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Events Already Planned for 100th Anniversary

Original front facade. This view largely covered by the addition of the “big gym.”

November 18, 2017       Morning-time remembrance of the 100th anniversary of Reitz cornerstone placement.  Meet under the Link.

January 2018          Construction JourneyLearn about building the Reitz Legacy. This event will feature coffee/soft drink/snacks with lecture by former City Historic Preservation Officer (and father of two Reitz alumni) Dennis Au.  At Reitz Home Museum.  Evening Date to be announced soon.

September 1, 2018       Late afternoon Official Anniversary Celebration in and around Tunnel and Bowl.  Food, music, new Feel the History Movie!  School tours and Proclamation by Evansville Mayor (and son of a Reitz alumnus) Lloyd Winnecke.

September 6, 2018      Wine Down the Weekend Reitz; Reitz Home Museum. Special displays.  Evening gathering for public, but special invite for FJ Reitz alumni and friends. an Homage to our founder FJ Reitz. 

First full week in October   Fall Festival.  THE westside tradition. Make plans for sure to come home this year.  

October 2018 tba          This will be a Friday home football game.  A chance to show your family the Bowl.  A very special Football Homecoming.  Introducing past players, marching band, alumni. 

December 5-6, 2018    A Reitz Christmas at the Reitz Home Museum. Special pricing & displays for those supporting Century Campaign.

January 2019 tba         Excellence beyond athletics.  100 Years of Reitz Speech, Music, Theatre.   Dennis Au lecture with Jon Carl, Reitz History educatorm at Reitz Home Museum.  Snacks provided.

February 2019 tba     Basketball Home-coming for Reitz “high school sweethearts.”    Will be during a home game close to Valentine’s Day.

More event are being added and will be announced on Facebook and this page.      Stay updated. Follow our Facebook page.