Heritage Village Exhibits, Presentations, and Events 2014-2015
July 30th - December 19th 2014: Quilts of the Community Exhibit
 
This new quilt exhibit features 13 quilts from the local community. The Heritage Village quilters, whose hand sewn quilt is raffled off each December, loaned ten of the quilts. The other three are recent acquisitions to our collection. These quilts date from the late 1800s to 2007 and include patterns such as, “Drunkard’s Path”, “Capital T”, and “Irish Chain”. Other quilts are contemporary using fabric with candy prints, dolls, and butterflies.
 
$2 adults, $1 children 5-11
Museum members and children under 5 are free 
 
 
November 7th: John Tipton Program and Dessert
7:00 pm
 
 
 
Join us to meet John Tipton as he looks back on his life in the Indiana Territory. He was a War of 1812 Veteran who fought at the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811. He went into politics and was an Indiana agent. In the early 1830's he was asked to take a militia unit to attempt to negotiate with the Pottawatomie to move West but instead rounded them up and marched them West with no authorization.  His story illustrates the tension and issues between white settlers and Native Americans as white settlement expanded during the first decades of the 19th Century.

$20 non-members                                                                                                                           $17 museum members

Registration deadline, November 4th 
 
Dessert donated by:  
 
 
November 8th: Beer Tasting
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
 
Please join us for an entertaining yet informative evening as we explore the rich brewing history of Cincinnati. Steven Hampton, President of the Over-the-Rhine Brewery District, will discuss the rise and fall of beer brewing in Cincinnati and the modern renaissance that has now fostered over 20 microbreweries located within the metropolitan area. A variety of local beers for tasting and light hors d'oeuvres will be available.  
 
$20 museum members
$25 non-members
$5 designated drivers 
Registration deadline, November 5th 
 
 
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
 
 
 
The First American Regiment comprised the entire United States Army for seven years following the Revolutionary War. In 1789, the regiment built Fort Washington to protect the settlers in the Cincinnati area. Join us for military demonstrations, displays, music and stories about life in the 1790's.  
 
$5 adults, $3 ages 5-11
Museum members and children under 5 are free 
 
December 9th: Christmas Doll Luncheon
12:00 pm
 
Come join our guest speaker, Judy Harris Wright, as we venture back to our childhood and rediscover the dolls that may have been under your Christmas tree. Judy has been a doll collector since the age of 9 when her Mother gave her a Madame Alexandra 8" doll from the Little Woman series. She told her mother, "This doll is just too pretty to play with! I am going to be a collector" and this started a lifelong love of doll collecting. Judy has over 300 dolls in her collection and will share with us her very special Christmas dolls.
Lunch is a tortilla wrap sandwich buffet and includes fruit salad, pasta salad, vegetable sticks, drink, and dessert.  
 
$25 museum members
$30 non-members
Registration deadline December 4th 
 
12:00 pm-4:00 pm
 
Travel back in time to experience the beauty, sights, and sounds of the 19th century holiday season. Come see the village in its holiday splendor while enjoying crafts, storytelling, holiday treats, model train displays, music and more!
 
$8 adults, $5 children 5-11
Museum members and children under 5 are free 
 
December 16th: Christmas at Balmoral Program
12:00 pm
 
Join the Christmas festivities at Balmoral Castle. Meet Margaret Cummins, head housekeeper of Balmoral during the reign of Queen Victoria, as she prepares for the arrival of the royal couple and their nine children. Learn about the traditions and history of the season.
 
Bring your own lunch, dessert and drinks provided. 
 
$17 members
$20 non-members
Registration deadline December 12th 
 
Dessert donated by:  
 
 
January 9, 2015: Johnny Appleseed Program and Dessert 
7:00 pm 
 
January 16, 2015: Black Hoof Program and Dessert 
7:00 pm 
 
January 23, 2015: Reverend James Kemper Program and Dessert 
7:00 pm
 
January 30, 2015: Harriett Beecher Stowe Program and Dessert
7:00 pm
 
February 6, 2015: Jessie Durbin Ward Program and Dessert
7:00 pm
 
February 13, 2015: Dr. Henry Langdon Program and Dessert
7:00 pm
 
February 20, 2015: Theodore Roosevelt Program and Dessert
7:00 pm
 
 
7:30 pm-9:30 pm
You are invited to enjoy a romantic night of sampling chocolate deserts, along with champagne, wine and music to benefit Heritage Village. There will also be a raffle, silent auction. 
 
 
February 27, 2015: Mary Todd Lincoln Program and Dessert
7:00 pm 
 
May-September: Guided tours of the Village
Wednesday-Saturday 10:30am, 12:45pm, and 3:00pm
Sunday 1:30pm, 3:30pm

$5 adults, $3 children 5-11, Children under 5 and museum members are free.
July 11th & 12th, 2015: Civil War Weekend
Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Battle re-enactment at 2:00 pm both days
Join us as hundreds of soldier and civilian re-enactors bring the village to life during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis will be speaking about the struggle with slavery, states rights, and the many battles of the war. Education stations will be set up throughout the village to teach children how people lived during the Civil War.
There is ample parking, a concession stand, and all the historic buildings will be open.
$8 adults, $5 children 5-11
Weekend Pass: $12 adults, $8 children
Museum members and children under 5 are free
 
 

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