2014 Events

February 15th – Winter Walk at Historic Schoenbrunn Village

Enjoy a brisk walk through the Village as we partner with Healthy Tusc to bring the importance of fitness to Tuscarawas County.  11 to 1pm.  Free to the public.

February 22nd – Patriot Rally

Make “History Your Time Machine to Adventure” this year at the New Towne Mall in New Philadelphia. Walk around the mall and visit with the various local historical attractions and museums that are set up. Participate in the Scavenger Hunt for the chance to win fabulous prizes! The first 500 kids who come will receive a free Patriot Rally drawstring bag. From 10AM-4PM.

March 3rd- Volunteer Dinner

Volunteer Potluck Dinner at Park Christian Church in Dennison. All Volunteers from the Depot, Schoenbrunn and Clay Museum are invited for a potluck dinner to appreciate our volunteers! Awards will be given for volunteers of the year.

March 15th- Clay Museum Steak Fry

Come and enjoy a delicious steak dinner and browse the silent auction items with friends and family; then boogie into the night with the music of the DJ. Event will start at 6PM at Chef Ernies in Uhrichsville.

March 29th- Queen’s Tea

Little Girl’s Tea in the “Wonderful Land of Oz” . Put on your best dress gown for your coronation and enjoy a light lunch, play games, learn etiquette, and rub elbows with real festival queens. The Event will be held at the Knights of Columbus in Dennison and is sponsored by Beacon Pointe Rehabilitation Center and the Knights of Columbus. Tickets are $15 each for adults and $12 for children and members of the museum. Reservations must be purchased in advance.

April 20th- Easter Sunrise Service

Celebrate the Easter season at Schoenbrunn Village, the site of the original church in Ohio.  Service starts at sunrise.

May 17th- Spring Lantern Tour

Step back into the 1770′s at Historic Schoenbrunn Village. Walk around the beautifully restored Moravian Mission Town by only the light of your lantern. Enter each cabin and visit with the 18th century villagers. Regular Admissions Apply

June 6th- Salvation Army National Donut Day

NEW EVENT! Join the Depot in celebrating our connection to the Salvation Army by stopping in the Depot to taste donuts made by local bakeries.

June 21st- Children’s Day

Children are invited to Historic Schoenbrunn Village for a fun filled day of activities, crafts and demonstrations including Moravian star-making, wood-working, quill-writing and much more. From 11AM-3PM, Regular Admissions Apply.

June 27th- Uhrichsville Youth Center Reunion

Jitterbug the night away with old friends and classmates at the original Uhrichsville Youth Center.

June 28th- Clayworker’s Picnic

You need not be a Clay Worker for this event! Games, food and entertainment for everyone throughout the evening. Event starts at 3PM with the Annual Little Miss Clay Pageant.

August 1st- Depot’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

NEW EVENT! Come and Enjoy a variety of activities to celebrate the Dennison Depot’s 25 great years of operation!  Wonderful speakers, book-signings and kids activities are prepared for a day of STAYING OPEN FOR 25 HOURS.

September 20th- Autumn Lantern Tour

Walk through the Village by only lantern light and take in the crisp Autumn air from 730PM-930PM. Enjoy tasty treats and interact with villagers from the 18th century. Regular Admissions Apply

October 16th- Lucille Nussdorfer Tuscarawas County Woman of the Year Banquet

Lucille Nussdorfer ran the Dennison Canteen from 1942 to 1946, however her legacy still lives on today at the Woman of the Year Banquet, where women, just like Lucille, are nominated for their outstanding work in volunteerism in our community.  Know any woman from Tuscarawas County who has significantly impacted our community through volunteerism, nominate them today!  Nominations are due September 12th, 2014.  Please click the link below for the application.

2014 Lucille Nussdorfer Woman of the Year Application

October  17th and 18th- Ghost Tours

Take a tour of the original Railroad Depot in the dark and enjoy hearing the tales of the people who still remain here in spirit. Price is $10 for adults, $8 for Seniors, and $6 for children.  Members are $5.  Reservations must be made in advance

October  18th and 19th – Colonial Trade Fair

Colonial Vendors will fill the cabins and give a feel for what the Village really looked like in 1772! 10AM-5PM Saturday and 10AM-4PM Sunday.

October 24th and 25th- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

There is nothing Sleepy about this Hollow. Travel down to the lower depths of Historic Schoenbrunn Village and listen to the dramatic reading of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” reenacted by the glow of a bonfire. One word of caution, remember to watch your head! Tickets are $12 for Adults and $10 for children and members.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.

December 7th- Moravian Lovefeast

Take part in the Traditional Moravian Church Service based on friendship and brotherly love at the site of the first church in Ohio.

December 9th- Business After Hours

Wine and Dine your way through the original Pennsylvania Railroad Depot and enjoy the many tastes of Tuscarawas County from local businesses.

December 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st- Polar Express- Depot

Take the magical journey to the North Pole and back while your Storyteller joyously reads the Polar Express book by Chris Van Allsburg. Festive elves will serve hot chocolate as thick as melted chocolate bars and chocolate chip cookies specially made just for you by Mrs. Claus. When you get to the North Pole be sure to look out the window and find Santa and all of the elf houses.

EVERYONE listens to the award winning story read by a Storyteller, plays games and sings songs with elves, visits with Santa and gets their very own bell just like the boy in the book.
First Class seating includes a separate waiting room, so you do not have to wait in the cold. The conductor will personally come and get you from your waiting room in the Museum’s Panhandle Passage Theater, where you will be watching famous Christmas movies, and let you be the first to board the train! All First Class seating now includes tables which is new this year. And each first class child will get a hobo satchel full of goodies and a wooden train whistle and an engineers hat.

Departure Times for the ride are:
Thursdays and Fridays at 6:00 & 8:00p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00, 4:00, 6:00 and 8:00p.m.

To make reservations (which are required), call The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum toll free 1-877-278-8020 and purchase with a Mastercard, Visa, Discover or American Express or stop in to the front office. Call soon, tickets are first come first serve; and they go fast.

For more information on any of these events please contact the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum at 1-877-278-8020