NorMa Makers Market continues

We are excited to be the host for the monthly NorMa Makers Market.  NorMa (short of North Main) focuses on local artisans and features a different variety of vendors each month. The market has one of a kind items that make great gifts or special treats for yourself.   For more information or to become a vendor contact Layne at …

Fall into Fun with History Half Pints Preschool programs

Our fall dates have been announced for our popular History Half-Pints Preschool programs!  Join Mrs. R. for a fun adventure into reading, exploring and the arts each month. Each month we’ll have fun while learning about new things.  Each session includes a story, active play, crafts, and take home   projects. Sessions are led by Cindy Rotondo, retired teacher and area …

New! Adult Chalkboard Wreath Making Class July 24

Who doesn’t like a cute wreath on the door?  This unique one allows you to customize a message for each holiday, event, week or day!  Under the direction of area artist Layne Torrey of izabelle layne, you’ll create your own unique wreath to take home.  This is a perfect girls night out event or a great way to learn a …

New Adult Woodcarving Class Scheduled ***NOW SOLD OUT

  We are excited to offer an opportunity for you to explore your artistic side with woodcarver Jean McDonald!  On Saturday, July 13 we are offering an adult Woodcarving Class from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. This fun class is open to all skill levels – from absolute beginning to seasoned pro. Jean provides all the tools and supplies and you’ll …

Lathrop House Opens for New Season April 7

Starting Sunday April 7, the Lathrop House will be open for the 2019 season.  This gem of history is the only Underground Railroad site open to the public in Northwest Ohio.  You can hear the story of the Abolitionists in Ohio and the role our our region played in helped enslaved peoples escape to freedom.  You’ll also get to tour …

History Walking Tours Announced

We are excited to partner with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library to present three walking tours focusing on history in Sylvania.  Each 45 minute tour will focus on a different neighborhood and share the stories of the past through the architecture and landscape.  The tours are part of the Red Bird First Friday Art walks.  They  start at 6:00 …

Introducing History Half Pints

We are excited to introduce a new series of fun and learning programs for our preschool friends ages 3 -6. Each month we’ll have fun while learning about new things.  Each session includes a story, active play, crafts, and take home   projects. Sessions are led by Cindy Rotondo, retired teacher and area volunteer. The cost is $3.50 per student ages …

History Organizations Merge in Sylvania

Contact: Andi Erbskorn, aerbskorn@sylvaniahistoricalvillage.org  419-517-5533 January 8, 2019 For Immediate Release   (Sylvania, Oh)   The new year brought a new chapter to the way history is presented in Northwest Ohio.  On January 1, Heritage Sylvania was officially born and is ready to help share the story of the region’s rich past with audiences of all ages. The organization is the …