Take part in UI Homecoming celebration

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Madeline Pierce

The Marching Illini perform their halftime routine at the Homecoming football game. The game was against Purdue and took place on Oct. 13, 2018.

By Ava Traverso, Special Sections Editor

Monday Oct. 14

Homecoming Party on the Quad, 5-7 p.m.

The event will be packed full of food, games, live music and presentations from Illini Athletics.

The event is free and open to all students with a valid I-card.

Tuesday Oct. 15

An Evening with David Dobrik, 8 p.m.

The lecture takes place in the Illini Union I rooms.

David Dobrik is a well known internet personality and youtube star. With 12.1 million subscribers on Youtube, 7.6 million followers on Instagram and achieving 1.3 million followers on Vine before it was shut down, David’s show is not one to miss.

Q & A to follow lecture.

Wednesday oct. 16

Greeks support Homecoming Barbecue, 4-6 p.m.

The barbecue takes place at Washington Park.

The cookout is open to all students.

Global Talent show, 7-8:30 p.m.

Takes place in the Knight Auditorium at the Spurlock Museum.

The show focuses on showcasing the talents of international students here on campus. There will be a reception following the show at the Spurlock Museum.

Thursday oct. 17

Krannert Uncorked with Lyric Theater Showcase, 5 p.m.

The showcase takes place at Stage 5 at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts.

Krannert Uncorked is an event where guests are given the opportunity to try hand-selected wines and watch a showcase of performing artists from the Lyric Theater here at the University.

Jim Gaffigan, Secrets and Pies tour, 8 p.m.

The event takes place at State Farm Center.

Come out for a night of laughs, and to watch famous comedian Jim Gaffigan host a show for the students of the University.

Friday oct. 18

Alma’s Art Walk, all-day

The art walk gives families and students the chance to take part in a self-guided campus-wide walk full of “quirky facts, herstory, art and architecture,” according to the University’s website.

Observatory Open House, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

The open house takes place at the Uninversity observatory.

The observatory offers the opportunity for visitors to use telescopes and look out at the stars, weather permitting. There will also be hosted presentations and antiques on display.

Gies Business Homecoming, Noon-6 p.m.

The event will be hosted at the Business Instructional Facility.

Homecoming parade, 6 p.m.

The parade starts on the corner of Fourth Street and Kirby Street.

The parade will include The Marching Illini, Illinois Alumni Band, Grand Marshal, Special Guests and much more.

Annual University of Illinois Bands Homecoming Concert, 7:30 p.m.

The concert takes place at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

Illinois Bands Homecoming Concert, 7:30 p.m.

The concert takes place at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

All are welcome at this gala concert.

Saturday oct. 19

Alma’s Art Walk, all-day

The art walk gives families and students the chance to take part in a self-guided campus-wide walk full of “quirky facts, herstory, art and architecture,” according to the University’s website.

Atmospheric Sciences Homecoming Event, 9-10:30 a.m.

The event takes place at the south side of the Natural History Building.

Coffee, juice and donuts will be available for visitors before the big game. Tours of the Natural History Building will also be offered.

College of Applied Health Sciences Homecoming Tent Party, 9-11 a.m.

Takes place at Tent near the corner of Florida Avenue and First Street, Lot 31.

MCB Tailgate at Memorial Stadium, 9-11 a.m.

Department of Mathematics Homecoming Party, 2-4 p.m.

The event takes place outside of Altgeld Hall.

Football: Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 11 a.m.

The game takes place at Memorial Stadium.