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Events Planned for 100th Anniversary: Be there!

Graduation in the Bowl – always the Goal. (2014)

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

Winter  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. 

NEW  September 15, 2018     Toast to the Hill Franklin Street walking-talking-celebrating event.  Tickets $15 (on sale August 2018) for specials along Franklin Street Entertainment District.  Return your full card to enter door prize drawing on Sept. 16.  With the Franklin Street Association.

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.

NEW  Late February-Early March 2019 tba     Sunrise brunch in the beautiful river-view cafeteria, with exhibits and tours.  Special guests retired staff.  Ideal for older graduates.  ADA accessible.  Ticket cost to be determined.

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