17th annual SCARECROW CONTEST

Deadline Monday, October 14


FREE to participate. Win Prizes! You can also participate in the Scarecrow Making Workshop October 15. Contest scarecrows will be left on display for the remainder of October.

REGISTRATION FORM | Sponsored by the Wood County Park District

SCARECROW MAKING WORKSHOP
Wood County Historical Center

Tuesday, October 15  |  5:00-7:30 PM


Individuals and groups welcome. The Wood County Park District provides straw, string, support pole, and refreshments; you bring clothes, decoration, and support for the scarecrow’s back and arms. You can take it home or enter it in the annual Scarecrow Contest to win prizes. Contest scarecrows will be left on display for the remainder of October.

WORKSHOP DETAILS | Sponsored by the Wood County Park District

PUMPKIN CARVING WORKSHOP & CONTEST
Wood County Historical Center

Thursday, October 17  |  6:30-8:00 PM


FREE Family Fun! Individuals and groups welcome. Drink cider, eat snacks, and practice your pumpkin carving skills. Take one home or leave on display at the Historical Center for the Folklore & Funfest.

Sponsored by the Wood County Park District

29th annual FOLKLORE & FUNFEST
Wood County Historical Center

Saturday, October 19  |  4:00-9:00 PM


Horse-drawn wagon rides, kid-friendly activities in Boo-ville, apple cider press, working oil derrick, & tricks and treats for all ages!

EVENT DETAILS | Sponsored by the Wood County Park District

Friday Night Folklore Tour

Friday Night Folklore Trick, Treat, & Tour
Wood County Historical Center & Museum

Friday, October 25  |  7:00-10:00 PM
Flyer to share   |   Press Release


Self-guided adult trick-or-treat story stops around the former Wood County Infirmary (now the Historical Center & Museum).

Reservations are appreciated by calling 419-352-0967 but walk-ins are welcome.

Dress appropriate for the weather, especially footwear and outerwear. Bring a flashlight. Gift Shop Open. 

$15 ticket | Discounts for WCHS Members and Students.

Thank you 2018 Friday Folklore Sponsors & Supporters: Dolores Black & Janet Parks, ADAMHS Board, Gearhart Plumbing, Judy Ennis, Ed & Irma Wolf, Dave & Linda Ernsthausen, Tim Brown, Josh Goltiao, Becky Bhaer, Colleen Smith, Galen & Carol Ash, Wood County Park District, Pendleton & Sons, Haslinger's Orchard, Dunn’s Funeral Home, For Keeps, Alex Hann, Toledo Metroparks, Downtown Bowling Green, Gaynelle Predmore, our candy donors, and the amazing story stop organizers and volunteers.

 

MORE HALLOWEEN EVENTS
around Northwest Ohio

Wood County District Public Library - Ohio's Haunted History Tour, spooky sounding CDs, and unique programs for little goblins

Wood County Park District - autumn and folklore programs for all ages and interests

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation - autumn programs and night hikes

Haunted South Main School FaceBook page

Pemberville - Beeker's General Store and Historic Pemberville has ghostly gatherings and spooky events through October

Perrysburg - Garrison Ghost Walk at Fort Meigs and other events in Downtown Perrysburg

Hancock County - "Spirits Arise!": Maple Grove Cemetery Lantern Tour and the Hancock Historical Museum Spooktacular!

Fall Family Fun Night at Sauder Village