This is Turkey Day Classic and Hornet Homecoming week at Alabama State University. As usual, a full schedule of events can be enjoyed. Wednesday is particularly busy with the Alumni Brunch at 10am in the Student Center Ballroom and the Hornet Club Meeting at 12:30 in the Acadome Sky Lounge. Two conferences take place that day – the National Alumni Association Mini Conference at 12:30, followed by the I Support Athletic Program Conference at 3pm. The First Family Alumni Reception opens at 5:30pm at the President’s House. The day is capped off with “Party on the Concourse” at 7pm featuring a host of musical acts. ASU Stadium is the venue for the event. Tickets are 20 dollars in advance, 25 at the door.
Turkey Day begins in earnest at 9am with the Turkey Day Classic Parade. Over 100 entries including 14 marching bands will trek down Dexter Avenue. The 95th annual Turkey Day Classic football game kicks off at 2pm at ASU Stadium. The Hornets face Mississippi Valley State. Gates open at noon.
The week concludes Friday with the 10th annual James A. Shannon Golf Classic at Lagoon Park Golf Course.