As their school celebrates its Golden Anniversary, the Homewood Patriot Marching Band and its auxiliaries also are celebrating their 50th anniversary and marking the milestone with a reunion, an alumni pregame performance with the Homewood Patriots Marching Band and other activities Sept. 23-24.
The event will kick off Sept. 23 at 6:25 p.m., when the 50th Reunion Alumni Band members will march into Waldrop Stadium for their pre-game performance on the field, according to information on the reunion website, www.homewoodband.org. The Homewood Patriots will play Pinson Valley at 7 p.m.
The 450-member Homewood Patriot Band, the Star Spangled Girls, the Patriot Guard, the drumline and the drum majors will be celebrated at the pre-game performance, said Terrence Cobb, an assistant director of bands.
On Sept. 24, tours of the Homewood High fine arts wing will be available, followed by lunch and a video slideshow on the band over the past 50 years.
For more information, contact director of bands Chris Cooper at: email@example.com.