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1998 Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Bates College will celebrate Back to Bates homecoming Friday, Oct.16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, with many on-campus events for students, alumni and Bates employees. The following events are open to the public free of charge:

FRIDAY, Oct. 16

  • Art Exhibit: Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Bates College Museum of Art.
  • Lecture: Whiteness is a Race, Professor of English Lewis Turlish delivers the week’s talk on Whiteness in American Literature, 4:15 p.m. in Room 113 of Carnegie Science.
  • Maine Gubernatorial Debate: Maine’s five gubernatorial candidates tackle statewide issues in a live, televised debate. No admittance without free tickets from the Bates Office of Special Projects. 9 p.m. in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
  • Play: Neil Simon’s Chapter Two, 8 p.m. in Gannett Theater.

SATURDAY, Oct. 17

  • Art Exhibit: Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Bates College Museum of Art.
  • Field hockey: Bates vs. New England College, 1 p.m. at Russell Street Field.
  • Men’s soccer: Bates vs. Springfield College, 1 p.m. at Leahey Field.
  • Water polo: tournament play, 1 p.m. Tarbell Pool, Merrill Gymnasium.
  • Football: Bates vs. Wesleyan, 1:30 p.m. at Garcelon Field.
  • Play: Neil Simon’s Chapter Two, 2 p.m. in Gannett Theater.
  • Concert: Bates’ a capella groups, the Deansmen and the Merimanders, at 7 p.m. in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
  • Back to Bates Fireworks Show, 8:15 p.m. at Garcelon Field.

SUNDAY, Oct. 18

  • Art Exhibit: Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine, 1 – 5 p.m. in the Bates College Museum of Art.
  • Play: Neil Simon’s Chapter Two, 2 p.m. in Gannett Theater.


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