49ers Celebration

New Mexico Tech

801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801
United States

Tech's annual homecoming begins Tuesday evening with movie night at the Loma Theater. Wednesday's highlight is the multimedia dance troupe SIRO-A. Thursday features alumni events, comedy night and live music. Friday is an academic holiday and kicks off with the 'M' Mountain Run to let students give the 'M' its annual facelift. Other events Friday include the annual students vs. alumni rugby game and much more. Saturday's events feature the parade, campus activities all day and Casino Night at Macey Center. 

Saturday's events:

9 am - 5 pm Alumni Meet & Greet / Registration in Fidel Center

9 am    Pancake Breakfast with President Wells, V.P.’s, department heads and faculty members

10 am - 1 am   Mobile Video Game Truck open to all

11 am - Noon  49ers Parade. This year’s theme is “Game On.”

Noon - 1 pm   49ers Parade Awards at the Plaza

1 pm    Alumni soccer game

2 pm    Color Wars

2 pm - 9 pm    Block Party on Campus Drive with food trucks, vendors and more

4 pm    Casino Night

5 - 6 pm          Reunion Reception exclusively for alumni from: soccer, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, mineral engineering, and all 5-year classes (1968, 1973, ... 2013, 2018)

6 - 9 pm          49ers Big Bang Concert, opening with Ben and Val Thomas, and featuring Vanilla Pop on the Athletic Field

7 - 11 pm        Sneak Peek Haunted Mill on the south end of Socorro

8 pm    Burlesque

9 pm    Live music at The Capitol Bar featuring Rio Grande Riff Zone

Saturday, October 20, 2018

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