Saturday, October 27th

  • Oct27
    The 12th W&M Art Faculty Exhibition
    Muscarelle Museum of Art, 603 Jamestown Rd
    The 12th W&M Faculty Exhibition includes work from the Studio Art Faculty in the Department of Art & Art History. The show includes drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, and installation.
  • Oct278am - 6pm
    Swem Library Exhibits – Free Admission
    Swem Library
    You can enjoy Swem's varied exhibits on topics ranging from William & Mary regalia to faculty publications to the "From Fights to Rights: The Long Road to a More Perfect Union" project's focus on the Civil Rights Movement to the Civil ...
  • Oct279am - 10am
    Coffee & Conversation with the President
    Alumni House, Leadership Hall
    An exclusive Q&A with President Reveley over coffee and pastries.
  • Oct279am - 10:45am
    All-Greek Alumni Reception
    Sadler Center, James Room
    The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life invites all alumni of W&M fraternities and sororities to stop by the reception on Saturday morning to learn about new and exciting developments in the fraternity & sorority community, including the ...
  • Oct279am - 11am
    Breakfast with W&M Alumni Authors – Kid Friendly!
    Swem Library, Read and Relax
    Join us for breakfast and a book reading with Tom Angleberger '92, author of the Origami Yoda series, and Cece Bell '92, author of the Sock Monkey series. All alumni families are welcome! Please RSVP to (757) 221-7872 or
  • Oct279am - 11am
    Rock Wall Adventures
    Student Recreational Center
    The Rock Wall at the Student Rec Center will be open exclusively to all alums, as well as their family and friends, from 9 - 11 a.m.
  • Oct279am - 11:30am
    Kayak paddle on Powhatan Creek – ALL SPOTS FULL!
    Powhatan Creek, EcoDiscovery Park
    This event is currently full. Please continue to check the Homecoming site to see if any spots open up! Come join us for a paddle on Powhatan Creek with marine-life experts from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and ...
  • Oct279am - 12pm
    Kappa Delta Homecoming Alumni Reception
    Kappa Delta House (#6), Sorority Court
    A great way to meet the current chapter and reunite with sisters from a wide range of pledge classes! We will provide light snacks and beverages for the alums. Stop in and stay for a while, we'd love to see you here!
  • Oct279:30am - 10:45am
    W&M Fraternity/Sorority Alumni Open House
    Sadler Center, James Room
    The Office of Student Leadership Development is pleased to invite you to the Fraternity/Sorority Alumni Open House during Homecoming!
  • Oct279:30am - 3pm
    Field Hockey/Lacross Tailgate
    Busch Field - Across from Entrance
    Breakfast served at 9:30 a.m. Field Hockey practice from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Alumni Lacrosse game from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch served at 2:00 p.m.
  • Oct2710am - 11:30am
    Walking Campus Tour for High School Juniors
    Alumni House, Front Lawn
    Meet in front of the Alumni House for a walking tour of the William & Mary Campus. Tour should last around an hour and a half. Dress comfortably! This tour is restricted to alumni families.
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Chemistry Department Open House
    Integrated Science Center I, Second Floor Lobby (Barksdale Field Entrance)
    The Chemistry Department is having a pre-game reception for chemistry graduates. To RSVP or for more information please contact Claudia Smith at 757-221-2540 or email
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Classical Studies Homecoming Open House
    Morton Hall, Room 340
    Second Annual Homecoming Reception for friends and alums of Classical Studies. Join us for coffee, bagels and a chance to renew old friendships. We look forward to seeing you!
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Classical Studies Homecoming Reception
    Morton Hall, Room 340
    Alumni and friends are cordially invited to our 2nd Annual Homecoming Reception.
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Brunch
    Tri Delta House
    The current chapter members of Tri Delta are excited to welcome back any of our alumnae for a brunch before Homecoming! Please stop by any time between 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. to enjoy delicious brunch food and the company of your sisters.
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    ENSP Homecoming
    Keck Environmental Field Lab
    Homecoming event for Environmental Science and Policy alumni and friends, to be held at the Keck Lab.
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Econ, Gov’t, Int’l Relations, Public Policy Homecoming Reception
    Blow Hall, Room 201
    All Economics, Government, International Relations and Public Policy Alumni and Friends are invited for a homecoming reception which will be held in Blow Hall 201. It is an amazing opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new acquaintances. ...
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Economics Homecoming Brunch
    Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201
    The Economics Department invites you to a Homecoming Brunch, Saturday, October 27, at 10:00 a.m. in Blow Hall, Room 201.
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Geology Department Open House
    McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 219
    Annual Homecoming Reception for Geology Alumni and current Geology majors. Please join us here in McGlothin-Street Hall, 2nd Floor, anytime between 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Oct. 27 - well have some light refreshments. For further information, ...
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Global Studies Homecoming Reception
    York Room, Sadler Center
    Homecoming reception hosted by Global Studies Programs: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, Russian and Post-Soviet Studies.
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    IR Open House
    Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201
    The International Relations Program invites you to its Open House, Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m. in Blow Hall 201
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Kinesiology & Health Sciences Department Open House
    Adair Hall
    Alumni and friends are invited to an Open House in front of Adair Hall. Meet friends and faculty including our newest member, Alison Scott, tour the research laboratories, and reminisce. Light refreshments will be available.
  • Oct2710am - 12pm
    Sociology Department Open House
    Morton Hall 237
    If you can't join us, please visit our website On our website you can see what our students and faculty are up to and let us know what you are up to by clicking on Alumni News. Gift giving options are available that will help ...
  • Oct2710am - 2pm
    Swem Library Tours & Welcome Table
    Swem Library, Lobby
    Stop by the Swem Library during Homecoming weekend for a tour and discover all that the library holds. Open to the public.
  • Oct2710am - 2pm
    Swem Welcome Table and Tour Information
    Swem Library Lobby
    Discover all that Swem holds and get information about Swem tours
  • Oct2710am - 4pm
    Choral Music Archive Digitization
    Swem Library, Special Collections Research Center
    Watch as alumni volunteers work on digitizing William & Mary Choir and Chorus scrapbooks, photographs and other material from the collection of Dr. Carl Fehr. Open to the public.
  • Oct2710am - 4pm
    PhysicsFest 2012
    Small Hall
    Join us for PhysicsFest 2012
  • Oct2710:15am - 11:05am
    Mind-Body Rotation
    Student Recreation Center, Group Fitness Studio
    This class changes every week! Check the signs outside the studio or the fitwell emails to find out if we're offering yoga, pilates, yogilates, or on the ball!
  • Oct2710:30am - 11:30am
    Homecoming Reception at the KKG House
    KKG House, 111 Richmond Road
    All KKG alumnae are invited to attend our annual Homecoming reception and see the newly renovated Kappa house.
  • Oct2710:30am - 12pm
    Class of 1957?s 55th Reunion Gathering
    Home of Gil Granger '57 and Connie Hill Granger '58
  • Oct2710:30am - 12pm
    History Department Open House
    Cohen Center Patio
    Reception and short talk for returning alumni history majors. The event will begin with a short talk by Professor Scott Nelson on "What Historians Do" and will be followed by a reception with food and drink in the Cohen Center. Participants ...
  • Oct2710:30am - 12pm
    Television Series Writer Chitra Sampeth '06
    Swem Library, Ford Classroom, ground floor
    William & Mary Film Studies alum Chitra Sampeth '06, currently on the writing staff of TNT's police drama Southland, will discuss her experience in television. Open to the public.
  • Oct2710:30am - 12:30pm
    Alpha Chi Omega Alumnae Brunch
    Alpha Chi Omega House
    The sisters of Alpha Chi Omega are excited to welcome back alumnae for a brunch before the Homecoming game. Please stop by the house any time between 10:30 and 12:30 to meet current sisters and other alumnae while enjoying snacks and coffee. Families ...
  • Oct2710:30am - 1:30pm
    Collumnae Homecoming Brunch
    Delta Gamma House
    All family, friends, and Delta Gamma alumnae are welcome at Delta Gamma's annual Homecoming brunch.
  • Oct2710:30am - 1:30pm
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon Homecoming Tailgate
    The College Delly
    All alumni and members of Virginia Kappa of Sigma Alpha Epsilon are invited to bring family and friends to catch up with other alumni and meet current brothers.
  • Oct2710:30am - 2pm
    Reunion Class Bell Ringing
    Wren Building
    Relive a favorite memory with a return to the Wren bell tower
  • Oct2711am - 12:30pm
    Behind the Scenes Tours of Swem's Special Collections
    Swem Library, Special Collections Research Center
    Tour the stacks area of Special Collections and see some of Swem's rare treasures. Space is limited. RSVP to 221-3094 or [[acschi]].
  • Oct2711am - 12:30pm
    Behind the Scenes of Swem’s Special Collections
    Swem Library, Special Collections Research Center
    Tour the stacks area of Special Collections and see some of Swem's rare treasures! Space is limited and requires an RSVP to (757) 221-3094 or
  • Oct2711am - 12:30pm
    Linguistics Program Homecoming Open House
    Tyler, Room 318A
    Open house for alums, faculty, and current students to catch up - light refreshments
  • Oct2711am - 1pm
    Choral Homecoming Alumni Reception
    Ewell Hall, Ewell Lobby
    Join past and present Choir members for a reception in Ewell Lobby.
  • Oct2711am - 1pm
    Department of Music Reception in the Music Library
    Ewell Hall, Music Library
    Come enjoy a reception in the newly remodeled Music Library. Hosted by Arts Librarian Kathleen DeLaurenti and the library staff.
  • Oct2711am - 1pm
    Kappa Alpha Theta Alumni Brunch
    Kappa Alpha Theta House
    The sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta welcome their alumni back for a brunch reception at the house. Come meet the current sisters and renew old friendships. Families are welcome.
  • Oct2711am - 1pm
    MBA Class of 2007 Reunion Brunch
    Pulley Garden at Alan B. Miller Hall
    Calling all members of the MBA Class of 2007! Join fellow alumni for brunch in the Pulley Garden at Miller Hall!
  • Oct2711am - 1pm
    W&M Choir, Botetourts and Women’s Chorus – Homecoming Reception
    Ewell Recital Hall Lobby
    All alumnae/i of the W&M Women's Chorus, Botetourt Chamber Singers and Choir as well as their families and friends are cordially invited to enjoy some pre-game food and drink, reconnect with old friends and meet with current members of the choirs.
  • Oct2711am - 5pm
    A Cappella Homecoming Concerts
    See listing in announcement
    Join the W&M a cappella groups for concerts throughout the day!
  • Oct2711:15am - 12:15pm
    Body Combat
    Student Recreation Center, Group Fitness Studio
    Body Combat is the empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed.
  • Oct2711:30am - 1pm
    Pre-Networking Reception and Vendor Fair
    Sadler Center, Chesapeake C
    Come network with fellow members of HWA and enjoy a vendor fair!
  • Oct2711:30am - 1pm
    The Christopher Wren Singers Archive Reception
    Ewell Hall, Room 151
    The Wrens will present archival material from the Swem Special Collections library prior to our Homecoming concert, for alums and families to enjoy.
  • Oct2712pm - 1pm
    Alumni-Student Exchange
    Sadler Center, James Room
    Come meet and visit with members of HWA for some conversation between alumni and students!
  • Oct2712pm - 1:30pm
    Improvisational Theatre Homecoming Show
    Crim Dell Amphitheater (Lodge 1 if raining)
    Free improv comedy that every member of the family can enjoy! Open to all students, faculty & staff, alumni, and visitors.
  • Oct2712pm - 2pm
    Around the Watercooler Brunch
    Sadler Center Office, Room 224
    A brunch for alumni and current Sadler Center/ Campus Center (formerly University Centers) employees to come by and reconnect!
  • Oct2712pm - 3pm
    All Alumni & Reunion Class Tailgate
    Sunken Garden
    The Sunken Garden will come alive from noon-3 p.m. as the Tribe family comes together for an afternoon of memories. If you are celebrating a traditional class reunion, look for your class tent in the Garden. The all-alumni tent will also be in the ...
  • Oct2712pm - 3pm
    Beta Theta Pi Homecoming Tailgate
    Back Porch of Unit M (700M Ukrop Way)
    Alumni of the Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi are invited to join current brothers and the sisters of Delta Delta Delta on the back porch of Unit M for a tailgate prior to the homecoming football game. Please contact Taylor Stephens ...
  • Oct2712pm - 3pm
  • Oct2712pm - 3pm
    Wrenstock 2012
    Sunken Garden
    The Sunken Garden and Wren Vista will echo with the sounds of Wrenstock - a free event for anyone and everyone on campus. Alumni bands The Jesters, Flannel Animals, Big Dogs and the Dimeslots perform from noon - 3:00 p.m. Enjoy the Children's Carnival, ..
  • Oct2712pm - 4pm
    The Twelfth W&M Faculty Art Show
    Muscarelle Museum of Art, 603 Jamestown Road
    Works of the studio art faculty including visiting instructors and emeriti professors of the College will be featured in an exhibition at the Muscarelle Museum of Art from October 27, 2012 through January 6, 2013. The Twelfth W&M Faculty Show will ...
  • Oct2712pm - 5pm
    Campus Recreation Alumni Tailgate
    Student Recreational Center
    Campus Recreation (formally Recreational Sports) welcomes all current and former employees to the 7th Annual Homecoming Tailgate. Stop by and see old friends and stay for the great food!
  • Oct2712pm - 7:30pm
    Athletics Department Homecoming Tailgate
    Brook Steet (side of William & Mary Hall )
    Tribe alumni return to celebrate with current team members casual tailgates hosted by individual sports
  • Oct2712:30pm - 1:30pm
    Student Recreation Center, Group Fitness Studio
    The original barbell class that strengthens your entire body.
  • Oct2712:30pm - 2pm
    1940-1957 Luncheon
    Alumni House, Leadership Hall
    Reception, 12:30 p.m.; Luncheon, 1 p.m. Cash bar during reception, followed by lunch with cash bar.
  • Oct2712:30pm - 2:30pm
    Reunion Class Pictures
    Sunken Garden
    At 12:30 p.m., class photos in the Sunken Garden will begin. Visit the website for specific times. Pre-order your class photo (pickup available at the Alumni House, First Floor, on Sunday between 8:30 a.m. -1 p.m.). Cost: $10 - 5x7; $15 - 8x10; $20 - ...
  • Oct271pm - 3pm
  • Oct271pm - 3pm
    Hulon Willis Association (HWA) Reception & Annual Meeting
    Sadler Center, Tidewater Room
    Come join HWA for their Annual Meeting and Reception, where we will have pleasure of honoring Mrs. Alyce Willis, honorary alumna '04. Ebony Expressions will be providing the musical entertainment for the event.
  • Oct271pm - 3pm
    WMSURE Homecoming Research Poster Presentations
    Sadler Center Tidewater Room
    Students in the William and Mary Scholars Research Experience (WMSURE) will share their research in conjunction with the Hulon-Willis (HWA) Reception & Annual Meeting.
  • Oct271pm - 3:15pm
    Mason School of Business Tailgate in the Courtyard
    William J. Fields Courtyard at Alan B. Miller Hall
    Join business alumni, faculty, staff, and current students in the Fields Courtyard at Miller Hall for food and fun before the Homecoming football game!
  • Oct271pm - 6pm
    InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Alumni Tailgate
    Tailgate party with light snacks for all returning InterVarsity Alumni
  • Oct271pm - 6:30pm
    Wesley Foundation Homecoming Tailgate and Open House
    The Wesley House
    Alumni, Friends and Students are invited to: The W&M Homecoming and Wesley House 50th Year Celebration Tailgate: 1:00pm - 3:00pm - lunch/light buffet - no fee - donations accepted Game time: 3:30 - 6:30 - Watch the game in Fellowship ...
  • Oct271:45pm - 3pm
  • Oct272pm - 4pm
    WCWM 90.9 Alumni Open House
    Campus Center Basement
    WCWM alumni: come to the station to meet DJs, eat pizza, and learn about recent events, such as the spectacular WCWM Fest, which brought The Walkmen and Mountain Goats to campus last semester. You can also go on the air and exercise your radio voice!
  • Oct273:30pm
  • Oct273:30pm - 4pm
    Neuroscience Program Homecoming Reception
    Swem Library, Bright Gallery, 2nd Floor Rotunda
    This year the Neuroscience Program will join with the Pscychology Department to host a Homecoming Reception for faculty, alumni, and students.
  • Oct273:30pm - 11:59pm
    Homecoming Football Game – Tribe vs. University of Maine
    Zable Stadium
    Purchase tickets through the William & Mary Athletics Ticket Office at 757.221.3340, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., or online at Class blocks available.
  • Oct274:30pm
    Stairwells Homecoming Concert
    Ewell Hall, Ewell Recital Hall
    Bring the whole family to a homecoming tradition unlike any other: the Stairwells Homecoming Concert!
  • Oct274:30pm - 7:30pm
    Russian Studies Program Homecoming Reception
    Russian House, Pleasants Hall, 3rd Floor
    The Annual Russian Program Homecoming Reception will take place on Saturday, October 27 from 4:30-7:30pm
  • Oct275:30pm - 7:30pm
    Theatre Department Alumni Wine and Cheese Reception
    Dodge Room, Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall
    A wine and cheese reception hosted by faculty, staff, and students to welcome department alums back to campus.
  • Oct276pm
  • Oct277pm
  • Oct277pm - 7:45pm
    W&M Choir, Open Joint Rehearsal
    Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 500 Jamestown Road
    All former members of the W&M choirs are invited to rehearse and perform Vaughan Williams' O Clap Your Hands with the W&M Choir and an instrumental ensemble; music will be provided. This rehearsal will be followed by a performance at the ...
  • Oct277pm - 11pm
    GALA Annual Reception
    Private Residence-Please email RSVP
    The William & Mary Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae Association (GALA) is pleased to host its annual reception at the Williamsburg home of one of our Board Members. Please RSVP to GALA President, Scott Binnings.
  • Oct277pm - 11:59pm
    Tribe Men’s Soccer vs Delaware
    Martin Family Stadium at Albert-Daly Field
    Tribe Men's Soccer game
  • Oct277:30pm - 11:30pm
    40th Annual Oyster Roast & Chili Fest
    Baxter's Barn, Croaker
    40th Annual Track & Field Oyster Roast and Chili Fest with live music Rain or Shine
  • Oct278pm
    Choir Homecoming Concert
    Off-Campus, Williamsburg United Methodist Church
    Including a joint number (Vaughan Williams' "O Clap Your Hands" for brass ensemble, timpani and choir) with our alums. Tom Marshall on the Organ.
  • Oct278pm - 9pm
    W&M Choir Homecoming Concert
    Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 500 Jamestown Road
    The always spirited William and Mary Choir will perform a varied program of works to celebrate this year's Homecoming. The concert will conclude with a performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams O Clap Your Hands for eight-part choir, brass ensemble, ...
  • Oct278pm - 10pm
    BSO Annual Homecoming Stompfest
    Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium
    Annual greek stepshow featuring National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) sororities and fraternities. Sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO).
  • Oct278pm - 10pm
    Class of 2012 Tribe Pub
    Alumni House Front Lawn
    Enjoy drinks, food, entertainment and more while you relax and mingle with friends. For just $10 you get all this plus FREE admission to the Saturday Night Bash!
  • Oct278pm - 10pm
    Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
    Original choreography by W&M Dance faculty: Joan Gavaler, Leah Glenn, Denise Damon Wade. Performed by Orchesis dance company.
  • Oct278pm - 11pm
    Catholic Campus Ministries Alumni Homecoming Wine and Cheese
    CCM Catacombs: 10 Harrison Avenue
    CCM Alumni please join us Saturday, October 27th, at 8pm in the Catacombs for the annual CCM Alumni Homecoming Wine and Cheese.
  • Oct278pm - 11pm
    Ra Ra Riot w/ special guest Eternal Summers
    Lake Matoaka Amphitheater
    Join AMP for our annual homecoming concert featuring Ra Ra Riot! Ra Ra Riot are an indie rock band from Syracuse, New York. They have been releasing albums and touring since 2006, enjoying critical acclaim and success in the recent indie rock ...
  • Oct278:30pm - 1am
    HWA 20th Anniversary Soiree
    Alumni House, Leadership Hall & Clarke Plaza
    Join us for the HWA 20th Soiree! We will start the evening at 8:30 p.m. in Clarke Plaza of the Alumni House where the Modern Jazz Funk Band will help us kick off the night with great jazz music. At 11:00 p.m. We will keep the party going in Leadership ...
  • Oct278:30pm - 11:30pm
    Saturday Night Bash
    Trinkle Hall
    After dinner, come party under a tent on the Wren Vista with the whole William & Mary family. Enjoy the sounds of Mo' Sol and snacks including fruit and vegetables, cheese and crackers, bruschetta, Buffalo chicken wings, dip with French bread ...


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