Tabor Homecoming for alums and community

It?s that time of year to reunite with family, friends, alumni and the Hillsboro community Oct. 2-6 at Tabor College?s annual homecoming.

The theme for this year?s homecoming is ?Prepare the Way? and will feature events for all ages.

Some traditional homecoming activities include: student art shows, music fest, children?s activities, 2-mile fun run/walk, the Dutch Lunch, the musical ?Godspell? and multiple sporting events.

For more details on activities and meal prices, consult the website ( or contact the alumni office at 620-947-3121 ext. 1706 to pre-order meal tickets.

Class reunions are planned for Saturday after the game.

One of the most anticipated events is ?Godspell,? the final musical Judy Harder will direct for Tabor.

?Godspell? is an ?uplifting and joyous musical loosely based on teachings and parables found in the Gospel of Matthew,? said Harder, director and associate professor of communications.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. To reserve tickets contact the Tabor College Student Life office at 620-947-3121 ext. 1033.

Golf enthusiasts can play in the Tabor College Golf Classic at Reflection Ridge Golf Course in Wichita Oct. 4. Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 8 a.m. and the classic will begin at 9 a.m.

Alumni are invited to attend the festival dinner 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Wichita.

Registration is available through Tuesday Oct. 1; the cost is $17.50 per person.

Several sporting events will take place Saturday on the Hillsboro campus.

Volleyball will play Sterling College at 11:30 a.m. Baseball and softball alumni will have reunions with the coaches and current teams at 11 a.m. and are instructed to meet by the water tower.

The football team will take on Southwestern at 2 p.m. at Joel H. Wiens Stadium.

At halftime, the homecoming court will be presented and the host and hostess will be announced.

The last sporting event of the day will be men?s and women?s soccer against the University of St. Mary; admission is free. The women?s game begins at 6 p.m. and the men?s at 8 p.m.

?This event is a great way to bring Tabor College and the Hillsboro community together,? said Marlene Fast, director of alumni relations. ?We value having the community come to our campus and would love to have everyone join us.?

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