The Grove Theater

The Grove Theater in Oak Ridge holds a rich history of memories for many in the East Tennessee area. Constructed during the Manhattan Project & recently rennovated, the theater is home to numerous Arts & Sciences organizations. It is currently owned and operated by High Places Community Church.

Making a difference for oak ridge and beyond!

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January impact highlights!

  • Over 600 participants enjoyed events in January!
  • 11 unique groups, representing 22 creative teams combined for 17 events this month.
  • $1600 raised for charity in January
  • Charities benefitting included Canine Companions and United Way of Anderson County. 
  • The theater also provided shelter for a homeless couple during the brutally cold January month.
  • The Grove Theater received $300 in community donations to help cover utilities and consumables. 


  • Over 1,400 participants enjoyed events in February!
  • 12 unique groups representing our community combined for 23 events this month.
  • Performers from around the globe visited the 10th Annual Tune Junkie Irish Music Weekend. 
  • Heavy Metal made a showing in Oak Ridge with over six different metal bands from the Knoxville scene and beyond.
  • Approximately $9,000 in contributions came to the Grove through both church and community sources in order to repair a sprinkler pipe and roof failure damaged in the cold. Outstanding work done by Marvin Hatcher on the repair, opening the way for more recovered historic space.