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2016 TEA SERIES

Reservations
2015 Tea Series

Advanced Reservations Necessary
419-352-0967
museum@woodcountyhistory.org

Advanced reservations are necessary for all teas, even for Tea Card holders. Payment must be received (check or cash) within 10 business days of making the reservation to secure seats.
All reservations and payments must be made by the Friday before each tea.
Any cancellation after this date will forfeit payment.

Please indicate if you have a tea card when making your reservation, or if you want to be seated with a particular group.
Handicap accessible facilities.
Groups Welcome.

2016 Tea prices:
General Public: $15
WCHS Members: $12
Children age 10 and under: $5

 

SAVE with a Tea Card:
2015 Tea Card - HALF
Buy 4 teas and get 5th one free.
Your choice on dates.
WCHS Member price $48
Non-member price $60

A tea card does not guarantee a spot at any tea, so make your reservation early.
Tea cards are transferrable.
Reservations and payment due the Friday before each tea.

2015 Tea Card - FULL
Buy 8 teas but attend 9.
WCHS Member price $96
Non-member price $120

It pays to become a member of the Historical Society.
Join to receive discounts on teas, museum events, gift shop purchases, & admission to special member-only events.

 

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You can find our teas listed in the Tea House Times magazine
The Tea House Times
Tea enthusiasts - visit their website!

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Pay Online!

To use the new PAY ONLINE feature:

  1. Please call the museum at 419-352-0967 to make a reservation prior to making payment.
  2. Select your WCHS status from the drop-down menu (member, non-member, or child) for the tea of choice, then click Add to Cart.
  3. From the PayPal screen, you can change the quantity of tickets needed.
  4. To add another status for the same tea, or to add other teas, click Continue Shopping and repeat steps 2 & 3.
  5. When all teas and tickets have been added to the Shopping Cart, you can click Check Out to pay online with Credit Card, or Check out with PayPal to pay using your PayPal secure account.
  6. Once the transaction is complete, you should have the option to have a receipt e-mailed to you for your records. Your receipt is your ticket for the tea.
  7. A copy of your payment will be sent to the Wood County Historical Museum for processing.
  8. If you need to make any changes to your reservation, please call the museum at 419-352-0967.
  9. If you cannot attend a tea that is paid for, you will receive a credit towards another tea. There are no monetary refunds.

Pay online!

 

 

PRESERVING PRECIOUS COLLECTIONS: REGENERATING THE MARY BACH STORY
Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at SIMPSON GARDEN BANQUET CENTER
1291 Conneaut Ave. BG
Catering provided by Deb Weiser, BG

David Dyer, Curator of Natural History for the Ohio History Connection, will talk about preserving one of WCHS's most precious collections: Mary Bach's fingers.
RSVP and payment due Friday, April 8

Sponsored by
Bowling Green Parks & Recreation

 

PAPER DOLLS
Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at WOLF'S BLOOMS & BERRIES
8140 Scotch Ridge Rd., BG
Catering provided by Share Our Grounds (formerly Cherry Tree Bakery, Whitehouse)

You will learn a bit about paper dolls and be introduced to Sandy Gill's collection, how it's organized, and the enjoyment of collecting.
RSVP and payment due Friday, May 6

Sponsored by
Brookdale BG


COLLECTIONS GONE WILD: HOARDING
Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at WOOD CO. HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Catering provided by Rox Ann Brewer, Rossford

A look at when collections go too far - collecting & hoarding as a disorder and how it is expressed and treated. Presented by Dr. Bill O'Brien, BGSU Department of Psychology.
RSVP and payment due Friday, June 3

 

FARM COLLECTIONS & MEMORIES at the CARTER HISTORIC FARM
Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at CARTER HISTORIC FARM
18331 Carter Rd. BG
Catering provided by Share Our Grounds (formerly Cherry Tree Bakery, Whitehouse)

Tim Gaddie, Wood County Park District Historic Farm Specialist, will lead a program and activities for adults and children, along with tea and light refreshments.
RSVP and payment due Friday, July 8

Sponsored by
Brookdale BG

 

ANTIQUE SEWING MACHINES
Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
13660 County Home Rd. BG
Catering provided by Deb Weiser, BG


Enjoy tea and light refreshments followed by a unique program about Cindy Huffman's antique sewing machine collection, now on display at the Museum.
RSVP and payment due Friday, August 5

 

THE DOROTHY & LILLIAN GISH COLLECTION
Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
13660 County Home Rd. BG
Catering provided by Rox Ann Brewer, Rossford

Enjoy tea and light refreshments followed by a unique program about silent film-era stars Dorothy and Lillian Gish and the extensive collection at the Browne Popular Culture Library at Bowling Green State University. Presented by Ralph Wolfe, curator of the Gish Theatre, and Eric Honneffer, local author and conservator with the Center for Archival Collections, BGSU.
RSVP and payment due Friday, September 2

Sept. 8 - Dorothy & Lillian Gish @ Wood Co. Museum

 

FOLKLORE COLLECTIONS
Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm
at WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
13660 County Home Rd. BG

Catering provided by Rox Ann Brewer, Rossford

This inquisitive evening tea will delight the senses with refreshments followed by a history behind the legend of local folklore and ghostlore with Becky Denes, archivist assistant for the Center for Archival Collections, BGSU.
RSVP and payment due Friday, October 7

Oct. 13 - Folklore @ Wood Co. Museum

 

VINTAGE FASHION SHOW
Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
13660 County Home Rd. BG
Catering provided by Deb Weiser, BG

If fashion is your passion, join us for tea and a vintage fashion show courtesy of Michelle Ellis, Guided By Moxie. Michelle has collected vintage for over 40 years, and will show how each decade is defined by fashion.
RSVP and payment due Friday, November 4

Sponsored by
Brookdale BG

Nov. 10 - Fashion Show @ Wood Co. Museum

 

CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS
Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
13660 County Home Rd. BG
Catering provided by Share Our Grounds (formerly Cherry Tree Bakery, Whitehouse)

Dr. Nathan Crook, author and educator, will explore holiday food traditions of various ethnic groups found in Northwest Ohio. As part of his own traditions, he will bring and display the small collection of nutcrackers he has been gathering over the past twenty-five years.
RSVP and payment due
Friday, December 2

Dec. 8 - Christmas Nutcracker & Foods @ Wood Co. Museum

 

CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS
Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm
at WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
13660 County Home Rd. BG
Catering provided by Rox Ann Brewer (Rossford OH)

Mary Lou Zwiebel is a K-5 music teacher at Conneaut Elementary and an avid collector of Nutcrackers.
RSVP and payment due
Friday, December 9

Dec. 15 - Christmas Nutcracker @ Wood Co. Museum

Reservations

 

 


Who Do I Contact about Events or Marketing?
Kelli Kling
Kelli Kling
Marketing & Events Coordinator
Wood County Historical Center & Museum
13660 County Home Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-0967
museum@woodcountyhistory.org

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