A clear sign of fall and the celebration of one of the areas favorite institutions the University of Maine that is UMaine Homecoming Weekend.

Put on by the UMaine Alumni Association Homecoming Weekend offer a little something for everyone alums or not.

Beginning on Friday October 5th and straight from their Guinness World Book triple win you can tour the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composite Center at 1PM. The Advances Structures and Composite Center holds the records now for the world's largest 3D-printed boat , the largest 3D-printed object and largest prototype polymer 3D printer.

Also Friday evening there is a Planetarium program scheduled at 7PM "Spooky Space, Cosmic Connections to Halloween" in the Emera Planetarium. Then 9PM Dropkick Murphys Sunshine Highway will be featured.

Saturday October 26th the Black Bears football team will take on William and Mary. Game kickoff is 1:00 PM on Saturday.

Saturday evening at 8PM Rosanne Cash performs at the Collins Center.

Finally an event tailored to the general public and one of the UMaine Alumni's biggest fund raisers of the year is the huge craft fair in the New Balance Field House.  This features Maine artisans from all over our great state and for many signals the beginning of the Holiday shopping season. The craft fair will be open on Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday from 10-4.

So whatever strikes your fancy be sire to get out and enjoy one of Maine greatest treasures. Click here to see the full schedule.