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Upcoming Events and Programs

“Meet George Washington


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

 for the

Kelso House Museum & Brimfield Historical Society

Election Day Dinner Theater

Thursday, November 8, 2018

6:00 p.m.

Kelso House Museum

4158 State Route 43

Kent, OH  44240


 6:00 pm-Appetizers; 6:30 pm-Dinner

7:30 pm- Presentation by Dale Fellows portraying George Washington

 Tickets ~ $30; Limited Seating

  For more information & reservations, please contact

curator@kelsohouse.org, or visit http://kelsohouse.org/,   

or https://www.facebook.com/kelsohousemuseum/.

“A Winter Evening at Lawnfield

With Mrs. Lucretia Garfield”


Portrayed by Lead Volunteer Debbie Weinkamer

James A. Garfield National Historic Site

Saturday, December 8, 2018

 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

8095 Mentor Ave.

Mentor, OH 44060


 Program of Garfield family holiday traditions with live music,

light refreshments, & candlelight tour of the Garfield home

 $15.00/person ~ Limited seating ~ Reservations required

Minimum age is 16

  Please e-mail jaga_interpretation@nps.gov or call 440-255-8722

for reservations or more information,

or visit https://www.nps.gov/jaga/index.htm or


“Meet George Washington


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

for the

Trumbull County Republican Women’s Club

Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, February 7, 2019

  11:30 a.m.

 Lunch at noon, followed by the program

 Ciminero's Banquet Centre

123 N Main St, Niles, OH 44446

330 652-1064

For more information, please contact 1st VP Roberta Shields at

rcs767@aol.com or 330-307-3107, or visit

http://trumbullrepublicanparty.com/articles/3/about-sc-1/ or https://www.facebook.com/trumbullcountygop/.


“A Visit with Abraham Lincoln”


Portrayed by John King

 at the

Perry Public Library

Thursday, February 12, 2019

7:00 p.m.

3753 Main Street

Perry, Ohio 44081


 *Free Program*


 For more information and to register for this program,

 please contact the library, or visit

http://www.perrypubliclibrary.org/ or


“Lucretia Garfield: Ohio Girl in Washington”


First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield ~ portrayed by

Debbie Weinkamer


Delta Kappa Gamma

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

5:00 p.m.

Deepwood North Apartments

Building A

8100 Deepwood Blvd.

Mentor, OH  44060

Social Gathering: 4:45 p.m.;

Program following

  For more information, please contact Geri Kranz at


“Meet George Washington


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

In honor of Presidents’ Day for the

Bremen Area Historical Society

Sunday, February 24, 2019

 2:00 p.m.

 9090 Marietta Street

Bremen, Ohio 43107


 For more information, please contact Kathy Mowry at

the historical society, or visit


or   https://www.facebook.com/BremenOhio/.   

“Portrait of a 19th Century Marriage:

The Courtship & Marriage of James & Lucretia Garfield

First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by JAGNHS Lead Volunteer, Debbie Weinkamer

for the

Skye Bistro

Lunch & Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

12:00 p.m.

 8434 Mentor Ave.

 Mentor, OH 44060


Lunch on your own from the menu

*Free Program following lunch*

For reservations and more information, please contact Skye,

or visit http://www.skyecleveland.com/reservations-1/#reservations,


or www.nps.gov/jaga.

“Life after President Garfield”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

 Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

CCPL – Parma Branch Library

   Thursday, March 28, 2019

7:00 p.m.

6996 Powers Blvd.

 Parma, OH  44129


For more information and reservations, please contact the library,

or visit


or http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Branches/Parma.aspx.

“Civil War Life on the Homefront”



Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by

Debbie Weinkamer

for the

Quincy Gillmore Civil War Round Table

Monday, April 1, 2019

Spitzer Center

Lorain County Community College

1005 Abbe Rd.

Elyria, OH  44035


  For more information and reservations, please contact

the president of the club at 216-961-6033,

0r  visit


and http://quincygillmorecwrt.blogspot.com/.

“President George Washington”


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

for the

Memorial Day Services

Sponsored by the Coshocton County Veterans Service Office

Monday ~ May 27, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Main St. Parade, followed by services at

Coshocton Court Square

Parade begins at Eighth & Main Street

Coshocton, OH 43812

For more information, please contact Jim Barstow at 740-622-2313

or visit http://www.coshoctoncounty.net/veterans/ or




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