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2014 Events

Watch the Oakwood Register for additional details on these special events.  If you'd like to be added to an email list for reminders, please email the society at info@oakwoodhistory.org.

February 23

2 p.m. Far Hills Speaker Series– Beyond the Flyer III - Dayton's Aviation Heritage, Janet Bednarek, Wright Memorial Public Library.

March 23

2 p.m. Far Hills Speaker Series – The Classic Architecture of Oakwood, Mark W. Risley, Wright Memorial Public Library.

April 6

2 p.m. Far Hills Speaker Series – Oakwood: Our Home on the Hill, a classic video presentation, Wright Memorial Public Library.

April - October

Children’s Gardening Program – Hands-on fun for children of all ages – Always a sellout, signup early, Long-Romspert Homestead. Register here.

April 12

Members only: Free treat at Graeter's, 2-4 p.m. Coupons sent by mail. Questions membership@ oakwoodhistory.org.

April 26

Members only: Free treat at Ben & Jerry's, 2 - 4 p.m., 1934 Brown Street. Coupons sent by mail. Questions? membership@oakwoodhistory.org.

April 27

12-5 p.m., Wright at Home: Oakwood 1914, with Dayton History. Experience Hawthorn Hill in a way that it has not been seen in more than 60 years. After sitting in storage for decades, dozens of pieces of Orville's original furniture have been returned to their original places within the home. Flier. $20; $15 in advance; $15 for Dayton History or Oakwood Historical Society members.

May 4

2 p.m. Far Hills Speaker Series – Your House's History: A How-to Workshop, Mackensie Wittmer and Mychaelyn Michalec, Wright Memorial Public Library. Space is limited; RSVP to 294-1717.

May 17

4-7 p.m. Our annual Wine Tasting fundraiser at the Long-Romspert Homestead – Relax with fine wines, a wide array of hors d'oeuvres, good music and great conversation.

June 11-13, 16-18

Children’s Summer Camp – Where your children experience the past: crafts, games, foods and fun – Signup early, availability is limited, Long-Romspert Homestead.

August 24

12 p.m. Classics on the Lawn – Our annual car show – bigger and better every year, Long-Romspert Homestead.

September 28 & October 5

Annual Photo Shoot – Signup for your 20-minute session with local photographer Betty Cochran, Long-Romspert Homestead.

October 4

Walking Tour of Schantz Park Historic District – A unique walking tour celebrating the 100th anniversary of Oakwood’s first subdivision.

November 29

Holiday Ornament Workshop – Make old-fashioned ornaments for display at our Holiday at the Homestead event, Long-Romspert Homestead.

December 7

Holiday at the Homestead– Enjoy vintage holiday decorations, hands-on crafts, and festive food and drink, Long-Romspert Homestead.