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HAUNTED OHIO A series of books by Chris WoodyardHAUNTED OHIO
Chris Woodyard's HAUNTED OHIO series captures many unexplained tales from locations around Ohio. Read about the Wood County Historical Museum in Ghost Hunters Guide to Haunted Ohio.

[see what other chills and thrills we carry in our Gift Shop]

 

MORE HALLOWEEN EVENTS
around Northwest Ohio

Pauper's Cemetery at the Wood County Infirmary


 

Folklore Events

October 2016

 


Register Now! FOR THE SCARECROW CONTEST
Halloween Scarecrow Contest

  • Registration forms available in the Wood County Park District Oak Leaf Newsletter or PDF
  • FREE to participate.
  • Win Prizes.
  • You can also participate in the Scarecrow Making Workshop.
  • Contest scarecrows will be left on display for the Folklore and Funfest at the Historical Center.

Sponsored by the Wood County Park District, Robert K. Miller Insurance, Kathrens Insurance, InTech IT Solutions, and the Bob Rex Group.

 


 

October Weekends  |  1-4 PM (last tour starts at 3:30)
CORN MAZE
Wood County Historical Center

Join us for our first-ever corn maze at the Historical Center! See if you can make it through in 30 minutes. Friends and families welcome.
$5/person, children age 3 and under free. Corn Maze admission includes same-day Museum admission.

* Corn Maze also open during the Folklore & Funfest - October 15, 4-9 PM (last tour starts at 8:30 PM, free during Folklore & Funfest event only)

* Corn Maze also open during Friday Night Folklore Tours - October 28, 6-8 PM (last tour starts at 8 PM, $5 admission or free with Friday Night Folklore Tour admission)

 



 

Wednesday, October 5  |  10:00 AM - Noon
MOMMY & ME at the MUSEUM
Wood County Historical Center

"At the Museum, I may see" picture book, stroller-friendly self-guided tour, and snacks. Corn Maze tour too! Tour starts at 10:00 AM. $5 adult, children free.
[more about Mommy & Me]

 


 

Wednesday, October 5  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
GERMAN-AMERICAN STORY SLAM
Wood County Historical Museum

Listen or share your own German stories, and enjoy German food and fellowship $5 suggested donation. Presented by Dr. Geoff Howes & Michael McMaster.
Register Now!



 

October 11  |  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
SCARECROW MAKING WORKSHOP
Wood County Historical Center

Individuals and groups welcome. The Wood County Park District provides straw, string, support pole, and refreshments; you bring clothes, decoration, and support for the scarecrow’s back and arms. Enter your scarecrow in the annual contest and leave on display at the Historical Center.

Register Now! FOR THE WORKSHOP
reservations/woodcountyparkdistrict.org



 

Jack-o-lanternThursday, October 13  |  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
PUMPKIN CARVING WORKSHOP & CONTEST
Wood County Historical Center

FREE Family Fun. Individuals and groups welcome. Drink cider, eat snacks and practice your pumpkin carving skills -- Take one home or leave on display at the Historical Center for the Folklore & Funfest.
reservations/woodcountyparkdistrict.org

[more Halloween Events]

Register Now! FOR THE WORKSHOP
reservations/woodcountyparkdistrict.org

 


 

Thursday, October 13  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PMJoin us for tea on the second Thursday of each month
TEA : HALLOWEEN COLLECTIONS
Wood County Historical Museum

Enjoy tea and light refreshments followed by a unique program about Halloween-inspired collections with Becky Denes.
RSVP and payment due Friday, October 7.

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Saturday, October 15  |  4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Halloween Cider Pressing
26th annual FOLKLORE & FUNFEST
Wood County Historical Center

FREE Family Event. Horse-drawn wagon rides, kid-friendly activities in Boo-ville, apple cider press, plus tricks and treats for all ages. Sponsored by the Wood County Park District

[more Halloween Events]

Volunteer Today!

E-mail Holly Hartlerode, Museum Curator


 

Friday, October 28
FRIDAY NIGHT FOLKLORE TOUR
Wood County Historical Center

90-minute guided folklore tour includes the Infirmary (now the Wood County Museum) and outdoor Story Stops at the Lunatic Asylum and Pauper’s Cemetery. Tours start at 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM and reservations are required 419-352-0967.
Dress appropriate for the weather, especially footwear and outerwear. Tours start ON TIME so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time. Lateness could result in forfeting your tour.
$12 adult  |  $10 student or WCHS member

[more Halloween Events]

Volunteer Today!

E-mail Holly Hartlerode, Museum Curator

Who Do I Contact Regarding Special Events?

Kelli

Kelli Kling
Marketing, PR, & Special Events
Wood County Historical Center & Museum
13660 County Home Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-0967
museum@woodcountyhistory.org