April 16th, 2023
2:00 PM – Adults
3:00 PM – Students 7th – 12th Grade
Interested in becoming a tour guide at the museum? Come to our tour training and learn how! Students can earn hours towards their community service requirement for High School graduation.
April 22nd, 2023 – 2:00 – 6:00 PM
Headed to prom and looking for a place to take pictures? We are happy to have you! There is no cost to use the museum grounds and gazebo. If you want to take pictures on the first floor and stairway area, each couple can for just $5. (You’ll have to bring your own photographer.)
Belmont County Rubberneck Tour
April 29th, 2023
We are excited to be a stop on this year’s Belmont County Rubberneck Tour and even happier that the Master Gardeners of Belmont County will be joining us that day. Admission for the day will be free. We’ll post more details as soon as we have them.
June 24th, 2023 – 2:00 PM
Join us for our popular Rose Tea! Enjoy a light meal in our beautiful museum and take in a fashion show of bridal gowns from our collection. The cost is $25 per person, and advanced reservations and payment is required. Reservation details will be available closer to the event.
Track Rocks Field Trip
July 13th, 2023 – 9:30 AM
Join us for a field trip to Track Rocks led by John Boilegh, an anthropologist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Known as the Barnesville Petroglyph outside of Belmont County, Track Rocks is just a few miles from Barnesville. The carvings were made by Native Americas that once lived in the area. Some researchers believe they could have been made as early as 500 BC.
We will meet at the museum and carpool to the site; we will leave the museum at 9:30 AM sharp. Be sure to wear comfortable and sturdy shoes, and cameras are permitted. After visiting the site, we will return to the museum for further discussion of the site.
No registration is necessary for the event. It is free to attend, but donations will be accepted.
Ice Cream Social
July 30th, 2023 – 12:00 – 4:00 PM
Enjoy a good, old-fashioned ice cream social on the museum lawn. Enjoy homemade ice cream, snacks, games, and entertainment.
Pumpkin Festival Events
Pumpkin Festival Weekend, 2023
The museum will be open for extended hours to accommodate anyone who would like to visit while they are in town. During the weekend, we will also be having a yard sale on the museum lawn. Specific dates and times will be announced closer to the event.
October 2023 – Date and Time to be Announced
Get to know some of the former residents of Barnesville with a walking tour through the Northern “Greenmount” Cemetery. The total distance covered will be just under a mile, some of which will be over uneven ground. Sturdy shoes are recommended.
November 3rd – December 17th, 2023
Fridays 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 – 4:00 PM
(Closed on November 24th)
Join us for some Christmas Cheer and see our museum decorated for Christmas. This year’s theme is “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Local volunteers decorate every room to give each a feeling of their own.
Victorian Christmas Tea
November 18th, December 1st, and December 2nd, 2023
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Due to the popularity of our annual Victorian Christmas Tea, we’ve added a third date this year! Enjoy tea and a light meal in our beautifully decorated museum. The cost is $25 per person, with advanced reservations and payment required. Reservation details will be available closer to the event.