USC prepares for Homecoming Weekend

Wires, trailers and tents are the scene where USC students are building floats for Friday's Homecoming Parade.

COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Homecoming week is in full swing at the University of South Carolina, and big events are in the works for the weekend. Preparations are underway for the Cockfest Pep Rally and Concert Thursday night, as well as Homecoming Parade and the Step Show Friday. Don't forget the big football game against Arkansas Saturday at noon.

Thursday, November 8

Cockfest Pep Rally and Concert (Featuring Elliot Root) 8 p.m. - Greene Street

Rave 10 p.m. -12 a.m. - Russell House Ballroom

Late Night Dining "Southern Traditions" (Free to the first 1,000 students) 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. - Grand Market Place

Friday, November 9

Parade 3 p.m. - Greene Street, Sumter Street, Pendleton Street, and Pickens Street

Step Show 7 p.m. - Carolina Coliseum (Must have ticket and Carolina Card for entrance for students, faculty, and staffâ??Non-USC Affiliated $10/ticket)

Saturday, November 10

Memorial Service 8:30 a.m. - Rutledge Chapel