Family Weekend

Save the date! Family Weekend 2021 will be occurring Friday, November 5 through Saturday, November 6, 2021. Join us for this exciting weekend on campus as we celebrate Homecoming with arts, athletics, and other festivities.

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Family Weekend Schedule

Family Weekend Schedule
Friday, November 5
12:00 - 1:30 pm Alumni Panel (Irby 200)
Current students and parents are invited to attend and hear from successful alumni in the marketplace.
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Family Check-In (Student Center)
Come by the Student Center to check-in and get a schedule, meal tickets, and Blazer swag bag.
11:00 am - 3:00 pm First Fridays (Student Center)
Win prizes & get $1.00 off at the
Shoe Bird Cafe if you wear green & gold!
5:00 - 7:00 pm Family Dinner (Bailey Dining Commons)
Enjoy a complimentary meal from the Bailey Dining Commons. Two tickets per family provided.
7:00 pm Fall Dance Concert (Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre)
Showcase of choreography by dance faculty and guest artists, presented by the Belhaven University Dance Ensemble and members of DOXA. Styles include classical and contemporary ballet and modern dance.

General Admission $10, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students and immediate families. Doors open at 6:30pm. Email dancetickets@belhaven.edu to reserve tickets.
7:00 - 9:00 pm Pep Rally and Highland Games (Location TBA)
Join us for a pep rally celebration, beginning at 7:00pm, to celebrate our Blazer football team as they prepare to take on McMurry University. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families are welcome!
Saturday, November 6
9:00 - 10:00 am Praying Belhaven (Dr. Billy Kim International Center, Room 200)
Join us for a time of worship and prayer.
10:00 - 11:30 am Family Cornhole Tournament (Location TBA)
Bring your competitive spirit to our first ever Family Cornhole Tournament! The winning team will get a prize.
11:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch (Bailey Dining Commons)
Lunch is available for all guests ($7.00 per person).
1:00 pm Blazers vs. McMurry University (Belhaven Bowl)
Watch the football game and cheer on the Blazers at the Belhaven Bowl. Free admission.
Immediately following the football game ~4:30 pm Mother/Daughter Tea (Location TBA)
Join us for an afternoon tea and snacks! Mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers are all invited.
2:00 - 4:00 pm Senior Art Exhibition Opening Reception (Bitsy Irby Visual Arts & Dance Center, Art Gallery)
The Senior Exhibition is the culminating experience for our BFA candidates.  These students have worked hard to develop their own voices as artists throughout their coursework in the Art and Design Department. 

This exhibit serves as a launching point for professional practice and allows the students to gain the practical knowledge of museum work through the curating and installing of their exhibit.
4:45 - 6:00 pm Dinner (Bailey Dining Commons)
Dinner is available for all guests ($7.00 per person).
7:00 pm Fall Dance Concert (Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre)
Showcase of choreography by dance faculty and guest artists, presented by the Belhaven University Dance Ensemble and members of DOXA. Styles include classical and contemporary ballet and modern dance.

General Admission $10, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students and immediate families. Doors open at 6:30pm. Email dancetickets@belhaven.edu to reserve tickets.

Thank you for everyone that participated in our previous Family Weekend in 2019! Take a look at last years schedule and the moments captured in the video below.