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JULY 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - Verandah Concert. Old-fashioned ice cream social is at 6:45 p.m.; concert begins at 7 p.m. The summer concert series continues with a performance by the Honey Creek Preservation Jazz Band, who will play Dixieland Jazz music. The 80-foot long verandah (a 19th-Century term for a porch) on the home of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes serves as the stage for performers. Attendees are asked bring their own chairs or blankets and choose their favorite spot on the expansive and shady lawn in front of the home. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union, additional funding provided by Mosser Construction, Inc. If there are thunderstorms on concert night, the event will be canceled. Updates will be available at 419-332-2081.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 –Digitizing Your Old Family Photos. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Head of Photographic Resources Gil Gonzalez will explain the best methods of digitizing family photographs – file formats, internet albums, etc. Please register before class by calling Becky Hill at 419-332-2081 or emailing her at bhill@rbhayes.org. Cost is $10 and can be paid the day of the class. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Saturday, July 16 - Author talk and signing . 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Stan M. Haynes, author of two books about political conventions, will speak and sign copies of his books. Haynes, an attorney in Baltimore, Maryland,wrote “The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations (1832-1872)” and “President-Making in the Gilded Age: The Nominating Conventions of 1876-1900.”

Saturday, July 16 - Reenactors at Hayes Museum . 2 to 4:30 p.m. The Republican National Convention will take place this week in Cleveland. To mark the occasion, costumed reenactors portraying 1876, the time period when Rutherford B. Hayes was named the Republican nominee for president during the RNC in Cincinnati, will be positioned in various parts of the museum.

Sunday, July 17, 2016 – Spiegel Grove Squires vintage base ball. 2 p.m. in Wyandotte, Michigan. (Away game.) Spiegel Grove’s vintage base ball team, the Squires, will take on the Wyandotte Stars.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 – Spiegel Grove Squires vintage base ball. Noon at Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio. (Away tournament.) Spiegel Grove’s vintage base ball team, the Squires, will compete for the Sauder Village Cup during this old-time base ball tournament.

Saturday, July 23 - Reenactors at Hayes Museum . 2 to 4:30 p.m. The Republican National Convention took place last week in Cleveland. To mark the occasion, costumed reenactors portraying 1876, the time period when Rutherford B. Hayes was named the Republican nominee for president during the RNC in Cincinnati, will be positioned in various parts of the museum.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Verandah concert. Old-fashioned ice cream social is at 6:45 p.m.; concert begins at 7 p.m. The summer concert series continues with a performance by Matthew Ball, who plays ragtime and boogie woogie piano. The 80-foot long verandah (a 19th-Century term for a porch) on the home of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes serves as the stage for performers. Attendees are asked bring their own chairs or blankets and choose their favorite spot on the expansive and shady lawn in front of the home. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union,additional funding provided by Mosser Construction, Inc. If there are thunderstorms on concert night, the event will be canceled. Updates will be available at 419-332-2081.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “Franklin Pierce" by Michael F. Holt. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Sunday, July 31, 2016 – Spiegel Grove Squires vintage base ball game.2 p.m. at Spiegel Grove (home game.) Free. Spiegel Grove’s vintage base ball team, the Squires, will play the Stemtown Stinkers.

AUGUST 2016

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 - Verandah Concert. Old-fashioned ice cream social is at 6:45 p.m.; concert begins at 7 p.m. The summer concert series continues with a performance by the Rev. Robert Jones & Matt Watroba, who play American roots music.The 80-foot long verandah (a 19th-Century term for a porch) on the home of 19thU.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes serves as the stage for performers. Attendees are asked bring their own chairs or blankets and choose their favorite spot on the expansive and shady lawn in front of the home. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union,additional funding provided by Mosser Construction, Inc. If there are thunderstorms on concert night, the event will be canceled. Updates will be available at 419-332-2081.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 – GroveFest: Nature at the Grove and Bid at the Grove Auction. Hands-on, nature-related activities for all ages will be offered during Nature at the Grove from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Hayes Home. There will be animals from Toledo Zoo and Back to the Wild. Daytime activities are free. Wagon rides will be offered for a fee. Food will be available for purchase on the grounds. Then the Bid at the Grove Auction is from 6 to 10 p.m. in a reception tent in Lucy Hayes’s Rose Garden. Jerry Anderson will be the auctioneer. Guests can enjoy an evening of games, raffles, music and a live auction. Second Saturday R 4 Kids is included in Nature at the Grove. Major sponsorship provided by KeyBank trustee for Walter E. Terhune Fund; The Fremont Co., Richard & Kathryn Smith; and The Randolph J. and Estelle M. Dorn Foundation. Gold sponsorship by Albrechta & Coble Ltd, Attorneys; Motorists Insurance Group and Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services; ProMedica Memorial Hospital; KF Construction & Excavating LLC. Silver sponsorship provided by David DeFrance, M.D.; Decker Siding & Gutter Solution; Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home; Christy Lease; Dan & Jacque Lease; Mosser Construction, Inc.; Pomona Properties, LLC; Unique Fabrications, Inc.; Walmart-Fremont; Walmart-Port Clinton; Woleslagel Moving Co., Inc. and UNEW Tent Rental. Bronze sponsorship provided by: Comfort Inn and Suites; Fremont Federal Credit Union; McDonald’s – Tom Humbard and Dorita Snyder; MLAD Graphic Design Services, LLC; Ralph W. Peters, M.D.; Steinle GMC Cadillac & Steinle Chevy Buick; Wright Leather Works.

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 -Spiegel Grove Squires vintage base ball game. 1 p.m. Spiegel Grove’s vintage base ball team, the Squires, plays in the Carnation Cup Tournament, hosted by the Alliance Crossing Rails Base Ball Club. (Away game.)

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 – Spiegel Grove Squires vintage base ball game. 2 p.m. at Spiegel Grove (home game.) Free. Spiegel Grove’s vintage base ball team, the Squires, will play the Villagers Vintage Base Ball Club from Bay Village.

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 - Verandah concert. Old-fashioned ice cream social is at 6:45 p.m.; concert begins at 7 p.m. This is the last performance for the summer concert series this year and features North Coast Big Band. The 80-foot long verandah (a 19th-Century term for a porch) on the home of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes serves as the stage for performers. Attendees are asked bring their own chairs or blankets and choose their favorite spot on the expansive and shady lawn in front of the home. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union, additional funding provided by Mosser Construction, Inc. If there are thunderstorms on concert night, the event will be canceled. Updates will be available at 419-332-2081.

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “James Buchanan" by Jean Baker. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 – Spiegel Grove Squires vintage base ball. 2 p.m. at Spiegel Grove (home game.) Free. Spiegel Grove’s vintage base ball team, the Squires, will play the Wyandotte Stars.

SEPTEMBER 2016

Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 – Labor Day. Hayes Home and Hayes Museum open noon to 5 p.m. Research library is closed.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 -Beginning Genealogy. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Head Librarian and experienced genealogist Becky Hill, will give an overview of how to get started doing your family history, especially using the resources available at the Hayes Presidential Library. Please register before class by calling Becky Hill at 419-332-2081 or emailing her at bhill@rbhayes.org. Cost is $10 and can be paid the day of the class. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 - Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. 11 a.m. to noon. An interactive educational series for children. The event will feature a Mark Twain living history presenter. Cost is $1 for kids. There is no fee for adults to bring children to this program. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 419-332-2081, ext. 230, or emailing dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 – History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. “Early Physicians: Two Centuries of Healing.”10-11:30 a.m. Learn about the early doctors who served our county and the hardships they faced, including the terrors of the Great Black Swamp and the 1834 Cholera epidemic. Sandusky County’s many fine physicians were nationally and internationally known for their medical achievements. Retired educator Mike Gilbert leads this series and will have six History Roundtable sessions each Saturday through Oct. 29 with the exception of Oct. 1. Cost is $5 per session or $25 for all six. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org. History Roundtable is sponsored by Mary B. Wonderly, M.D.

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 - Spiegel Grove Squires vintage base ball. 10 a.m. at Tiffin-Seneca County Heritage Festival at Hedges-Boyer Park in Tiffin (away game).Spiegel Grove’s vintage base ball team, the Squires, will play exhibition base ball with other regional vintage clubs.

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 - History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. “Fremont’s Business Legacy.”10-11:30 a.m. During the turn of the 20th Century, Fremont and Sandusky County was known for its industry and business acumen. Explore the riches of the county’s past as we study the industries that put this area on the map. Retired educator Mike Gilbert leads this series and will have six History Roundtable sessions each Saturday through Oct. 29 with the exception of Oct. 1. Cost is $5. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org. History Roundtable is sponsored by Mary B. Wonderly, M.D.

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 - “Along the Sandusky River” author talk and book signing by Brandon Hord and Larry Michaels. 2 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Free.

OCTOBER 2016

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016– Opening of Special Exhibit 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library. We’re opening our vaults to show artifacts, documents and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. Some of these artifacts were collected by President Rutherford B. Hayes, a history enthusiast who believed artifacts could connect people to another place and time like nothing else could. Exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on opening day and then will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays with the exception of special holiday hours. The exhibit will be on display through May 7, 2017.

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation" by Catherine Allgor. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 - Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. There will be a scavenger hunt available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. (Cost includes admission to Second SaturdaysAND to the Hayes Museum).

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 - History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. “JFK Assassination: Evidence Explained 50 Years Later.” 10-11:30 a.m. This segment is guaranteed to offer new and intriguing evidence about the assassination 50 years later. Help us piece together pieces of the puzzle to this fascinating mystery. Retired educator Mike Gilbert leads this series and will have six History Roundtable sessions each Saturday through Oct. 29 with the exception of Oct. 1. Cost is $5. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org. History Roundtable is sponsored by Mary B. Wonderly, M.D.

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 – Columbus Day. Hayes Home and Hayes Museum open noon to 5 p.m. Research library is closed.

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 -Free Genealogy Websites. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Head Librarian and experienced genealogist Becky Hill will explain the basics of how to utilize the free genealogical websites in their family history research. Such internet sources as the Center's Ohio Obituary Index, along with FamilySearch.org, USGenweb.org, Worldcat.org, EllisIsland.org and other popular websites will be explored in depth. Please register before class by calling Becky Hill at 419-332-2081 or emailing her atbhill@rbhayes.org. Cost is $10 and can be paid the day of the class. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Oct. 15 – History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. “Tales from the 1913 flood." 10-11:30 a.m. Learn how the surrounding communities banded together to help the Fremont area after it was devastated by the flood. Find out about the courage, community and heroic effort that helped the town survive the flood. Cost is $5. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.History Roundtable is sponsored by Mary B. Wonderly, M.D.

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 – Music in the Parlor. 4-5 p.m. Enjoy a live musical performance in the parlor where President Rutherford B. Hayes and First Lady Lucy Hayes entertained guests at the Hayes Home.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation" by Catherine Allgor. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 - History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. “Oakwood’s Historic Cemetery.”10-11:30 a.m. Take a journey through the past as we learn about the people buried here, reminding us of the debt we owe to those who settled and lived in the area. Learn about the well-known as well as the ordinary people that brought attention to our city. Retired educator Mike Gilbert leads this series and will have six History Roundtable sessions each Saturday through Oct. 29 with the exception of Oct. 1. Cost is $5. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.History Roundtable is sponsored by Mary B. Wonderly, M.D.

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 - History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. “Local Ghost Stories.”10-11:30 a.m. Just in time for Halloween, retired educator Mike Gilbert will share some local ghost stories. If you like a good ghost story, come join us for an interesting discussion of local ghost stories. What better way to spend an October morning discussing the spooky, eerie world of ghosts! Cost is $5. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org. History Roundtable is sponsored by Mary B. Wonderly, M.D.

NOVEMBER 2016

Sunday – Saturday all month - Special Exhibit 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library. See artifacts, documents and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums from the facility’s vaults. Some of these artifacts were collected by President Rutherford B. Hayes, who believed artifacts could connect people to another place and time like nothing else could. Exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday with the exception of special holiday hours. The exhibit will be on display through May 7, 2017.

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “Henry Clay: The Essential American" by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 – Veterans Day. Hayes Home and Hayes Museum open noon to 5 p.m. Research library is closed.

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 - Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. 11 a.m. to noon. The session includes hands-on experiments that relate to the War of Currents between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison, which occurred during the Gilded Age, the era when Rutherford B. Hayes was president. Cost for kids to be determined. There is no fee for adults to bring children to this program. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 419-332-2081, ext. 230, or emailing dmclochlin@ rbhayes.org. Sponsored by Century Die Company.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “Henry Clay: The Essential American" by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 -Ancestry.com and Paid Genealogy Websites. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Head Librarian and experienced genealogist Becky Hill will explain how to make the most of paid subscription sites available at the Hayes Presidential Library –Ancestry.com, Archives.com, FindMyPast, Fold3; HeritageQuest, MyHeritage.com, NewspaperArchives and NewEnglandAncestors.org. Please register before class by calling Becky Hill at 419-332-2081 or emailing her at bhill@rbhayes.org. Cost is $10 and can be paid the day of the class. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 – Thanksgiving. All facilities closed.

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 - Opening of the Hayes Train Special, model train display.This operating model train display runs through an intricate Victorian holiday scene. Interactive buttons allow visitors to control aspects of the trains’ movements along the winding, multi-tiered, 12x24-foot layout. Admission is included in the Hayes Museum ticket price of $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and $3 for children ages 6–12.(All facilities are closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.)The exhibit is on display through Jan. 8, 2017. Sponsored by the Gordon W. Knight Family and Croghan Colonial Bank.

DECEMBER 2016

Sunday – Saturday all month - Special Exhibit 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library. See artifacts, documents and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums from the facility’s vaults. Some of these artifacts were collected by President Rutherford B. Hayes, who believed artifacts could connect people to another place and time like nothing else could. Exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday with the exception of special holiday hours. The exhibit will be on display through May 7, 2017.

Sunday – Saturday all month - Hayes Train Special, model train display. This operating model train display runs through an intricate Victorian holiday scene. Interactive buttons allow visitors to control aspects of the trains’ movements along the winding, multi-tiered, 12x24-foot layout. Admission is included in the Hayes Museum ticket price of $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and $3 for children ages 6–12.(All facilities are closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.)The exhibit is on display through Jan. 8, 2017. Sponsored by the Gordon W. Knight Family and Croghan Colonial Bank.

Thursday, Dec. 1- Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 – Christmas Dinners at Spiegel Grove. 6-10:30 p.m. An elegant dining experience in the Victorian home of the 19th U.S. president. Limited seating. Cost is $250 per person ($175 is tax deductible). For reservations, call 419-332-2081.

Wednesday, Dec. 7 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “A. Lincoln: A Biography" by Ronald C. White Jr. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 - Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. There will be a scavenger hunt available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. regarding Christmas at Spiegel Grove. Cost is $1 for kids ages 1-12 and $7.50 for adults. (Cost includes admission to Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum).

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 – Jingle Bell Run. Sponsored by the Fremont Elite Runners Club. Begins at Spiegel Grove.

Wednesday, Dec. 21 2016 - Presidential History Book Club. Noon. History lovers have an outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. presidents. This month, the club is reading “A. Lincoln: A Biography" by Ronald C. White Jr. Members meet over the lunch hour for discussion. Participation is FREE and open to all. For information, contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 ordmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 - Christmas Eve. All facilities close at 3 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016 - Christmas Day. All facilities closed.

Monday, Dec. 26-Saturday, Dec. 31Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides in Spiegel Grove. 1-4 p.m. Ride through the grounds of Spiegel Grove in a horse-drawn sleigh, as President Hayes did when he lived here. A horse-drawn trolley may be used in addition to or in place of the sleigh depending on demand and staffing levels. Cost is $3 per rider.

JANUARY 2017

Sunday – Saturday all month - Special Exhibit 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library. See artifacts, documents and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums from the facility’s vaults. Some of these artifacts were collected by President Rutherford B. Hayes, who believed artifacts could connect people to another place and time like nothing else could. Exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday with the exception of special holiday hours. The exhibit will be on display through May 7, 2017.

Jan. 1, 2017 – New Year’s Day– All facilities closed.

Jan. 2-Jan. 8, 2017 - Hayes Train Special, model train display. This operating model train display runs through an intricate Victorian holiday scene. Interactive buttons allow visitors to control aspects of the trains’ movements along the winding, multi-tiered, 12x24-foot layout. Admission is included in the Hayes Museum ticket price of $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and $3 for children ages 6–12.(All facilities are closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.)Sponsored by the Gordon W. Knight Family and Croghan Colonial Bank.

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 – Model Train Clinic. 1-4 p.m. As the holiday season nears its end, your cherished model train deserves a little special attention. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums can help ensure that your train is in tip-top shape for next year and beyond. Veteran model train hobbyists lead the clinic. They'll assist you with advice related to model train maintenance and repair, as well as estimating the value of older model trains. Admission to the Hayes Train Clinic is $2 per person, or free with the purchase of a Hayes Museum ticket. In the event of inclement weather, the clinic will be canceled.