will also get a FREE T-shirt for participating in this event! Gloves and bags provided.

12 p.m. Reunion Class Meetings at the K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre: for Classes of 1972, 1977 and 1982 reunion attendees.

2 p.m.  Sunday Music in the Garden Room with David Potvin (’12), piano (no tickets required, freewill donation).

7:30 p.m. Acadia Performing Arts Series presents "Une Veuve Joyeuse" Opera. Festival Theatre, Wolfville. To purchase tickets, please click HERE.

 

2022 Off-Campus Homecoming Events

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

Saturday, October 15, 2022

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Wolfville Farmers’ Market, 24 Elm Ave. Visit https://www.wolfvillefarmersmarket.ca/ for vendor listings.

Note: We will continue to update this schedule as information becomes available. Dates/times are subject to change.

 


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