February 9th – 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 23rd – Patriot Rally
“Uncover the Mystery of History” 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.
February 25th- 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 16th- 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 the Uhrichsville Elks.
March 23rd- Queen’s Tea
“Be Our Guest” at the Little Girl’s Tea. 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. Tickets are $12 each for adults and children and must be purchased in advance.
May 18th- 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 8th- Clay Workshop
Come to the Uhrichsville Clay Museum and participate in the Scavenger Hunt and work on a craft. Advance Reservations Required.
June 15th- 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 21st- Uhrichsville Youth Center Reunion
Jitterbug the night away with old friends and classmates at the original Uhrichsville Youth Center.
June 22nd- 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.
June 26th- Private Bulldog Bing’s Big Birthday Bash!
Happy 95th Birthday to Private Bulldog Bing! Born in 1918, Bing was a real private in the United States Army and was taken over to Germany when he was only 9 days old! Come to the Depot and celebrate this momentous occasion! This new event promises a day full of great fun for kids! The Bash kicks-off at 9 AM when kids are invited to enjoy “Breakfast with Bing.” Each child will receive breakfast, a custom made stuffed plush Bing (featured often in his travels on the Depot’s Facebook page), and an autograph book. There will be plenty of time for photo opportunities with Bing. Reservations for breakfast are required; cost is $35 for members, $40 for non-members. All museum members can join us for free at noon when we celebrate Bing’s Birthday with cake, Bing’s Scavenger Hunt, games and activities. Non-members are welcome; regular admission applies.
August 24th- Clay Workshop
Enjoy a new craft at the Uhrichsville Clay Museum and work on the scavenger hunt. Advanced Reservations Required.
September 21st- 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 11th and 12th- 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.
October 19th and 20th – 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, 25th, 26th- 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!
December 8th- 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 10th- 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 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st, 22nd- 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 Alsburg. 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:
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 or Visa 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