Homecoming 2020


Spooky Trot Virtual 5K

Monday, Oct. 26 – Saturday, Oct. 31

Spooky Trot has gone virtual! Grab your walking/running shoes, put on your favorite costume, and let’s go! Register for as low as $10 (students) or $20 (nonstudents) and help us stock the Dallas College Food Pantries. Learn more about Spooky Trot and register today.

Tailgating (at Home) Party

Wednesday, Oct. 28 – Saturday, Oct. 31

Host your own virtual tailgating party, at home! Wear your favorite Dallas College gear or campus colors and share them with us. Tag us in your IG (Instagram) and Facebook stories or on your posts using #DallasCollegeHoCo2020. Oh, and did we mention there would be prizes, daily? So, join the fun!

The Making of the Perfect Mule

Wednesday, Oct. 28 – Saturday, Oct. 31

Join Chef Brian Hay, Dallas College Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality Dean and certified Sommelier, as he shares refreshing mocktail recipes. Enjoy a classic mulled apple cider and a refreshing apple cider mule.

Netflix Movie Party

Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.

Grab your favorite movie treats and join us for a virtual movie experience! Enjoy the laughs and thrills of “Hubie Halloween” from the comfort of your favorite spot at home. Join the pre-watch party and enjoy the movie! (A Netflix account is required for participation)

Alumni Mixer

Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6-7 p.m.

Calling all Dallas College alumni! Join us for an exciting night of fun! Connect with new and old friends, share a laugh, make a connection, win a prize, and meet this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards honorees. This event is free, but registration is required. Register online. See you there!


Mocktail Recipes for Homecoming

Developed by Chef Brian Hay, CEC, CCE, Sommelier Dean of Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality Dallas College

Mulled Cider Recipe


Mulled Apple Cider

Ingredients (serves 4 people)

32 oz. apple cider
2 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick (1 inch in length)
4 cinnamon sticks (2 inches long) for garnish — optional


  1. Place all ingredients into a sauce pot.
  2. Heat until a gentle simmer starts (small bubbles appearing on the surface).
  3. Turn heat down to low and let steep over the low flame for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove cinnamon sticks and cloves.
  5. Ladle into coffee mugs and serve with the extra cinnamon sticks as garnish in the liquid.

Apple Cider Mule


4 oz. apple cider
4 oz. Fever-Tree ginger beer
1 slice of lime for garnish


  1. Over ice, add the cider and then the ginger beer.
  2. Gently stir to keep the ginger beer carbonation, and garnish with a lime wedge.