The UK Alumni Association will host its annual Alumni Weekend on the University of Kentucky campus Thursday, April 24, through Saturday, April 27. Alumni Weekend provides alums with the opportunity to get reconnected with campus, visit with former classmates and make new friends, all while remembering their days as Wildcats.
The weekend will kick off Thursday with Connections at Country Boy Brewing from 7-9 p.m. Friday’s events will begin at 5:30 p.m. with Big Brew Tasting, a beer sampling by Lexington Beerworks. These events are available to both members and nonmembers for a minimal fee. Friday’s events will conclude with a free UK Symphony Orchestra concert at the Singletary Center for the Arts.
Saturday is Legacy seeblue. Day! From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boone Center, high school students who are UK legacies will have the opportunity to learn about the college admissions process, enjoy Wildcat spirit and hear about the experiences of students. This event is free and brunch and a walking tour of campus will be provided. Later that afternoon, the Blue/White Football Game and tailgate will be held at Commonwealth Stadium, followed by the UK Dance Ensemble Spring Concert at the Singletary Center. Tickets will be available for purchase.
A Spindletop Hall Steak and Seafood Buffet will be available to members and prospective members Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a price of $20. After the buffet, attendees can visit the Singletary Center for the Arts to view performances by the UK Wind Symphony Concert and UK Symphony Band and Concert Band for free!
Members will also be eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend a softball and baseball game over the course of the weekend. Nonmember tickets will also be available for purchase. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will also be showing at the Lexington Opera House over the weekend.
For more information or to register for any events, visit www.ukalumni.net/alumniweekend. For questions, call 1-800-269-2586. We hope to see you there!