Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

24th Annual Homecoming Celebration

Grove City’s 24th annual Homecoming Celebration is the gathering place for Grove City High School alumni and the Grove City community to come together and reminisce with friends and neighbors from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, July 26 in historic Grove City Town Center.

Live entertainment with Jacked Up from 7 to 10 p.m., features all of today’s country music favorites. The annual Homecoming Hall of Fame induction ceremony, by tournament founder Steve Carr, is during the band’s intermission.

Several Grove City community groups provide a variety of concessions during the event.

The sixth annual Cornhole Tournament, sponsored by Grove City Tomorrow is from 6 to 8 p.m. featuring a first-place prize of $300 and $100 for second place. Registration is $50 per two-person team. Download the Cornhole Tournament Application or forms are available at City Hall, 4035 Broadway, or Parker’s Tavern, 3998 Broadway. Completed forms can be mailed to: Parker’s Tavern or Grove City Tomorrow, P.O. Box 912, Grove City, Ohio 43123. For more information, call 614-309-0332 or email Grove City Tomorrow.

Broadway will be closed from Grant Street to Grove City Road. Park Street will be closed from the City Hall driveway to First Street. All streets will close at 3 p.m. and reopen by 11 p.m.

This event is planned in conjunction with the Grove City High School Alumni Softball Tournament, often billed as the largest alumni softball tournament in the world. Teams play at fields throughout Grove City on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. For more information on the softball tournament, visit the Grove City High School Alumni Tournament website.

Weather-related cancellation information for the Friday evening events will be available at the Grove City website or 614-277-3060 the day of the event.  For additional information, contact the Grove City Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050.