2019 Calendar

January

2019 * Museum closed * Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM

     

  • January
  • WCHS BOARD & STAFF RETREAT

February

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed February 18 for President's Day

  • Friday, February 1
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau

March

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4

  • Friday, March 1
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau

April

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed April 21 (Easter)

  • Friday, April 5
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Saturday, April 6 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • DEMONSTRATION DAY: Blacksmith Open Forge [more]
  • Free Event | Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
  • Saturday, April 6
  • PAUPERS' CEMETERY DEDICATION [more]
  • Join us as we pay tribute to the hundreds buried in our paupers' cemetery.
  • Thursday, April 11 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : MIGHTY MANAGERS: A Super Family Story
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, April 5

May

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed May 27 (Memorial Day)

  • Friday, May 3
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Thursday, May 9 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : PALACE IN KNOX COUNTY
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, May 3
  • MUSEUM PROMOTIONS:
  • BLUE STAR MUSEUM - Memorial Day - Labor Day. FREE ADMISSION for active-duty military personnel and their families (includes National Guard and Reserve)

June

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4

  • Saturday, June 1 | 10 AM - 12 Noon
  • BUSINESS IN BOOM TOWN - DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR
  • Carter House | 307 N. Church St. BG (behind Wood Co. Library)
  • Take a historic walking tour of Downtown Bowling Green led by Local History Specialist Marnie Pratt and the Historical Museum's Director Kelli Kling. Registration required by calling the Library at 419-352-5104 x220. Light refreshments served at the Carter House following the tour.
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  • Friday, June 7
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Saturday, June 8 (10 AM - 5 PM) & Sunday, June 9 (10 AM - 3 PM)
  • DEMONSTRATION DAY: Power of Yesteryear Farm & Tractor Show [more]
  • Free Event | Free Museum Admission (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
  • Farm-themed demos, tractor display, oil derrick, kiddie pedal pull, 1920s Leisure-time camping demo
  • Tuesday, June 11 | 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • WOOD COUNTY EMPLOYEE PICNIC & SAFETY FAIR
  • Wood County Historical Center Front Lawn
  • Meet your fellow county agencies and get some ice cream dished out by our County officials.
  • Rain location: Courthouse Atrium.
  • Thursday, June 13 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : THE EARLIEST AT RISK
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, June 8
  • 2:00 PM Saturday, June 22 - 2:00 PM Sunday, June 23
  • DEMONSTRATION DAY: Amateur Radio Field Day [more]
  • Free Event | Free Museum Admission (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
  • MUSEUM PROMOTIONS:
  • BLUE STAR MUSEUM - Memorial Day - Labor Day. FREE ADMISSION for active-duty military personnel and their families (includes National Guard and Reserve)

July

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)

  • Friday, July 5
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Thursday, July 11 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : DOWN AND OUT IN LORAIN COUNTY
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, July 5
  • MUSEUM PROMOTIONS:
  • BLUE STAR MUSEUM - Memorial Day - Labor Day. FREE ADMISSION for active-duty military personnel and their families (includes National Guard and Reserve)

August

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4

  • Friday, August 2
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • July 29 - August 5
  • WOOD COUNTY FAIR
  • Wood County Fairgrounds, 13800 W. Poe Rd, BG
  • Visit the Historical Society & Genealogy displays
  • THE GROVE: Thursday, August 1 - Best of Living History at 4 PM
  • Thursday, August 8 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : COMFORT IN INDIANA
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, August 2
  • Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • WOOD COUNTY LIVING HISTORY DAY [more]
  • Wood County Historical Center Paupers' Cemetery
  • FREE Family Event
  • First-person interpretations of those buried in the Wood County Paupers' Cemetery

September

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed Monday, September 2 (Labor Day)

  • Friday, September 6
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Thursday, September 12 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : URBAN WELFARE IN SUMMIT COUNTY
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, September 6

October

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed Monday, October 14 (Columbus Day)

  • Wednesday, October 2 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY: Du lieber Gott! German-American Religious Customs [more]
  • Wood County Historical Center & Museum
  • Friday, October 4
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Thursday, October 10 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : COUNTY HOMES IN THE PUBLIC IMAGINATION
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, October 4
  • Saturday, October 19 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • FOLKLORE & FUNFEST - Details & more Folklore Events
  • Wood County Historical Museum | FREE Family Event
  • Sponsored by the Wood County Park District
  • Friday, October 25 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOLKLORE TRICK, TREAT & TOUR | Details & more Folklore Events
  • Wood County Historical Center & Museum
  • MUSEUM PROMOTIONS:

November

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed November 11 (Veteran's Day) & November 28 & 29 (Thanksgiving)

  • Friday, November 1
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Saturday, November 9 | 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • WOOD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL ELECTION & MEMBERSHIP BRUNCH [more]
  • Wood County Historical Museum
  • Enjoy brunch, a special program, and the annual election for the Society Board of Directors.
  • Thursday, November 14 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : A GLOBAL CONVERSATION
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, November 8
  • Saturday, November 23 | 9:50 AM - Noon
  • SEE CHUCK THE FIRE TRUCK!
  • Bowling Green Holiday Parade
  • Thanks to Tom Pendleton and the Voices of Harmony Barbershop Quartet.
  • Details from the BG Chamber of Commerce
  • November 28 & 29
  • The Museum and Gift Shop will be closed for Thanksgiving
  • Saturday November 30 & Sunday, December 1
  • Shop Small Saturday and Museum Store Sunday
  • Shop the unique museum gift shop to support local as you start to tackle that holiday shopping list. See new products and specials.

December

2019 * Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM & weekends 1-4 | Closed December 24 & 25 (Christmas) and December 31 (New Years Eve)

  • Friday, December 6
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free Museum Admission (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) | 2019 feature exhibit: For Comfort & Convenience
  • Sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Gala Fundraiser
  • Wood County Historical Museum
  • Enjoy a festive gala fundraiser with hors d'oeuvres, cocktails & mocktails, and entertainment. Museum exhibits included with ticket price.
  • Thursday, December 5 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : FOR COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, November 29
  • Thursday, December 12 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • TEA & TALK : RUTHERFORD & LUCY FOR PEOPLE IN NEED
  • Wood County Historical Museum | RSVP TODAY
  • Reservations and payment due Friday, December 6

2020

  • Stay tuned for details on how Wood County celebrates it's bicentennial.