Alumni and friends are invited to the Redbird Hospitality Tent (the largest tent in the Redbird Tent Zone) for complimentary Avanti’s Gondolas and snacks from 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. October 6. A cash bar will be available. Alumni who register at the tent will receive a limited edition, commemorative 2012 Homecoming pin. No registration required.

The Redbirds football team takes on Southern Illinois at 1 p.m. at Hancock Stadium.