ECSU celebrates Homecoming 2008

Kesha Williams
October 17, 2008

Elizabeth City State University will celebrate Homecoming 2008 with a series of events held October 22 through October 26. Below is a list of public events: Wednesday, October 22 Mr. and Miss. ECSU Coronation Attire: Business 7 pm Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Complex Thursday, October 23 Mr. and Mrs. Alumni Coronation 7 p.m. K.E. White Graduate and Continuing Education Center Entry fee: free Friday, October 24 Homecoming Community Bazaar 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Promenade outside the Ridley Student Center (Rain Location: Williams Hall) Fashion Show and Comedy Show Performing Live: Tyrone "Tidy" Dillard, Just Jay and Bobby J 7 p.m. Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Complex Entry fee: $10 Alumni Homecoming Icebreaker Featuring D.J. Riv. Enjoy a freestyle dance contest 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. K.E. White Graduate and Continuing Education Center Entry fee: $25 Young Alumni Party, featuring DJ Fountz 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. The Pines Country Club Entry fees: $20 in advance or $25 at the entrance door Saturday, August 25 Viking Homecoming Parade 10 a.m. The parade route is East on Ehringhaus, left on North Road Street, right on East Main Street, right on Water Street, continuing down Southern Avenue to the ECSU campus. Homecoming football game ECSU Vikings against the St. Paul's College Tigers 1:30 p.m. Roebuck Stadium ECSU Students: FREE with ECSU ID General Admission: $15 ECSU Homecoming Step Show & Concert Featuring Trey Songz Doors Open: 5:30 p.m. Showtime: 7 p.m. Entry fee: $25 general admission R.L. Vaughan Center 70's Decade Concert featuring the Manhattans 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Fine Arts Center Entry fees: $35 general admission; $55 VIP Viking Victory Party 11 p.m. - 3 a.m. Williams Hall Entry fees: $10- ECSU College Students $15- General Admission After Party 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. K.E. White Graduate and Continuing Education Center Entry fee $25 Sunday, August 26 Prayer Breakfast Guest speaker: Leonard F. Jarvis, class of 1973 9 a.m. K.E. White Graduate and Continuing Education Center Entry fee: $15 Worship service: Vikings on the Mount.. with Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church with Pastor Kim Brown Service 12 p.m. Auditorium of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Complex Gospel Concert 4 p.m. Auditorium of Fine Arts Complex ECSU's Essence of Praise Gospel Choir welcomes guest choirs "Instruments of Praise from Chowan University," "Voices of Inspiration" from Norfolk State University, and"Soul D'vyne" Entry fees:$3 for students with student ID card and $5 for general admission For more information, call Mr. Larry A. Wilson, Jr. 252 335-3306 or Mrs. Donna James-Whidbee 252 335-3785. Homecoming 2008 ticket booklets are on sale at the Cashier's Window in the Marion D. Thorpe Administration Building and the ECSU Bookstore in the Ridley Student Center. The booklets, $50, contain valuable coupons. For more information about the booklets, call 252-335-3654. Ticket booklets contain tickets to the following events: Mr. & Miss ECSU Coronation Viking Mansion Party Fashion & Comedy Show Pre-Dawn Party Step Show & Concert featuring Trey Songz Step Show After-Party