UMaine’s Homecoming 2018 to be celebrated Oct. 26–28

The University of Maine will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26–28.

Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday afternoon with campus and building tours, and a field hockey game against University of Vermont at 3 p.m. Also on Friday is the Maine Heritage Lecture, given by Kathryn Olmstead at 4:15 p.m. in the Collins Center for the Arts, and women’s ice hockey will take on University of New Hampshire at 6 p.m.

Saturday highlights include an Admissions Open House beginning at 9 a.m., UMaine football vs. Albany at 1 p.m., an opening reception for the Edith Marion Patch Exhibit at the Page Farm and Home Museum at 2 p.m., and the Alumni Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall.

On Sunday there will be a Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble Homecoming Concert at the CCA at 2 p.m., and women’s ice hockey will play Boston College, also at 2 p.m.

The annual UMaine Alumni Association Craft Fair and Maine Marketplace will be held in the New Balance Field House, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday.

Various reunions and socials also will be held throughout the weekend.

More information, including tickets and registration for events, is on the UMaine Alumni Association website.