Virginia Tech announces homecoming celebrations

from Oct. 10 through Oct. 15 in celebration of homecoming.

Homecoming Kickoff will begin Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Prairie Quad, and will host music, food trucks and student performances.

On Tuesday, the Homecoming Showcase, a display of a variety of student artistic productions, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Haymarket Theatre.

On Wednesday, the Homecoming Court candidates will answer 72 questions in the manner of Vogue’s 73 questions from 7-8 p.m. in an online event. The National Pan-Hellenic Council will also host a Yard Show at Haymarket Theatre at 6 p.m. in honor of its organizations.

The dedication of the Sesquicentennial Exhibit at Newman Library will take place on the second floor from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the Black Student Alliance’s comedy show at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Ballroom.

Friday will mark the beginning of Homecoming Weekend, with events such as the homecoming football game against the Miami Hurricanes, the Grand Opening of the Lavender House LLC and a Pass in Review at 3:30 p.m. to honor the Class of 1972. The Homecoming Tailgate will begin Saturday at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Sesquicentennial HokieTalk at 9 a.m.

The Cornerstone Alumni Homecoming Parade Watch Party will also be held on Friday at 6 p.m., with the Homecoming Parade beginning at 7 p.m., followed by fireworks on the Drillfield at 8:45 p.m.

In honor of 150 years since Virginia Tech’s founding, there will be a projection of photos and videos of Virginia Tech’s history during the parade, concluding at 10 p.m.

According to VTx, all events are available to the Virginia Tech community, but some, such as the Homecoming Tailgate, require registration.