Weekend Highlights from 2014


Student Theater Presentation:  Robin HoodRobin Hood

Join us for a few hours of fun and excitement as the JBU Department of Music and Theatre presents Robin Hood by Larry Blamire. A fresh adaptation of the classic legend, Robbin and his merry men will keep you laughing and in suspense right up to the final curtain. With swordplay, comedy, romance, and intrigue, this show has something for everyone!

Stick around after the Friday evening show to meet the cast and enjoy light refreshments!


Show times:                

Thursday, February 20, at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, February 21, at 7:00 p.m.

     "Meet the Cast" Reception immediately following

Saturday, February 22, at 1:00 p.m.  

Sunday, February 23, at 2:00 p.m.

Go to www.jbu.edu/tickets or call 479-524-7382 to reserve your tickets.

 $12* for adults, $10* senior adults, $8* for non-JBU students, and $3 for JBU students.
*Price does not include processing fee.


Bible Department Student Papers Symposia
Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Soderquist Board Room, 2nd Floor, Mabee Center

Presentation information coming soon.


President Open HouseOpen House at President Pollard’s  Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

While your son or daughter is sleeping in, please join Dr. Chip and Carey Pollard in their home for coffee and rolls.  President Pollard will give a short update about JBU's major initiatives and how parents can be involved. Directions will be available at the Registration Table.





Saturday’s Family Brunch  10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Our goal is that no one goes away without a smile on their face after having at least one of their favorite foods.  A country breakfast, yogurt and granola bar, pastries and muffins, crepes, made to order omelets, and  even cereal will be awaiting your family.


BiTAK Booksaleble Department Used Book Sale!  Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Love to read?  Here’s your chance to stock up on some great used books that are so inexpensive it will feel like they are free!  After you’ve had your fill at the fantastic Brunch, come browse through our room just off the cafeteria and pick up a good read.  You’ll be supporting our Bible students in Theta Alpha Kappa with each purchase.  Getting an interesting book for a low price and supporting our future Bible teachers all at the same time . . . you can’t beat that!


Art Exhibit

"Student Works"
Windgate Visual Arts West Gallery

"The Land We Belong To"
Windgate Visual Arts East Student Gallery. A photography exhibit by Kaitlyn Murrah.

Galleries open:        Thursday & Friday     8:00 am to 4:00 pm

                                Saturday                   10:00 am to 2:00 pm


JBU Basketball GamesBasketball
Saturday 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Going to a JBU women's or men's basketball game is more than just watching our exciting teams take on an arch rival like Oklahoma Baptist. You'll also enjoy hearing our Pep Band play some great tunes! We'll have a special halftime experience that will be fun for the whole family.


Talent ShowStudent Talent and Variety Show  
Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

We will offer two identical performances on Saturday. A different panel of students and parents will judge each show and all the points will be totaled to determine the winners, which will be announced simultaneously at the end of the second show in both the Cathedral and the Walker Student Center Atrium (via live feed). 

Tickets are $2 per person. ALL tickets must be purchased by your student the week prior to the Show. They will not be available for purchase through the mail or ordered over the phone.

Sponsored and presented by the Student Activities Committee's VIBE.


Be a Judge!
Each show requires eight judges--four parents and four students. Parent judges are chosen through a random selection wht week before Family Weekend. If chosen, you will receive all judging information in your packet at the registration table. Free admission and reserved seating is provided for judges and their spouses. Visit registration page to volunteer.


Talent & Variety Show Reception
Saturday, 8:00-9:30 p.m.

Want to attend the 7:00 p.m. Talent and Variety Show but also want to know who wins? No problem. Come to this reception and stick around in the Walker Student Center for the live feed announcement at the end of the second show. We'll have hot and cold beverages and some snacks available. It's a great place to visit at the end of the weekend.


Dining Information


Breakfast          7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Lunch              11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dinner                5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.



Brunch             10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Dinner               5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.



Breakfast        8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Lunch              12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dinner              5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


California Café hours

Friday                8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Saturday           8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Free Regular and Decaf Drip Coffee available with voucher from your registration packet.