Attractions and Activities
Baker Family Museum
805 Cumberland Street
Marvel over one of the finest collections of glassware and antiques in the United States. Featuring over 300,000 pieces from respected glass companies such as Cambridge, Heisey, Fenton, Westmorland and Degenhart, as well as a vast array of pottery from companies including Weller, Shawnee, Roseville and McCoy.
Hours: Wed. and Thurs. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Boyd’s Crystal Art Glass
1203 Morton Avenue
P.O. Box 127
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Factory hours 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. Showroom hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free tours Monday through Friday.
Byesville Historical Society & Museum
236 East Main Avenue (at Second Street)
Byesville, Ohio 43723
Director Jeanitta Watson
Housed in a historical bank building, the museum features a collection of antique articles, photographs and documents which chronicle the history of Byesville area from the mid 1800’s to present. Hours by appointment.
Byesville Scenic Railway
Byesville, OH 43723
All aboard for a trip back in history, as passengers are transported back in time to the days when coal mining was king in Guernsey County. Listen to the stories of the local miners; sing along to “I Owe My Soul to the Company Store,” and be sure to sit back and relax on this 1 1⁄2 hour trip. Join us throughout the year for Father’s Day, Fall Foliage, Halloween, Veteran’s Day and Santa Claus specials. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for children ages 3-12; children under 3 are free. Information on special group pricing for adults and students is available at 1-800-688-3116. For more information about the Byesville Scenic Railway, call 1-800-933-5480 or visit our website, www.bsrw.org.
Degenhart Paperweight & Glass Museum
65323 Highland Hills Road at U.S. Route 22 and I-77
P.O. Box 186
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Features exhibits on glass making and its history in Cambridge and the Ohio Valley. A gift shop and research library are available for use. Admission: Adults $1.50, Seniors $1, 18 and under FREE. House: May-Oct. Mon.-Sat. 10-5; Closed Major Holidays; Nov.-April Mon.-Fri. 10-4.
Longhorn Head To Tail Tours
35000 Muskrat Road
Bus tours of a working Texas Longhorn Cattle Ranch, authentic horn store and All Natural Lean beef for sale. Schedule a personal tour for those who love animals, the West, history, fun, the big outdoors and the Appalachian Mountains. Tours June 1-August 31. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Group discounts available for 20 or more people.
Kennedy Stone House Museum
John & Annie Glenn
72 West Main Street
P.O. Box 107
New Concord, Ohio 43762
History comes alive at the boyhood home of the First American to orbit the Earth. Lean about life during the Great Depression and the Home Front during WWII through a captivating living history presentation.
Open April 15-Oct. 11-Wednesday-Saturday (10-4), Sunday (1-4)
Group tours by appointment
Admission: Adults – $6, Seniors – $5, Students – $3
Mosser Glass, Inc.
9279 Cadiz Rd. (U.S. Rt. 22
one-half mile west of I-77)
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Mosser Glass offers area tourists an interesting learning experience. You will be given a guided tour through our facility, where you will see our talented craftsman at work and learn about the process of glass making. Tour Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Show room hours 8 am. to 4 p.m. Closed (no tours) 2-3 weeks in July and 3 weeks at Christmas. Call for schedule. Group tours welcome. Large groups require advanced notice.
Salt Fork Flea Market
Come visit us at Salt Fork Flea Market! The biggest weekly Flea Market in our area. We are a seasonal operation opening in mid April and closing in early November each year. We are located at 68947 Tyner Rd. near Cambridge, Ohio. We are about 5 miles north of Cambridge close to Salt Fork Lake near the dam area off Old State Rt. 21 N. Plenty of signs posted all around the area. Unlike many flea markets that are over-run with the “new” imported merchandise, we specialize in many hard to find antique and practical items such as lawn and garden, fishing and hunting equipment, archery, tools, pottery, glass, toys, household items, furniture and produce in season. Anything could and does show up at our weekly sales. We strive each week to bring in fresh items of interest. Every time you visit us you will find something different and unique.Beginning in 2009 we will be having a once a month consignment auction conducted by a professional auctioneer where you can bring items you wish to have auctioned off that sale day.
Vendor space is available for vendors selling specialty items. No misc. merchandise please. Our hours are 9 to 5 Saturdays and 10 to 5 on Sundays. For more information you can call us at 740-517-5569 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“You Never Know What You’ll Find At Salt Fork Flea Market!”
The National Museum of Cambridge Glass
136 S. Ninth Street
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
The National Museum of Cambridge Glass display area is made up of 1,250 linear feet of 16’ shelving, where visitors are able to experience a wide variety of examples of this admired glass. Witness the awesome beauty of well-lit, sparkling glass and warm oak display cases. The History of Glassmaking is represented using mannequins in 1,100 square feet of exhibits with a mock furnace, tools, molds, and other items involved in the manufacturing process of fine handmade glassware. Within this area, visitors can see an etching table, a decorating area, and an engraving/cutting area. Included in the museum is a 100 square foot dining room display. Using period furniture as its backdrop, the room is appointed in examples of a finely set table in the early 1900s. The Sample Room played a very important part in the sales of the Cambridge Glass Company. Another 100 square foot room has been created to represent a Sample Room. This room uses original sample room furniture and shelving. The door itself is the original Sample Room door from The Cambridge Glass Company facility. An original movie made by The Cambridge Glass Company in the 1940s is available for viewing during the tour. In the Education Center, guests can do their own rubbings from original etching plates. The museum offers a gift shop where visitors may purchase small glass items and select from a library of books. For more information, visit www.cambridgeglass.org.
14000 International Road
Cumberland, OH 43732
The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative conservation centers in the world, with a mission to advance conservation through science, education, and personal experience. Board a Safari Transport for an incredible, unique experience viewing rare and endangered animals from around the world. Rhinos, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, cheetahs, and 22 other threatened species live in natural, open-range habitats at the Wilds’ 10,000-acre center.
Visits to the Gift Market, Overlook Café, Butterfly Habitat, and Birding Station complete your memorable day at the Wilds. Group tours and rates available. Youth conservation education camps take place during the summer.
Sunset Safaris are available every Saturday evening June through September. These special tours begin with dinner, followed by a twilight tour during feeding time when the animals are most active. The tour includes stops at animal management facilities.
MAY, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER
Open Saturday and Sunday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Also Open Memorial Day and Labor Day
Dickens Victorian Village
Historic Downtown Cambridge
740-439-2238 or 1-800-933-5480
Olde England and history come alive in Historic Downtown Cambridge with lifelike figures representing scenes from Victorian Society. Experience all 60+ displays in this innovative public art exhibition as you take a stroll amidst Cambridge’s charming streetscape, striking architecture, and eclectic shops and eateries.
The Living Word Outdoor Drama
6010 College Hill Road
P.O. Box 1481
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
For over 30 years The Living Word Outdoor Drama has been presenting the life and ministry of Christ. Witness the Sermon on the Mount, Palm Sunday Entrance, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection and the Ascension. Great experience for families, groups and organizations! Many churches return year after year as an outreach activity to bring others and strengthen their own congregations. Show features live animals; brilliant sound and lighting; authentic costumes and set with a host of very special actors and actresses. Very nice gift shop and concession stand. Considered Ohio’s Passion Play!
This outdoor drama will run each Friday and Saturday evening June 19 through September 26. We’ll do whatever we can to help your group attend the drama for an unforgettable evening! Don’t miss the life of Christ on our 400-foot panoramic set, considered one of America’s most authentic re-creations of Old Jerusalem. Once you’ve seen the Living Word, you’ll visualize the scenes every time your minister preaches on Sunday and every time you read the Bible! You’ve been right there! Significant discounts for groups and AAA. Come early. Don’t miss our set tour and our mini concerts prior to each performance. Both are worth the price of admission, even before the drama starts.
Variety Series – Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center
7033 Glenn Highway
Cambridge, OH 43725
January 28, 2010 at 7:30pm
A show known around the world, Cabaret is the winner of twelve Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Revival. Whatever your troubles, you’ll forget them at the cabaret. Sally Bowles, a middle-class lass from Chelsea, London, is working as a singer at Berlin’s Kit-Kat Club and trying her best to live the thrilling decadent life which the city is supposed to offer. Into her orbit comes Cliff Bradshaw, a young American writer, and Sally soon moves in to join him in his room in the boarding house run by Fraulein Schneider. Their fellow lodgers include the cheerful whore, Fraulein Kost, and the gentle, graying fruiter Herr Schultz. As the clouds gather, Sally, now pregnant by Cliff, is still determined to show the world what a good time she is having, and she will not or cannot hear the noises of Nazis around her. But others can.
February 19, 2010 at 7:30pm
Winner of the televised music competition “Nashville Star” in 2003, Arkansas native Buddy Jewell comes to the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center to show his tender, heartfelt voice live and in person. Jewell has earned recognition with award nominations from the AMC, CMA, CMT and more. This down to earth family man is blessed with what he has been given and loves to share his talent. So join us for a night filled with country music by Buddy Jewell with songs such as “Sweet Southern Comfort and “Help Pour Out the Rain.”
March 18, 2010 at 7:30pm
A night filled with lots of thrills, comedy and daredevil stunts, Circo Comedia comes to the stage of Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center presented by the Brad Simon Organization. This fast-paced entertaining show is an adventure for all ages, and perfect for anyone who loves to laugh. Circo Comedia is a comic vaudevillian duo that does so much more than juggle; it is a rare combination of superstar talent and genuine improvisational skill.
Served two hours before Variety Series performances.
We invite you to join us for a delicious buffet dinner prior to each performance. These elegant meals are a special feature of Classic Fare Catering. Each buffet is designed around a theme to enhance the ambience of the evening. All buffets begin two hours prior to curtain. To ensure adequate seating, we request your reservation 72 hours in advance of the show. Individual buffet tickets are available by reservation only. If you become a Variety Series Subscriber, you can purchase buffet tickets at a discounted price. For more information, call 740-439-7009 or go to www.pritchardlaughlin.com.
The Eastern Ohio Art Guild/Art Center
The Eastern Ohio Art Guild is a 501 C3 organization that provides opportunities for artists to share and demonstrate their skills. Provide art education through workshops, seminars and classes. To encourage artist of all mediums to show and exhibit their works of art. Look for upcoming events on our web site at eoag.org.
The Salt Fork Arts & Crafts Festival
Cambridge City Park
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Celebrating 42 years of bringing the arts to the Cambridge City Park. The Salt Fork Arts & Crafts is an event that brings beauty and excitement to Southeastern Guernsey County Ohio. Featuring fine arts and crafts, heritage cultural activities and demonstrations, performing arts, showcase of Ohio homemade foods, Art Within, Student Art Show, Craft Classes and much more. August 13th, 14th, 15th – Fri. 3 p.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission and parking.
The Cambridge (City) Band
Each summer the oldest continuously playing community band in the state of Ohio, originating in 1841, thrills it’s audiences with a free evening of music in The Cambridge Park. Most concerts are every other Thursday at 7:30 p.m. or on Holidays. Each year The Band has a theme with vocalists and various entertainment surprises that include audience participation. The Band marches in patriotic parades and performs an annual Holiday Concert after the Christmas Parade. The Band consists of musicians of all ages. Community musicians may join without auditions – call 439-5551 Director Bert Jones. The specific schedule is available on our website at www.cambridgecityband.org.
The Cambridge Singers, under the musical direction of Jim Whitehair and accompanied by Tom Apel, celebrate their 46th Anniversary with their 2010 season. Their annual Spring show, this year will include “Music Of The 70’s” presented May 14th and 15th at 7:00 p.m. and 16th 3:00 p.m. “Christmas With The Cambridge Singers” will be presented December 11th and 12th. All shows held at the beautiful Scottish Rite Auditorium in downtown Cambridge. Please call Jim Whitehair at (740) 435-0099 for tickets, performance times or more info.www.cambridgecityband.org.
Cambridge Concert Association
P.O. Box 1814
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
The mission of the Cambridge Concert Association is to enable Guernsey County and area residents to see, hear, and appreciate the arts through a variety of live performances. Four concerts are presented each season at the Scottish Rite Auditorium. Annual memberships are available. Tickets available at the door for $15.00.
Sunday, Feb. 28th, 2010 – 3:00 p.m.
Rev. Dr. J. Richard Szeremany, organist
to be held at First United Methodist Church
641 Steubenville Ave.
Sunday, April 18, 2010 – 3:00 p.m.
Dwight Lenox and Trio