The Museum at the Friends Home offers a variety of events throughout the year.  Click on a link below to find out more.

 

Box Lunch Lectures

  • September 19th, 2020

    • Waynesville haunts, including a virtual ghost walk - For those who love ghost tales and/or cannot walk the guided tours of haunted sites along Waynesville’s Main Street, this lecture is for you. Some of the best tales about one of Ohio’s most-ghostly towns will be told by Linda Morgan from the Friends Museum.

 

Ghost Hunting Classes

 

  • September 26th, 2020

    • The class will be conducted by Paravizion, a well-known and respected paranormal investigation group from Middletown, Ohio. The class will familiarize students with the latest in ghost-hunting electronics. Plus, we will visit Waynesville haunted sites and with the experts helping, use some of the technology to hunt ghosts at the Museum. The Cost is $40 per person with all proceeds going to the Museum.

 

Summer Ghost Walks

 

  • 3rd Saturday of the month: June 27th, July 18th, and August 15th.

    • Guided tours of either Main Street or Quaker Hill will be held on the dates shown below. Either tour costs $12, and they begin at 7:45 P.M. Pre-paid groups of 10 or more can be scheduled for other dates upon request. Reservations can be made on the Museum’s web site or by phone. Children under 12 are free.

 

Gigantic Garage Sale

 

  • The sale lasts from Thursday, June 23rd through Saturday, June 25th.

    • This is the ultimate trash and treasure sale with irresistible prices. This sale a major moneymaker for the Museum to enable it to continue its mission. Many, many members of the greater Waynesville community donate items and often help sell the items. Please continue donating and buying.

 

October Ghost and Goblet Dinner with Ghost Walk - Returning to our original venue – the re-opened Hammel House – for 2020!

 

  • Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, October 14th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 23rd, 24th, 28th, and 30th. Please make reservations early since these tours fill up quickly.

    • The Dinners start at 6 PM.

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October Ghost Walks

 

  • Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, October 14th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 23rd, 24th, 28th, and 30th. Please make reservations early since these tours fill up quickly.

    • We have two separate walks available in October: Main Street Tour and the Quaker Hill Tour. Tours start at 7:45 P.M. and cost $12. Children under 12 are free. Both tours are entertaining and informative.

Christmas Tour of Homes

  • The Museum sponsors a tour of local Waynesville homes that are splendidly decorated for Christmas. This event is coordinated with the Waynesville Christmas in the Village Celebration. The Home Tour will occur from Noon till 5:00 P.M. Pre-sale tickets are available and can also be purchased on the day of the event. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, this year's Christmas Tour of Homes has been canceled. We can't practice safe social distancing practices and have tours in people's homes. The Christmas Tour of Homes will resume in 2021.

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513-897-1607

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115 S. 4th Street, P.O. Box 12,

Waynesville, Ohio 45068