501 in pics: 'Bear your stripes'

Mike Kemp photos

A variety of events were held to celebrate homecoming at the University of Central Arkansas.

Festivities included a special pep rally at College Square retirement community, the UCA Public Appearances presentation of the musical “Sister Act” at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, open houses and receptions.

On Saturday, there was a homecoming parade and tailgating prior to the UCA vs. Northwestern State University football game at First Security Field at Estes Stadium. The crowing of the homecoming queen, Lacy Flurry, took place at halftime.