Archive for August, 2012

Quilt Raffle Update

This is an update about the Heritage Village Museum’s annual quilt raffle. The ladies of the Heritage Village Quilters are putting the finishing touches on this year’s quilt. The patchwork quilt has the pattern name of, “Village Commons.” What makes this quilt truly a unique piece are the prairie points that are along the edge of the entire quilt. The raffle drawing will take place on December 16th. For questions or to purchase tickets please call (513) 563-9484. Tickets can also be purchase in Heritage Village’s Gift Shop during their normal hours of operation (Wed.-Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 1-5). The cost for one ticket is $1.00 and the cost of six tickets is $5.00.

Defending the Union: Free Civil War Program Series

Heritage Village Museum is hosting the last of its Free Civil War Program Series with “Defending the Union: Lew Wallace.” Historian Ray E. Boomhower from the Indiana Historical Society will lead the lecture. He will be discussing the career of citizen soldier Lew Wallace. Wallace rose and fell from promience only to rise again when he other Union soldiers defending Cincinnati from an attack by the Confederates. The program will be on September 12th at 7:00 pm. It is free to the public and no reservations are required. For questions please call (513) 563-9484.

Painting Evaluation Reminder

This is a reminder about a painting evaluation Heritage Village is hosting on September 13th here at the Village. From 10am to 3pm participants can come and have 1 to 2 paintings evaluated and inspected by art experts from the Eisele Gallery of Fine Art and Restoration, Inc. The cost for each painting is $50.00. Registration is taking place now so please call (513) 563-9484 to save a time slot. The painting evaluation will be a fundraiser for the Village.

Fall Harvest Festival

Fall Harvest Festival is returning to Heritage Village Museum at the end of September. Be sure to mark your calendar for the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd. Come tour the historic buildings or watch on site demonstrations such as hearth cooking, broom making, and cider pressing. The kids will have a blast too. There are old fashioned games to be played, pumpkins to be painted and donuts to be eaten in a daily donut eating contest! The festival runs from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 12pm to 5pm on Sunday. The cost of admission is $7 for adults and $4 for kids 5-11. For questions please call (513) 563-9484.

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show

Annie Oakley and Co. are set to perform in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show this year at Heritage Village’s Fall Harvest Festival. Annie and Co. will wow the crowd with their gun skills as they perform difficult tricks. They will perform twice a day during the two day festival. On Saturday 12pm and 3pm and on Sunday 12pm and 4pm. The performance cost is included in the cost of admission into the festival. $7 for adults and $4 for children 5-11. For questions please call (513) 563-9484.

Living Like Kings Program

On Wednesday August 22nd Greg Fugitt came and spoke to an audience of 20 people. His program, “Living Like Kings,” was well received and we hope Mr. Fugitt will come back for more lectures!

Living Like Kings

Tonight at 7 there will be a program here at the Village. Living Like Kings is a FREE program where you will learn about the daily lives of Civil War soldiers. For any questions please call (513) 563-9484.

Endangered Cincinnati Reminder

This is the very last week to come to Heritage Village Museum and see the Endangered Cincinnati: Can these Buildings be Saved? Exhibit. The very last day to come to the Village is on Sunday August 26th from 12 to 5. The cost of admission is $2.00 for anyquestions please call (513) 563-9484.

Living Like Kings

This Wednesday August 22nd author Greg Fugitt will be here at Heritage Village leading a discussion about what life was like for the average Civil War soldier. “Living Like Kings,” is part of our Free Civil War Series Program. The program begins at 7 in the Hayner House no reservations are required. For questions please call (513) 563-9484.

New Tour Times

There are new times for guided tours at Heritage Village.

  • Wednesdays through Fridays: 12: 45pm
  • Saturdays: 10:30 am, 12:45pm, and 3:00 pm
  • Sundays: 2:00pm

The price for a guided tour remains the same at $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 5-11.

Heritage Village is now offering self-guided tours through the Village. A detailed brochure guides the visitor as they walk through the Village. The cost for this tour is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children 5-11.

*If you still wish to see the inside of the buildings a GUIDED tour would be the tour to take.