MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida A&M University's March 100 visited Second Cup to promote their homecoming and appearance at the 2019 Rose Bowl Parade.
WTXL Sunrise Anchor Malcolm Hornsby spoke with Band Director Shelby Chipman and Kanya Stewart, a FAMU spokesperson, and was joined Monday by three cheerleaders and about a dozen band members.
Thousands of Rattler near and far will soon flood the Capital City for the weeklong series of events beginning September 29 and running through October 7.
Here are a few Homecoming events:
- Homecoming Kick Off Celebration – Sept. 29 at noon – Intramural Fields
- Coronation of Mister and Miss FAMU, Royal Court – Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. – Lee Hall
- Community Health and Safety Fair – Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. - Gaither Gym
- 85 South Comedy Show (Includes B. Simone and Clayton English – Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. - Lawson Center
- FAMU Birthday Party and Fireworks Display - Oct. 2 at 10 p.m. – Midnight - Wahnish Way
- Founders' Day Celebration - Oct. 3 at 10:10 a.m. – University Quadrangle
- Jazz on the Green & Kinsey Collection – Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. - University Quadrangle/Black Archives
- Greek Step Showcase – Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. – Lawson Center
- Homecoming Convocation featuring Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms - Oct. 5 @ 10:10 a.m.
- Marching "100" Band Showcase - Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. – Gaither Gym
- Homecoming Concert Feat. Gucci Mane and Kodak Black – Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. – Lawson Center
- Community Parade featuring the Marching "100," groups and bands across the South - Oct. 6 from 8 -11 a.m. – Campus Route
- Homecoming Football Game Against Norfolk State – Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. – Bragg Stadium
- Gospel Concert featuring Fred Hammond, FAMU Gospel Choir and the Walls Group – Oct. 7 - 4 p.m. – Lawson Cent
COST OF EVENTS: Varies (Multiple free community events, paid events will benefit student organizations and the FAMU Foundation, which provides students scholarships.) Visit HomecomingOnTheHill.com for details for each event.
The Homecoming offers fundraising opportunities for student programs and opportunities to support FAMU Athletics programs and the Marching "100" as they prepare for their Jan. 1 appearance at the Tournament of Roses Parade in California.