(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) – Williams Baptist College is set to host its annual Homecoming/Parent’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 president’s home at 10 a.m.  The Golden Eagles are those who attended WBC at least 50 years ago.


Alumni games for former WBC athletes in baseball, softball and men’s basketball will be played at 11 a.m.


Performances by the Williams Singers, WBC’s choir, and The Cast, the college’s Christian drama group, are also slated for 11 a.m.


Tailgating festivities can be found on Moore Street, behind the Mabee Student Center.  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.  The men’s basketball team will host Central Baptist College at 3 p.m., in the Southerland-Mabee Center.  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 day’s events will draw to a close at 7:30 p.m., when the college’s fall drama, entitled “The Game’s Afoot,” is scheduled to begin.  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 aandrews@wbcoll.edu, or Mary Norvell at 870-759-4134 or by email at mnorvell@wbcoll.edu.  To view a complete schedule, visit www.williamsbaptistcollege.com.