Join us for our biggest celebration of the year...opening day of our 2018 season! Bring the whole family and be the first to see our new exhibits, listen to live Blue Grass music, check out classic cars and delicious food on the grounds of the museum plus so much more! Admission is free.
FREE parking available in spots adjacent to the museum and at Phillips Park, just a short walk down a path from the museum.
Special events starting at 2:30:
Proclamation by Mayor Polly Sierer
Presentation of Newark Historical Society's Service Award
Entertainment: The Feral Hats, Bluegrass band
Food will be available for purchase:
Troop 2 Boy Scouts - hot dogs, pretzels and drinks
Viva Bowls - fruit
Games and Activities:
Newark Police Department: K-9 demos and Swat Team and motorcycle officers
Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder's with their vintage fire truck, "Bessie"
Classic car show featuring Model T's and Corvettes
Newark Parks and Recreation with ladder ball and corn hole
"Living Postcard" photo opportunity
Guess the Number of Curtis Tokens in the jar and win a Larry Anderson print - $1.00 per chance
Raffle- win a signed an numbered Larry Anderson print - $5.00 per chance