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Community invited to Riley Creek Festival

April 14 in Sommer Center

Bluffton University will host the annual Riley Creek Festival from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Sommer Center.

Free and open to the public, the festival will feature block-party-style events including: family-friendly inflatables, games and other activities. The event will conclude with the traditional rubber duck race on Riley Creek starting at 4 p.m. Rubber ducks will be sold for $1 each, with proceeds to benefit the Bluffton food pantry. Duck race winners will receive prizes donated by local businesses.

Baseball takes two at Wittenberg

March 25, 2018
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant

Game 1 Stats  I  Game 2 Stats

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - The Bluffton University baseball team would hit the road to face off against the Wittenberg University Tigers on a breezy Sunday, March 25. The Beavers used some late-game heroics to secure the daily sweep, improving to 11-6 on the season.

Gospel Choir and Jazz Ensemble perform April 7

Prepare to dance along in your seat during Bluffton University’s Gospel Choir and Jazz Ensemble concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in Yoder Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public; a free-will offering will be taken during intermission for music scholarships.

Under the direction of Dr. Crystal Sellers-Battle, the Gospel Choir’s program will remember the life of composer Edwin Hawkins, who passed away in January, by singing his most famous song “Oh Happy Day.” A rhythm section led by Wesley Sellers of Columbus will accompany the group. 

Bluffton drops 18-9 decision to Alma

March 23, 2018
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


Drama, concerts, art exhibits, lectures

Bluffton University's April events calendar

Here's the arts and events calendar for April at Bluffton Uni versity.Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted
April 3 Forum: “100 Years of Conscientious Objection to War: Conscience, Dissent, Resistance, and Civil Liberties from World War I through Today,” Forum by Michael Mears, Jake Short, Bill Galvin, Center for Conscience and War, 11 a.m., Yoder Recital Hall.

University archivist to explore the evolution of the “Martyrs Mirror”

Carrie Phillips, archives and special collections librarian, will present “Linen, Leather, Linseed Oil and Lampblack: A recipe for the 1748 Ephrata ‘Martyrs Mirror,’” during a 4 p.m. colloquium presentation on Friday, April 6, in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall.