UCA Homecoming week kicks off

The 2008 UCA Homecoming activities begin tonight with the Homecoming Pep Rally at 5:30 p.m. in the Farris Center.

This year’s Homecoming theme is “Building on 101 Years of Tradition,” and other activities include:

* Alumni & Friends Homecoming Party on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Agora Events Center. Tickets are $30 per person, which includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

* Half Century Club Induction & Brunch on Saturday at 9 a.m. at McCastlain Hall. Tickets are $25 per person.

* Homecoming Parade on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The route follows Donaghey Ave. and Bruce St.

* Homecoming Tailgate on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Crafton Alumni Pavilion. Tickets are $5 for Alumni Association members; $10 per person for non-members; and $5 for children 10 and under. Catered by the Fish House.

* Homecoming football game versus Sam Houston State with kick-off on Saturday at 6 p.m. at First Security Field at Estes Stadium.

Homecoming T-shirts are available for only $10 at Buffalo Alumni Hall and the Student Center Lobby. For more details about Homecoming events visit www.uca.edu/homecoming.