2017 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 membership@oakwoodhistory.org.


January 29

Far Hills Speaker Series; Where the Mad Men Are - Mid-Century Modern Landmarks in the Miami Valley, Jennifer Hanauer Lumpkin and Matthew Sauer, speakers; Wright Memorial Public Library, 2 p.m.


March 5

Far Hills Speaker Series; Public Transit in Oakwood from the Early Days to the Present, Tom Morrow, speaker; Wright Memorial Public Library, 2 p.m.


April 23

Wright at Home, Tour Hawthorn Hill in association with Dayton History, noon through 5 p.m.


April 30

Far Hills Speaker Series; Where Town and Country Meet - A Tour of Oakwood in 1913, David Schmidt, speaker; The Oakwood Community Center, 2 p.m.


May 7

Far Hills Speaker Series; The Lost Gettysburg Address, David Dixon, speaker; The Oakwood Community Center, 2 p.m.



Discover Woodland Days

Classics on the Lawn


May 20

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


June 4

Far Hills Speaker Series; Polonium at the Playhouse - The Manhattan Project, Linda Carrick Thomas; Wright Memorial Public Library, 2 p.m.


August 20

Classics on the Lawn, Long-Romspert Homestead, noon to 4 p.m.


September 17

Far Hills Speaker Series; Bishop Milton Wright: Father of Wilbur & Orville, Bob Bowman, speaker; Wright Memorial Public Library, 2 p.m.


September 24 & October 8

Annual Photo Shoot - Sign up for your 20-minute session with local photogragher, Betty Cochran, Long-Romspert Homestead


October 1

Discover Woodland Days, Stroll through the historic garden cemetery and meet some of the famous and infamous people of the Dayton region; Woodland Cemetery, 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m., & 1 p.m.


November 2

TOHS Annual Meeting, Join the board of The Oakwood Historical Society for this free presentation and annual meeting; St. Paul's of Oakwood in the Cloister, 7 p.m.


October 15

Far Hills Speaker Series; The Legend of Roswell, Mark Risley, speaker; Wright Memorial Public Library, 2 p.m.


November 11

Home and Harvest, The Patterson Homestead Tour, 12 p.m. through 6 p.m.


November 19

Far Hills Speaker Series; Flyers in the Finals - 1967 Dayton Flyers, Michael Williams, speaker; Wright Memorial Public Library, 2 p.m.


December 3

Holidays at the Homestead, Enjoy vintage holiday decorations, hands-on crafts, festive food and drink; Long-Romspert Homestead, 1 p.m. through 5 p.m.









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