School tours, a legacy concert, tailgates, and a downtown Farmington reunion are all part of the final Homecoming Celebration for Harrison High School on Friday, September 21, and Saturday, September 22.
The school will close at the end of the 2018-19 school year; the City of Farmington Hills has plans to turn the building and property into a community center.
Here’s the calendar of weekend events:
- Open House, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. (enter through Auditorium OR Main Office)
- Current and alumni staff Photo at 4:45 p.m. in Media Center
- Visit former staff members in their classrooms
- Take student-led tours of the building (every 15 minutes, leave from main office)
- Enjoy light refreshments
- Legacy wear available near Main Office
- Legacy Performance, Auditorium, 7 p.m., with student vocal, dance and musical performances and presentations from former staff members and principals
- Pregame tailgates in the student parking lot (Alumni band, Band Boosters, Link Crew)
- Reunions: Classes of 1988, 2000, 2008 and more
- School Tours, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (meet at auditorium entrance)
- Stadium gates open at 11:30 a.m.
- Varsity football game versus Rochester Stoney Creek at 1 p.m., Buller Field (Adults $5, Students $4)
- Pre-Game and Halftime performance by Alumni Marching Band
- Crowning of Class of 2019 Homecoming King and Queen
The community is invited to a Harvest Homecoming Evening with Harrison High School, held on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion in downtown Farmington.
Craft beer will be available for purchase (21 and older), as will food from downtown vendors. Guitarist and singer Larry Arbour, a frequent performer at the Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market, will entertain the crowd from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.