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2014 Calendar of Events

JULY 2014
Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed exhibit. Sponsored by the Sidney Frohman Foundation and Friends & Descendants of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison .
Saturday, July 26 – 11 a.m.-10 p.m. GroveFest. A family/community event that features free daytime activities focusing on nature and the outdoors, plus an elegant evening fundraising auction (SOLD OUT). Major sponsors are
Heinz Company North America , KeyBank-the Walter E. Terhune Memorial Fund , and the Randolph J. & Estelle M. Dorn Foundation.
Saturday, July 26 -
Vintage Base Ball tournament at Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio. The Spiegel Grove Squires will compete. Title sponsor of the Spiegel Grove Squires is
KF Construction & Excavating, LLC.

AUGUST 2014
Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – ­Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed exhibit. Sponsored by the Sidney Frohman Foundation and
Friends & Descendants of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison .
Wednesday, August 6 - 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the Cottonwood Jam String Quartet. Free. Sponsored by
Fremont Federal Credit Union.
**NEW Saturday, Aug. 9–11 a.m.-3 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. A hands-on educational series for children and parents focusing on the theme “Exploring the Civil War.” Today’s topic is Civil War Medicine – learn what it was like to get sick or injured during wartime. Sponsored by Heinz North America. Cost $1/child, $7.50/adult (includes Museum admission); free to those with family-level Center memberships.
Sunday, August 10 - 2 p.m. Vintage Base Ball match at HOME. The Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Rochester Grangers of Rochester, MI. Free. Title sponsor of the Spiegel Grove Squires is
KF Construction & Excavating, LLC .
Wednesday, August 20 - 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the North Coast Big Band. Admission is FREE. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union.
Sunday, August 24 - 2 p.m. Vintage Base Ball match away at Canal Fulton. The Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Canal Fulton Mules. Free. Title sponsor of the Spiegel Grove Squires is
KF Construction & Excavating, LLC .

SEPTEMBER 2014
Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed exhibit. Sponsored by the Sidney Frohman Foundation and
Friends & Descendants of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison .
Sunday, September 7 - 2 p.m. Vintage Base Ball match at HOME. The Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Stemtown Stinkers of Green Springs. Free. Title sponsor of the Spiegel Grove Squires is KF Construction & Excavating, LLC .
Saturday, Sept. 13 - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Beginning Genealogy Class in the Library. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register. Sponsored by
RootsMagic, Inc.
**NEW Saturday, Sept. 13–11 a.m.-3 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An educational series for children and parents on the theme “Exploring the Civil War.” Today’s topic is Life in a Civil War Prison Camp. Sponsored by Heinz North America. Cost $1/child, $7.50/adult (includes Museum admission); free to those with family-level Center memberships.
Saturday, Sept. 20 - (time tba) Vintage Base Ball Tournament at the Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival at Hedges-Boyer Park in Tiffin, OH. The Spiegel Grove Squires are among the clubs playing. Title sponsor of the Spiegel Grove Squires is
KF Construction & Excavating, LLC.
** NEW Saturday, Sept. 20– 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert in the Hayes Museum. Focus of this NEW six-part series is ‘Sandusky County in the Civil War Era.’ Today’s session deals with Tales of the 72nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Cost is $5/each or pre-pay $25/for admission to all six.
**NEW Saturday, Sept. 27
– 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert in the Hayes Museum. Focus of this NEW six-part series is ‘Sandusky County in the Civil War Era.’ Today’s session deals with E.J. Conger: On the Trail of Lincoln’s Assassin. Cost is $5/each session or pre-pay $25/for admission to all six.

OCTOBER 2014
Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed exhibit. Sponsored by the Sidney Frohman Foundation and Friends & Descendants of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison .
Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 4 & 5 – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day Hayes Civil War Reenactment. Hundreds of Civil War reenactors camp on the grounds and take part in battle re-creations. Admission $4/adults, $2/children ages 6-12.Title sponsor is ProMedica Memorial Hospital .
Saturday, Oct. 11 - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Internet Genealogy I Class. A class offering instruction in finding and using free genealogical websites. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register. Sponsored by
RootsMagic, Inc.
** NEW Saturday, Oct. 11– 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert in the Hayes Museum. Focus of this NEW six-part series is ‘Sandusky County in the Civil War Era.’ Today’s session deals with Fremont's Civil War Doctor John Rice. Cost is $5/each or pre-pay $25/for admission to all six.
** Recent addition Sunday, Oct. 12 – 1 p.m. The Archaeology of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison. A lecture by Dr. David Bush of Heidelberg University who has spent more than 25 years excavating the prison site. He also discusses the Hayes Museum exhibit Privy to History which he curated. Admission is free. Advance reservation required. Call 419-332-2081.
** NEW Saturday, Oct. 18 – 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert in the Hayes Museum. Focus of this NEW six-part series is ‘Sandusky County in the Civil War Era.’ Today’s session deals with Buckland, Sherman, and Shiloh. Cost is $5/each or pre-pay $25/for admission to all six.
** NEW Saturday, Oct. 25 – 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert in the Hayes Museum. Focus of this NEW six-part series is ‘Sandusky County in the Civil War Era.’ Today’s session deals with Women in the Civil War. Cost is $5/each or pre-pay $25/for admission to all six.

NOVEMBER 2014
Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH –
Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed exhibit. Sponsored by the Sidney Frohman Foundation and Friends & Descendants of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison .
** NEW Saturday, Nov. 1 – 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert in the Hayes Museum. Focus of this NEW six-part series is ‘Sandusky County in the Civil War Era.’ Today’s session deals with James McPherson: A Life Cut Short. Cost is $5/each or pre-pay $25/for admission to all six.
**NEW Saturday, Nov. 8 –11 a.m.-3 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An educational series for children and parents on the theme “Exploring the Civil War.” Today’s topic is Civil War Elections! – learn how political elections accomplished in a time of war. Sponsored by Heinz North America. Cost $1/child, $7.50/adult (includes Museum admission); free to those with family-level Center memberships.
Tuesday, Nov. 11 - Veteran’s Day. Holiday hours of noon-5 p.m. observed for Hayes Home and Museum. Hayes Library and business offices CLOSED.
Saturday, Nov. 15 – 9:30-11:30 a.m. Internet Genealogy II Class. A class offering instruction in how to make the most of paid subscriptions to genealogical research websites like HeritageQuest. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register. Sponsored by
RootsMagic, Inc.
Thursday, Nov. 27
–Thanksgiving. All facilities are CLOSED.
Sunday, Nov. 28 – opening of the Hayes Train Special, model train display. Exhibit runs through January 4, 2015.

DECEMBER 2014
Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed exhibit. Sponsored by the Sidney Frohman Foundation and Friends & Descendants of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison .
Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Hayes Train Special, model train display.
Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 4, 5, & 6Christmas Dinners at Spiegel Grove An elegant dining experience in the home of a U.S. President. Cost is $250 per person ($175 is tax deductible).

**NEW Saturday, Dec. 13–11 a.m.-3 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. A hands-on educational series for children and parents focusing on the theme “Exploring the Civil War.” Today’s topic is The War Ends! – learn how the country changed as a result of the war. Sponsored by Heinz North America. Cost $1/child, $7.50/adult (includes Museum admission); free to those with family-level Center memberships.
Thursday, Dec. 25 – Christmas. All facilities CLOSED.
Dec. 26-28 and Dec. 30-31–1-4 p.m. Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides in Spiegel Grove. Cost $3 per rider. *NOTE: No rides Monday, Dec. 29.