Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
Friday, Oct. 20 - Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023
Everyone is invited back for Homecoming and Alumni Weekend. Save the date to enjoy campus tours, food trucks, Beaver Tail-Gating, inflatables, athletic events and friends!
Registration includes a ticket to the football game on Saturday, a Homecoming 2023 t-shirt, meal ticket for Saturday's Food Truck Extravaganza, access to inflatables and zip line.
Adult registration - $25
Child (ages 5-17) registration - $15
Registration is required for all events. Register by Sept. 16 to guarantee your t-shirt size.
2023 Schedule of events
Saturday, Oct. 21
|9 a.m.- 1 p.m.||Check in table, Salzman Stadium
Pick up your registration packet including Homecoming t-shirt, Homecoming access wristband, meal ticket for the Food Truck Extravaganza and your game ticket.
|8:30 a.m.||Back to the village!
Back to the Village continues all day Saturday!
|8:30 a.m. - Noon||Bluffton Farmers Market
The farmers market is located in Citizens National Bank parking lot downtown Bluffton.
|TBD||Campus bookstore, Marbeck Center
Make sure to stop by the university bookstore and shop your favorite Bluffton gear.
|10 a.m. - Noon||Art Show Reception with Kathleen Paul
Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center
Visit with the artist adn view her show "A Line is a Point."
|10 a.m. - Noon||Knowlton Science Center Open House
Explore the newly completed Austin E. Knowlton Science Center.
|10 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Beaver Tail-Gating
Join President Wood, alumni, students and guests for Beaver Tail-Gating. We will have activities such as cornhole, inflatables, a golf simulator, zipline and pictures with J. Denny and Jenny Beaver!
|10 a.m. - 4 p.m.||Alumni Hospitality Room
Come by the Musselman Library Reading Room for treats and conversation. If you would like to use the elevator, it can be accessed by the side door.
|10:30 a.m.||Ultimate Frisbee Reunion
Join other Ultimate Frisbee lovers on Library Lawn for an alumni Ultimate Frisbee game!
Join alumnae Chalsi Campbell, campus pastor for worship and reflection in Yoder Recital Hall.
|11 a.m.- 1 p.m.||Food Truck Extravaganza
Using the meal ticket from your registration packet, you will be able to eat from a variety of food trucks at our Food Truck Extravaganza. Unregistered guests may pay cash.
|11 a.m.||Softball alumnae reunion
Purchase a Homecoming ticket for a t-shirt, food truck meal ticket and admission to the football tailgate activities and game.
|11:30 a.m.||Alumni Reunions
Join your classmates and friends inside Salzman Stadium. Meet under the tent at 11:30 a.m. for an all-alumni photographs.
|1:30 p.m.||Football game vs. Manchester - GO BEAVERS!|
|6 p.m.||President’s Society Banquet
This invitation-only event will be held following the completion of the football game. Alumni awardees and Hall of Fame inductees will be honored, as well as members of the President's Society.
Sunday, Oct. 22
|2:30 p.m.||Fall Instrumental Concert
Yoder Recital Hall
For more information contact:
Ezra Deitering email@example.com, (419) 358-3016