October 20, 2014, BY Kathryn Kopchik

Bucknell University's annual Homecoming celebration will be held Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, with several events open to the public.

Events requiring tickets include:

  • Oct. 31. Weis Center Series. Sam Bush Band, bluegrass, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center. Tickets: adults $20; seniors 62+ and subscribers $16; youth 18 and under $10; Bucknell employees, retirees and students (limit 2) $10; non-Bucknell college students (limit two) $10.
  • Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Theatre Mainstage Production. Tartuffe by Moliere, directed by Biliana Stoytcheva-Horissian, 7:30 p.m., Harvey Powers Theatre, Coleman Hall. Admission: $10, $5 for students and senior citizens.
  • Nov. 1. Concert. Bison Chips 40th Anniversary concert, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center. Tickets: $10.
  • Nov. 2. Theatre Mainstage Matinee. Tartuffe by Moliere, directed by Biliana Stoytcheva-Horissian, 2 p.m., Harvey Powers Theatre, Coleman Hall. Admission: $10, $5 for students and senior citizens.

Free events during the weekend include:

  • Oct. 31. Race and Film Series. Cabin in the Sky, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 1943, 2 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg.
  • Oct. 31. Hilltop Film Series. Faust, directed by F. W. Murnau, Germany, 1926, 7:30 p.m., Gallery Theatre (Room 301), Elaine Langone Center.
  • Oct. 31. Bucknell Screening. Dawn of the Dead, directed by George A. Romero, 1979, 10 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Admission to Dawn of the Dead is free, courtesy of the Bucknell Community Engagement Fund. This screening follows the Campus Theatre's free screening of Night of the Living Dead at 8:10 p.m.
  • Nov. 1. Homecoming Poetry Path Tour, 11 a.m., starting at Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Hall.
  • Nov. 1. Concert. Barry Hannigan, piano, and Mary Hannigan, flute, 7:30 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building. The program includes four sonatas by K.P.E. Bach, Prokofieff, Liebermann, Burton, and a piece imitating bird calls by Messiaen.

Athletic events

  • Oct. 31. Women's volleyball vs. Navy, 7 p.m., Davis Gym.
  • Nov. 1. Women's lacrosse alumni game, 9:30 a.m., Graham Field; women's soccer vs. Boston University, noon, Emmitt Field; men's water polo vs. Princeton, 1 p.m., Kinney Natatorium; football vs. Lafayette, 1 p.m., Stadium; men's soccer vs. Colgate, 4 p.m., Emmitt Field; women's volleyball vs. American, 5 p.m., Davis Gym.
  • Nov. 2. Field hockey vs. Lock Haven, 1 p.m., Graham Field.

Exhibits

  • Bertrand Library. Special Collections/University Archives Exhibit area, Lower Level I. Exhibit of materials from the University Archives collection representing Bucknell's efforts to recognize diversity in its campus culture and student life.
  • Downtown Gallery, 416 Market St., Lewisburg. 20's Something, a solo exhibition featuring new work by Tulu Bayar, professor of art at Bucknell, including works created in collaboration with student artists. Hours: noon to 5 p.m.
  • Samek Gallery, Elaine Langone Center. Country Living, exploring a new way of looking at the relationship between art and rural America. Hours: noon to 5 p.m.


For more information about Homecoming festivities, visit bucknell.edu/Homecoming2014.xml

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