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Winter Homecoming 2024

Winter Homecoming

Join us on The Hill February 9 & 10 for Winter Homecoming and our Power of Purple Giving Day! Learn more about how to make an impact here

Friday, February 9

6:00 p.m.
Women's Ice Hockey v. Providence, Luth Athletic Complex
Kick off the weekend cheering on our Women's Ice Hockey team as they take on the Providence Friars! Admission is FREE.

7:30 p.m.
Oklahoma!, Luth Concert Hall, Prior Performing Arts Center

The Holy Cross Department of Theater and Dance will perform Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's, Oklahoma! Set in the twentieth century with unresolved tensions between cowboys and ranchers, the musical parallels Oklahoma’s growth into an exciting new melded identity with the coming of age of four young people. Meaghan Deiter’s (Director) dynamic production will embrace the original story while balancing the time period with a modern feminist perspective. Purchase tickets here!

Saturday, February 10

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Joanne Chouinard-Luth Recreation and Wellness Center 
Open in May, 2021, "The Jo" serves the wellness goals of Holy Cross and houses sports courts, jogging track, weight rooms, locker rooms and rooms for fitness classes. Stop by to explore or get a workout in!

9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Bookstore Open, Hogan Campus Center, 1st Floor

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Family Swimming, Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex

*Ice Skating at the Hart Center will not be available during Winter Homecoming.

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Brunch in Kimball!
Bring the family down to Kimball for an all-you-can-eat brunch! $14 per person (children 10 and under are $9) | credit cards accepted

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Drama Games for Kids hosted by the Holy Cross Theater Department, 
Alden Trust Performance Studio, Prior Performing Arts Center (3rd Floor)

This workshop will introduce kids to a variety of drama games and exercises that will have them on their feet and using their imaginations.  No experience necessary - the main goal is to have fun! Recommended for ages 7-12. 

Paint Nite WH

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Painting Class hosted by Paint Nite, 
Hogan Campus Center, Room 328

Join us for a Paint Class! This session will take participants on a step by step guided journey to create the image featured to the left. Your $20 registration fee (per person) includes all supplies, and participants of all artistic abilities are welcome. This event is at capacity.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Lawyer’s Association Awards Ceremony,
Hogan Campus Center

Join fellow alumni for a celebration in honor of The Honorable Francis J. Larkin '54, recipient of the Edward Bennett Williams '41 Lifetime Achievement Award and Richard Giller '81, recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. During this program you'll hear the latest news from the Holy Cross Lawyers Association, including remarks from the award winners. All are welcome to attend. Register here.

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Class Agent & Volunteer Meeting & Lunch (invite only), Luth Athletic Complex

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tour of the Cantor Art Gallery Exhibit,  
Sneha Shrestha: Ritual and Devotion, Leaves from the Cantor Art Gallery (3rd Floor of the Prior Performing Arts Center)
Join us for a tour of our newest exhibition. Ritual and Devotion focuses on Nepali-born, Boston-based artist Sneha Shrestha (b.1987 – ) who is known for her bold, calligraphic, and colorful presentation of the Nepali alphabet in Devanagari script. Register here (pre-registration is encouraged, but not required).

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Prior Performing Arts Center Open for Self-Guided Tours
Open September, 2022, the Center features dedicated spaces for the fine and performing arts, including the Cantor Art Gallery, a 400-seat concert hall, and a 200-seat flexible performance space, as well as spaces and technology to support creative interactions between the arts and other disciplines. Peek in the Boroughs Theatre and the Luth Concert Hall on the ground floor and visit the Cantor Gallery on the third floor!

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Family Fun Zone, 
Blaney Gymnasium, Luth Athletic Complex
We invite ALL to join us in the Blaney Gym for a bounce house, games and more! Food / beverages will not be served here, but you can grab a bite to eat from the concession stands or enjoy brunch in Kimball.

2:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Basketball v. American, The Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
Cheer on Holy Cross Men's Basketball as they take on American. Purchase tickets here!

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
President's Council Hospitality Reception (invite only), Bud Ryan '41 Room, Luth Athletic Complex

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Alumni & Friends Post-Game Reception, Hogan Campus Center Pub, Basement
Crusaders are invited to join us for a celebration after the big game! Complimentary snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available. 

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Men's Basketball Alumni Day, Basketball Suites, Luth Athletic Complex

4:30 p.m. 
Celebration of Mass, Mary Chapel
A special Winter Homecoming Mass will be celebrated by Fr. William Clark, S.J.

6:00 p.m.
Women's Ice Hockey v. UConn, Luth Athletic Complex
Spend the evening cheering on our Women's Ice Hockey team as they take on the UConn Huskies! Admission is FREE.

7:30 p.m.
Oklahoma!, Luth Concert Hall, Prior Performing Arts Center

The Holy Cross Department of Theater and Dance will perform Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's, Oklahoma! Set in the twentieth century with unresolved tensions between cowboys and ranchers, the musical parallels Oklahoma’s growth into an exciting new melded identity with the coming of age of four young people. Meaghan Deiter’s (Director) dynamic production will embrace the original story while balancing the time period with a modern feminist perspective. Purchase tickets here!