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Come celebrate Lyon College's Sesquicentennial!

We have planned a week of 150th Anniversary Celebrations to honor Lyon College's perseverance and legacy. The events will kick off with ScotsFest (Homecoming & Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival) on Oct. 14-16, with daily activities throughout the following week. The celebrations will culminate in Founders' Weekend and a gala on Oct. 22.

You only get to celebrate your 150th anniversary once!
Be sure to register for the events you want to attend!




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Schedule of Events*


October 14-16

ScotsFest Weekend


Wednesday, October 19

Opening of the Centennial Time Capsule


Friday, October 21

Founders' Day

Sealing and dedication of the Time Capsule to be opened on Lyon College's Bicentennial celebration


Saturday, October 22

Lyon 150 Gala



*More events will be added as the Sesquicentennial schedule is finalized.