Updated: September 11, 2023
Battlefield Commission Seeks Descendants
Are you a descendant or family member of a person who participated in the 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers campaign? If so, the Fallen Timbers Battlefield Commission would love to hear from you. Please contact Julia Wiley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Lawn Concerts Offered At Wood County Museum
The Wood County Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, presents Music at the Museum on Thursday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m. The featured entertainers are Corduroy Road, Amelia Airharts and Moths in the Attic.
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy an evening of music and lawn games. Food trucks will be on-site. The events are free. For more information, visit www.woodcountyhistory.org.
Hard Hat Tours Explore Off-Limit Areas At NMGL
The National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front St., Toledo, (NMGL) will offer another round of Hard Hat Tours on Saturday, September 16. Participants will set foot in spaces typically off limits to visitors during an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Col. James M. Schoonmaker museum ship, the Ohio museum tug and the St. Marys Challenger pilothouse. Each tour will last approximately two hours, with tours beginning at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Space is limited to eight individuals per group, so advance registration is encouraged.
The cost is $50.00 for GLHS/NMGL members and $65.00 for nonmembers.
Due to limited capacity, additional Hard Hat Tours are scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 21. For additional information, please visit www.nmgl.org/events or call (419) 214-5000.
Gala & Silent Auction Set At ProMedica Steam Plant
The H2Oh! Gala and Silent Auction returns Saturday, September 23, in support of the Great Lakes Historical Society and its National Museum of the Great Lakes.
The event will be held at Historic ProMedica Steam Plant, 100 Madison Ave., Toledo from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Two H2Oh! events, the silent auction and Luck of the Lakes raffle, can be supported with or without a gala ticket. Anyone wishing to participate in the online auction can register for free at https://qtego.us/qlink/nmgl. The Luck of the Lakes raffle is going on now with the drawing taking place at the gala. Raffle tickets can be purchased at https://nmgl.org/2023lolraffle/. Winners need not be present to win.
Gala tickets are on sale now at https://nmgl.home.qtego.us/. The cost is $100 per person and includes food stations, cocktails, and valet parking.
For more information, visit the event page at https://nmgl.org/event/h2oh2023.
Haunted Waterville Tours Continue
Waterville Historical Society’s popular Haunted Waterville Tours are back for 2023 with tours slated on Thursday, October 5.
Five tour times are available on each date, with small groups meeting with a ghost hunter, medium or tarot interpreter in the Robbins House Museum, 114 S. River Rd., Waterville, before boarding a horse-drawn trolley to travel through old Waterville. During the tours, a guide will share a new batch of tales about the ghosts of Waterville’s past. The tour time is 90 minutes.
Tickets are $30.00 each and children 12 and under receive a free T-shirt. Tickets are available at http://www.watervillehistory.org. Anyone interested in being a sponsor or those with questions may email email@example.com.
Designer Purse Bingo Planned In Monclova
The Monclova Historical Foundation will host Designer Purse Bingo on Friday, November 3 at the Monclova Community Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and bingo begins at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $35.00 per ticket, which includes entry, bingo and appetizers. A cash bar will be available as well.
The event includes 10 bingo games for designer purses, as well as other games and raffle baskets.
Registration deadline is Monday, October 30. To purchase tickets for this event, stop into the Community Center to pick up a form at 8115 Monclova Rd., Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Credit card payments can be taken over the phone as well at (419) 861-1336.