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Otterbein University invites the community to Homecoming

September 15, 2015
Otterbein University

Otterbein University invites the community to be part of the Otterbein family at Homecoming 2015: Our Cardinal Family on Saturday, Sept. 26. Homecoming Weekend is full of fun for the entire family, including our annual parade, Grove Street Festival, Liberty Mutual Bandstand featuring The Ark Band, craft bazaar, KidsZone with children’s activities, an appearance by The Columbus Zoo animals and much, much more!

The festivities start at 10 a.m. with the Homecoming parade, which weaves through the streets or Westerville, ending at Otterbein’s Campus Center at Home and Grove Streets. The best viewing locations are on along Grove Street — the location of the craft bazaar and the Grove Street Festival starting immediately after the parade! The schedule of activities is as follows:

  • 10 a.m.: Homecoming Parade
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Otterbein Staff Assembly Arts and Craft Bazaar on Towers Hall North Lawn.  Rain location: Clements Recreation Center Field House.
  • 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Academic Spotlight Event: Biology & Earth Sciences Open House and Picnic featuring family-oriented activities at the Science Center. 
  • 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: Grove Street Festival and Liberty Mutual Bandstand on the Campus Center Patio and Grove Street between Main and Home Streets. Rain location: Clements Recreation Center Field House.
  • 11 a.m.: Homecoming Lunch Options including Doughboys Pizza, Tortilla Food Truck, a buffet-style tent and vendors at the craft bazaar.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Alumni Choir Concert at Riley Auditorium in the Battelle Fine Arts Center. Free admission.

Otterbein Cardinal athletes will be competing on campus in football and soccer, and admission is free on Homecoming Day! Match-ups include:

  • 2 p.m. - Otterbein Cardinals Football Game against Wilmington at Memorial Stadium. Free admission.
  • 7 p.m. - Men’s Soccer Game against Earlham at Memorial Stadium. Free admission.

For a full schedule of events and more information,visit www.otterbein.edu/homecoming.

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