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Old Home Holiday Memories : Christmas 2014

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2014 Old Home Holiday Tour - all dates and times tentative
December 6 - December 19
$5 admission for adults, $1 for children

DECEMBER DATE TIME SPECIAL EVENTS
Fri. Dec. 5 6-8pm Holiday Gala Event [details]
Sat. Dec. 6 Tour: 1-4pm Railroad Display 1-4 PM
Sun. Dec. 7 Tour: 1-4pm

Railroad Display 1-4 PM

Mon. Dec. 8 Tour: 10am-5pm  
Tue. Dec. 9 Tour: 10am-5pm Black Swamp Spinners Meeting 10 AM-3 PM
Wed. Dec. 10 Tour: 10am-8pm Christ United Methodist Room Rental 5-8:30 PM
Thurs. Dec. 11 Tour: 10am-8pm

Christmas Tea @ 2 PM

Fri. Dec. 12 Tour: 10am-8pm


Sat. Dec. 13 Tour: 1-4pm Railroad Display 1-4 PM

Sun. Dec. 14

Tour: 1-4pm

Railroad Display 1-4 PM

Mon. Dec. 15 Tour: 10am-5pm  
Tue. Dec. 16 Tour: 10am-5pm  
Wed. Dec. 17 Tour: 10am-5pm  
Thurs. Dec. 18 Tour: 10am-8pm Christmas Tea @ 2 PM
Railroad Display 6-8 PM
Fri. Dec. 19 Tour: 10am-5pm Gala Fundraiser 6-9 PM [details]

Schedule a group tour for parties of 10 or more. Call 419-352-0967 for details.

 

Special Activities

     
   
Christmas Teas
Christmas Teas. Enjoy a special menu of holiday teas and goodies, live holiday music, and self-guided tours of the beautifully-decorated Museum. $12/adult, $10 WCHS member, $3/child.

December 11 at 2 PM
[make a reservation]

December 18 at 2 PM
[make a reservation]

     
Gingerbread House Making Workshop
Holiday Gala Event. Start the season in a sparkle at the Gala! Light grazing with menus from the Infirmary, champagne, and an immersive experince to remember the residents of the County Infirmary. RSVP for this special evening 419-352-0967 $20/person.

Friday, Dec. 5 from
6-8 PM
[more about the Gala]

   
Working Railroad Display
Working Railroad Display of the Polar Express, courtesy of the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Association

Weekends 1-4 pm
Th. Dec. 18, 6-8 PM

   
Thank you Military Personnel
Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt.
Find the Gingerbread Figures in each Museum exhibit and take home a special holiday treasure.

On-going.

   
Thank you Military Personnel
Jumbo Christmas Cards.
Peek your head into the cutouts of our jumbo-sized Christmas Card, or pose outside in front of a jumbo-sized Christmas Card amongst the outdoor Christmas Trees.

On-going.

     

 

Gala Fundraiser

2014 Old Home Holiday Gala Event
Friday, December 5, 6 - 8 PM
$20 admission
RSVP at 419-352-0967
Start the season in a sparkle at the Gala! Light grazing with menus from the Infirmary, champagne, and an immersive experince to remember the residents of the County Infirmary.

Christmas Gala Fundraiser


Decorators

BECOME A HOLIDAY DECORATOR!

If you or your organization would like to decorate a room, hallway, or outdoor Christmas tree, please contact the Museum at 419-352-0967.

We will also have live trees outside lining the sidewalk to decorate too! This is a great project for scout, youth, church, or any other group! Trees donated by Rick & Carl's Trees, Bowling Green.

DECORATOR'S TIMELINE:

2014 DECORATING DAYS:
Nov. 18 - 21 10 AM - 5 PM Museum open to Decorators
Sat. Nov. 22 12 - 5 PM Museum open to Decorators
Nov. 23 & 24 Museum Closed  
Tues. Nov. 25 10 AM - 8 PM Museum open to Decorators
Nov. 26 - 28 Museum Closed Thanksgiving Break
Sat. Nov. 29 12 - 5 PM Museum open to Decorators
 

DECORATOR TEAR-DOWN: DEC. 20 - JAN. 3

Sat. Dec. 20 Noon - 5 pm Decorator Tear-down 
Dec. 22-23 10 AM - 5 pm Decorator Tear-down 
Dec. 24 - 28 Museum Closed  
Dec. 29 - 30 10 AM - 5 pm Decorator Tear-down 
Dec. 31 - Jan. 2 Museum Closed  
Jan. 3 12 - 5 pm Decorator Tear-down 
Monday, January 5 Construction Starts Museum Accessibility Project
*Decorating schedules may be altered due to exhibit tear-down and construction schedules.

 

EXHIBIT SPACES:

2014 HOLIDAY ROOMS
ROOM GROUP LOCATION
#1 Front Porch   WEST WING - 1st floor
#2 Infirmary Models WCHS WEST WING - 1st floor
#3 Dining Room   WEST WING - 1st floor
#4 Front Hall/Stairs   WEST WING - 1st & 2nd floor
#5 Gift Shop WCHS WEST WING - 1st floor
#7 & 8 Meeting Rooms Edie Olds CENTER WING - 1st floor
#9 Kitchen Exhibit WCHS CENTER WING - 1st floor
#10 Laundry Exhibit WCHS CENTER WING - 1st floor
#11 Oil & Gas Boom WCHS CENTER WING - 1st floor
#12 Alumni Room WCHS EAST WING - 1st floor
#13 Government Room WCHS EAST WING - 1st floor
#14 Arts & Crafts-era Exhibit   EAST WING - 1st floor
#15 Victorian Parlor: Music of the Victorian Era   EAST WING - 1st floor
#16 Military Exhibit WCHS EAST WING - 1st floor
#17 East Hall & Stairs   EAST WING - 1st floor
#18 East Hall   EAST WING - 2nd floor
#19 Gallery ASYLUM: Inside the World of State Mental Hospitals - on exhibit thrugh Dec. 19 EAST WING - 2nd floor
#20 Leisure-time Activities: Theatre & Film   EAST WING - 2nd floor
#21 Leisure-time Activities: 1950s   EAST WING - 2nd floor
#22 Medical Exhibit

WCHS

EAST WING - 2nd floor
#23 Reed General Store   CENTER WING - 2nd floor
#24 Wood County 4-H WCHS CENTER WING - 2nd floor
#25 Infirmary Bedroom WHCS CENTER WING - 2nd floor
#26 Native Indian Exhibit WCHS CENTER WING - 2nd floor
#27 Communication Exhibit   CENTER WING - 2nd floor
#28 Center Wind Landing & Stairs   CENTER WING - 2nd floor
#29 Textile Exhibit & Hall   WEST WING - 2nd floor
     
Who Do I Contact Regarding Special Events?
Kelli Kling, Museum Event Coordinator

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


 

 


Holiday Gift Shop

Unique • Local • Historical • Special
We have a wide variety of gifts that range from locally grown herbs to books about the weird. Stop in and see our new feature on local artists.