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Take a stroll across the front lawn of the Historical Center and admire the scarecrows and a storybook walk of "The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything" by Linda Williams and illustrated by Megan Lloyd.
The Storybook Walk is a partnership with financial support from the B.G. Kiwanis, the Children's Place at the Wood County District Public Library, and a retired educator. Read about the original StoryWalk®
Sponsored by the Wood County Park District, Robert K. Miller Insurance, Kathrens Insurance, InTech IT Solutions, and the Bob Rex Group.
October Weekends | 1-4 PM (last tour starts at 3:30)
Join us for our first-ever corn maze at the Historical Center! See if you can make it through in 30 minutes. Friends and families welcome.
$5/person, children age 3 and under free. Corn Maze admission includes same-day Museum admission.
Wednesday, October 5 | 10:00 AM - Noon
"At the Museum, I may see" picture book, stroller-friendly self-guided tour, and snacks. Corn Maze tour too! Tour starts at 10:00 AM. $5 adult, children free.
Wednesday, October 5 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Listen or share your own German stories, and enjoy German food and fellowship.
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. Enter your scarecrow in the annual contest and leave on display at the Historical Center.
Thursday, October 13 | 6:30 PM - 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.
FOR THE WORKSHOP
Enjoy tea and light refreshments followed by a unique program about Halloween-inspired collections with Becky Denes.
RSVP and payment due Friday, October 7.
Saturday, October 15 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FREE Family Event. Horse-drawn wagon rides, kid-friendly activities in Boo-ville, apple cider press, plus tricks and treats for all ages. Sponsored by the Wood County Park District
New Museum Corn Maze open 4-9 PM (last tour starts at 8:30 PM)
FRIDAY NIGHT FOLKLORE TOURS
Friday, October 28
PLEASE CALL TO BOOK YOUR TOUR BEFORE 5 PM TONIGHT - 419-352-0967
Tours start at 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM and reservations are required by calling 419-352-0967. Dress appropriate for the weather, especially footwear and outerwear. Tours start ON TIME so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time. Lateness could result in forfeting your tour.
$12 adult | Discounts for WCHS Members and Students
Added features: New Historical Center CORN MAZE will be open from 6:00-8:00 PM that night and is included with purchase of a Friday Night Tour ticket. Last Corn Maze tour begins at 8:00 PM
Stop and visit with 1860s-era costumed interpreters at the Log Cabin before or after your tour.