FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018
NSU Homecoming Golf Tournament
11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Northwestern Hills Golf Course
The NSU Alumni Association hosts its annual Homecoming golf tournament at Northwestern Hills. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. and the four-person scramble gets underway with a shotgun start at Noon. Prizes will be awarded for first, second & third place teams, longest drive and closest to the hole. For information, click here or contact the NSU Office of Alumni & Development at 318-357-5213. Registration closes Wednesday, October 24.
Alumni Art Exhibit
5:00 p.m. – Orville Hanchey Gallery, NSU campus
Browse this art exhibition with alumnus and woodworking artist Mike Wilson.
NSU Homecoming Parade
5:30 p.m. – Along Jefferson Street, Natchitoches
The annual Homecoming parade will travel from the main gate of the NSU campus, travel down Second street, turn right onto Rue Touline, and proceed to Rue Beauport along the downtown riverbank. Come join us for this special event! The Pi Kappa Phi undergraduate members will be featured on their parade float.
NSU Pep Rally
6:00 p.m. – Downtown Riverbank, Natchitoches
Join NSU President Chris Maggio, Head Football Coach Brad Laird and all of our Homecoming honorees for a special pep rally and recognition ceremony packed with entertainment from the NSU spirit groups.
Rockin on the Riverbank
6:30 p.m. – Downtown Riverbank, Natchitoches
This popular gathering returns to the Natchitoches riverbank stage, featuring live music and entertainment for students, alumni, and friends.
7:30 p.m. – Downtown Riverbank, Natchitoches
NSU student groups and Greek organizations will be recognized for their participation during Homecoming Week activities.
After Hours: Downtown by Decades
8:30 p.m. – Downtown Natchitoches
All NSU graduates are invited to casual social gatherings by graduation year. Groups will meet at various locations in downtown Natchitoches: 1950s & 1960s – Pioneer Pub; 1970s – Merci Beaucoup (banquet room); 1980s – Merci Beaucoup (back room); 1990s – Bon Ami (above The Landing); 2000s – Mama’s Blues Room; 2010s – Maglieaux’s.
Afterward, we’re encouraging all Beta Omicron alumni to meet at the bar in the new Hotel St. Denis on Second Street (across from the Natchitoches Events Center).
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018
*Note: The Pi Kappa Phi Chapter House (730 University Pkwy.) will remain open on Saturday to allow a cool, quiet place for parents to bring the kids or take a break from tailgating.
Pi Kappa Phi Active/ Alumni Breakfast
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Pi Kappa Phi Chapter House, 730 University Parkway
Active members will host a casual breakfast for alumni at the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity House. Tours of the chapter house renovations will also be given at this time.
Pi Kappa Phi Annual Alumni Chapter Business Meeting
9:30 to a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Pi Kappa Phi Chapter House, 730 University Parkway
All Pi Kappa Phi alumni are invited to the annual business meeting of the Beta Omicron Alumni Chapter. For more information or to RSVP, contact Alumni Chapter President Lane Luckie at alumni@pikappNSU.org. For alumni members who pay their dues annually, it is due at this time. Click here for more information or to sign up.
Pi Kappa Phi Family Luncheon
12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.. – Lasyone’s Meatpie Restaurant, 622 Second Street, Natchitoches
Join Pi Kappa Phi alumni, students and their families as we enjoy a lunch together at Lasyone’s Restaurant. No business, just brotherhood! Our menu includes: Natchitoches meatpie, chicken & sausage jambalaya, fresh string beans, Creole corn, tossed Caesar salad, tea, and homemade bread pudding with rum sauce for dessert. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Please click here to RSVP.
NSU/ Pi Kappa Phi Tailgating
2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Collins Pavillion, NSU campus
All Pi Kapps and their families are invited to take part in good food and fun before the game at the Collins Pavilion. This year we are encouraging all Pi Kapp alumni to take part in the NSU Tailgate. For a nominal fee, food and beverages are provided, along with live music. It will be a great time to visit with friends you haven’t seen in a while and build relationships with fellow alumni.
Pi Kappa Phi Group picture
4:30 p.m. – Pi Kappa Phi tent, Next to Pi Kappa Phi letters on the NSU practice field/ Donald’s Demon Alley
Our annual Pi Kappa Phi group picture will be taken in front of the Pi Kapp letters near the Collins Pavilion. Don’t forget to wear your Beta Omicron raised-letter shirts! Click here for more information on ordering a new jersey shirt.
NSU Pregame Activities
5:30 p.m. – Turpin Stadium, NSU campus
Enjoy the pre-game show by the Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band and other pre-game activities.
NSU Homecoming Football Game vs. Houston Baptist
6:00 p.m. – Turpin Stadium, NSU campus
Click here to purchase tickets and view seating charts.
NSU Halftime Ceremonies
7:30 p.m. (approx.) – Turpin Stadium, NSU campus
Be sure to be on the lookout for several of our Pi Kappa Phi members performing with the band and as cheerleaders on the sidelines.
Pi Kapp Alumni After-Hours
9:30 p.m. – The Cove, Mariner’s Restaurant, Hwy. 1 Bypass, Natchitoches
Join your fellow Pi Kapp alumni and spouses for a post-win celebration and casual gathering on the shores of Sibley Lake.