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2014 Old Home Holiday Memories : Christmas Tour - check back as we add new events!
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 (tentative)
Steele/Yohe Family Xmas Rental 1-4 PM
Sun. Dec. 7 Tour: 1-4pm

Railroad Display1-4 PM (tentative)

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 Display1-4 PM (tentative)

Sun. Dec. 14

Tour: 1-4pm

Railroad Display1-4 PM (tentative)

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
Fri. Dec. 19 Tour: 10am-8pm  

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



   
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.

[ Download an application ]

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.