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breakfast with the band

Aug 12, 2023 | 8-11 am | Howard Wood Field

8 am

Student closed rehearsal starts. The stands aren't open at this time, but you can get donuts plus visit our info and merch tables

9 am

The stands open to family and friends who get the good fortune of seeing and hearing the students, directors and instructors in their element.

10 am 

You’ll hear from our band directors and instructors about this year’s field marching show and what students have been working on so far.

Things to Know

  • Wear red to show our “sea of red” supporting our performers.

  • This event is ideal for band families, grandparents, extended family and close friends.

  • If you have one, bring a stadium chair or blanket for extra comfort on the bleacher seats. 

  • Feel free to take photos of the band at the event, but please do not share videos online or on social media. We want to keep some secrets from the general public. 

  • Be prepared to hear very loud ticking sounds. It’s from a metronome, which the band uses early in the season as a practice tool to produce a steady pulse (or beat) to help musicians play rhythms accurately. The pulses are measured in beats per minute (BPM). Don’t worry, it’s no longer used when competitions start.   

Also at the Event

Also at the Event


Say hello and get to know the people around you in the stands. You’ll be seeing these friendly faces a lot this fall.  


get Donuts and Coffee

The BPA is selling coffee and donuts, available as a free-will donation for the BPA. Get yours while they last, but we will save some for students.


Browse Info Tables

We encourage you to find ways to connect with the band beyond your student. Learn about what’s happening with the band, how to get involved and get answers to your questions. The Band Parents Association will have info tables for:



Car Raffle

  • Buy online or paper tickets. 

  • Pick up paper tickets to sell or flyers to hang at your place of work.

  • If you’ve sold paper tickets and have those and money, you can turn them in at the Car Raffle table.


Work Shifts


Grocery Cards and RaiseRight Gift Cards



  • Pick up your pre-ordered 2023 show gear and spirit wear: This is for families who ordered spirit wear online before the July 21 deadline.

  • Buy additional band merchandise: We’ll have some other Lincoln Band gear to take with you on the spot. (Show shirts won’t be available.)


Individual Student Accounts (ISAs)

Ask questions about accounts and student dues.


Learn about opportunities to get involved through our many volunteer options including: roadies, chaperones, treat donation and spat camp monitoring, fundraising and more.



Do you know someone or a business that might be a good fit to sponsor the Lincoln Band? We’d love to chat.


Travel, Uniforms, Color Guard and Alumni

Get answers to your questions on these specific areas. 

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