FREE Event • FREE Museum Admission

2019 DEMONSTRATION DAYS

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

BACON & SAUSAGE CURING DEMO

  • Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
  • Saturday, March 2, 2019 | 1:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event. Museum open 1-4 PM with free admission.
  • Witness the historic curing process for bacon and sausage.

BLACKSMITH OPEN FORGE DEMO

  • Wood County Historical Center Boom Town
  • Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event. Museum open 10-4 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

POWER OF YESTERYEAR TRACTOR SHOW

  • Wood County Historical Center Grounds
  • Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 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 Sunday planting
  • Kiddie pedal pulls
  • Witness a steam-powered drilling rig and tour the Power House at the Oil Derrick
  • Blacksmithing demonstrations in BoomTown
  • Fiber arts and chair caning demos in Log Cabin
  • Museum open 1-4 both days with free admission
  • Power of Yesteryear website

AMATEUR RADIO FIELD DAY

  • Wood County Historical Center Boom Town Area
  • 2:00 PM Saturday, June 22 - 2:00 PM Sunday, June 23
  • 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

PHOTOGRAPHY DEMO DAY

  • Wood County Historical Center & Museum
  • 1:00-4:00 PM | Saturday, July 27
  • Bring your own camera for a group lesson by nationally recognized photographer Dennis Walston. Dennis will cover lighting and composition techniques, with time following to shoot photos throughout the grounds and museum.
  • Spaces are limited so RSVP soon at 419-352-0967 or museum@woodcountyhistory.org
  • FLYER | Press Release

BLACKSMITH OPEN FORGE DEMO

  • Wood County Historical Center Boom Town
  • Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event. Museum open 10-4 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

Wood County Park District
FOLKLORE & FUNFEST

CHRISTMAS IN THE CABIN

  • Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
  • Saturday, December 7, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • FREE Family Event
  • Visit with costumed interpreters and partake in early Christmas traditions. Make your own ornament and help decorate the Christmas tree.
  • Museum open 1-4 with free admission.
  • Dress appropriate for the weather, especially footwear and outerwear. Program may be cancelled or altered due to weather.

2019 DEMONSTRATION DAYS

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