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 dance troup 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. 

Friday's events:

All Day - Tech swag day. Wear your favorite NMT gear.
7 am - Noon Paint the M. Register at paintm@nmt.edu.
8 am - 5 pm Meet & Greet / Registration in Fidel Center
9 am - SPE Gold Rush Golf Scramble
9 am - Campus tours for alumni
9 am - Campus scavenger hunt begins. Get the list of items at Fidel Center
9 am - 3 pm 1st Annual New Mexico Tech Chile Day
Limited spaces available; $ - register now!
Cornhole tournament, ristra-making demo, quesadilla explosion with Chef Griego, “Chopped” competitions for alumni and for students, and a talk by Dr. Frank Etscorn on “The Heat of Chile.” Also, pick up cookbooks, T-shirts, chile, and more!
10 am - 5 pm Block Party on Campus Drive
10 am - 1 am Mobile Video Game Truck open to all
1 pm Heritage Mining Events Competition, including single-stake drilling, gold panning, Swedish sawing, and jack-leg drilling demo
2 - 4 pm Black and Blue Rugby tailgate party on Campus Drive and the Athletic Field
3 pm Opening Reception for "Life Along the Rio Grande"
A fiber arts exhibition at Macey Center featuring alum Vickey Conley
4 - 6 pm Chemistry Building Tours and Showcase
4:30 pm Annual Black & Blue Rugby Game
6 pm Alumni Reception at the President's Residence
8 - 11 pm Sneak Peek Haunted Mill on the south end of Socorro
8 pm - Midnight Street Dance at the Plaza featuring the Double Barrel Band
9 pm Live music at The Capitol Bar featuring Rio Grande Riff Zone

Friday, October 19, 2018

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