The Annual Warther's Christmas Tree Festival
Each year, the Warther Museum and Gardens hosts the Christmas Tree Festival that benefits our local Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital Auxiliary. Over 100 pre-decorated trees, wreaths, and home decor fill the museum with an unrivaled holiday spectacle. In 2018, the 25th Annual Christmas Tree Festival dates are November 10th-18th. Festival hours are: 10th-17th from 11am-8pm, 18th from 11am-5pm. Admission is $5 per person, proceeds go to the Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital Auxiliary. (Please note 2019 dates are November 16th-24th.)
"Mooney's Workbench" Educational Days
All educational days will include a 30 minute discussion/presentation with a 30 minute activity and access to all Warther Museum galleries. All students must be pre-registered and paid 2 days in advance. Cancellations will be refunded with 24 hours notice of cancellation (any cancellations due to weather will be rescheduled). Please call (330) 485-3891 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 26th: 10am The Art of Woodcarving. See first hand Mooney’s shop, tools, workspace, and go in depth about how he created his carvings. View footage of Mooney creating his works and learn carving safety, information about materials and tools, and learn how to get started. The activity will be to carve from bar of soap. Cost $5 per student.
November 30th: 10am All About Frieda. Spend time in the Warther family home to see where Frieda worked and take an in-depth look at the button house focusing on her crafts, hobbies, and classes. Frieda was responsible for founding the Dover Garden Club, running many 4-H classes, and hosting countless workshops. The activity will be to make a 4x4 button card from scratch using patterns like Frieda did. Cost $6 per student.