Ladies Day

Local ladies get a day to themselves on Thursday, June 21.  The scheduled begins with nine holes at Mound Golf Course at 8 a.m.  Tickets are $25/player and includes a cart, a sleeve of golf balls, towel and golf tees.  There will be lots of prizes at the end of the event. Sign-up at Mound.

Or perhaps you’d be interested in the various businesses in our downtown area?  Gather at 9:30 a.m. on the Taste of Wine patio, 90 S. Main Street, to begin a guided walking tour of our historic downtown business district.  A $5 ticket provides participants a brochure highlighting historic businesses and, at the end of your walk, you’ll enjoy a delicious pastry at Bakery 151.

More of a history buff?  How about a free, guided Cemetery Walk of St. John’s Cemetery, which is over 200 hundred years old, at the corner of S. Gebhart Church Road and Maue Road, beginning at 10:30 a.m.  St. John’s Cemetery is one of the oldest burial (and still existing) sites in southern Montgomery County.

Feeling hungry? For only $10, lunch will be served at noon at the Baum Opera House at 15 S. First Street.  The program features a fashion show reflecting authentic styles from each decade of the past 200 years.  At 1:30 p.m. a free quilt show will feature a new quilt created by members of the Miamisburg Monday Night Club, which will be auctioned in a silent auction.  The Baum is a mansard-style opera house built in 1884.

More history?  Walk off that tasty lunch by touring some of our city’s lovely historic homes along tree-lined Linden Avenue.  Everyone will meet at Trinity Park (across from Trinity Church, 203 E. Linden Avenue) at 3:30 p.m., rain or shine.  A $5 fee provides participants with a brochure highlighting the homes on Millionaire’s Row and will conclude in the English Manor Bed and Breakfast with a glass of wine and delicious cheese board.

Do you enjoy playing cards?  A Bicentennial Euchre Party will conclude Ladies Day.  A refresher course begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the games at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center (formerly Miamisburg Senior Adult Center), 305 E. Central Ave.  The $10 tickets will be sold to individuals ages 18 and up and sold only until June 1.  You can expect coffee, tea, lemonade and light snacks to be available at breaks between games.   There will be many prizes to be won.  Did you know this card game has been around since the year 1860?

Tickets for Ladies Day events are available from the Miamisburg Historical Society in the Market Square Building.

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