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Wood County Heritage Days June 8 & 9

Download an event flyer PDF

Download an event program including map and scavenger hunt PDF

Heritage Days Event Sponsorship

Power of Yesteryear

Jim Palmer Excavating

Bellevilles

MONA CONTRIS

Will & Leslie Oswald
Mrs. Barbara Klopfenstein
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Coburn
Herman & Eileen Aufdencamp
DBD Sound • Phyllis Pickering
Kenneth Hinesman • Arlene Pugh
Chris & Jean Geist • Marsha Suter
Tom & Jean Bamburowski
Royce & Ruth Ann Beaverson
Harriett Dimick • Marie Cline
Edie Olds
Cindy Householder • Ila Banbury
Tina Martini • Tom Pachelieff
Wood Haven Health Care
Wood County Maintenance
Wood County Park District & Rangers
Wood County Sheriff Auxiliary
Wood County Solid Waste
Wood County Community Corrections
Larry Weiss/WBGU-FM/BG Chamber
Time Warner Community Access
“On the Road Ohio” WFIN
The Bryan Times
Wood Haven Health Care
Wood Co. Maintenance
Wood Co. Park District & Rangers
Wood Co. Sheriff Auxiliary
Wood Co. Solid Waste District
Northwest Community Corrections
Larry Weiss/WBGU-FM/BG Chamber of Commerce
Time Warner Community Access
"On the Road Ohio" WFIN
The Bryan Times

Wood County Heritage Days

Friday, June 7
Tractor Ride

The Power of Yesteryear Club will be holding a tractor ride to help promote the annual Spring Show and the club.
The 18-mile loop will start (1:30pm) and end at the Wood County Historical Museum, with a pot-lock following.
Details

Heritage Days Activities

Wood County Heritage Days
Power of Yesteryear Tractor Show

Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, 2013
10 am - 4 pm both days
Wood County Historical Center & Museum
13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402

ON-GOING ALL WEEKEND
SATURDAY
TIMED EVENTS
SUNDAY
TIMED EVENTS

Meet the Hisotorical Society Barn Bums and the Power of Yesteryear Club

Farm and Tractor Show
Restored & Non-restored Gas Engines, tractors
Featuring Steel Wheeled Tractors & Planting Equipment

Farm Demonstrations
Corn Shelling & Milling
Corn Grinding & Planting
Grain Drill • Baker Fan Cross Cut Saw

Farm & Tractor
Toy Memorabilia Display

Historic Demonstations
Oil Derrick
NWOH Blacksmiths
Black Swamp Quilters
Rope Making
Black Swamp Spinners
Chair Caning
Soap Making
Flint Knapping
Heddle Loom
Northwest OH Railroad
Arts Commission
Handmade Jewelry
BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
Black Swamp Herb Society
Butter Churning
Ice Cream Churn
Candle Dipping
History on Wood
Crochet

Farm Animals
Clucks-n-Ducks
Ro-Jo Dairy Cows

Historic Kids' Games & Crafts

Museum Open
Ice House • Asylum
Herb Garden
Gift Shop
Pest House • Log Cabin

Food & Drink
Museum Grill
Pork-a-Leans
Poppin' George's Kettle Korn
Grandma's Homemade Ice Cream
Sunday BBQ Fundraiser

Live Music - Main Stage
PIKASSO ROCK DUO/TRIO

11:00am -12:15pm

Tractor Parade begins at 12:30pm, Saturday & Sunday, near the Main Stage.

FREE Kiddie Pedal Pull
Registration 1pm, Pull 2pm
Saturday & Sunday

Live Music - Main Stage
ACOUSTIC PENGUIN
2:00pm - 3:30pm
(Bluegrass)

 

Live Music - Main Stage
TORAIGH

11:00am -12:15pm

Annual Chicken BBQ Fundraiser 11:00am - 12:30pm in the Pole Barn. Harlan's chicken or pork BBQ dinner + homemade pie. Eat-in or carry-out.

Live Music - Roaming
SWEET HARMONY
11:30am -12:30pm
(a cappella ensemble)

Tractor Parade begins at 12:30pm, Saturday & Sunday, near the Main Stage.

Live Music - Log Cabin
TORAIGH AN SONAS
12:30-2:00 pm
(Celtic Ensemble)

FREE Kiddie Pedal Pull
Registration 1pm, Pull 2pm
Saturday & Sunday

Live Music - Herb Garden
BACK PORCH DULCIMERS
1:00-2:30 pm

Spirit of Wood County Awards
2:00-3:00pm, Main Stage

Live Music - Log Cabin
BACK PORCH DULCIMERS
2:30-4:00 pm


   

 

 

Wood County Heritage Days

 

 

 

WCHD Application

Adobe Acrobat Reader needed to open this PDF file Download the 2013 application today, or if you would like to receive on by mail, send your mailing address, email, and phone to:

Email: museum@woodcountyhistory.org
Phone: 419.352.0967
Fax: 419-352-6220
Mailing Address: Wood County Historical Center & Museum
attn. Wood County Heritage Days
13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402


2013 Participant Criteria

DEMONSTRATORS [Download the 2013 application today]
Demonstrators provide a hands-on approach to the historic or farm-related arts. See farming equipment in action such as cultivators, grinders, and shellers. Food demonstrations may include bean snapping, cider press, and watching corn go from the stalks to delicious cornbread. Live animals help us understand milking and other farm chores.

BOOTH INFORMATION -

1. BOOTH SET-UP TIME: Friday, June 7 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM*
(*Set-up on the grounds after 5 PM is allowed, however staff may not be available for assistance) [or] Saturday, June 8 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

2. 2013 EVENT HOURS: Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9; 10 AM to 4 PM each day.

3. The Wood County Historical Society is not responsible for any loss or damage to the property of the participant.

4. Exhibitors must furnish their own needed materials such as tents, tables, chairs, display walls, extension cords, signage, etc.

5. ADVANCE RESERVATION NECESSARY for the use of 110 or 220 electrical service, water service, or fire pit access. Please indicate on application.

6. Participants are selected strictly on their merit as interpreted by the Wood County Heritage Days ad-hoc Committee and the staff of the Wood County Historical Center & Museum.

7. The Wood County Historical Society takes no percentage of profits from outside vendors unless otherwise stated.

8. Booth spaces are marked in 10’ x 10’ increments. Multiple spaces available.

9. BOOTH FEES:

  • Sutlers and vendors selling items for profit: $25/one day, $40/two days for each 10’ x 10’ space.
  • Food vendors: $50/one day, $70/two days for each 10’ x 20’ space.
  • Demonstrators and Community Groups: no charge.
  • Any unusual circumstances or discrepancies will be reviewed by the Wood County Heritage Days ad-hoc committee.

FOOD VENDORS [Download the 2013 application today]
We encourage food vendors to apply who have an authentic pioneer or hand-made approach to their craft.

BOOTH SET-UP TIME: Friday, June 7 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM* (*Set-up on the grounds after 5 PM is allowed, however staff may not be available for assistance) [or] Saturday, June 8 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Food vendors must furnish their own needed materials such as tents, tables, chairs, display walls, etc.

Limited 110 and 220 electrical service is available and must be reserved in advance. Limited water service is available.

Participants are selected strictly on their merit as interpreted by the Wood County Heritage Days ad-hoc Committee and the staff of the Wood County Historical Center & Museum in conjunction with the stated Wood County Heritage Days Mission Statement.

The Wood County Historical Society takes no percentage of profits from outside vendors unless otherwise stated.

2013 EVENT HOURS: Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9; 10 AM to 4 PM each day. The Wood County Historical Society is not responsible for any loss or damage to the property of the participant.

The Wood County Historical Society will host an annual BBQ fundraiser on Sunday, June 9, so no competing food vendors will be hired on that day.

FOOD VENDOR BOOTH FEES:
Food vendors: $50/one day, $70/two days for each 10’ x 20’ space


ENTERTAINMENT [Download the 2013 application today]
A variety of talents assemble throughout the weekend. From dulcimers to bluegrass, this event examines how music helped fuel our history.

The Museum provides a tent-covered stage, and limited sound system. Performers are welcome to bring their own sound system if desired.

Acoustic or solo performers may also play throughout the grounds. Performances last for 60-120 minutes.

If you are a musician or musical group interested in performing, contact Kelli Kling at museum@woodcountyhistory.org for more information.

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Heritage Days Event Sponsorship

Help bring Wood County’s past to life! 2013 EVENT SPONSORS

Be a sponsor of Wood County Heritage Days to help cultivate a cultural experience for thousands of Wood County visitors.

Select your level of giving on the Sponsorship Form and return with your tax-deductible donation. Make checks payable to Wood County Historical Society and mail to:

Wood County Historical Center & Museum
WCHD Sponsorship
13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402

Please return by June 1, 2013.

GIVING LEVELS

“Thirst for History” sponsor : $1 - $49 or in-kind pop/water donation.
Help us quench the thirst of history lovers by donating pop or bottled water. Please limit selection to regular Coke, Pepsi, Sprite, or bottled water. We also welcome monetary donations to help us buy more as needed. Donations appreciated by June 1.

“Krafty Kids” sponsor : $50 - $99.
Sponsors at this level support craft materials and historic games to educate and entertain children of all ages.

“Sounds on the Grounds” sponsor : $100 - $149.
Sponsors at this level will offset the cost to bring talented, local musicians to the event.

“Suds -n- Studs” sponsor : $150 - $199.
Sponsors at this level support our hands-on demonstrations including soap making (suds), cross-cut saw demo (studs), candle-dipping, butter churning, and much more!

“Whole Hog Heritage” sponsor : $200 & up.
Support the newly added hog roast and barn dance, and join us as we start a new Wood County tradition.

*Wood County Commissioners NEWS RELEASE*

*NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR SPIRIT OF WOOD COUNTY AWARDS*

BOWLING GREEN, OHIO – Nominations are being accepted through April 26, 2013 for the annual Spirit of Wood County Awards that will be presented at Wood County Heritage Days on Sunday, June 9 by Commissioners James Carter, Joel Kuhlman, and Doris Herringshaw, Ed.D.

Wood County residents are invited to nominate current or former county residents for one of seven awards: Agricultural Leadership; Industrial/Economic Development; Education for Civic Responsibility; Liberty Through Law/Human Freedom; Religion and Liberty; Self-Government; and the Lyle R. Fletcher Good Citizenship Award.

Nomination forms and category descriptions are available on the Wood County website, www.co.wood.oh.us. A list of previous award recipients is also posted on the website. Forms are also available in the Wood County Annual Report.

For more information regarding the Spirit of Wood County Awards, please contact the Commissioners’ Office at 419.354.9100, 1.866.860.4140, or commissioners@co.wood.oh.us.


Spirit of Wood County Award Winners Recognized for 2012

The Board of County Commissioners, Jim Carter, Tim Brown, and Joel Kuhlman, honored six area residents during the 2012 Spirit of Wood County Awards on June 10, 2012, at the Wood County Historical Center.

The 2012 award winners include Walbridge resident William Hirzel for Agricultural Leadership, Bowling Green residents Hugh Caumartin for Education for Civic Responsibility and Gary Spencer for Liberty Through Law/Human Freedom, former Northwood City Administrator Pat Bacon for Self-Government, and North Baltimore resident George Thompson for the Lyle R. Fletcher Good Citizenship Award. A Spirit of Wood County Award was also presented to former Wood County Commissioner Alvin Perkins of Bowling Green.

 

 

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


 


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