Community School of the ArtsNonprofit
The Community School of the Arts provides arts education and enrichment with excellence and fiscal responsibility. By making the arts available to all people, the Community School of the Arts is dedicated to serving the community through opportunities for creative expression.
Mississinewa Audubon Club of Grant CountyNonprofit
Mississinewa Audubon Club was founded in 1956 in Grant County, Indiana. Mississinewa Audubon Club meet monthly with a speaker knowledgeable about Nature/Birds/Wildlife/Conservation to name a few topics. MAC club provides monthly guided hikes throughout Matter Park, we provide education to local groups/clubs/schools as speakers. We take part in community events such as Evening in the Gardens, Magic in the Meadows, Garden House educational series, and others. Mississinewa Audubon Club also promotes monthly field trips to different areas throughout the state of Indiana for members and nonmembers. The objectives of this organization shall be to promote the study of wildlife and to undertake appropriate conservation activities.
Main Street MarionNonprofit
The mission of Main Street Marion is to promote and stimulate the downtown Marion economy through the National Main Street four-point transformational strategy that focuses on design, economic vitality, organization, and promotions committee work while championing the downtown Marion residents and businesses. We are an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
The Quilters Hall of FameNonprofit
The mission of The Quilters Hall of Fame is to celebrate quilting as an art form, by honoring the lives and accomplishments of those people who have made outstanding contributions to the world of quilting; by restoration and preservation of the home of quilt designer Marie D. Webster in Marion, Indiana; by promoting educational programs, exhibitions, publications and research; and by collecting, preserving and documenting materials related to the Honorees of The Quilters Hall of Fame.
926 S Washington St
Marion, IN 46953
Wilson-Vaughan Hostess HouseNonprofit
The Hostess House is a historically significant structure, not only to to the people of Grant County, but to the state of Indiana. It captures the beauty and elegance of the early 1900s and remains one of Grant County's treasures. This gracious house was built during the early part of the 20th century and was the site of many cocktail parties, dinners and afternoon teas for invited guests. After being abandoned and vandalized in the 1940s, a group of Marion women started a community-wide effort to revitalize the structure. They named it the Hostess House - a place they could use to entertain outside their homes. The Wilson-Vaughan Hostess House is a place for people to enjoy lunch, attend weddings, cultural events and other social gatherings. But more important it is a vital part of Grant County's history.
Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States! Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc (Marion, IN) with the support of the Department of Natural Resources. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought in Grant County in 1812. Faithful attention to authenticity has made Mississinewa 1812 the premiere living history event in Indiana. Here you will step back into the wilderness life of early Indiana Territory.
SOS Save Our StoriesNonprofit
SOS – Save Our Stories, Inc. was created to protect and nourish the vitality of historic structures, landscapes and districts within the City of Marion.
Marion-Grant County Humane SocietyNonprofit
The Marion-Grant County Humane Society is a nonprofit organization on a mission to save more lives. We are always searching for new ways to do fundraisers and to get more of our "kids" to safe and loving homes or rescue groups. We need your help in controlling the pet overpopulation, in turn our overcrowding issue, and can only be done with responsible pet ownership. This entails keeping your animals at your home and getting them spayed or neutered.
Marion Philharmonic OrchestraNonprofit
MPO exists to enrich the culture of the community through music performance and education, fostering a greater appreciation and understanding of music. The vision of the MPO is to be a premier orchestra, providing musical, cultural, and creative art experiences for the community.
Our family-friendly public water park offers endless fun for all ages! Attractions include a lazy river, two racer slides, ?‘big flush’ slide, large wave pool, and kiddie play area with a play pad topped with a large bucket water-drop making a big splash! We have concession stands and plenty of seating for our guests including cabana rentals. Our friendly staff can’t wait to greet you and help you have a wonderful experience. Open Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day, 11am-6pm, Monday-Saturday; 12?–?6pm Sunday *After the first weekend in August each year, we are only open on weekends as we wind down for the season.
James Dean Birthsite MemorialLocal Attraction
Legendary actor James Dean and his family lived in the House of Seven Gables that stood on this site when Dean was born on February 8, 1931. This timeless memorial honors the star and the many accomplishments he made during his all too short acting career. Take a moment to reflect, pay homage, and honor his memory. Follow the James Dean Trail while you’re in Grant County to discover and appreciate the real James Dean.
James Dean Memorial ParkLocal Attraction
This pocket park and green space is the perfect spot for quiet reflection about the short life and many accomplishments of James Byron Dean, the Hollywood icon. Sit for a moment and view the bust created by Los Angeles based artist Kenneth Kendall. One of the stops along the James Dean Landmark Trail.
Grant County Convention and Visitors BureauNonprofit
Grant County, Indiana, is home to nifty attractions, outtasight events and rebellious celebrities. Whether it’s saddle shoes, classic cars, vintage bikes, James Dean, or Garfield, we love everything classic and cool. Have a blast just 90 minutes North of Indy.
Cardinal GreenwayLocal Attraction
Cardinal Greenways is a private, not-for-profit organization that encompasses the Cardinal Greenway, White River Greenway, Historic Wysor Street Depot and Cardinal Equestrian Trail. The Cardinal Greenway is the longest rail-trail in Indiana and spans 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central Indiana.
Garfield TrailLocal Attraction
Fairmount, Indiana boasts a couple famous Indiana natives. In addition to its most well-known son, movie-star James Dean, Fairmount is also the hometown of Jim Davis, creator of the comic strip Garfield. And Jim Davis’ and Garfield’s presence continues to be felt from Fairmount, Indiana and the surrounding cities of Marion, Gas City, and Upland, Indiana, as well as throughout east central Indiana with Grant County’s Garfield Trail. Visit fourteen unique statues of America’s favorite lasagna-loving fat cat, Garfield. Located in Marion, Indiana and surrounding Grant County cities, the fiberglass statues each measure approximately five feet in height and depict Jim Davis’s Garfield in fun outfits or playful situations. Taking a trip along the Garfield trail is a great family activity and presents a number of fun photo opportunities. Share your Garfield encounters using #followthefatcat!
Hoosier Shakes is a non-profit repertory company that specializes in producing outdoor theatre with simple staging practices, live music, and quality performances. Hoosier Shakespeare hires professional and student artists who, in addition to producing plays, engage in mentorship and artistic development centered around the theatre adventure.
Marion Civic TheatreNonprofit
We foster the love of theatre by inspiring and educating the Grant County community and providing a place to encounter the performing arts. MCT has made a commitment to our volunteers and patrons to be the best live theatre possible, to help one another learn and grow, and to be a place for all to come and encounter the performing arts.