Fayetteville residents can trade in their coats for cozy fall sweaters –– in Razorback Red, of course –– as temperatures warm back up for homecoming weekend. With projected highs of 54 degrees Friday, 51 degrees Saturday and 57 degrees Sunday, this might be the last good weekend to hit the hiking trails before winter weather closes in.
Student and community organizations, local businesses and the 2019 Homecoming Court will greet the Dickson Street crowd at 6 p.m. during the annual Homecoming Parade.
The Homecoming Pep Rally will follow at 7:30 p.m. at the Chi Omega Greek Theatre. During the pep rally, the Arkansas Alumni Association will recognize former Homecoming Kings and Queens, Razorback Spirit Squad alumni and Razorback Band alumni before they introduce the 2019 Homecoming Court and reveal the King and Queen.
Razorback fans can enjoy game day festivities at the Hogtown Street Festival before the homecoming game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. HogTown will start at noon and will feature live music from The Rosy Hips, food trucks, a beer garden and more.
American rock band New Found Glory, along with special guests Hawthorne Heights, Free Throw and Jetty Bones, will kick off their 2019 tour at Georges’s Majestic Lounge. Tickets range from $24 to $28.
Comedian, author and essayist David Sedaris will speak at the Walton Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $46.