Archbold, OH – Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the start of the summer vacation season. A time-honored, family get-away in the Midwest – Sauder Village is ready to welcome guests of all ages to the historic village, restaurant, campground and inn for a memorable holiday weekend!
“Families are always looking for a special way to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend,” shared Kim Krieger, PR/Media Relations. “We look forward to having families stay at the Inn or Campground, play in the pool, visit unique shops, enjoy great food, and make special memories while visiting the Historic Village.”
Recognized as Ohio’s largest living-history village, this award-winning destination offers plenty for guests to see and do. Throughout the Historic Village, guests can experience life in Ohio through activities and stories shared in the community shops, Native American area, Pioneer Settlement, historic homes, farms and gardens.
Guests of all ages enjoy visiting places like the 1920 Grime Homestead, District 16 School, Grist Mill, Herb Shop, Depot, Church and General Store as well as taking a ride on the Erie Express Train or the horse and buggy. Throughout the holiday weekend there will be a variety of cooking demonstrations as well as fun activities like story time at Little Pioneers Homestead, quill pen writing, packing a wagon at the Lauber Cabin and playing marbles! A special scavenger hunt activity is also planned for Monday, May 30.
Historic Sauder Village will be open Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the holiday weekend. Hours are Saturday, May 28 from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sunday from noon-4:00 p.m. and Monday, May 30 from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. On Sunday only, kids 16 and under receive free admission. All Active Duty Military and Veterans will receive free admission on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Memorial Day Weekend.
Sauder Village will also offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their immediate families, including National Guard and reserve, from Saturday, May 28 through Labor Day. As a Blue Star Museum, Sauder Village is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their immediate families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. For more information visit the Blue Star Museum website at https://www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums
“It is an honor for Sauder Village to be involved with the Blue Star Museums Program again this summer,” Krieger added. “We look forward to having many active duty military personnel and their immediate families join us this season to create special memories while having fun in the past at Sauder Village!”
At the Barn Restaurant, a special Holiday Brunch will be served on Monday, May 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This brunch has become a family tradition in the community with great choices like made-to-order omelets, waffles, crepes and pancakes; pork loin, biscuits and gravy, Barn Chicken, home fries, fresh fruit, pastries and a chocolate fountain.
For those looking to extend their stay, overnight accommodations are available at Sauder Village. Guests feel right at home in the 98 room Heritage Inn complete with indoor pool and hot tub, game and exercise room – all adjacent to the “Great Oak Tree”.
“With the unique packages offered at the Sauder Heritage Inn, we make planning a weekend get-away easy,” Krieger shared. “Our Country Get-away Package is an affordable way to enjoy an overnight stay, a meal at the Barn Restaurant and a visit to Historic Sauder Village.”
For more information about packages, to check availability or make a reservation, call 1-800-590-9755 or 419-446-2541. To stay informed about all that is happening at Sauder Village visit www.saudervillage.org, like us on Facebook or follows us on Twitter @Sauder Village. Take time this Holiday Weekend to relax and enjoy time with family and friends by planning a fun-filled get-away to Sauder Village.