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Buccaneer BASH!

Saturday, October 18, 2008AmphitheatreThe Buccaneer BASH (Bringing All Students Home) is the highlight of Homecoming for the ETSU campus and the community, with food, music, games and many other activities for the whole family from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Held in conjunction with the Fall Open House for prospective students, which is held from 9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and the Homecoming 5K Road Race (time TBA), the Buc BASH features the annual Alumni Luncheon (meal prices TBA), music by various ETSU vocal and instrumental ensembles, a ghost tour, a "CSI-Type Crime Scene" and other science-related activities, a Kids Extravaganza, and much more.

In addition, several other activities will be going on across campus. Art exhibits will be on display at the Carroll Reece Museum and Slocumb Galleries, and the George L. Carter Railroad Museum will be open. The ETSU Library Associates Used Book Sale will be held at the Sherrod Library throughout the day, and the library itself, including the replica of the late Congressman James H. Quillen‘s Washington office, will be open for visitors.

Later in the evening, the BASA (Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association) annual Raffle and Auction will be held at the new Summers-Taylor Soccer Stadium (admission is $25 per person to benefit athletic scholarships), and the ETSU Division of Theatre and Dance will present the play, "Inherit the Wind," a "thinly disguised rendition" of the 1925 "Scopes monkey trial" debates between Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan at 7:30 p.m. in the VA Memorial Theatre (tickets are $15 for general admission and $7 for students with ID).


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