Upcoming Events

Spotlight Exhibit: If Artifacts Could Talk

If artifacts could talk, what would they tell us? We have pulled some of the very best unique and everyday items from our collection and given them a voice....

Mid-American Conference Baseball Championship

The Mid-American Conference Baseball Championship returns to Sprenger Stadium in Avon, OH. The five-day tournament features the conference's eight best teams...

Lorain Lunchtime History Program: Water Treatment Plant: Part II

The Lorain Historical Society and the Lorain Public Library System have collaborated on a 2018 series of Lorain Lunchtime History Programs The History of...

Yours Truly A.M. Willard

To celebrate the 50th year of the Spirit of ’76 Museum, the 100th year of A.M. Willard’s death and the 200th year for the Village of Wellington, the museum...

Whet Your Palette "Anchors Away"

BOATERS AND VERMILION SAILORS! PLEASE CALL OR TEXT!Join Whet Your Palette and pull some HeartStrings by Christine to make "Anchors Away" at Paper Moon...

Freedom’s Friends Underground Railroad & Abolitionist History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous...

Radicals & Reformers History Walk

Join us for a stroll through historic Westwood Cemetery. This guided tour promises a pleasing balance of Westwood's scenic landmarks and stories of some of...

103 OVI Museum Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast at the O.V.I. Homemade buttermilk pancakes, sausage, and more!!! Bring your friends! The museum will be open for free tours.

Waterfront History Excursion

Join the Lorain Historical Society and cruise the Lorain waterfront and learn the importance the waterways played in the development of Lorain that began at...

15th Annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival

Calling all builders, makers and Duck Tape® enthusiasts: it’s time to “construct” a good time at the construction-themed 15th Annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape®...