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Friday, February 10, 2006

4:00 p.m. Tailgate Party with Students
Porter Patch (former site of Porter Gym)

4:30 p.m. Mercer Women's Basketball vs. Stetson
Arena, University Center

6:45 p.m. Alumni Reception
Java City, University Center

7:30 p.m. Mercer Men's Basketball vs. Stetson
Arena, University Center


Saturday, February 11, 2006

8:00 a.m. Fun Run
Run begins at Porter Patch

Join Mercer students and alumni for a 5K run around campus. Locker room facilities will be available in the UC.

10:00 a.m. Homecoming Parade
College Street

Gather along College Street to watch the Mercer Homecoming Parade. Parade originates at the Law School, travels via Georgia Avenue to College Street to the Mercer Campus.

12:00 p.m. Alumni Cookout / Great Mercer Bear Cookoff/ Tours of Campus and the University Center
Heritage Hall and Patio, University Center

Gather with friends for a cookout and watch the 1st annual student grilling competition!

2:00 p.m. Mercer Military Alumni Meeting
Conference Room One, Connell Student Center

Gather with Mercer Alumni & Friends who have served in our Armed Forces or participated in the Mercer ROTC program.

6:30 p.m. Reunion Dinner for Classes '65, '66, '67
Macon City Club, 355 First Street
Chair: Harry Doss, CLA '66, LAW '69

Join your classmates for a fabulous night of dinner and dancing at the Macon City Club.

7:00 p.m. Reunion Dinner for Classes '75, '76, '77
Tic Toc Room, 408 MLK, Jr. Blvd.
Co-Chairs: David Price, CLA '76, LAW '79 & Cheryl Price, CLA '76

Enjoy dinner with your classmates while you catch up and reminisce.

7:00 p.m. Reunion Dinner for Classes '85, '86, '87
The Wine Cellar @ Luigi's Bistro, 401 Cherry Street
Chair: Jonathan Grisham, CLA '86

Enjoy dinner with your classmates while you catch up and reminisce.

6:30 p.m. Reunion Dinner for Classes '95, '96, '97
Georgia Music Hall of Fame, 200 MLK, Jr. Blvd.
Chair: Jesse Vaughn, CLA '95, LAW '98

Enjoy dinner and the musical stylings of the Alpha Zeta Standard while you catch up and reminisce with your classmates.

6:30 p.m. Reunion Dinner for the Classes of '00–'05
Georgia Music Hall of Fame, 200 MLK, Jr. Blvd.
Chair: Bethany Rezek, CLA '03

Enjoy dinner and the musical stylings of the Alpha Zeta Standard while you catch up and reminisce with your classmates.

9:00 p.m. Homecoming Dance
Location: TBD

Put on your dancing shoes and join the students for a night of great music!

Directions

Directions to University Center
From I-75S: Take Exit 163. Take a left at the end of the exit ramp onto Mercer University Drive. Continue back over the interstate and take a left at the first light onto Stadium Drive. Take a right onto University Center Drive.

From I-75N: Take Exit 163. Take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Mercer University Drive. At the next light turn left onto Stadium Drive. Take a right onto University Center Drive.

Directions to Macon City Club
From I-75: Follow I-75 to I-16. Take Exit 2 (Martin Luther King Blvd). Take a right off the exit ramp. Cross over Riverside Drive, Walnut Street and Mulberry Street before making a right onto Cherry Street. The Club is located across from the City Auditorium at the corner of Cherry Street and 1st Street above the Macon Health Club.

From I-16W: Take Exit 2 (Coliseum Dr.), and take a left off the exit ramp. Cross over Riverside Drive, Walnut Street and Mulberry Street before making a right onto Cherry Street. The Club is located across from the City Auditorium at the corner of Cherry Street and 1st Street above the Macon Health Club.

Directions to Music Hall of Fame
From I-75: Follow I-75 to I-16. Take Exit 2 (Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take a right off the exit ramp. Cross over Riverside Drive and Walnut Street. The Museum will be on your left.

From I-16W: Take Exit 2 (Coliseum Drive), and take a left off the exit ramp. Cross over Riverside Drive and Walnut Street. The Museum will be on your left.

Directions to the Wine Cellar at Luigi's and the Tic Toc Room
Follow I-75 to I-16. Take Exit 2 (Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take a right off the exit ramp. Cross over Riverside Drive, Walnut Street and Mulberry Street. At the corner of Cherry and MLK, Luigi's will be on your right and Tic Toc will be diagonally across the street on your left.

From I-16W: Take Exit 2 (Coliseum Dr.), and take a left off the exit ramp. Cross over Riverside Drive, Walnut Street and Mulberry Street. At the corner of Cherry and MLK, Luigi's will be on your right and Tic Toc will be diagonally across the street on your left.


Hotel Information
If you wish to reserve a room, indicate you are with the Mercer Homecoming and Alumni Weekend group. Be sure to make reservations early.

  • 1842 Inn
    $189/night; (478) 741-1842
  • Crowne Plaza
    $69/night; (478) 746-1461
  • Holiday Inn Conference Center
    $59/night; (478) 474-2610
  • Residence Inn
    $89/night; (478) 475-4280
  • Wingate Inn
    $69/night; (478) 476-8100

Transportation
Complimentary Trolley Service will be available from the 1842 Inn and the Crowne Plaza on Saturday evening. The trolley will make stops at the Crowne Plaza, the 1842 Inn, the Music Hall of Fame, the Tic Toc Room, the Wine Cellar @ Luigi's Bistro and the Macon City Club. Please request a trolley schedule when you check into your hotel.

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