Events - 2022
May 21, 2022 9AM-4PM
The Ozaukee County Historical Society will hold a WWII Event at Ozaukee County Pioneer Village. Guests will meet Living History Reenactors who will portray the WWII servicemen from various theaters of the war. They will experience battles fought for the sake of our country, see the camps of the European theater, learn about the role of the USO on the homefront.
Admission $10 at the gate - no advanced ticket sales
Car Show & Bluegrass Jam
June 12, 2022
The Ozaukee County Historical Society will hold its second car show at Ozaukee County Pioneer Village. Dash plaques and awards to participants. Music of local bluegrass musicians will entertain guests and refreshments available for purchase. Special Guest appearance by Gill of the Chinooks promoting the OCHS Charity Game on July 4th.
Flag Day Celebration
June 12, 2022
A shuttle bus can be taken from Ozaukee County Pioneer Village to Stony Hill School in Fredonia to visit the birth place of Flag Day and tour the one-room school house. Bernard J. Cigrand, a Wisconsin schoolteacher taught at Stony Hill School in 1885 and observed the very first “Flag Birthday”, on June 14th. Learn about how precious our flag is and all that is signifies. There is a beautiful "Avenue of Flags" displayed for all the states in the USA. There will be a shuttle from Pioneer Village to Stony Hill School sponsored by MacGillis Insurance of Fredonia.
Fire Up the Forge
July 10, 2022
The Ozaukee County Historical Society will hold a blacksmithing event. Several local blacksmiths will demonstrate their iron artistry, some will have forges for the public to hammer a "make and take" project. Blacksmiths are invited to bring their photo gallery portfolios to provide examples of their work.
There will also be a bluegrass jam and brat fry.
Harry Potter at the Village
July 30, 2022
The Ozaukee County Historical Society will hold Harry Potter at the Village on July 30th. All warlocks, wizards and muggles are welcome to take part in the fun. Interactive activities are available to make a wand, conger up a potion or take part in the sorting hat selection. Complete with a Harry Potter parade that all Harry Potter characters and guests can join in. Special features will include a Talk with the Owls by the Schlitz Audubon Society, the Harry Potter Experience Lego Display and Magician.
Watch for more information to come.....
Bluegrass at the Village
August 14, 2022
We are excited to announce this year’s lineup, which includes; Genesee Ridge, The Milbillies, Pickin’ Up Speed, Chicken Wire Empire and the Henhouse Prowlers, this year’s featured band. The Henhouse Prowlers have traveled the world as the “Ambassadors of Bluegrass”. They have a wonderful teaching outreach program where they share their music with many impoverished nations, most recently Uganda and Pakistan. They provide workshops, school programs and they learn about ancient instruments from the places they visit. They have been playing music for 17 years, have released numerous CDs with their signature harmonies and classic tradition.
As usual, the event includes a wide variety of food, desserts and beverages including a beer/wine tent. A live auction will be held of items provided by local area businesses.