The Wizard will come to the Valley for Homecoming 2013.
With the theme "There's No Place Like the Valley," Homecoming will put a new twist on the classic film, "The Wizard of Oz."
Events will run Friday and Saturday, October 18-19 and are open to students, faculty and staff members, and community members.
The highlights of Saturday’s events include the Laker football game at 7 p.m. against Northern Michigan University.
Other events that will take place Saturday include the following:
• Laker Homecoming 5K Run/Walk: Run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. with a Kids Fun Run at 10 a.m. at the Kelly Family Sports Center. For more information call Nick Polk at (616) 331-3360.
• Pancake Breakfast: Refuel after the race at the annual Pancake Breakfast at 10 a.m. on the basketball courts near the Kelly Family Sports Center. Register by clicking here, prices are $5 for adults, $3 for children 4-12.
• Alumni and Friends Tailgate: Visit campus organizations and take your picture with Dorthy and the gang on the outdoor basketball courts near the Kelly Family Sports Center from 4 to 6:45 p.m. Register here for the tailgate party; cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 4-12.
• Volleyball to host Wayne State on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 4 p.m.
• Soccer to host Findlay on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.
For a full list of events and details visit www.gvsu.edu/homecoming or call Alumni Relations at (616) 331-3590.