The 22nd Annual Corron Classic Golf Tournament - SOLD OUT!
Westlake Golf and Country Club | 10am Registration & 11am Shot-gun Start
Reservations Required. Teams fill up fast; please register as soon as possible to
ensure your foursome’s place on the roster. If you (or your company) is interested
in sponsoring a hole please contact the Alumni Office directly. Fee: $100 per player.
You may enter as a team or as an individual player; if you do not have a foursome
you will be assigned one. Cost includes greens’ fees, golf cart, buffet and giveaways.
A portion of your entry fee will also benefit the Panther Club supporting all Ferrum
College Panther athletic programs.
Scholars-in-Residence Faculty Emeritus Doug Foard ’63 along with legendary Coach Hank
Panther's Den, Franklin Hall | 2pm
Join us for a special presentation as Doug Foard ’63 and Hank Norton share their memories and insights of their 50-year friendships with Ferrum College.
Hart Plaza | 3pm
The Celebration Weekend Registration
Look for the Alumni Office tent and check in for the weekend. Pick up a day program
to receive information regarding updates on all the Centennial Weekend happenings
plus a campus map showcasing the beauty of the
Ferrum College campus. Sign in to let others know you have arrived.
The Centennial Festival
Hart Plaza | 4–9pm Festival & 4:30–6:30pm Dinner Served
THIS IS THE CELEBRATION YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!
Open to all students, parents, alumni, friends, former faculty and staff plus Ferrum
community members. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy live music, a real southern-style
BBQ picnic, all sorts of family festival entertainment then settle in for the parade,
concert and fireworks! Adults $10; Children 6–12 $7; Children 5 and under – FREE;
Ferrum College students, faculty and staff must show College ID for FREE ticket.
Centennial Concert & Fireworks
Hart Plaza | 4–9pm
- 4:00–4:45 pm Two Old Geezers (Acoustic gypsy jazz and Appalachian tunes with National
Flatpicking Champion Scott Fore)
- 5:00–5:45 pm Kerosene Willy (Blues and vintage rock band)
- 6:00–6:45 pm Josh Vietti (Hip-hop violinist)
- 7:00–7:45 pm 14-Karat Gold Band
- 7:45–8:15 pm Fireworks by Pyrotecnico
- 8:15–9:00 pm The Tams
The finale for the Centennial Festival will include a special performance by the renowned
TAMS and an exciting fireworks exhibition over Adams Lake. The TAMS have been entertaining
and thrilling audiences for over 50 years with such hits as Be Young, Be Foolish,
Be Happy, What Kind of Fool, I’ve Been Hurt and Untie Me. Though their style of music
has historically been referred to as Beach Music, it can be also classified as a mixture
of Smooth Soul and R&B. Their show is fun, and exciting and will appeal to our Ferrum
audience of all ages and musical tastes. Get there early to make sure your chairs
and blankets are situated for the best views of the music and the lake!
Wiley Drive in front of Hart Plaza | 5:45–6:15pm
The parade will approach the Plaza from the YMCA and continue south on Wiley Drive.
Cheer on our current athletic teams, student organizations/clubs’ Homecoming floats,
alumni from Ferrum’s four National Championship Football teams (who will be inducted
into the Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday), current and former Presidents, cars from
all decades (including Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell’s car), the Franklin
County High School Marching Band, plus a variety of groups from the Ferrum community.
Don’t miss this classic Homecoming tradition!