Meet & Greet with Historic Barns of Ohio author Robert Kroeger

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

A Tribute to Historic Barns of Ohio 12PM - 2 PM Free for Members/$5 Non-Member The book “Historic Barns of Ohio” preserves Ohio’s history through oil paintings & essays. The presentation by author Dr. Robert Kroeger will tell his story of traveling Ohio to preserve these historic barn history. Dr. Kroeger will also be doing […]

Free – $20.00

Demonstration Day: Spring Blacksmithing

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

On Saturday, April 2nd, The Wood County Museum will host a Demonstration Day featuring the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths Association as they keep the art of blacksmithing stoked in heart of Wood County with an Open Forge Demonstration from 10 AM – 2 PM. Watch seasoned blacksmiths or try your hand at this lost art. The […]

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Join the Wood County Museum for the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Each day, April 11-April 15, eggs will be hidden all around the Museum grounds, all 50 acres! Some eggs will be hidden harder than others! This is an egg hung that is for both kids and adults. We kindly ask that you only […]

Tea & Talk Series: Spousal Roles in American Life

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

It Takes Two: Spousal Roles in American Life See how the Industrial Revolution, The Great Depression, electricity, World Wars, increased education, and the Internet have changed marriages and American home life Speaker: Alyssa Garland, Wood County Park District - Carter Historic Farm Each monthly tea & talk starts with a catered luncheon, warm tea, and […]

$18.00 – $23.00

2022 Tea & Talk Series: Tea Cards On Sale NOW!!!

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

2022  FULL  Tea Card - WCHS Member $170  |  Non-member $220 2022  HALF  Tea Card - WCHS Member $85  |  Non-member $110 Tea Prices without Card - WCHS Member $18 |  Non-Member $23 *If you have a coupon for the 2022 Tea Series, please call the Museum to purchase your Tea Card* ADVANCED RESERVATIONS NECESSARY […]

$85.00 – $220.00

Demonstration Day: Prepare for Spring

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Come out to the Cox Cabin to meet with historic reenactors on the grounds of the Wood County Museum on Saturday, April 23 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. This is a free family event full of spring cleaning demonstrations and activities. The Cabin will be open for visitors to go inside and you can […]

Tea & Talk Series: Wedding Food Traditions

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Steaks and Cakes - The highlight of any wedding (at least for this speaker) is the cake! How have wedding food traditions changed since the wedding breakfast at the home of the bride in the mid-19th century, to the all-night receptions crowned by an elaborate fondant-covered confection at some weddings today? Speaker: Corinne Gordon, Wood […]

$18.00 – $23.00

Demonstration Day: Early Ohio Along the Portage

Early Ohio Along the Portage A Timeline (1750-1865) Reenactment Event May 14: 9AM-5PM & May 15: 10Am-4PM FREE ADMISSION TO EVENT Wood County Museum Grounds Experience Military, Native Americans, Settlers, Political Growth and Home Life Activities. See well-known characters of days gone by at this ‘Living History’ event! Also visit the Wood County Museum and […]

Demonstration Day: Power of Yesteryear Tractor Show

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

The annual Power of Yesteryear Farm & Tractor Show will take place on the grounds of the Wood County Museum on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Sunday, June 5 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. This is a free family event full of farm demonstrations and activities. The Power of […]

Tea & Talk Series: PRIDE (& Prejudice) in Weddings

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

PRIDE (& Prejudice) in Weddings It’s PRIDE month; “what’s the tea” on ‘same-sex’ marriage? This presentation will briefly highlight the history of lesbian and gay marriage rights and will honor LGBTQ wedding stories and celebrations. Speaker: Katie Stygles Each monthly tea & talk starts with a catered luncheon, warm tea, and a unique presentation tied […]

$18.00 – $23.00

2nd Annual Drone Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

DRONE GOLF BALL DROP FUNDRAISER 2:30 PM • Wood County Museum Grounds DON’T MISS THIS FUN OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT THE WOOD COUNTY MUSEUM! Here’s how it works: Purchase a golf ball for $15 each, 3 balls for $30 or 12 balls for $100 Golf balls can be purchased online, at the museum or on location […]

$15.00 – $100.00

Demonstration Day: Amateur Radio Field Days

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

The Wood County Amateur Radio Club (WCARC) will hold their annual Field Day in the Boom Town area of the Museum grounds at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 25, and if weather permits, through the night until Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 PM. Every June, more than 40,000 Amateur (Ham) Radio operators throughout North America […]

Demonstration Day: Honor Independence

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Come out to the Cox Cabin to meet with historic reenactors on the grounds of the Wood County Museum on Saturday, July 9 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. This is a free family event full of patriotic demonstrations and activities featuring the life of a soldier . The Cabin will be open for visitors […]

Tea & Talk Series: Progressive Era Women Writers

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Progressive Era Women Writers Hawthorne infamously dubbed Progressive Era writers like Kate Chopin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman a “damned mob of scribbling women.” This talk will explore the parallel between literature, history, shifting gender roles, and the widespread social and political change of the time period that drastically transformed the public and private lives of […]

$18.00 – $23.00

Music at the Museum

FREE LIVE MUSIC CONCERT AT WOOD COUNTY MUSEUM  The Wood County Museum will host a free concert featuring Live Music on the east wing porch of the historic County Home building on July 21 at 6:00 PM. The new event, “Music at the Museum”, will feature 3 bands: 6:00 PM - Todd Elson & Ryan […]

Tea & Talk Series: Asian American Weddings

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Asian American Weddings: Adaptation Not Literal Translation Hollywood may make it seems like Asian American weddings are fully steeped in Asian traditions centuries old. The truth is no matter how representative Asian Americans want to be of their culture they will have to adapt to meet the needs of the couple and their guests, which […]

$18.00 – $23.00

Living History Day

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

19th Annual Wood County Living History Day August  28, 2022 • 2:00 PM Wood County Museum Grounds, Bowling Green History comes alive! Meet first-person interpreters who will share stories of past Wood County residents. The 2022 honorees were chosen in conjunction with the Wood County Museum's new wedding exhibit, "Allure & Illusion: A Rose Colored Romance". […]

Tea & Talk Series: Wedding Music

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Wedding Music: Here Comes the Bride This talk will examine the various types of weddings and venues and how the music has adapted to accommodate this variety. Musical examples will be presented along with this discussion. Speaker: Patty Falk Each monthly tea & talk starts with a catered luncheon, warm tea, and a unique presentation […]

$18.00 – $23.00

Meet & Greet with Historic Barns of Ohio author Robert Kroeger

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Meet & Greet with Historic Barns of Ohio author Robert Kroeger 10AM - 2 PM Free for Members/$7 Non-Member The book “Historic Barns of Ohio” preserves Ohio’s history through oil paintings & essays. The presentation by author Dr. Robert Kroeger will tell his story of traveling Ohio to preserve these historic barn history. Dr. Kroeger […]

Get Tickets Free – $20.00

Demonstration Day: Fall Harvest

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Come out to the Cox Cabin to meet with historic reenactors on the grounds of the Wood County Museum on Saturday, September 10 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. This is a free family event, be a part of what it take to harvest the crops and get ready for winter. The Cabin will be […]

Demonstration Day: Wood County Ag-Venture

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

2022 Wood County Ag-Venture Saturday, September 17, 2022      ​10 AM - 3 PM FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! For more information please visit:  woodswcd.com/ag-venture.html Mark your calendar for the Wood County Ag-Venture Self-Driving Farm Tour September 17, 2022. Local agriculture industries are opening their farms and businesses in southeast Wood County to […]

Demonstration Day: Fall Blacksmithing

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

On Saturday, October 1, The Wood County Museum will host a Demonstration Day featuring the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths Association as they keep the art of blacksmithing stoked in heart of Wood County with an Open Forge Demonstration from 10 AM – 2 PM. Watch seasoned blacksmiths or try your hand at this lost art. The […]

German-American Day

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY German Wedding Traditions 7 PM • RSVP Required Join us for this year's German-American Day Education Program. Short introductory program on German American Wedding Traditions given by Michael McMaster followed by a “Story Slam” where participants are given time to share their own German American experiences on any topic. Please RSVP to attend […]

Virtual Gala Fundraiser

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

VIRTUAL GALA FUNDRAISER October 7-15 Non-Event Tickets - $55 The Virtual Silent Auction will run October 7-15 The Wood County Museum is excited to offer our Gala Fundraiser as a virtual event this year! The Virtual Silent Auction will run October 7-15. The Gala is the Wood County Historical Society’s largest fundraising event. Your support […]

Get Tickets $55.00 – $2,000.00

Tea & Talk Series: Marriage – For Better or Worse?

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Marriage: For Better or Worse? From love, cherish and honor, to obedience, fear and isolation. Join us as we explore the hidden and silenced stories of domestic abuse. About the Speaker: Kathy Mull - Kathy is the Executive Director of The Cocoon, a local domestic violence shelter. For the last four years, Kathy has led […]

$18.00 – $23.00

Tea & Talk Series: Let’s Talk About Sex

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Let's Talk About Sex: This presentation will offer examples of emerging scientific research on couples viewing their sexual bonds as sacred with intimate dialogue about religion and spirituality. Our speaker will discuss the impact, for better or worse, on relationships and personal well-being. About the Speaker: Annette Mahoney, BGSU Department of Psychology Each monthly tea […]

Get Tickets $18.00 – $23.00

Demonstration Day: Give Thanks

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Come out to the Cox Cabin to meet with historic reenactors on the grounds of the Wood County Museum on Saturday, November 12 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. This is a free family event, and see what a traditional Thanksgiving meal looked like, which will include venison, wildfowl, fish, three sisters (corn, squash, beans), […]

Tea & Talk Series: Wedding Dress Trends

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Wedding Dress Trends: Who made the white wedding dress fashionable? Popular wedding dress looks from the early 1800s through the 1950s. About the Speaker: Alexandra Hutchings Each monthly tea & talk starts with a catered luncheon, warm tea, and a unique presentation tied to our newest exhibit, “Allure & Illusion: A Rose Colored Romance”, our […]

Tea & Talk Series: Jane Austen on Relationships

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Love and Love Lost: Jane Austen on Relationships English novelist Jane Austen never married, but love, courtship and matrimony were central themes to her early 19th century works. Join Christie Weininger, executive director of the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, as she reveals clues to Austen's own views on romantic relationships through highlights of the […]

Call Me Old Fashioned: Whiskey Education & Tasting (Rescheduled Date)

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER 15, 2022   Call Me Old Fashioned Whiskey Education & Tasting December 15, 2022 • 7 PM - 9 PM (original date: Sept. 22, 2022) Event will be held at the Wood County Museum $60 Members/$70 Non-Members • Limited tickets available Non-Alcoholic Tickets are $30 Join us for an […]

$30.00 – $70.00