Grove City’s 28th 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 10:30 p.m., Friday, July 28 in historic Grove City Town Center.
Live entertainment features The Reganonmics from 7 to 10 p.m., with a mix of favorites from the 1980s. The annual Homecoming Hall of Fame induction ceremony, by tournament founder Steve Carr, occurs during the band’s intermission.
The 10th annual Cornhole Tournament, sponsored by Grove City Tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m., features a first-place prize of $200 and $100 for second place. Registration is $40 per two-person team; forms are online at GroveCityOhio.gov or available for pick up 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 the event coordinator.
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 2 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 Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30. For more information on the softball tournament, visit the Grove City High School Alumni Softball 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.