• FREE Event • FREE Museum Admission

    Join us for a variety of DEMONSTRATION DAYS throughout the year. Watch and learn historic activities and traditions at the Log Cabin, throughout the grounds, or inside the Museum.

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  • Sponsored by the Northwestern Ohio Tractor Pullers Association
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  • Log Cabin | Blacksmith | Amateur Radio | Tractor & Farm

BLACKSMITH OPEN FORGE DEMO

  • Wood County Historical Center Boom Town
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event. Museum open 1-4 PM with free admission.
  • Join the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths for their annual open forge Demonstration day out at the Blacksmith Shop in the Boomtown area of the Wood County Historical Center.
  • Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths website

LOG CABIN SPRING RENEWAL

  • Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event
  • Costumed interpreters welcome the public to watch or lend a hand while they ready the cabin with pre-summer preparations and window re-glazing.

POWER OF YESTERYEAR TRACTOR SHOW

  • Wood County Historical Center Grounds
  • Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 10, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event
  • Tractor display and farm hand tools
  • Farm-themed demonstrations include corn shelling, plowing, tillage work, and planting (Sunday). Oil Derrick and Blacksmithing too!
  • Kiddie pedal pulls
  • Museum open 1-4 both days with free admission
  • (Saturday only) Leisure on the Lawn - costumed interpreters demonstrate leisure-time camping of the 1920s.
  • Power of Yesteryear website

AMATEUR RADIO FIELD DAY

  • Wood County Historical Center Boom Town Area
  • 2:00 PM Saturday, June 23 - 2:00 PM Sunday, June 24
  • FREE Family Event
  • Join the Wood County Amateur Radio Club (WCARC) in a nationwide exercise sponsored by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) as a means to practice emergency communication procedures by setting up amateur (ham) radio stations using temporary antennas and emergency power.
  • Museum open 1-4 with free admission.
  • Wood County Amateur Radio Club website

LOG CABIN FOLKLORE

  • Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
  • Saturday, October 27, 1-4 PM
    Sunday, October 28, 1-4 PM
  • Brothers Grimm tales around the fire.
  • Museum open 1-4 with free admission.

LEISURE ON THE LAWN

  • Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
  • Saturday, November 10, 1-4 PM
  • 1920s lesire-time camping demo
  • Museum open 1-4 with free admission.

HISTORIC ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

  • Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
  • Saturday, December 1, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event
  • Visit with costumed interpreters and partake in early Christmas traditions. Make your own ornament and help decorate the Christmas tree.
  • Story-time with the classic poem A Visit from St. Nicholas (T'was the Night Before Christmas) read at 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00.
  • Caroling at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 with a special evening wassailing.
  • Museum open 1-4 with free admission. Holiday Gala 6-9 PM.
  • Dress appropriate for the weather, especially footwear and outerwear. Program may be cancelled or altered due to weather.

2018 DEMONSTRATION DAYS

  • at the Wood County Historical Center
  • Sponsored by the Northwestern Ohio Tractor Pulling Association