EVENTS

Mark Your Calendars

Upcoming Grover Events & Exhibits:

February 2024

Heroes of the Underground Railroad

Feb. 6, 2024 6:30pm

At Grover Center

Sarah Richardt will be presenting the history of the Underground Railroad and the anti-slavery movement as a national story and bringing the story to the Midwest. The riveting story of Rosetta Armistead will be included.

finding freedom in columbus

Feb. 13, 2024 6:30pm

At Blessings Opera House

Dr. Mary Oellerman will give a first person presentation from the eyes of Sophia Kelton, an Underground Railroad conductor. Her story also includes the harrowing journey of freedom seeker, Martha Hartway.

local heroes in black history

Feb. 20, 2024 6:30pm

At Shelby County Public Library

Grandson of Civil War Soldier Andrew Smith will talk briefly about his grandfather’s story that was told in “Carrying the Colors” Followed by a presentation of our local historical figures that helped shape Shelby County.

celebrating our stories

Feb. 27, 2024 7pm

At Strand Theatre

Gabrielle Solange is an influencer, TEDx speaker, and the Top 100 Billboard charting singer, songwriter, and music behind the music of 7HO3NIX. She will be performing and telling her story along with the Second Baptist Choir.

March 2024

March 19th, 6:30pm at Grover Center

Join us for a Reminiscence Night of the Elks Club!

Director Sarah will be giving a brief presentation of the history of the Elks Club.

Come out and share your memories of the Elks Club!

Root Beer Float Days

First Saturday of every month April – September

April 6th, 2024

May 4th, 2024

June 1st, 2024

July 6th, 2024

August 3rd, 2024

September 1st, 2024

Sock Hop: A Fundraiser

September 28th, 2024

The 2023 fundraiser sock hop was a HUGE SUCCESS! Almost $20,000 was raised from our sponsors, auction and ticket sales. We want to thank everyone for their great support!

Title Sponsors

Horseshoe Indianapolis

Runnebohm Construction

Gold Sponsor

Major Hospital

Silver Sponsor

Pyatt Builders

Gillman Home Center

Caldwell’s Inc.

Knauf, Inc

McNeelyLaw LLP

Stephenson Rife

November 2024

Opening reception of the festival of trees

November 7th, 2024 5-7pm

December 2024

Christmas in old Shelby

December 7th, 2024