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2015 Calendar of Events

APRIL 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Saturday, April 18 - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ancestry.com & Paid Genealogical Websites Class. A class offering instruction in how to make the most of paid-subscription genealogy websites like HeritageQuest. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register. Sponsored by RootsMagic .

MAY 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Friday, May 1 SOLD OUT ! Dine Like a First Lady Luncheon at the Catawba Island Club in Port Clinton. Enjoy a lunch prepared by former White House Chef John Moeller. Seating is limited.

Saturday, May 2 – 6:30-9:30 pm Dine Like a President Dinner at the Catawba Island Club in Port Clinton. Enjoy a 5-course dinner prepared by former White House Chef John Moeller. Seating is limited. Cost is $125 per person. Advance reservations required. 419-332-2081, ext. 226. This event is a fundraiser for the Hayes Presidential Center. [As of March 26, only 12 seats remain! Call now!!]
Saturday, May 9 - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Make A Book Class. Learn how to make your own great quality, personalized book economically with Blurb.com. Lessons learned in this class can be applied to creating photo books, family histories, heritage cookbooks, personal stories or children's books. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register. Sponsored by RootsMagic .

Saturday, May 9– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. Try out the spring-training sports stations. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to May 9 Second Saturdays AND to the Rec Center). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, May 9–11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. An interactive educational series for children featuring hands-on activities, speakers and more. Cost – see above listing.
Sunday, May 17– 4-5 p.m. Music in the Parlor. Violinist Virgiliu Lupu-Sfarlea and pianist Xavier Suarez perform in the Library Parlor of the restored Hayes Home during this re-creation of a 19th Century parlor concert. Limited seating. Tickets required. Cost $12 per person. Call 419-332-2081, ext. 238 for reservations.

Saturday, May 30– 9:30-11:30 a.m. Make a Family Tree on ‘Ancestry.com’ class. Learn how to compile a family tree online using ‘Ancestry.com.’ Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school. Pre-register.
Sunday, May 31 - 1 p.m. at Elmwood at the Springs in Green Springs. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Stemtown Stinkers in a game of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.

JUNE 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Saturday, June 6 - 9:30 a.m.-NOON Old Family Photos – Care, Digitizing & Organizing. Hayes Presidential Center Head of Photographic Resources Gil Gonzalez instructs attendees on how to identify the photographic process used to create a photo, as well as how to preserve, digitize and organize family photos. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register. Sponsored by RootsMagic .
Saturday, June 6 - NOON in the Museum auditorium. Kids Lunch Box Series - part of programming planned in conjunction with the Dressed for Life exhibit. Children are challenged to play a Conversation Maps game about healthy living, participate in exercise activities, and sample healthy snacks. Sponsored by Promedica Memorial Hospital.

Sunday, June 7 - 1:30 p.m. in Spiegel Grove. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Forest City Base Ball Club of Chagrin Falls. Admission is FREE. This will be a double-header.
Wednesday, June 10 – 5:30 p.m. free BP checks and find out about joining our free Walkers’ & Wagging Tails’ Club. Events take place prior to the Verandah Concert. Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming.

Wednesday, June 10 – 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring Bridge County Bluegrass Band. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union. Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, June 13– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. Play 1860s base ball with the Squires. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the June 13 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, June 13– 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Wednesday, June 24 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the Fostoria Community Band. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union . Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.


JULY 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection®exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed a long with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Saturday, July 4 – 2-3:30 p.m. Independence Day Concert featuring the Toledo Symphony Concert Band. Free admission thanks to sponsorship from Crown Battery Mfg. Co. Inc. Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc. The Hayes Home and Hayes Museum are open for tours NOON-5 p.m.

Wednesday, July 8 - 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the Bowling Green State University Jazz Singers. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union . Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, July 11– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. “Kids Fit” theme. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the July 11 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored byRichard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, July 11– 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Sunday, July 18 – 10:30 a.m.-noon in the Hayes Museum. Unearthing Your Roots with Ohio’s Papers on Chronicling America. Guest speaker Jenni Salamon discusses the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program, a free online resource representing 58 counties and 70 newspapers. Admission is FREE.
Sunday, July 12 - 2-3:30 p.m. in Spiegel Grove. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Cleveland Blues Base Ball Club in a game of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.
Sunday, July 19 - 2 p.m. at Huntington Reservation in Bay Village. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Villager Vintage Base Ball Club in a game of 1860s-style base ball (two 7-inning matches). Admission is FREE.
Wednesday, July 22 - 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the talents of The Voices of Harmony barbershop chorus. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union . Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, July 25 – 11 a.m.-10 p.m. GroveFest. A family/community event that features free Nature at the Grove daytime activities, plus the elegant evening fundraiser Bid at the Grove Auction (tickets required). Major sponsorship is provided by Key Bank-the Walter E. Terhune Memorial Fund and the Randolph J. & Estelle M. Dorn Foundation. Additional sponsors include: GOLD LEVEL - ProMedica Memorial Hospital, The Andersons Inc., KF Construction & Excavating , Albrechta & Coble - Attorneys, Fremont Company; SILVER - Unique Fabrications Inc., Mosser Construction Inc., Walmart-Fremont, Walmart-Port Clinton, Woleslagel Moving Co. & Unew Tent Rental, Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, David T. DeFrance MD, Christy Lease; BRONZE - Fremont Federal Credit Union, McDonalds-Tom Humbard & Dorita Snyder, Pomona Properties LLC, Walmart-Tiffin, Securance Service Inc..
Saturday, July 25 - noon at Sauder Village in Archbold. The Spiegel Grove Squires compete in the Sauder Village Cup annual 1860s base ball tournament.

AUGUST 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Wednesday, August 5 - 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring Matthew Ball-The Boogie Woogie Kid. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union . Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, August 8– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. Pool ‘Splash Camp.’ Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the August 8 Second Saturdays AND to the Rec Center pool). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, August 8– 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Sunday, August 9 - 2-3:30 p.m. in Spiegel Grove. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Stemtown Stinkers of Green Springs in a game of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.
Wednesday, August 19 - 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the North Coast Big Band. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union . Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.
Sunday, August 23 - 2-3:30 p.m. Vintage Base Ball Match on the grounds of Spiegel Grove. The Spiegel Grove Squires play the Alliance Crossing Rails, in a match of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.
Sunday, August 30 - 2-3:30 p.m. Vintage Base Ball Match on the grounds of Spiegel Grove. The Spiegel Grove Squires play the Wyandotte Stars from Detroit, MI, in a match of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.

SEPTEMBER 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Saturday, Sept. 12– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. ‘Kindersports’ time. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Sept. 12 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, Sept. 12–11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children featuring hands-on activities, speakers and more. Cost – see above listing.

Saturday, Sept. 19 - 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is "A Snapshot in Time: Lucy Keller's Main Street." Cost is $5/per session or $25/for all six. Pre-register to 419-332-2081, ext. 239.

Saturday, Sept. 20 - 2 p.m. First Ladies Man in the Hayes Museum . Andy Och, producer of C-SPAN's "First Ladies: Influence & Image" series, shares interesting and little-known facts about America's First Ladies that did not make it into the series. Cost is $10 per person. Call 419-332-2081, ext. 238 for reservations.

Sunday, Sept. 20 - time to be announced at Hedges-Boyer Park in Tiffin. The Spiegel Grove Squires compete in the Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival vintage base ball tournament. Admission is FREE.

Saturday, Sept. 26 - 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 .

Saturday, Sept. 26 - 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “With Malice Toward None: Lincoln’s Legacy.” Cost is $5 or $25/series of 6. Pre-register to 419-332-2081, ext. 239.

OCTOBER 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection ® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 3 & 4 – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day Hayes Civil War Reenactment. Two hundred Civil War reenactors camp on the grounds and take part in battle re-creations. Event admission $4/adults, $2/children ages 6-12. Partial funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, Oct. 10 - 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “The 49ers: Boom or Bust.” Cost is $5 or $25/series of 6. Pre-register to 419-332-2081, ext. 239.

Saturday, Oct. 10– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. Civil War military obstacle course. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Oct. 10 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum.) Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, Oct. 10– 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Saturday, Oct. 17 - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free Genealogical Websites 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 .

Saturday, Oct. 17 - 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “Famous or Infamous: NW Ohio Events & People.” Cost is $5 or $25/series of 6. Pre-register to 419-332-2081, ext. 239.

Sunday, Oct. 18 – 4-5 p.m. Music in the Parlor. A re-creation of a 19th Century parlor concert inside the newly restored home of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. Limited seating. Tickets required. Cost $12 per person.

Saturday, Oct. 24 - 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “American Dynasty: The Kennedys.” Cost is $5 or $25/series of 6. Pre-register to 419-332-2081, ext. 239.

Saturday, Oct. 31 - 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “Tales from the Great Black Swamp.” Cost is $5 per session or all six for $25. Pre-register to 419-332-2081, ext. 23.

NOVEMBER 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection ® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Saturday, Nov. 7 – 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ancestry.com & Paid Genealogical Websites 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 .

Wednesday, Nov. 11 - Veteran’s Day. Holiday hours of noon-5 p.m. observed for Hayes Home and Museum. The Hayes Library and business offices CLOSED.

Saturday, Nov. 14– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. ‘Strap on Ice Skates.’ Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Nov. 14 Second Saturdays AND to the Rec Center ice rink). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, Nov. 14– 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Thursday, Nov. 26 – Thanksgiving. All facilities are CLOSED.

Friday, Nov. 27 – opening of the Hayes Train Special, model train display. Exhibit runs through January 2, 2016. Sponsored by Croghan Colonial Bank & the Gordon W. Knight Family.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 28 & 29Hayes Train Special, model train display.

DECEMBER 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection ® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Hayes Train Special, model train display.

Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 3, 4, & 5Christmas 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).

Saturday, Dec. 12– 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. ’12 Days of Christmas Moves.’ Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Dec. 12 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, Dec. 12– 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.
Friday, Dec. 25 - Christmas Day. All facilities are CLOSED.
Dec. 26-27 and Dec. 29-31 – 1-4 p.m. Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides in Spiegel Grove. Cost $3 per rider. *NOTE: No rides Dec. 28.