2020 Homecoming & Family Weekend Event Schedule

Livestream events such as the campus tour, the Marlin Fringe Festival performances, and Ask me Anything with Dr. Miller can be found on the VWU Broadcast Network.

Monday, September 28 – Friday, October 2

All Week

"Marlins Everywhere" Office Decorating Contest
Decorate your office in Marlin Pride and tag us on Facebook and Instagram to win!

All Week

Off the Hook Events for Current Students
Check out the on-campus events sponsored by VWU's Off the Hook!


Friday, October 2

All Day

Marlin Spirit Day
Show your Marlin Spirit and tag us on Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #MarlinSpiritDay to win!

All Weekend

Neil Britton Art Gallery Virtual Exhibition
Watch Now

VWU Homecoming Marlin 5K Run/Walk
Pre-Register

Barclay, Modernity, and the Environment: Barclay Sheaks Gallery at 20 years
A virtual gallery tour with Art Historian and Professor of Art Dr. Joyce Howell
Watch Now

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

VWU 19th Golf Outing (benefiting softball, men's lacrosse and baseball)
Cypress Point Golf Course

2:00 p.m.

Campus Tour
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

Juke Vox - Vox Vera Virtual Concert
VWU's acapella group takes to the stage in a recorded concert event. Including songs like "Here it Goes Again," "When I Fall In Love," and "Anywhere with You is Home."
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

8:30 p.m.

Blue Marlin Productions
Student filmmakers exhibit recent work developed in the spring.
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network


Saturday, October 3

All Weekend

Neil Britton Art Gallery Virtual Exhibition
Watch Now

VWU Homecoming Marlin 5K Run/Walk
Pre-Register

Barclay, Modernity, and the Environment: Barclay Sheaks Gallery at 20 years
A virtual gallery tour with Art Historian and Professor of Art Dr. Joyce Howell
Watch Now

12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Chili Cook-Off
Facebook and Instagram
Marlin Chili Recipe Cookbook
Guest appearance on VWU Alumni Facebook page: 4:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Trio Atomic Concert
Dr. Jason Squinobal, Director of Instrumental Ensembles (Saxophone) is joined by VWU adjunct faculty and members of Virginia Symphony Orchestra Mike Laubach (Drums) and Will McPeters (Bass). Trio Atomic goes live with their new album, performed and recorded from the stage in the Joan and Macon Brock Theatre in the Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Listen Now

2:00 p.m.

Alumni Games - Esports Competition: VWU v. Lander University 
Twitch

3:00 p.m.

Alumni Spotlight
Alumni from the Theatre Program reunite for special virtual, one-time only performances featuring original works, revisiting the classics, Alumni Hollywood Squares, and an Alumni vs. Current Student edition of Family Feud.
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

4:30 p.m.

Fall Music Concert
The Camerata Choir, VWU Orchestra, and Jazz Ensemble are joined by Alumni, Faculty, and Special Guests. Includes music like "Would You Harbor Me," "I Wish," "This is Me," "Meditation from Thais," and more.
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Virtual Pub Trivia Night
Register Now
Zoom
Team up with classmates from your decade and compete against other classes to win a prize!

Try some of our Marlin inspired drinks!

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Shorebreak Pizza & TapHouse
POSTPONED - Date and Time TBD

7:30 p.m.

The Virtual Stage
VWU Theatre and Performing Arts students present new and original works, recorded and developed in a virtual environment. Celebrate the night with performances that will inspire the virtual audience to laugh and reflect on all that is "2020."
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

9:00 p.m.

"A Virtual Homecoming"
Students from the Fine and Performing Arts Department and the VWU ESports Team join forces to bring the Homecoming Dance to you! Join in the festivities from wherever you are in this one-night only event broadcast from the Joan and Macon Brock Theatre in the Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Twitch

10:00 p.m.

Haruspex
Get comfortable and tuck yourself in with an original audio experience featuring "true-crime" style stories inspired by VWU campus places. Haruspex is spine-chilling fun and sure to get you ready for the Halloween season.
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network


Sunday, October 4

All Weekend

Neil Britton Art Gallery Virtual Exhibition
Watch Now

VWU Homecoming Marlin 5K Run/Walk
Pre-Register

Barclay, Modernity, and the Environment: Barclay Sheaks Gallery at 20 years
A virtual gallery tour with Art Historian and Professor of Art Dr. Joyce Howell
Watch Now

10:00 a.m.

Ask Me Anything with Dr. Scott D. Miller – Sunday Coffee Edition
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

11:00 a.m.

Non-Denominational Church Service
Livestream on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network