MARQUETTE - It's homecoming week at Northern Michigan University and a full slate of activities have been scheduled for the week, leading up to Saturday's football game against Ohio Dominican.
The week kicked off Sunday with Northern's long-standing homecoming tradition, the Dead River Games.
The homecoming king and queen competition is set for 7 this evening in the Great Lakes Rooms of the Bottum University Center.
Other activities include:
- A stepping competition at 7 p.m. Wednesday in room 102 of Jamrich Hall room.
- Homecoming parade will commence at 5:30 p.m. Friday and will take revelers down Third Street.
- NMU Game Day begins Saturday at noon with a community block party on Third Street, with kickoff scheduled for 3 p.m. in the Superior Dome.
- A fifth quarter reception will begin at 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Marquette.