Registration is open!
Dining hours can be found here.

Friday, October 14

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. L&C Bookstore Open

12:30 - 6 p.m. Homecoming and Family Weekend Check-in

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Department Open Houses
Stop by a variety of campus departments and connect with staff:


2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Campus Tour
Depart from Manor House
See the college through the eyes of a student tour guide!

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Watzek First Fridays
Watzek Library Atrium
Join Arts@LC, Watzek Library, the cast of Theatre’s Fall Main Stage Production of RENT, and students from Studio Art as they sing excerpts from the acclaimed musical with giant puppets to kick off the start of the 2022-2023 First Friday series.

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Lewis & Clark Master Plan
Location: J.R. Howard Hall 102
What is going on with all this construction? What’s happening to Templeton? Join Vice President for Advancement Josh Walter and Associate Vice President of Facilities Services David Ernevad to hear about the renovations and the vision for Lewis & Clark’s future. 

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Faculty Presentation: Putin’s Personalist Rule and the War in Ukraine
Location: J.R. Howard Hall 112
Vladimir Putin has served as either president or prime minister of Russia since 2000. He has come to dominate politics so thoroughly such that referring to Putin’s Russia is frequent in both common and academic parlance. But what does Putin’s personal rule in Russia look like today? And how might this shed light on the current war in Ukraine?

4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Faculty Presentation: A Community of Practice- Introduction to Narrative Medicine
Location: J.R. Howard Hall 102
In narrative medicine, we recognize, absorb, and allow ourselves to be moved to action by stories of illness and health. In this community of practice, hosted by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Community and Global Health, we will read, discuss, write, and be given the opportunity to share our writing. Every body holds a health story and everybody is welcome.

5:15 p.m. Lewis & Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction ** This event is SOLD OUT**
Celebrate the Athletics Hall of Fame inductees with a special dinner. Lisa (Housman) Flynn ’08 - Women’s Soccer and Track and Field, Allison (Farr) Wilson ’08 - Women’s Basketball, Laura Wackwitz ’91 - Women’s Swimming, Amalia Nilsson ’11 - Women’s Tennis, Tamma Carlton ’09 - Cross Country and Track & Field, and the 1993-94 Men’s Basketball team will be inducted. Abby Broughton ’05 will also be honored with a lifetime achievement award. A social hour will begin at 5:15 p.m. and dinner and the induction ceremony will run from 6 - 8 p.m.
You can find more info here.
Tickets required ** This event is SOLD OUT**

7:30 p.m. Celebrity Organ Series: Daryl Robinson- Canceled
Due to a mechanical issue with the Lewis & Clark Casavant organ, this event has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. 
Agnes Flanagan Chapel

7:30 p.m. Fire Arts 
Olin Courtyard
Performances featuring poi swirling, staff whirling, sword twirling, and more! All while on fire! 
Note- If the county burn ban is still in effect, the fire will be replaced with glow sticks, a Glow Show!


Saturday, October 15

8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Homecoming and Family Weekend Check-in

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Tryon Creek Nature Walk
Depart from Campus Safety
Explore the rain forest in Lewis & Clark’s backyard. This 2-mile walk is appropriate for all ages. Please note: The route includes a few steep inclines and stairs.

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. - Coffee with the President and Deans
Gregg Pavilion
Join President Robin H. Holmes-Sullivan, PhD, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Dr. Evette Castillo Clark and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Bruce Suttmeier for conversations over coffee and pastries.

10 a.m. Women’s Soccer and Doughnuts!
Griswold Stadium
Doughnuts and coffee will power the cheers of fans who arrive early for the Women’s Soccer match against Whitman College! Doughnuts and coffee available on a first-come, first-served basis.

10:15 - 10:50 a.m. “Stronger than Ever: Lewis & Clark in 2022.” President Holmes-Sullivan provides an update on the college
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Hear from President Robin H. Holmes-Sullivan, PhD about where we are and where we are headed in the future. There will be time to address questions from the audience.

10:15 a.m. Lewis & Clark Cross Country Invitational- Women’s 6K Race 
Milo McIver State Park
You can find more info here.

10:30 a.m. Alumni Softball Game
Huston Sports Complex

11:00 a.m. Lewis & Clark Cross Country Invitational- Men’s 8K Race
Milo McIver State Park
You can find more info here.

11:00 a.m. Lewis & Clark Cross Country Alumni BBQ
Calling all Cross Country alumni! Join the team and coaches for a BBQ after the races.
Milo McIver State Park

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Schmooze and Jews in the Sukkah
The Glade Lawn
Join Greater Portland (PDX) Hillel for a bagel brunch to meet the warm, welcoming and inclusive Jewish community at Lewis & Clark. Meet PDX Hillel staff, students, and board members and learn about the programs, resources, and support we provide to Jewish students on campus.
Complimentary, Hosted by Hillel

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Faculty Presentation: Finding Freedom in Prison
Location: J.R. Howard Hall 102
Lewis & Clark’s Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program brings undergraduates inside a prison to learn alongside incarcerated people as peers and equals. History professor Reiko Hillyer will explain this transformative learning experience, how it advances the mission of the liberal arts, as well as how her most recent book manuscript was influenced by this course.

12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Percussion Ensemble Concert and Petting Zoo
Evans Auditorium
Join the Lewis & Clark’s Percussion Ensemble for a short concert and a percussion petting zoo, where audience members will have an opportunity to come on stage and try out the instruments. This event is perfect for young children and the young at heart.

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Arts@LC Tailgater
Upper Griswold Parking Lot
Arts vs. athletics? Nah, more like arts + athletics! Join Arts@LC as we celebrate the LC creative community and support LC Pioneers as they battle Willamette. Stop by for sign making, hot dogs, corn hole, donuts and maybe a little disco!

1:30 p. m. - End of the 3rd Quarter - Homecoming Football Tailgate ** This event is SOLD OUT**
Griswold Stadium, End zone
Join fellow Pios cheering on the football team during the Homecoming game versus Willamette! The tailgate is located in the end zone of the football stadium, giving you a great view of all the game-time action. 
Please note: Walk-in Tailgate tickets may be purchased with credit card from the ticketing website, until we reach capacity.  Please note it is a card-only system and we cannot accept cash.
Tailgate ticket includes: 7 pieces of script that can be used towards BBQ pulled chicken sandwich (vegan option available), bratwurst, vegan field roast, potato chips, fruit salad, soft pretzels, alcoholic (craft beer and cider) beverages, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Tickets required** This event is SOLD OUT**

2:30 p.m. Homecoming Football Game
Griswold Stadium
The L&C Pioneers face Willamette University Bearcats.
Gates open at 1:30 p.m.
Football game can be purchased here.
Tickets required

7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball and Ice Cream!
Pamplin Gymnasium
The L&C Pioneers play Linfield University. Free ice cream will be provided to the first 300 fans to arrive!

Sunday, October 16

8:30 - 11:00 a.m. Parents Council Meeting
Fall meeting for Parents Council members. Non-members interested in attending as a guest should contact

11:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. Family Farewell Brunch
Templeton Campus Center, Fields Dining Room
Family members are invited to spend brunch with their student in the campus dining hall.
Family members of current students who pre-register for Homecoming and Family Weekend will receive a hosted ticket. 

7 p.m. ENVX Symposium: The Ants and the Grasshopper film screening and discussion
Council Chambers, Templeton
The ENVX Symposium will present a showing of the film, The Ants and the Grasshopper. The film will be followed by a discussion.

7:30 p.m. L&C Orchestra Concert
Agnes Flanagan Chapel