BJU Hosts Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 28, 2021) – Bob Jones University will hold Homecoming and Family Weekend Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 7–9, on the BJU campus.

“We are thankful to be able to hold in-person events and invite the community to join us for a weekend full of memorable activities for all ages,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. 

On Thursday, the community is invited to attend Symphonic Hollywood: The Music of Lee Holdridge at 7:30 p.m. in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. The concert, featuring Grammy Award-winning conductor Richard Kaufman along with the BJU Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, will include the world premiere of Fantasy Chorale: A Journey of Joy and Hope, composed especially for the University orchestra, along with other Holdridge works. Tickets can be purchased here.

There will be a number of events on Friday including guided tours of the University at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., the Gingery Mack Scholarship Concert at 4 p.m. in War Memorial Chapel and The World’s Most Unusual Game Show: What’s My Line at 8 p.m. in Rodeheaver Auditorium. 

On Saturday, the U.Day Educational Street Fair will be held from 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on east front campus, the Columbia Marionette Theatre will perform at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Rodeheaver Auditorium and Bruins Village activities for children will be held from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the lower athletic fields.

The Museum and Gallery (M&G) will once again host the Makers Market from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. The market features a curated selection of art, crafts, and designs created by BJU grads, current and former faculty and staff, and current and former students. M&G will also be hosting a Benjamin West Tour at 11:30 a.m. in War Memorial Chapel. 

Finally, the women’s soccer game kicks off at 4 p.m., and the men’s game at 7 p.m. against Shaw University and Johnson & Wales University, respectively. The BJU culinary students will cater the Bruins BBQ Bash from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Activity Center. 

The full schedule of events and ticketing information is available at