Family Weekend at Homecoming

October 28–30, 2016

Friday, October 19th

Open Classes

8:00am – 10:30pm

Description

Classes will be posted in September 2018.

Attention lifelong learners - brush up on your skills or learn a new one by attending an open class! Choose from the arts, science, or even a foreign language. No registration is necessary, but please plan to arrive on time and stay for the duration of the class out of respect for our professors and students. 

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Campus Store

8:00am – 5:00pm

Description

Visit the campus store to pick up the latest Cal Lutheran gear!

Founders Day Convocation

10:15am – 11:30am at Samuelson Chapel

Description

Each fall the university community, alumni and friends celebrate the founding of Cal Lutheran at this festive gathering. This year’s theme is Rooted and Reaching: Our Calling for the Common Good.” The program includes the formal installation and blessing of university governing bodies and student government, the presentation of the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award, and the presentation of the Christus Award to Rev. Glen '86 and Lauri Egertson, Executive Directors of Lutheran Camps, Retreats, and Conferences. 

Admission is free. Sponsored by the Division of Mission and Identity. The Founders Day Convocation will be streamed at CalLutheran.edu/live.

Picnic in the Park

5:00pm – 7:00pm at Kingsmen Park

Description

Students, families, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to join the Student Life in Kingsmen Park for a free Taco Bar, music, lawn games, entertainment and more!

Founders Day Concert

7:30pm – 9:00pm at Samuelson Chapel

Description

The University String Symphony and Wind Ensemble celebrate homecoming with the annual Founders Day Concert.  The University String Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Yoshika Masuda, will perform masterworks from the string orchestra repertoire.  The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Michael Hart, will close the concert with an eclectic mix of traditional favorites and exciting works by contemporary composers.

Donations accepted. For information, call the Music Department at 805-493-3306 or visit www.callutheran.edu/music

Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography

All Day at William Rolland Art Center

Description

Stashed in the glove compartments of our cars, scrolled through on our phones, hanging on classroom walls, or glowing at metro stations, are maps. They tell us where to go, what to expect, and help us interpret geography. Geography, however, is unruly; time, context, and power shape all maps. Coastlines are altered by rising sea levels, lands are “discovered,” boundaries are disputed and conquered, and cultures are created or erased.

This exhibit is engaging for all age groups. Works from this exhibit were generously loaned by the Dr. Ernst F. Tonsing Collection.

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Pyrometric | Earth and Ash in the Anthropocene

All Day at Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture

Description

Pyrometric investigates fire through the intersection of art, ecology, and the environment. The exhibit includes ceramics such as hand thrown fire cones, ritually fired with the aid of Ventura County Firefighters, who placed the cones in a controlled burn.

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Saturday, October 20th

Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography

All Day at William Rolland Art Center

Description

Stashed in the glove compartments of our cars, scrolled through on our phones, hanging on classroom walls, or glowing at metro stations, are maps. They tell us where to go, what to expect, and help us interpret geography. Geography, however, is unruly; time, context, and power shape all maps. Coastlines are altered by rising sea levels, lands are “discovered,” boundaries are disputed and conquered, and cultures are created or erased.

This exhibit is engaging for all age groups. Works from this exhibit were generously loaned by the Dr. Ernst F. Tonsing Collection.

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Pyrometric | Earth and Ash in the Anthropocene

All Day at Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture

Description

Pyrometric investigates fire through the intersection of art, ecology, and the environment. The exhibit includes ceramics such as hand thrown fire cones, ritually fired with the aid of Ventura County Firefighters, who placed the cones in a controlled burn.

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Loop da Lu 5k Family Run/Walk

9:00am – 11:00am at Kingsmen Park

This event requires registration.

Description

What better way to start the day than with an energizing run/walk around campus? Round up your friends, family and roommates to do the 7th Annual Loop da Lutogether! Registration opens at 8am. Race starts at 9am. Pancake breakfast starts at 9:30.

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Student Research Symposium

9:00am – 12:00pm at Lundring Events Center

Description

You're invited to view the latest research conducted by Cal Lutheran students. Learn more about current research in fields such as biology, chemistry, communication, computer science, physics, psychology, sociology, and more.

9:00 am - 9:15 am- Welcome & Awards, Lundring Events Center
9:15 am - 10:30 am -  Research Talks, Lundring Events Center
10:30am - 12:00 pm - Poster Session, Soiland Recreation Center

 

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Pancakes in the Park

9:30am – 11:00am at Kingsmen Park

This event requires registration.

Description

Enjoy a delicious breakfast with members of the Cal Lutheran community.  Whether you're participating in the Loop da Lu 5k or just cheering on the sidelines, this is a great way to start your day!

$7 for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under, Cash Only; Loop da Lu participants eat free.

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Campus Store

10:00am – 7:00pm at Campus Store

Description

Visit the campus store to pick up the latest Cal Lutheran gear!

Pearson Library

10:30am – 11:30pm at Pearson Library

Description

Need a respite during Homecoming Weekend festivities? Come by the Pearson Library and enjoy a quiet moment, catch up on the latest news from our journals, magazines and newspapers and see some of the exciting physical enhancements to the library. 

Kingsmen Water Polo vs. Cal Tech

11:00am – 4:00pm at Samuelson Aquatics Center

Description

Come cheer on the Kingsmen water polo team take on Cal Tech! 

SEEd Project Garden Tour

11:00am – 12:00pm at SEEd Project Garden/Fry Family Outdoor Classroom

Description

Come out to the SEEd Project (Sustainable Edible Education) garden to see what’s growing, meet current student leaders, and learn about our program. You’ll see our pollinator hotel, chickens, apiary, and worm composting operation, in addition to our outdoor community kitchen made with reclaimed and recycled materials. 

Come enjoy home grown lavendar tea and pizza with toppings grown in the garden made in our stone oven in the garden. Tours and food available at 11am and 1pm. The garden will be open all weekend.

 

Alumni Tennis Match

12:00pm – 4:00pm at Poulson Tennis Courts

Description

Calling all Kingsmen and Regal Tennis alumni! Join us on the courts for a round of tennis.

Please RSVP to Coach Mike Gennette - gennette@callutheran.edu

SEEd Project Garden Tour

1:00pm – 2:00pm at SEEd Project Garden/Fry Family Outdoor Classroom

Description

Come out to the SEEd Project (Sustainable Edible Education) garden to see what’s growing, meet current student leaders, and learn about our program. You’ll see our pollinator hotel, chickens, apiary, and worm composting operation, in addition to our outdoor community kitchen made with reclaimed and recycled materials. 

Come enjoy home grown lavendar tea and pizza with toppings grown in the garden made in our stone oven in the garden. Tours and food available at 11am and 1pm. The garden will be open all weekend.

 

Campus Tour

2:00pm – 3:30pm at Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid

Description

Start your Homecoming off right with a tour of campus. Visit favorite spots and see what’s new from the perspective of your own Admissions tour guide. 

 

Homecoming Festival

3:00pm – 7:00pm at Kingsmen Park

Description

The ultimate Cal Lu get together! The Homecoming Festival offers fun for all ages. Choose from inflatables for the kids, lawn games for all ages, good eats, and live music – all included for $15 per adult, $5 for undergraduate students and kids 12 and under. 

Festival & Beer Garden access for 21 and older is $20 (includes 3 drink tickets for soda or beer/wine)*. Purchase your Festival tickets online for an extra drink ticket!

*Due to CLU alcohol policy, no undergraduate students (even if they are 21) will be allowed in the beer garden.*

**Children ages 2- 20 will NOT be permitted in the beer garden. Children under 2 years of age must be carried in the beer garden at all times.*

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Regal Volleyball Game vs. Whitter

6:00pm – 8:00pm at Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center

Description

Cheer on the Regals as they take on Whitter College!

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Kingsmen Football vs. Chapman

7:00pm – 10:00pm at William Rolland Stadium

Description

New 7:00 p.m. time! Come cheer on the Kingsmen to victory in our first ever night Homecoming game! Be sure to wear your Cal Lutheran purple to show your school spirit!

Find Faculty

All Day

Description

Catch up with your favorite professors or make a new faculty connection. Whether they once taught you or may be teaching your child now as a current Cal Lutheran student, they’d love to hear from you. Touch base now in preparation for Homecoming!

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Jack's Corner at Starbucks

All Day at Ullman Commons

Description

Enjoy Starbucks with your favorite Cal Lutheran people! 

Sunday, October 21st

Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography

All Day at William Rolland Art Center

Description

Stashed in the glove compartments of our cars, scrolled through on our phones, hanging on classroom walls, or glowing at metro stations, are maps. They tell us where to go, what to expect, and help us interpret geography. Geography, however, is unruly; time, context, and power shape all maps. Coastlines are altered by rising sea levels, lands are “discovered,” boundaries are disputed and conquered, and cultures are created or erased.

This exhibit is engaging for all age groups. Works from this exhibit were generously loaned by the Dr. Ernst F. Tonsing Collection.

Learn More
Pyrometric | Earth and Ash in the Anthropocene

All Day at Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture

Description

Pyrometric investigates fire through the intersection of art, ecology, and the environment. The exhibit includes ceramics such as hand thrown fire cones, ritually fired with the aid of Ventura County Firefighters, who placed the cones in a controlled burn.

Learn More
Worship

10:00am – 11:00am at Samuelson Chapel

Description

Worship provides an opportunity for the community to gather and experience the bandwidth of God's grace. While worship unites us in one place and one time it serves as the reminder that God's people are gathered far and wide, just like the Cal Lutheran family.

Do you know that money gets tight for some of our students? A portion of the offering at this worship will be given to the student food pantry, please give generously.

 

Regals Alumni Soccer Game

11:00am – 12:00pm at William Rolland Stadium

Description

11:00am (Women's) & 1:00pm (Men's) 

Get back on the field, alumni! We're putting together soccer games for our alumni to play against the current JV teams. Come watch the game, or if you played soccer, let us know if you can make it by contacting Frank Marino at fmarino@callutheran.edu.

 

Kingsmen Alumni Soccer Game

1:00pm – 2:00pm at William Rolland Stadium

Description

11:00am (Women's) & 1:00pm (Men's) 

Get back on the field, alumni! We're putting together soccer games for our alumni to play against the current JV teams. Come watch the game, or if you played soccer, let us know if you can make it by contacting Frank Marino at fmarino@callutheran.edu.

 

Homecoming Concert

2:00pm – 4:00pm at Samuelson Chapel

Description

Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles

Wyant Morton, Conductor

The Cal Lutheran Choir and the Women's Chorale open the season with one of their hallmark concerts, featuring an eclectic program of exciting and innovative choral music. 

Donations accepted. For information, call the Music Department at 805-493-3306 or visit CalLutheran.edu/music.

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