Grove City EcoFest at Henceroth Park

Grove City EcoFest at Henceroth Park

Date/Time:

08/20/2016
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location:

Henceroth Park
2075 Mallow Lane
Grove City, Ohio

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Enjoy yourself on Battelle Darby Creek’s more than 7, a 14,000 square foot  nature center with living stream and interactive exhibits, and Osprey Lake, a 14 acre pond for fishing with a dog swimming area.  Canoeing and fishing options are available or stroll out to watch the six bison roaming about the reserve.

1775 Darby Creek Drive/Galloway, OH/43119

Battelle Darby Creek website
Tucked away in the Historic Town Center, Grove City’s Welcome Center and Museum houses an eclectic collection of historical artifacts, historical information on Grove City and even an old bank vault from the building’s days as a bank.  The Grove City Historical Commission and the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society maintain the exhibits and changes them throughout the year.

Looking for travel information?  Aside from the two 24 hour foyers chock full of local information, the Welcome Center houses hundreds of brochures from attractions in and around Grove City and beyond. Additionally, you can stop by the Visitor Center off of Stringtown Road at Visit Grove City’s office to find more travel literature. We are located at 1600 Gateway Circle, Grove City, OH 43123.

Several organizations call the Welcome Center & Museum home including the Grove City Town Center office, Southwest Franklin County Historical Society, and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society.

Museum Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

3378 Park Street/Grove City, OH/43123/614.277.3061

 
Enjoy yourself on Battelle Darby Creek’s more than 7, a 14, Grove City’s Welcome Center and Museum houses an eclectic collection of historical artifacts, historical information on Grove City and even an old bank vault from the building’s days as a bank.  The Grove City Historical Commission and the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society maintain the exhibits and changes them throughout the year.

Looking for travel information?  Aside from the two 24 hour foyers chock full of local information, the Welcome Center houses hundreds of brochures from attractions in and around Grove City and beyond. Additionally, you can stop by the Visitor Center off of Stringtown Road at Visit Grove City’s office to find more travel literature. We are located at 1600 Gateway Circle, Grove City, OH 43123.

Several organizations call the Welcome Center & Museum home including the Grove City Town Center office, Southwest Franklin County Historical Society, and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society.

Museum Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

3378 Park Street/Grove City, OH/43123/614.277.3061

 
Celebrate Grove City as a healthy, eco-friendly community Saturday, August 20th at Henceroth Park, 2075 Mallow Lane. From 10am to 7pm enjoy live entertainment, demonstrations, workshops, information booths and natural-living products in Grove City’s “green” park featuring solar lighting and equipment made from recycled plastic.

Learn how green businesses and alternative energy production make Grove city more attractive, healthier, and safer for generations to come through interactive experiences fro all ages. Special zones include a kids’ area, an entertainment stage, a healthy eating spot, sustainability zone, and much more.

Some other activities available are:

  • Fryer Flicks on the Hill Thursday at Dusk before the event
  • Bike Ride with Mayor Ike (Registration at 9 a.m. at Bike Corral and Tour beginning at 9:30 a.m)
  • Sunny 95 live, on-site broadcast from 11am-1pm (with Mr. Sunny, and Sunny 95 prize wheel)
  • Clean Fuels Ohio Electric Vechicle Ride and Drive (Registration at 11 am, Ride & Drive Noon-4 pm, Must be 18 years or older and a licensed driver to participate. Register on-site only).
  • Choose from:
    • Nissan LEAF
    • Chevy Volt
    • Tesla Model S
    • BMW i3
  • Kids Zone features:
    • Climbing Wall
    • Obstacle Course
    • Baseball Throw
    • Basketball Toss
    • Football Toss
    • Bubble Station
    • Smokehouse
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Meeting with Disney’s Frozen Princesses Elsa and Anna
    • Face Painting
    • Magician
    • Ventriloquist

Participants are encouraged to walk or ride bikes to the event; a bike corral will be available for parking. Watch for pre-event activities, event updates, and more.

Visit http://ecofest.grovecityohio.gov for more information.

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