6:00 p.m. | Barton Art Galleries presents the Friends of the Visual Arts Spring Lecture | Barton Art Galleries, Case Art Building
Featured speaker: Michael S. Williams, Consultant, Curator, and Founder of the Black on Black Project. For reservations or additional information, contact the Barton Art Galleries at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 252-399-6476. Social distancing and masks are required.
12:00 p.m. | Annual Alumni Golf Tournament | Wilson Country Club
Grab your clubs and friends and join other alumni for a fun 18 holes. Space is limited, so register early via the online form. Check in begins at 10:30 a.m.
6:00 p.m. | Bulldog Bash | Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park | NEW in 2021
We’re painting Downtown Wilson blue! Bring your family and be in the company of the Barton community as we enjoy local food trucks and brews, activities, and music by The Embers. You won’t want to miss this inaugural event! A check-in station for Homecoming will be located at the Whirligig Park for your convenience. Address: 301 Goldsboro St. S, Wilson, NC 27893.
7:00 p.m. | Women’s Volleyball Match | Wilson Gym
Barton's Lady Bulldogs take on Chowan University in this conference match-up.
9:00 a.m. | Check-In / Hospitality Tent Opens | Front of Harper and Hardy Alumni Halls
Be sure to register in advance! Pick up your registration packet and purchase a Commemorative Homecoming 2021 T-Shirt.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Highlight Tour | Bronze Bulldog
Take a tour of our beautiful campus with fellow alumni and friends. Learn more about the latest additions and updates occurring over the last few years. The tour is planned to last no more than an hour. Tours begin at 9 a.m. and will run hourly until 2:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. | ACC Class of 1970 50th Reunion Brunch | Hardy Alumni Hall
Members of the Class of 1970 gather to commemorate their awaited 50th Reunion with a brunch in Hardy Alumni Hall featuring guest speaker Tom Parham. A class photo will be taken. Please RSVP by Sept. 15, 2021 to CJ Holliday at email@example.com. The cost is $35 per person, which includes all weekend activities. Please mail checks to Bill Gallagher at 9435 Squirrel Hollow Lane, Charlotte, NC 28270. Special discount hotel accommodations may be reserved at the Country Inn and Suites by Radisson using the verbal code "ACC 1970 Reunion."
10:00 a.m. | ACC Class of 1971 50th Reunion | Hardy Alumni Hall
The Class of 1971 celebrate their 50th Reunion with a special gathering in the Hardy Alumni Hall. Over brunch, check out past editions of the Pine Knot and share memories from your college days as you catch up with friends and the Class of 1970. A class photo will be taken. To reserve your spot, please complete the registration form or call the Office of Alumni Relations at (252) 399-6383.
11:00 | Homecoming Fan Zone | Center Campus | NEW in 2021
Local food trucks and treats, live music, and fun activities for the kids! Tent packages available for organizations and groups to reserve and purchase by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
2:00 p.m. | Barton College v. Bluefield State | Electric Supply Company Field at Truist Stadium Let’s Go Bulldogs!
Individual game tickets available for purchase at bartonbulldogs.com through Wide Awake Wilson.
2:30 p.m. | Men’s Soccer Match | Athletic Complex
The Bulldogs face off in a conference match-up against Converse University.
8:00 p.m. | Homecoming Dance | Center Campus
Dance the night away and wrap up Homecoming underneath the big tent!
Note: Please help keep our campus clean! We ask that all who plan to tailgate help dispose of trash and use the recycling receptacles placed around campus.
The perfect set up for the Fan Zone! Enjoy a prime spot located in the middle of the Fan Zone with easy access to all of the festivities. Skip the hassle of bringing your own tent and tables and spend more time with your group having fun!
Tent Package - $100 | Deadline to reserve: October 15, 2021
The Fan Zone will kick-off at 11:00am on Saturday. Groups who have reserved/purchased a tent may begin setting up no earlier than 10:00am. Breakdown and clean up should be completed by 4:00 p.m. in preparation for the Homecoming Dance later that evening.
Groups that purchase a tent package may bring their own food, beverages (no glass containers permitted), and decorations. A sign will be placed outside of the tent with the name of your group.
Groups are responsible for properly disposing of their trash and recycling once they are done. It is also expected that all groups maintain a welcoming atmosphere.
To reserve and purchase a group tent, please contact Addison Meinhardt, assistant director of alumni relations at email@example.com or (252) 399-6383.
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