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Golden Wildcat Reunion, Homecoming Weekend Set Oct. 18-21

Golden Wildcat Reunion
Golden Wildcat Reunion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 12, 2018) — The University of Kentucky Class of 1968 will return to campus for the annual Golden Wildcat Reunion Oct. 18-21 during Homecoming weekend. 

The festivities will begin Thursday, Oct. 18, with registration noon-5 p.m., at The Campbell House Lexington, located at 1375 S. Broadway, and an early bird campus tour 3-4:30 p.m., leaving from The Campbell House. The Golden Wildcat Society Reunion Welcome Reception will be 5-7 p.m., at The Campbell House.

On Friday, Oct. 19, the Golden Wildcat Society induction breakfast will run 8-10 a.m., at Kroger Field’s Woodford Reserve Lounge, followed by racing and lunch at the Keeneland Phoenix Room noon-5 p.m.

On Saturday, Oct. 20, the UK Alumni Association Homecoming Brunch will be held 9:30 a.m., at King Alumni House, located at 400 Rose St. A campus bus tour departs from King Alumni House 11 a.m. The UK Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate Tent Party will begin 5 p.m., at the Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Lawn, located at 1401 University Drive, prior to the 7:30 p.m. game against Vanderbilt University at Kroger Field. Register at

A farewell breakfast for Golden Wildcat Society attendees will run from 8-10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at The Campbell House Lexington.  

Go to to register for the reunion and book hotel rooms. For more information, contact Nathan Darce at 859-257-3569 or at A full schedule of Homecoming activities can be found at

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information about the UK Alumni Association or to become a member, visit or call 800-269-2586.