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Here are some events for the 2019 IU Homecoming weekend

<p>From left, 2018 Homecoming court sophomore Andres Ayala,  and seniors Maggie Hopkins, Olivia Malone and Angela Perez look at the crowd Oct. 12, 2018, during the Homecoming parade on Woodlawn Avenue. </p>

From left, 2018 Homecoming court sophomore Andres Ayala, and seniors Maggie Hopkins, Olivia Malone and Angela Perez look at the crowd Oct. 12, 2018, during the Homecoming parade on Woodlawn Avenue.

Happy homecoming week Hoosiers! This weekend offers more than just tailgates and a football game. Looking for some other events to attend? Check them out below.

Friday, Oct. 11

Flyover Podcast Festival at The Dimension Mill: This festival will include information about production and the business of podcasting. It will include a number of podcasting experts as well. Tickets cost $89 and more information is available here.

Neal-Marshall 50th Anniversary Block Party: The annual party will be from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center.

2019 Homecoming Parade: This annual parade begins at 6 p.m. and runs from Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall to the Indiana Memorial Union down Woodlawn Avenue. 

Memorial Stadium Tour: Free tours of Memorial Stadium will take people through the training facilities and on the field. The first tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and the last one starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are available here.

Trevor Noah at the IU Auditorium: Comedian and Daily Show host Trevor Noah will be back at IU for two shows, one at 7:30 p.m. and one at 10 p.m. Tickets start at $40 for students and $50 for the general public. More information is available here.

Big Gay Debutante Ball: Presented on National Coming Out Day, comedian Meg Anderson will tell her story of coming out and living as a femme lesbian. The event is at 7:30 p.m. at the Bloomington Academy of Film and Theatre and tickets are available here.

Howl at the Moon: It’s a party for your pup! This one-mile walk for people and dogs is free and the first 50 dogs will receive a glow stick for their collar. It begins at 7:30 p.m. on the B-Line.

Fat Pockets at the Bluebird: This show will be 21 and up, and tickets range from $3.75 to $5. The doors will open at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Saturday Oct. 12

WFHB Block Rocker: This all-ages events includes musical performances, food trucks and beer provided by Bloomington Brewing Company. It will be 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.on Fourth Street between College Avenue and Walnut Avenue. It is free for WFHB members and has a $5 suggested donation for all others.

Clayton Anderson at The Bluebird: Nashville-based country singer Clayton Anderson will perform at 9 p.m. at the Bluebird. Tickets range from $3.75 to $10 and the show is 21 and up.

IU Football vs. Rutgers: The Hoosiers return home after two weeks to play the Scarlet Knights. The game begins at noon ,and tickets are available here.

"Chez Jolie Coiffure" at the IU Cinema: The documentary tells the story of a group of West-African migrants living in Brussels. The show begins at 4 p.m. and is free but ticketed. Director Rosine Mbakam will be present at the showing of the film. More information is available here.

10th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: Handmade glass pumpkins will be available and spread out across the Monroe County Courthouse lawn from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will also be activities including face painting and pumpkin painting.

Sunday Oct. 13

IU Men’s Soccer vs. Michigan: The Hoosiers will take on the Wolverines at 3 p.mat home. Attendance is free for IU students, and tickets range from $4 to $7 for all others.  

IU Women’s Soccer vs. Ohio State: The women’s soccer team will play at noon at Bill Armstrong Stadium against the Ohio State University. This event is free to the public.

"At Eternity’s Gate" at the IU Cinema: Academy Award-nominated actor Willem Dafoe stars in this biopic about artist Vincent van Gogh. The event is at 1 p.m. and is free but ticketed. More information is available here.

Halloween Candy and Wine Pairing at Oliver Winery: For $5, you can try wine and receive Halloween candy to match. It will also include live music from Sarah Cassidy. The event begins at noon and more information is available here.

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A previous version of this article said the men's soccer game was at 8 p.m. instead of 3 p.m. The IDS regrets this error.

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