Mark Your Calendars
Upcoming Grover Events & Exhibits:
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 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!
Gillman Home Center
Opening reception of the festival of trees
November 7th, 2024 5-7pm
Christmas in old Shelby
December 7th, 2024