UK Celebrating Homecoming 2004

Contact: Kelley Bozeman

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 11, 2004) -- University of Kentucky students, faculty, staff and alumni are celebrating “Cats Just Wanna Have Fun: Homecoming 2004” this week on campus.

Homecoming Week, Oct. 11-16, will feature several events including a “Paint the Town Blue” contest, a concert by Lil’ Wayne, patio parties, as well as the traditional pep rally and parade. Events set for the week are:

Monday, Oct. 11 – Paint the Town Blue contest and Monday Night Football Party. The football party will be in the Student Center Cats Den at 9 p.m., and features free food and prizes.

Tuesday, Oct. 12 – Movie Night, 8 p.m. in the south campus commons area and north campus courtyard. Movies featured are “Top Gun” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

Wednesday, Oct. 13 – Lil’ Wayne concert in Memorial Coliseum, 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for faculty/staff, and $20 for the general public. Tickets are available by calling (859) 257-TICS or online.

Thursday, Oct. 14 – Patio Parties, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Patterson Office Tower Plaza. Come enjoy free lunch and wear your 1980s’ gear.

Friday, Oct. 15 – Parade and Pep Rally, 7:30 p.m. Parade begins from Commonwealth Stadium and will travel up University Drive, ending on Stoll Field, where the pep rally will be held. Following the pep rally, musical groups Circle Four and Spout will perform.

Saturday, Oct. 16 – UK will play South Carolina. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium. The 2004 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at halftime. To purchase tickets to the game, call the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287 or (859) 257-1818.


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