(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) â€“ Williams Baptist College is set to host its annual Homecoming/Parentâ€™s Day on Saturday, November 2, when alumni and parents will journey to the campus to participate in a full day of activities.
The day will kick off with a Golden Eagles reunion brunch in the presidentâ€™s home at 10 a.m.Â The Golden Eagles are those who attended WBC at least 50 years ago.
Alumni games for former WBC athletes in baseball, softball and menâ€™s basketball will be played at 11 a.m.
Performances by the Williams Singers, WBCâ€™s choir, and The Cast, the collegeâ€™s Christian drama group, are also slated for 11 a.m.
Tailgating festivities can be found on Moore Street, behind the Mabee Student Center.Â A BBQ and catfish lunch, prepared by John 3:16 Ministries, will be served from 12-2:30 p.m.
A concert featuring several Williams alumni will be held from 12-1:30 p.m., adding to the celebratory event.
Varsity athletic events include the Eagles soccer team taking on Benedictine University-Springfield, starting at noon.Â The menâ€™s basketball team will host Central Baptist College at 3 p.m., in the Southerland-Mabee Center.Â Homecoming Coronation will take place at halftime.
Current and former Lady Eagles softball players are also invited to a reunion, which will be held in the Rose Room of the SMC at 3 p.m.
The dayâ€™s events will draw to a close at 7:30 p.m., when the collegeâ€™s fall drama, entitled â€œThe Gameâ€™s Afoot,â€ is scheduled to begin.Â The production will be held in the Old Chapel, and admission is $1 for WBC students and $3 for general admission.
For more information, contact Aaron Andrews at 870-759-4105 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mary Norvell at 870-759-4134 or by email at email@example.com.Â To view a complete schedule, visit www.williamsbaptistcollege.com