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Homecoming Weekend 2023

Save the date for September 29 - October 1, 2023 Find more information about Homecoming & Family Weekend and register for events:

BC Family Picnic on the Patio

All alumni, students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Edwin and Claire Jaenke Alumni Center for our Blackburn Family Picnic on the Patio. The welcome picnic is a great […]

Patricia Wier Mynka Memorial Exhibition

Sharon K. Sandfort Art Gallery - Visual Arts Center

The Blackburn College Art Department hosts an exhibition of Christine Adame. Adame’s work explores heritage and the power it has over her identity and personal transition. Her work draws from […]

Homecoming Coronation

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL

“Almost, Maine” – Theatrical Production

The Blackburn College Department of Music & Theatre will present their fall production “Almost, Maine” in Bothwell Auditorium on Friday, September 29, and Saturday, September 30, at 7 pm. A […]

Volleyball vs. MUW

Dawes Gymnasium

Blackburn's Volleyball team faces off against new SLIAC member Mississippi University for Women in the featured matchup at 7:00 p.m. in Historic Dawes Gymnasium.

Cocktails & Karaoke

Jaenke Alumni Center 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL

Have a main character moment at this popular Homecoming event. If you’ve never tried karaoke before, you will not regret it! Come join us for a few cheeky cocktails and […]


Take part in our treasured 5K event while enjoying a scenic view of Carlinville. The Beaverthon is a great way to get your heart pumping for a long day of […]

Behind the Burn: Indoor Practice Facility

Featuring New Athletic Practice Facility - Join Blackburn's Capital Campaign Manager Glen Krupica and contractor Norm Gillen at the future site of Blackburn’s newest athletic practice facility to discuss the […]

Bags and Beavers Cornhole Tournament

Everyone loves cornhole at tailgates, backyard barbecues, or your favorite local bar. Grab a teammate to play in our inaugural Homecoming tournament. Limited spots are available to the first 24 […]