Wilkes-Barre Alumni society announces fall 2018 events

LEHMAN, Pa. — Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Alumni Society has a slate of monthly events on tap for Nittany Lion fans in the Wyoming Valley throughout the fall of 2018. 

On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Alumni Society is partnering with J&J Deli, located at 3101 Memorial Highway in Dallas, for the first official watch party of the 2018 football season. Join other Nittany Lion fans as Penn State takes on Pitt for an 8 p.m. kickoff. There will be game-time drink specials, a 50/50 drawing, and free Penn State swag. Reservations are not required but the number in your party is requested.

Join the Alumni Society on Friday, Oct. 12, as it heads to the annual Homecoming Parade in State College. The bus leaves from the Penn State Wilkes-Barre parking lot at 1 p.m. sharp, with a return time expected between 11 p.m. and midnight. The cost is $10 at the time of registration and will be returned to you upon your attendance on Nov. 12.

Finally, on Saturday, Nov. 3, the Alumni Society will host its annual TV Tailgate.The tailgate, scheduled for Penn State’s matchup against the University of Michigan, boasts football tailgate-style food and drinks, as well as a halftime raffle and a 50/50 drawing. The tailgate gets underway 30 minutes before the game’s kickoff (TBD) at The River Grille, located at 670 North River Street in Wilkes-Barre, and wraps up 30 minutes after the game. The cost per person is $30 — all inclusive of food and beverages — and all attendees must be 21 or older.

For more information on alumni events, contact Karen Brace-Hodle in the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Alumni and Development Office at 570-675-9228 or [email protected].