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Theatre production of The God Committee | Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 7:30PM 

Rice Auditorium

Please join us for this free production in Rice Auditorium on the Baker University campus.

Performance times are: September 25-27 at 7:30pm and September 28 at 2pm


Athletic Hall of Fame | Friday, September 26, 2014 | 6:00PM 

DoubleTree by Hilton | 10100 College Blvd., Overland Park

6 p.m. Social | 7 P.M. Dinner | $40 per Person

fancy-mealThe University will honor the Class of 2014 inductees with a special celebration at the annual Baker Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Student-Athlete Awards Banquet. For more information about the event, contact the Alumni Relations Office at 888.781.2586 or


Alumni Baseball Game | Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 8:00AM 12:00PM

Sauder Field

$25 per player

athleticsBaseball alumni are invited back to Sauder Field for a fun morning of ball. The $25 fee (and donations beyond that) will be used to purchase a new portable batting cage. Contact Coach Phil Hannon to confirm your attendance:


Alumni Tailgate Luncheon | Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 12:00PM 

Tent Outside Liston Stadium

mealBefore the homecoming game kicks off, you and your family are welcome to join other Baker alumni and friends at the free tailgate luncheon across from Liston Stadium. For more information, contact the Alumni Relations Office at 888.781.2586 or


Wildcat KidZone | Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 12:00PM 

Northeast Corner of Liston Stadium

Free | Children under 12

athleticsFor our young Wildcat fans, the KidZone features a bounce house, slides and moonwalk. Supervised by Baker students and staff, the area will stay open throughout the game.


Baker vs. Graceland | Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 2:00PM 

Liston Stadium

athleticsWatch the defending Heart of America Athletic Conference champion and NAIA national quarterfinalist Wildcats, coming off a record-breaking season, take on Graceland in a key contest. We will also honor this year's inductees in the Athletic Hall of Fame and crown student homecoming royalty.


Omaha After-Hours | Thursday, October 02, 2014 | 5:30PM 7:30PM

Stokes Grill & Bar | 1122 Howard St., Omaha, NE 68102

after-hoursJoin fellow Baker alums at this networking and social gathering. We're excited to visit with Wildcats in the Omaha area and share what's happening on campus.

Hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks are provided by the Baker University Alumni Association. Please RSVP by September 29 by contacting the Alumni Relations Office at 888.781.2586 or


Baker Bands in Concert | Sunday, October 05, 2014 | 3:30PM 4:30PM

Rice Auditorium

The Baker University Symphonic Winds, under the direction of Mr. Frank Perez, and the Baker University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. JD Parr, will present a joint concert in Rice Auditorium at 3:30 pm.  Please join us!


NAIA Gridiron Challenge Pep Rally | Saturday, October 11, 2014 | 6:00PM 

Arrowhead Stadium | Kansas City, Mo. | Baker vs. Benedictine


Before the Wildcats kick off against the Ravens at 7 p.m., join fellow Wildcat fans at Arrowhead Stadium for a pep rally. Baker and Benedictine were two of the four teams who shared the 2013 Heart of America Athletic Conference championship. Both finished with a record of 8-1 in league play last season, while each team qualified for the 2013 NAIA Football Championship Series.

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Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival | Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 1:00PM 9:30PM

Liston Stadium

Baker University and the Baker University Bands will host the 16th annual Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival at Liston Stadium on the Baker University campus. The Baker University Band Department and Meyer Music sponsor this year’s festival.

Marching bands, color guards and drum lines are invited to participate in this KSHSAA- and MSHSAA-approved event. Each ensemble will receive a rating and comments (written & audio) from each judge. In addition, each group will receive a participation plaque and a DVD of their performance. The Jeremy Frye Grand Championship Trophy will be awarded to the highest scoring band in the festival. Ensembles may choose to participate for “comments only” and no rating.

The festival will consist of two sessions. Afternoon Session 1pm-5pm & Evening Session 6pm-9: 30pm

Entry Deadline: September 22, 2014

Each director will receive an official Marching Band Festival packet (schedule, map, etc.) during 1-2 weeks prior to festival.

Entry Fees: Marching Band $100; Color Guard $50; Drum line $50

Entry fees are not refundable entry deadline date.

*NEW* Please e-mail a photo of your ensemble(s) for inclusion in the Marching Festival program to:

We will have a registration form online soon!

Performance Schedule

    • 1pm-9pm (full schedule & lineup will be available here 2 weeks prior to festival)

Admission Price

Free to all spectators – bring a friend!


Map //


Frank Perez, Festival Director & Director of Bands

785.594.4579 |


Alumni & Admissions Booth at Maple Lea | Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 8:00AM 5:00PM

In Front of Alumni Center


Stop by and see us while you enjoy the Maple Leaf Festival.


Guest Clarinet Recital | Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 7:30PM 

McKibbin Recital Hall

Guest Clarinet Recital with Christopher Nichols, Professor of Clarinet at the University of Delaware and Ellen Bottorff, pianist. Please join us for this free event! 


Jim Funkhouser Retrospective Concert | Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 7:30PM 

McKibbin Recital Hall


Fall Choral Concert | Friday, October 24, 2014 | 7:30PM 

Baldwin First United Methodist Church

Join us as we present our Fall Choral Concert, "Wanderers Upon This Moment", directed by Cathy Crispino.  The concert is free and open to the public.


Kevin Mahogany Concert | Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 7:00PM 

Rice Auditorium

Join us for a wonderful night of Jazz!