2015 AUTUMN CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER
Rise to the challenge of accessibility.
Wood County Sheriff
[September update | donation info]
Read the Museum Director's article in the Summer 2015 Chanticleer newsletter to learn what's happening 'behind-the-scenes' at the museum today.
BG ROTARY AWARDS MUSEUM WITH AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR DEVICE
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13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
The Museum is closed to the public as we prepare for the Accessibility Project, however outdoor and off-site events are still planned for 2015.
Staff is available Monday - Friday, 9-5 for business purposes only. We advise calling ahead; construction may cause closures.
We hope to re-open with limited exhibits by October 2015. Call ahead for current schedule.
The Museum should be fully re-opened with all new exhibits by February 1, 2016.
Th. Jan 1 - New Years Day
Mon. Jan. 19 - MLK Jr. Day
Mon. Feb. 16 - Presidents' Day
Mon. May 25 - Memorial Day
Fri. July 3 - Independence Day
Mon. Sept. 7 - Labor Day
Mon. Oct. 12 - Columbus Day
Wed. Nov. 11 - Veterans' Day
Th. Nov 26 - Thanksgiving
Fr. Dec. 25 - Christmas
$5 adult / $1 child suggested donation.
I-75 to exit 179. Go East on Rt. 6 (towards Fremont). Turn Right on County
I-75 Road Construction Update
Construction on I-75 and on Rt. 6 may impact your route. Visit the ODOT website for Northwest Ohio's latest road conditions, or call the Museum to inquire about alternative routes.
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The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is managed jointly by the Wood County Commissioners Doris I. Herringshaw, Joel Kuhlman, and Craig LaHote; the Wood County Historical Society; and the Wood County Park District.
Need a lift to the Museum?
Bowling Green offers a variety of taxi services. Just check with the BG Convention & Visitors' Bureau
...for our next Accessibility Fundraiser on Monday, October 5th, 2015 at
Easy Street Café, 104 S. Main Street, Bowling Green
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SCARECROW CONTEST [more] - ENTRIES DUE OCTOBER 5
Presented by the Wood Co. Park District
SCARECROW WORKSHOP [more]
Tuesday, October 6, 6:00 PM, presented by the Wood Co. Park District
||MOMMY & ME at the MUSEUM (Daddy too!)
Wednesday, October 7, 10 AM-12 Noon (November & December too)
"At the Museum, I may see" picture book, stroller-friendly self-guided tour, and snacks. $5 adult, children free.
[ flyer to print and distribute ]
||GERMAN-AMERICAN ENCOUNTERS: STORY SLAM! [more]
Wednesday, October 7, 7-9 PM
FREE EVENT • Celebrate German-American heritage, stories, and food at this annual program. RSVP 419-352-0967
||TEA: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS - DAY OF THE DEAD
Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Wood County Historical Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green
*Reservations needed by Friday October 1 - 419-352-0967
||PUMPKIN CARVING WORKSHOP & CONTEST [more]
Thursday, October 15, 6:30-8 PM, presented by the Wood Co. Park District [register online]
FOLKLORE & FUNFEST [more]
Saturday, October 17, 2015, 4:00 - 9:00 PM
Horse-drawn wagon rides, kid-friendly activities in Boo-ville, plus tricks and treats for all ages. FREE. Sponsored by the Wood County Park District
FOLKLORE FRIDAYS AT THE INFIRMARY [more]
Friday, October 23, and 30, 2015.
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.
Volunteer to be a folklore tour guide : If interested, call 419-352-0967 or firstname.lastname@example.org
||WCHS ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DINNER and BOARD ELECTION [more]
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Nazareth Hall
RSVP by October 21 by calling 419-352-0967
||WOOD COUNTY SURPLUS AUCTION
Sign up to bid on surplus auction items in Wood County and around the region HERE
NEXT WOOD COUNTY AUCTION: October 15