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June

23 - Aug 29

YMCA Camp Red Feather
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July

29 - Aug 2

2014 Sacred Music Summer Conference
The Center for Sacred Music presents the "2014 Sacred Music Summer Conference" a non-denominational showcase of instruction steeped in the Wesley tradition of "training minds and warming hearts. The annual event will take place July 29-August 2, 2014. Evening highlights include "Then Sings My Soul" led by Dr. Ysaya Barnwell; Cathy Moklebust leads the area's finest handbell choirs as they lead mid-week worship; the Tidewater Chapter of the American Organist Guild hosts a hymn festival; and Bob Chilcott conducts the Wesleyan Festival Chorus in "Finale: A Concert of Sacred Choral Classics." This event is open to the public. For more information, contact Director of the Center for Sacred Music Sandra Billy at 757.455.3376 or sbilly@vwc.edu.» More

August

4 - 8

Blue Marlin Summer Basketball Camp - Session III
Boys & Girls Age 5-17» More

13

Wesleyan Wednesday
4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Our compass is set and Wesleyan Wednesday is sailing into the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club on Wednesday, August 13 from 4:30-7 p.m. (7001 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk). Don your nautical gear and join us for appetizers, drinks and yacht rock. Please RSVP by August 1 to First Mate Lina Green at lina@vwc.edu.» More

15

Summer Session Ends

17

Fall student athletes arrive

17

Summer Sundays of College and Community
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
One Love Festival and Virginia Wesleyan College are sponsoring a series of free "Summer Sundays of College and Community." On August 17 from 6–8 p.m. in the Peace Garden, Arthur Lopez, founder, The Largest Drum Circle in the World, will host “Drumming for Community Peace Building: A Flash Mob.” In case of inclement weather, programs will be inside Clarke Hall. Free and open to the public.» More

20

New students arrive

20

August Orientation for Freshmen

22

New transfer students arrive

22

Freshman Honor Convocation

25

Classes begin

26

Comedian Mark Normand
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Stand-up comedian Mark Normand will perform Tuesday, August 26 from 9-10 p.m. at the Marlin Grille inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Normand has appeared on TBS’s CONAN, Comedy Central’s INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, MTVx’s INSIDE JOKE, John Oliver's New York Stand-up Show, and NBC's Last Comic Standing. He was voted Village Voice's "Best Comedian of 2013". The event is free. Sponsored by Wesleyan Activities Council. For more information, contact Kate Polivka with Student Activities at 757.233.8785 or apolivka@vwc.edu.» More

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Magician Mat Franco
8 p.m.
Magician Mat Franco will perform Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m. at the Marlin Grille inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Named Male Performer of The Year by Campus Activities Magazine, Franco provides a high energy show complete with mind-blowing magic, music, spontaneous humor, and LOTS of audience participation. The event is free and sponsored by Wesleyan Activities Council. For more information, contact Kate Polivka with Student Activities at 757.233.8785 or apolivka@vwc.edu.» More

28

Norfolk Tides at Harbor Park
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Join in on some Minor League Baseball fun on August 28 as the Norfolk Tides take on the Durham Bulls from 7-9 p.m. at Harbor Park (150 Park Ave., Norfolk). Student Activities has a limited number of FREE student tickets. For more information on when tickets will be released, contact Kate Polivka with Student Activities at 757.233.8785 or apolivka@vwc.edu. » More

September

1

Labor Day Holiday

5

Brynn Marie
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Country music singer Brynn Marie will perform Friday, September 5 from 8-9 p.m. at the Marlin Grille inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. The songstress has toured as an opening act alongside some of country's biggest stars, including LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, Jake Owen and Loretta Lynn. The event is free and is sponsored by the Wesleyan Activities Council. For more information, contact Kate Polivka with Student Activities at 757.233.8785 or apolivka@vwc.edu.» More

19

Mud Games
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
This age-old VWC tradition is good, clean fun! The annual Mud Games will be held Friday, September 19 from 2-4 p.m. outside Village II. Sponsored by Wesleyan Activities Council. For more information, contact Kate Polivka with Student Activities at 757.233.8785 or apolivka@vwc.edu.» More

20

9th Annual One Love Festival
1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Conceived as a snapshot of what world peace would look like, if only for one night, the festival is held every fall at Virginia Wesleyan College. The flavor of the festival is unique every year, but the idea is the same: bring all kinds of people together to create a community of harmony and peace, enjoy different kinds of performances, and have fun. Afternoon speakers & activities. Pax Christi Presents Largest Drum Circle in the World with featured poets. Bring your own percussion instrument and join in! Evening Concert. Free and open to the public.» More

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Matt Santry
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Musician Matt Santry will rock the Marlin Grille on Tuesday, September 23 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. From full-time social worker to full-time musician, Santry made the unlikely transition from playing music for Autistic children to rocking audiences of loyal fans. His 2010 album was produced by Grammy winning songwriter Scot Sax (Faith Hill, Tim McGraw) and mixed by Grammy winning mix engineer Jeff Juliano (John Mayer). His new record "Tin Ace City" is available on iTunes and Amazon. Sponsored by Wesleyan Activities Council. For more information, contact Kate Polivka with Student Activities at 757.233.8785 or apolivka@vwc.edu.» More

26

Marlin Pride Day
Wear your favorite Marlin gear at home, at work, or at play for the first official Marlin Pride Day on Friday, September 26. We're looking for photos from alumni, students, faculty, staff, and VWC friends from around the world boasting your favorite Marlin shirts, hats, pants, blankets, diplomas, or whatever you have. Decorate your home, decorate your office, or decorate your kids and pets with Marlin gear and snap a picture. Tweet your photos to @vawesleyan with the hashtag #marlinprideday or share them on Facebook at facebook.com/VirginiaWesleyan or facebook.com/virginia.wesleyan.alumni. You can also send your photos directly to the Office of College Communications at ssmaglo@vwc.edu and we'll do our best to post them for you.

October

3 - 5

Homecoming & Parent Weekend 2014
Virginia Wesleyan alumni, students, parents and friends are invited for a weekend of events celebrating the past, present and future of the College (Oct. 3-5). The weekend will be packed with Marlin spirit and fun, including the Homecoming parade, alumni games and reunion, soccer, field hockey, Marlin tailgate and more! Stay tuned for more information.

9 - 10

Fall Break

18

VWC Day

November

8

VWC Day

24

Presidential and Wesleyan Scholars Day

26 - 28

Thanksgiving Holiday

December

5 - 11

Final Exams

6

Reading Day

7

December Graduate Reception

January

5 - 23

Winter Session

23

New student orientation

26

Classes begin

February

6

Presidential Scholars Day

7

VWC Day

21

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The seventh class of the Virginia Wesleyan College Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored during a special induction luncheon on Saturday, February 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Pearce Hospitality Suite inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Join us to recognize Marlin athletic accomplishments and to reminisce with alumni and coaches. Cost is $45 per person. For more information, visit www.vwc.edu/HOF or contact Suzanne Savage with College Advancement at 757.233.8736 or ssavage@vwc.edu.» More

27

Presidential Scholars Day

March

7

VWC Day

16 - 20

Spring Break

27

Presidential Scholars Day

April

6

Easter Monday Holiday

May

1

Spring Honors Convocation

1

Academic Fair

6 - 12

Final Exams

7

Reading Day

15

Baccalaureate Service

16

Virginia Wesleyan College 46th Commencement Ceremony

16

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

26

Summer Session Begins

August

14

Summer Session Ends

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