Zane Grey Family Day will be held on Saturday, April 29 from 12—4 p.m. with a special 50th Anniversary Program from 11am-12pm at the National Road & Zane Grey Museum at 8850 East Pike, Norwich.
Scheduled activities include:
11:00 – 50th Anniversary Program with presentation from previous directors of the National Road & Zane Grey Museum
12:00 – Music by Barefoot McCoy
2:00 – Vintage base ball game between the Ohio Village Muffins and the Zane Greys
Throughout the afternoon there will also be campfire cooking and food by donation. There will also be lots of games and activities for kids including cornhole, parachute, egg-on-spoon race, sack races, face painting, and a prize wheel. Look-alike cowboys will be there to visit with as well as the president of the Zane Grey’s West Society, Rosanne Vrugtman. Musical entertainment will be provided by Barefoot McCoy. The museum will be open for tours and shoebox dioramas made by East Muskingum Middle School students will be on display.
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.
For more information call 1-800-752-2602 or visit johnandannieglennmuseum.org or www.nationalroadandzanegreymuseum.org.