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Log Cabin at the Wood County Historical Center

Demonstration Day Spinning with Vicki

Demo Days Sack Race
Photo courtesy of B&K Photography

Demo Day - Snow Candy

Chair Caning at Demo Days

Power of Yeateryear Tractor Show & Demo Day

Xmas at the Log Cabin

Inside the Log Cabin at the Wood County Historical Center

 

Cabin Fever Demonstration Days at the Historical Center
Join us for a variety of DEMONSTRATION DAYS all year round. Watch and learn historic activities and traditions at the Log Cabin, throughout the grounds, or inside the Museum.

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Saturday, April 1  |  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
BLACKSMITH OPEN FORGE DEMONSTRATION
Wood County Historical Center Boom Town
FREE Family Event.
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]


Saturday, April 1 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, April 2 | 1:00 - 4:00 PM
LOG CABIN SPRING RENEWAL
Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
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.





2017
Saturday, June 3  |  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 4  |  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
POWER OF YESTERYEAR TRACTOR SHOW & DEMONSTRATION DAY
Wood County Historical Center

FREE Family Event.
Tractor display and farm hand tools. Farm-themed demonstrations to include corn shelling, plowing, tillage work, and on Sunday a planting demonstration of soybeans in the west field. Be sure to register your tike for the popular kiddie pedal pull Saturday or Sunday. Oil Derrick and Blacksmithing Demonstrations too.
[Power of Yesteryear website]




Saturday, June 24 & Sunday, June 25  |  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM both days
LOG CABIN DEMONSTRATIONS
Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin
FREE Family Event.
Costumed interpreters welcome the public to watch or lend a hand with late-1800s pioneer activities.

(TENTATIVE - 2017)
Saturday, June 24 - Sunday, June 25  |  2:00 PM Saturday - 2:00 PM Sunday
AMATEUR RADIO DEMONSTRATION DAY
Wood County Historical Center Boom Town Area

FREE Family Event. The Wood County Amateur Radio Club (WCARC) will hold their annual Field Day event in the Boom Town area of the museum grounds beginning at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 24, and if weather permits, through the night until Sunday at 2:00 PM. Field Day is 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 in remote areas using temporary antennas and emergency power. In the event of a disaster, hams are ready and able to set up communication facilities on short notice almost anywhere.
[2014 Article] [Wood County Amateur Radio Club website]

 



(TENTATIVE - 2017)
Saturday, July 15  |  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
OIL SYMPOSIUM & DEMO DAY
Wood County Historical Center Boom Town Area

FREE Family Event. We welcome the Petroleum History Institute's 2017 symposium with a special demonstration day surround Wood County's oil & gas boom.






2017
December 2  |  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CABIN FEVER DEMONSTRATION DAY : GERMAN CHRISTMAS
Wood County Historical Center Log Cabin

FREE Family Event. Stop by the Historical Center Log Cabin to visit with costumed interpreters and partake in German-influenced Christmas traditions. Make your own Victorian ornament and help decorate the Christmas tree.
Dress appropriate for the weather, especially footwear and outerwear. Program may be cancelled or altered due to weather.