Beyer Home & Carriage Museum Season: Saturday, May 26, 2018 – Monday, September 3, 2018
The OCHS crew, headed by Dave Retzlaff, has been working hard to update the Old Main Street exhibit. Be sure to come see the new artifacts and displays. Guided tours are available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, noon-4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Tuesday.
Monthly Speaker Series: First Thursday of each month, September through May
OCHS will kick off its Monthly Speaker Series on Thursday, September 6 at 6:30 PM. The event will be held in the meeting room of the Carriage Museum located at 917 Park Avenue, Oconto. The theme of the presentation will be the Park Avenue Circus. Come and learn more about the ‘biggest little show on earth’ and meet some of the talented ‘kids’ who performed in the Circus! The presentation is free and open to the public.
OCHS Cemetery Walk: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 through Thursday, September 20, 2017
This popular event features graveside portrayals of individuals from Oconto of historical significance to the community. Groups are guided through the cemetery by lantern-bearing guides, adding to the historical ambience of the event. Refreshments are served at the Beyer Home and Carriage Museum following the portrayals. The 2018 Walk will be at the Evergreen Cemetery. An additional night has been added to be held at the Oconto High School auditorium. Tickets are $8 and available at Roberts Hardware Store in Oconto.