Fall fun with the Westlake Historical Society

Clague House Museum. Photo by David Pfister

Fall is in the air! Along with apple cider, falling leaves and carved pumpkins, the Westlake Historical Society is busy with various fall activities.

The Clague House Museum will host an Open House on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 2-4 p.m. There will be guided tours as well as crafts for the kids. There is no admission but donations are always appreciated.

Our October general meeting will take place on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. Thomas Strong will be our guest speaker. His topic is "The History Of Medications." Our meeting will take place at the Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd.

You can have a fall-themed picture of your pet with our lovable scarecrow for a $10 suggested donation. Photos will be taken at the Clague House Museum, 1371-A Clague Road, on Saturday, Oct. 13, from noon to 6 p.m. To make your appointment, call 440-808-1961 or 216-848-0680. Time slots fill up quickly!

Don't forget to submit your Cutest Pet In Westlake entries by Oct. 15. You may send your photo along with a requested $5 donation to The Westlake Historical Society, 1371-A Clague Road, Westlake, OH 44145.

The Lilly Weston House will also be open on Saturday, Oct. 13, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The Lilly Weston House is located at 27946 Center Ridge Road. Stop by and learn about all the exciting changes that will be taking place with the renovations. 

Is the Clague House haunted? Find out on Friday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m., as we present "Ghost Stories at the Clague House Museum. This is your opportunity to enjoy an evening with stories about some of the unusual happenings at the Clague House Museum. Please purchase your tickets online at westlakeohiohistory.org, or call 440-808-1961 or 216-848-0680. Tickets are $25 each, and refreshments will be served. Tickets are limited and will sell quickly! Proceeds benefit our Student Scholarship Fund.

Lysa Stanton

Lysa Stanton is a retired special education teacher and the President of the Westlake Historical Society. She lives in Westlake with her wonderful husband, Dave and her awesome pets.

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Volume 10, Issue 19, Posted 9:49 AM, 10.02.2018