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Football, music, fireworks, bonfire to highlight homecoming weekend at A&M-Commerce

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The Lions will host Houston Christian in a Southland Conference football game Saturday at 2 p.m.

It’s homecoming weekend at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Festivities begin this evening at the Cain Sports Complex with the “Roaring Loud Homecoming Show” featuring a bonefire, fireworks, and music from special guest Flo Rida. Gates open at 7:30 with the show beginning at 8:30. On Saturday, alumni are invited to the President’s Alumni Tailgate, happening at the new Lakeside Pavilion. KETR staff will be there and you’re invited to stop by and say hello. That’s from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. This year’s homecoming football game features the Lions hosting Southland Conference rival Houston Christian. 2 p.m. kickoff for that game and of course you can hear every play on KETR.

The weather will be warm and windy this weekend. Tonight’s forecast, clear with lows in the mid 40s. Sunny on Friday with highs in the mid 80s. Saturday and Sunday, mostly sunny with highs in the mid 80s. It will be windy on Saturday with southerly winds gusting to 40 MPH. South winds gusting to about 35 MPH on Sunday.