Colorado State University is kicking off the annual Homecoming & Family Weekend celebration on Thursday, October 15, and Ram alumni are invited to reminisce and revisit the old campus for the weekend-long celebration. There is a great lineup of events, but here are five you've got to do during the weekend with your alma mater.

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  • Festival on the Oval

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    On Friday, October 16, CSU hosts the free and open to the public Festival on the Oval from 3:30 p.m.- 6 p.m. There will be live music, family-friendly activities, local food trucks and beer.

  • Homecoming Parade

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    'This Is Our Time' will start at the corner of Oak and Howes and head towards the Oval at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16.

  • Bonfire & Lighting of the 'A'

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    This is THE CSU tradition! (Just wear warm socks. One of my friends went one year and couldn't feel his toes at the end of the night.) Second-year students will be doing the lighting, but you can still check it out.

    Students interested in lighting the 'A' can get more info here.

  • Parent and Family Breakfast

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    Saturday, October 17 at 9 a.m. Mmmmm, breakfast... If you've got a CSU Ram in the fam, need we say more?

  • Air Force vs. CSU Football Game

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    What's a homecoming without football? See the Rams take on the Air Force Saturday, October 17, 1:30 p.m. at Hughes Stadium.