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The Alabama State University family is gearing up for a week of exciting homecoming activities to celebrate the 86th annual Turkey Day Classic. The event, which features the gridiron battle between the ASU Hornets and the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers, is the oldest football classic among the nation's historically black colleges and universities.

In addition to the game, many events and activities will be held during the week, beginning Nov. 20.  The complete schedule is as follows:


Friday, November 20, 2009
8 p.m. Homecoming Comedy Show featuring The Browns of Stand-Up Comedy

Where: ASU Acadome
Advance Ticket Prices: $25-Reserved VIP, $15-General Admission, $10-ASU Student*
Day-of-Show Prices: $30-Reserved, $20-General Admission



Sunday, November 22, 2009
6 p.m. Homecoming Gospel Fest featuring The Williams Brothers and Vickie Winans

Hosted by Comedian Jonathan Slocumb
Where: ASU Acadome
Advance Ticket Prices: $25-Reserved VIP, $20-General Admission, $15-ASU Student*
Day-of-Show Prices: $30-Reserved, $25-General Admission

Tuesday, November 24, 2009
7:30 a.m. Business & Community Breakfast
Where: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel

7 - 10 p.m. Alumni Pep Rally & Block Party with Fireworks Spectacular
Where: Downtown Montgomery

7 p.m. Men's Basketball Game - Columbus State vs. Alabama State University
Where: ASU Acadome


Wednesday, November 25, 2009
8 a.m. Alumni Challenge Breakfast
Where: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel

Noon - 3 p.m. Campus Homecoming Kick-Off
· Vision 2020 Presentation
· Black & Gold Standard
· Gateway Ribbon Cutting
· Campus Tours

ASU Acadome
*Shuttles provided from the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel beginning at 11:30 a.m.

12:30 p.m. Classes of the 9s and Golden & Silver Class Anniversaries Luncheon
Where: ASU Acadome Banquet Room

3 p.m. ISTAP Annual Meeting
Where: Alabama Room

4 - 6 p.m. President's Open House
Where: Home of the President - North University Drive

8 p.m. Homecoming Concert featuring The Legendary O'Jays & Charlie Wilson

Where: ASU Acadome
Advance Ticket Prices: $60-VIP, $45-Reserved, $35-General Admission
Day-of-Show Prices: $55-Reserved, $45-General Admission

 



10:30 p.m. Homecoming Concert After Party (Co-sponsored by the National Alumni Association)
Where: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel
Admission: Free w/ Reserved VIP Ticket Purchase, $10 General Admission

Thursday, November 26, 2009
9 a.m. Turkey Day Classic Parade
Where: Downtown Montgomery

Noon Tailgate Party
Where: Cramton Bowl Parking Lot

1 p.m. Hornet Walk
Where: Cramton Bowl Parking Lot

3 p.m. 86th Annual Turkey Day Classic
Tuskegee University Golden Tigers vs. ASU Hornets

Where: Cramton Bowl
Ticket Prices: $25-Advance Purchase, $30-Day of Game
ASU Ticket Office: (334) 229-4551

Friday, November 27, 2009
9 a.m. - Noon National Alumni Association Mini-Conference
Where: ASU Acadome Banquet Room

11:30 a.m. James Shannon Memorial Golf Tournament
Where: River Run Golf Course


Plus, Don't Miss...
November 18-21 ASU's Department of Theatre Arts presents Black Nativity
Directed by Anthony Stockard
7 p.m. - Nightly
Where: Leila Barlow Theatre
Ticket Prices: $10-General Admission, $8-ASU Student*

*Student Discount Available to ASU Students w/ Valid Identification

For more Turkey Day Classic events and updated information, go to www.hornethomecoming.com.

Thank you for supporting ASU.

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