Homecoming 2017 schedule

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017

9 a.m.-5 p.m. ART EXHIBIT
"The Mirror of the Martyrs" exhibit features eight of the original copper plates produced by Dutch artist Jan Luyken to illustrate the "Martyrs Mirror" and allows visitors to learn about Mennonite religious heritage and its application to people's contemporary lives.
 

Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center

10 a.m.-noon

ART Exhibit RECEPTION
Enjoy refreshments and meet Bluffton art faculty. 

Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center

10:00a.m.

BASEBALL ALUMNI GAME
Former baseball team members are invited back for some friendly competition. Email head coach James Grandey at grandeyj@bluffton.edu your plans to play and preferred position so he can organize two teams. Bring your family and enjoy a complimentary lunch at the alumni tailgate tent.

Emery Sears
Athletics Complex 
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

ALUMNI TAILGATE TENT
Bring your family to the alumni tailgate tent at the stadium for a complimentary lunch before the football game. We'll have prizes for those who pass the Beaver sports history quiz. Younger kids will enjoy the Kid Zone.

Emery Sears
Athletics Complex
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

1987 FOOTBALL REUNION Tables will be reserved under the Alumni Tailgate Tent for former players, cheerleaders, managers and coaching staff. Come reminisce with your fellow Beavers.

Emery Sears
Athletics Complex
12 - 2 p.m.

KID ZONE
Inflatables available for kids ages 5-10. Snap pictures with mascots J. Denny and Jenny! Adult supervision provided.

Emery Sears
Athletics Complex
1:30 p.m.

FOOTBALL GAME
Cheer on your Beavers as they face Anderson on our Alumni Field! Purchase tickets at the gate: $5 for adults, $3 for youth, free for children age 4 and under.

Salzman Stadium
Halftime

HOMECOMING COURT CORONATION

Salzman Stadium
4 p.m. 

ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Alumni and friends are invited to join current students and faculty for a pick up game of Ultimate.

Library green
5:30 p.m. PRESIDENT'S BANQUET RECEPTION Burcky Gym
6:30 p.m.

PRESIDENT'S BANQUET HONORING ALUMNI AND DONORS
Join President Harder and Karen Klassen Harder to celebrate milestones of achievement, service and generous giving. Honorees include Marvin H. Hall '77, Barbara A. Stettler and members of the President's Society, Heritage Society and Noah C. Hirschy Legacy Society. 
Reservations required by Sept. 22.
Contact the alumni office at 419-358-3245 or szaboj@bluffton.edu
 

Founders Hall
     

 

Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017

2:30 p.m. Music Performance 
Inspiring music performed by talented students from Bluffton's Concert Band. Enjoy their performance in a world-class recital hall! No tickets required.
Yoder Recital Hall

 

Make lodging reservations early. Ask for Bluffton University rate.

Bluffton Comfort Inn - 419-358-6000
Drury Inn and Suites, 820 Trenton Ave, Findlay, OH 45840, 419-422-9700
Marriot Courtyard, 936 Greely Chapel Road, Lima, Ohio, 419-222-9000

For more information contact:
Julia Szabo
Director of alumni engagement
szaboj@bluffton.edu,  419-358-3245