Humboldt prepares for his first homecoming as Cal Poly | Humboldt NOW

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“We are thrilled to be able to return to an all-live homecoming that celebrates our new status as the Cal Poly campus,” said Michael G. Moore, aAssociate Director of the Gutswurrak Student Activities Center, which, with Forever Humboldt, coordinates the festivities. “This is our first homecoming as Cal Poly Humboldt, and we plan to make it a lasting memory. Our hope is to help create a sense of community that we have missed with remote activities.

Activities throughout the week will include conference games for the men’s and women’s soccer teams and the women’s volleyball team, a pep rally and multiple social and social events, many of which will feature music star with a live DJ.

Here is an overview of the scheduled events. Complete information is available at homecoming.humboldt.edu.

Saturday October 1

Potawot Annual Day of Caring

Location: Potawot Community Vegetable Garden

Time: 9.30am-12.30pm

Students, alumni and community members can come together to volunteer at the Potawot Community Food Garden. To RSVP and for more information, visit [email protected] or call 707-826-4965.

Golden Graduate Brunch

Location: Goodwin Forum (Nelson Hall West 102)

Time: 10 a.m.

Cost: For tickets, contact [email protected] or call 707-826-3132

Gold graduates are graduates who graduated 50 years ago. Join the 1969-1973 graduates to celebrate their Golden Graduation.

Sunday October 2

Soccer: Cal Poly Humboldt vs. Cal Poly Pomona

Location: College Creek Field

Time: men’s game, 11:30 a.m.; Women’s match, 2 p.m.

Cost: Free for Cal Poly Humboldt students with ID; For other tickets, visit: https://humboldtathletics.com/sports/2018/8/2/tickets.aspx

Monday, October 3

Back-to-school Pep Rally

Location: Gutswurrak Student Activity Center Quad

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Food, games, a photo booth and a DJ, plus a homecoming gift and athletics updates.

Tuesday, October 4

Alternative transport fair with DJ

Location: Gutswurrak Student Activity Center Quad

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Office of Sustainability is hosting a fair to promote healthy, inexpensive, and environmentally friendly transportation options and resources for the campus community. This event will feature Humboldt Bike Share, ZipCar, local public transit, bike repair demonstrations, pedal power technologies, and more with demonstrations, displays, registrations, and giveaways. All accompanied by the music of a local DJ.

Wednesday, October 5

Club and DJ lounge

Location: Gutswurrak Student Activity Center Quad

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

An expo featuring Cal Poly Humboldt clubs. There will be games, a homecoming gift and music by a local DJ.

Thursday, October 6

Live music on the Quad

Time: noon to 1 p.m.

Come listen to the music of the Blueberry Hill Boogie Band.

Soccer: Cal Poly Humboldt vs. Stanislaus State

Location: College Creek Field

Time: men’s game, 12:30 p.m.; Women’s game, 3 p.m.

Cost: Free for Cal Poly Humbolddt students with ID; For other tickets, visit: https://humboldtathletics.com/sports/2018/8/2/tickets.aspx

International film screening

Venue: John Van Duzer Theater

Time: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Cost: For more information on tickets, visityou: https://www.hsufilmfestival.com/

Drag Queen Bingo with Mo Heart

Location: Jolly Giant Commons

Time: 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

A fabulous drag bingo camp night hosted by “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” contestant Mo Heart.

friday october 7

Family get-togethers and weekends

Location: Quad Student Activity Center

Time: 9am-5pm

Former registrants, families and friends can register to receive their shirt, swag and more.

DJ on the Quad

Location: Quad Student Activity Center

Time: noon to 1 p.m.

Get into the reunion spirit with music on the quad.

Humboldt Families Forever Blender

Location: Septentrio Winery, 650 6th St., Arcata

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Meet and get to know other Cal Poly Humboldt families. University faculty and staff will also be on hand to help welcome everyone to campus and answer questions.

For more information and to register, contact [email protected] or call 707-826-3132.

Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner

Location: Blue Lake Casino, Sapphire Palace, 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake

Time: 6 p.m.

Cost: Tickets available at humboldtathletics.com

Comedian Felipe Esparza

Venue: John Van Duzer Theater

Time: 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

Cost: Free for Cal Poly Humboldt students with ID; $30 general (advance); $35 at the door

Felipe Esparza, comedian, actor and winner of Los Angeles’ ‘Last Comic Standing’, who can be seen in the Netflix special ‘Bad Decisions’.

Saturday October 8

Forever Humboldt at the Farmer’s Market

Location: Arcata Square

Time: 9am-2pm

Come explore the Farmer’s Market, stop by the Cal Poly Humboldt Bookstore, and pass the Forever Humboldt Tent in the plaza.

homecoming party

Location: G11 and FS9 car parks

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Portugal. The Man headlines this year’s block party, which also includes local food vendors, other concerts, games and more.

Family get-togethers and weekends

Location: Car park G11

Time: 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Former registrants, families and friends can register to receive their shirt, swag and more.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Sonoma State University

Location: Lumberjack Arena

Time: 5 p.m.

Cost: Free for Cal Poly Humboldt students with ID; For other tickets, visit: https://humboldtathletics.com/sports/2018/8/2/tickets.aspx

Sunday October 9

Graduation Legacy Family Brunch

Location: Samoa Cookhouse, 908 Vance Ave., Samoa

Time: 10 a.m.

Families with multi-generational alumni and students are invited to join Forever Humboldt for brunch. Hear the stories of alumni families and their students who decided to follow their legacy.

For more information and to register, contact [email protected] or call 707-826-3132

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