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Category: Homecoming

Lyon College's Homecoming & 42nd Arkansas ScotsFest Recap

It can be hard to pack 150 years of celebration into a couple of short weeks, but as with all things, Lyon College persevered. With ScotsFest, Founders’ Week and the College’s 19th Presidential Inauguration all being celebrated, nothing short of spectacular would suffice. Thankfully, spectacular is exactly what Lyon got. Dr. David Hutchison, Vice President for Advancement, said, "The whole weekend is really a huge kickoff for 10 straight days of special events and activities... Read More
at Monday, October 24, 2022

Paint the Town Crimson and Navy is Oct. 9-22

Paint the Town Crimson and Navy Lyon College will kick off Paint the Town Crimson and Navy on Sunday, Oct. 9, through Saturday, Oct. 22, in celebration of ScotsFest and Lyon College’s 150th anniversary celebration. Local businesses are encouraged to participate in a decorating contest, which includes painting exterior windows, decorating facility interior, and/or creating a cheer, skit, or living outdoor scene to show pride and support for Lyon College. ScotsFest, which incorpora... Read More
Posted by Carol Langston at Monday, October 3, 2022

Lyon students to hold homecoming events all week for ScotsFest

Lyon students will be holding events all week to get ready for ScotsFest on Oct. 8. This year's theme will be Blast from the Past. Wednesday, Oct. 6, will be Retro Wednesday. Students are encouraged to wear clothes from past decades all day, and they will vote on the best outfits at dinner in Edwards Commons. The Student Government Association will host a Movie Night on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the Grassy Knoll. The featured film will be “Space Jam” to kee... Read More
at Wednesday, October 6, 2021

ScotsFest to honor traditions of Homecoming, Highland Games

This October, Lyon College will combine the beloved Arkansas Scottish Festival (ASF) with the excitement of Homecoming for one massive weekend-long event! The newly dubbed ScotsFest will start on Friday, Oct. 8, and continue through Sunday, Oct. 10. Below is a list of the traditional Homecoming and ASF events planned for this October’s Scotsfest. You can view the full schedule at arscottishfest.com and register for ticketed events here.   Friday, October 8 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Op... Read More
at Thursday, September 16, 2021