Homecoming: A Night In

Homecoming: A Night In

Tony Scudder, Bleu Print Staff

Whether you don’t go to homecoming for specific reasons or simply feel “eh” about the dance, these fun lists of entertainment and whimsy are sure to make your stay at home sweet.  

Ten Movies to Watch if You’re Not Going to Homecoming

Let us begin with the greatest sort of entertainment: movies! Movies are a sure way to have an entertaining night in. These ten movies — both old and new — are sure to make your night at home a great one.

  1. Pretty in Pink
  2. Footloose
  3. It
  4. Kingsman: The Golden Circle
  5. Wonder Woman
  6. The Princess Bride
  7. Napoleon Dynamite  
  8. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off  
  9. Beauty and the Beast — animated or live-action!
  10. Spider-Man: Homecoming

Some Groovy and Spooky Puns  

Sure, you may not be going to the dance, but do you still need some jokes in your life to brighten your homecoming experience? Never fear, for these dance — and Halloween — related puns are here!

Where do fortune tellers dance?

At the crystal ball.

What do cows like to dance to?

Any kind of moosic they like!

What is good for your soul but not your soles?


Why didn’t the skeleton dance at the disco?

He had no body to dance with.

What do ghosts dance to?

Soul music.  

Which dance will a chicken not do?

The foxtrot!

Books You Should Read On Homecoming Night

Just kidding, we all know the society we live in today. However, if reading does fancy you, grab a book and get going!

Five Games To Keep Your Night Interesting

  1. Apples to Apples…or Cards Against Humanity, if you can handle it.
  2. Life
  3. Monopoly
  4. Twenty Questions, Would You Rather, or Truth or Dare; all of these thread the needle between oversharing and fun.
  5. Battleship

Not all students of Chelsea High School can or want to go to homecoming, and if you are one such student you have come to the right place, for these lists are for you; curl up with a good book, make yourself a snack and get cozy enough to watch a movie, play a few games, and laugh at some puns. Could a night in get any better?