Former Jefferson County district court judge and professional mediator James Mehaffy and his wife, Maris, were among Lamar supporters gathered at Bistro LeMonde in Beaumont on Oct. 17 to celebrate the beginning of Homecoming Week.

Attorney Roger McCabe of Mehaffy Weber, left, Sharon McCabe, Cherrie Hefty and Alan Hefty got their red on at Bistro LeMonde on Oct. 17 to kick off Homecoming Week.

Lamar University Homecoming 2011 will celebrate ties that bind campus and community as students, alumni, government leaders, businesses and individuals don Cardinal colors during the week of Oct. 17-22.

Festivities kicked off with a "Get Your Red On" Celebration Monday, Oct. 17, at Bistro Le Monde in Beaumont.

A Lamar delegation visited Beaumont City Council on Tuesday, Oct. 18, to promote "Get Your Red On" and Homecoming and receive a proclamation.

Homecoming highlights include an all-alumni tailgate party and reunions of alumni who were cheerleaders and Homecoming queens.

Homecoming Main Events

  • Friday, Oct. 21
    Bonfire and Pep Rally
    7:30 p.m.
    Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum

  • Saturday, Oct. 22
    Football Game: Lamar Cardinals vs. Central Arkansas Bears
    Provost-Umphrey Stadium
    Tailgating begins 9 a.m.
    Game Time 3 p.m.

  • More News