October is a busy month at the Clague House Museum

"Scarecrow" Dave Pfister of the Westlake Historical Society is getting ready for the society's many October events.

October is a very busy month for the Westlake Historical Society and the historic Clague House Museum! Here are the programs we have coming up:

Teddy Bear Sleepover: Our fall Teddy Bear Sleepover is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 19th. Children are invited to drop off their teddy bear at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, to spend the night at the Clague House Museum. Teddy bear check-out is 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Children and their bears are invited to stay for our Fall Open House and Kids Sunday.

Open House: The Sunday, Oct. 20, open house at the Clague House Museum is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature a kids craft table, museum guided tours, and harvest-themed refreshments. Those wishing to take part in the Teddy Bear Sleepover, please contact the society at 216-848-0680 to reserve your spot. There is no charge for the overnight or the open house event.

General Meeting: The Westlake Historical Society will hold their fall educational meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m., at the Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd. The meeting is open to all. Our speakers will be Lysa Stanton and Dave Pfister, who will be presenting; "A Brief History of Historical Mourning Practices." Fall-themed refreshments will be served.

Pet Photos: The society will be offering fall-themed pet photos on Saturday Oct. 26, at the museum. Photos will begin at noon and reservations are requested by calling 216-848-0680. A $10 donation is requested.

Clague House Museum is located at 1371 Clague Road, Westlake.

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 11, Issue 20, Posted 9:23 AM, 10.15.2019