Zane Grey Family Day will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 12—4 p.m. at the National Road & Zane Grey Museum at 8850 East Pike, Norwich.
Scheduled activities include:
1:00 – Presentation on the history of baseball in Muskingum County by Peter Cultice
2:00 – The Ohio Village Muffins vs. the Zane Grey’s (vintage baseball game)
2:30 – Amateur Radio Club Presentation
Throughout the afternoon there will also be campfire cooking and fishing demonstrations. There will also be lots of games and activities for kids including cornhole, parachute, egg-on-spoon race, sack races, face painting, beading and a spring wreath craft. Look-alike cowboys will be there to visit with as well as two authors; Bill Flood who wrote “Driving the National Road in Ohio; Now and Then” and Larisa Harper, author of “The Mosaic Tile Company”. Musical entertainment will be provided by Barefoot McCoy. The museum will be open for tours and a hot dog lunch will be available.
Everything will be free on Zane Grey Day but donations to support the museum’s educational programming are appreciated.
Both the National Road & Zane Grey Museum as well as the John & Annie Glenn Museum in New Concord are operated locally by the Museum Association of East Muskingum for Ohio History Connection. Both sites will open for the season on May 1. Hours will be Wednesday – Saturday (10 – 4) and Sundays (1 – 4). Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students. Passes are also available which include a visit to both museums. The passes are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. In celebration of National Tourism Week (May 1 – 7) both museums will be offering $1 off all tours.
For more information call 1-800-752-2602 or visit johnandannieglennmuseum.org or www.nationalroadandzanegreymuseum.org.