About VWU

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018
October 5-7

Friday, October 5

2:30 p.m.

Homecoming Parade
Line the sidewalks to watch an array of participants from student organizations, clubs and athletic teams to a faculty and staff pet parade.

5:30 p.m.

Friday Night Flights - Annual Alumni Social
SHOREBREAK PIZZA
Appetizers on us! Exclusive beverage deals for all alumni and their guests courtesy of co-owner JB Maas '01.

6:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Randolph College Jane P. Batten Student Center

7:00 p.m.

Arts Showcase Hofheimer Theatre
Join us for a presentation of performances by all areas of the performing arts!

9:00 p.m.

Homecoming Dance
Marlin students celebrate Homecoming


Saturday, October 6

9:00 a.m.

Aramark presents THE EDGE 5k Fun Run Paphites Pavilion

11:00 a.m.

Campus Tours

11:00 a.m.

Homecoming FinFest Trinder Center Lawn
Join us as we celebrate Homecoming! There will be food and beverages for purchase from J&K Style Grill, Ynot Pizza, Malbon's BBQ "The Flying Pig", Kona Ice, and Hoffman Beverages. Mingle with your favorite faculty members while the kiddos enjoy the inflatable bounce house. The RTB Band will keep the party going with great music and entertainment while the Chrysler Museum Mobile Glass Studio will give on-site glass-blowing demonstrations. And don't forget! Our 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off tasting and award announcement will start at 12:00 p.m. There's so much for the Marlin community to enjoy all afternoon long! We can't wait to see you there!

12:00 p.m.

2nd Annual Chili Cook Off tasting and award presentation

12:00 p.m.

Field Hockey vs. Roanoke College Birdsong Field

12:45 p.m.

Homecoming Court Ceremony Birdsong Field
Halftime ceremony held during the VWU field hockey game

1:00 p.m.

Women's Soccer vs. Ferrum College Trinder Center

1:45 p.m.

NCAA Division III Softball Champions Ring Ceremony Trinder Center    
Halftime ceremony held during the VWU women's soccer game

3:00 p.m.

Music & Theatre Panel Hofheimer Theatre

3:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. Ferrum College Trinder Center

4:15 p.m.

State Farm/VWU Scholar Athlete Recognition Trinder Center
Halftime ceremony held during the VWU men’s soccer game

7:00 p.m.

Arts Showcase and Open Mic Night Hofheimer Theatre
Join us for a presentation of performances by all areas of the performing Arts!



Saturday's Alumni Games

9:00 a.m.

Women's Lacrosse Birdsong Field

10:30 a.m.

Women's Basketball Jane P. Batten Student Center

11:00 a.m.

Baseball/Softball co-ed slow-pitch Kenneth R. Perry Field

2:30 p.m.

Men's Lacrosse Birdsong Field


Sunday, October 7

11:00 a.m.

Homecoming Worship: A Christian Service Monumental Chapel
All are welcome to a special Homecoming worship service featuring Rev. Ted Smith '84. Rev. Smith currently serves as the Virginia Conference District Superintendent of Fredericksburg and is a great communicator, educator, and advocate. Monumental Chapel