2022 Homecoming & Family Weekend Event Schedule

Friday, October 7, 2022

Marlin Spirit Day!
Show your Marlin Pride by wearing your Virginia Wesleyan gear!


21st Annual Virginia Wesleyan University Golf Outing Cypress Point Golf Course
8:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Supporting VWU Softball, Baseball, and Women’s and Men’s Lacrosse

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Annual Marlin Alumni Social Cypress Point Country Club
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join us for APPETIZERS on us, exclusive BEVERAGE DEALS and giveaways for all Alumni and their guests.


Fall Theatre Production: Cabaret Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center 
7:30 p.m.                          
Book by Joe Masteroff. Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood. Music by John Kander. Lyrics by Fred Ebb.

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Homecoming Dance The Cove
9:00 p.m.   
Marlin students celebrate a Homecoming tradition.


Saturday, October 8, 2022

Lingo Fitness Center Dedication Jane P. Batten Student Center
9:00 a.m.


Homecoming FinFest
11:00 a.m.   
Traditions continue for the Marlin community with our annual gathering of alumni, parents, students, and friends celebrating Homecoming and Family Weekend!

  • Food Trucks ((757 Laos Street Food and Bodacious Pizza & Bakehouse)
    Back by popular demand. Purchase your favorite egg roll and/or loaded pizza.
  • Students, use your meal swipes under the Sodexo meal tent. Sit outdoors and enjoy the FinFest atmosphere.
  • Purchase refreshments and desserts from Kona Ice and Astro Concessions Funnel Cakes.
  • Mingle with your favorite faculty members while the kiddos enjoy the inflatables.
  • Astro DJ will keep the party going with great music.
  • Vox Vera at FinFest
    • 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 1 p.m.
  • Celebration Tent for Day of Giving “Decades Challenge Winners” for the class years 2010 until 2022.
    We are celebrating YOU with drinks and swag. Register to secure your VWU "swag bag."
  • “Marlin Supporter Giveaway” Sponsored by the VWU Alumni Council                                                                
    For a donation of just $5 you will be entered in a drawing to win fantastic prizes.

Bodacious Bakehouse  Astro Entertainment Kona Ice 757 Laos Street Food


Volleyball vs. Christopher Newport University TowneBank Arena, Jane P. Batten Student Center
11:00 a.m.


Field Hockey vs. Roanoke College: Birdsong Field
Noon


Homecoming Court Ceremony Birdsong Field
Halftime during Field Hockey Game
Who will be crowned this year's Marlin Majesty? Join us at Birdsong Field to find out!


Women's Soccer vs. Hollins University Foster Field, Trinder Center
1:00 p.m.


Volleyball vs. Marymount University TowneBank Arena, Jane P. Batten Student Center
3:00 p.m.


Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony C-MAC
5:30 p.m.
Reception and Dinner

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Wesleyan Choirs Showcase  Henry and Eleanor Watts Lobby, Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center
6:00 p.m.
Camerata, Bravura, and Vox Vera will present a variety of music from Brazil, South Africa, Haiti, and traditional music from the United States. Choirs Alumni are invited to join the choirs as they sing “The Road Home.”


Fringe Festival Reception Henry and Eleanor Watts Lobby, Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center
6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the arts at Virginia Wesleyan with a cash bar and refreshments provided by Alpha Psi Omega, the Theatre Honor Society. 


Fall Theatre Production: Cabaret Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center 
7:30 p.m.
Book by Joe Masteroff. Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood. Music by John Kander. Lyrics by Fred Ebb .

Tickets


Saturday’s Alumni Games

Baseball Kenneth R. Perry Field, TowneBank Park
11:00 a.m.

Softball Tom and Betty Broyles Field, TowneBank Park
11:00 a.m.

Track and Field Betty S. Rogers Track&Field Center
12:00 p.m.

Men’s LacrosseBirdsong Field
2:00 p.m.

Women’s LacrosseBirdsong Field
3:30 p.m.

Alumni Game Registration



Sunday, October 9

Crossroads: Modern Worship at the Intersection of God and Life Social Hall, Haygood United Methodist Church
10:45 a.m.
Haygood United Methodist Church


Fall Theatre Production: Cabaret Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center 
2:00 p.m.                          
Book by Joe Masteroff. Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood. Music by John Kander. Lyrics by Fred Ebb.

Tickets


AS ONE: Music and Message Chapel, Virginia Wesleyan University
3:00 p.m.
Student lead worship for all who would like to attend.

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