Be A 2024Museum Patron

Museum 2024 Patron Campaign Begins October 1, 2023

Help the Museum Grow in 2024

5 Different Levels Of Giving

$750 or More Diamond Level

$500.00 Gold Level

$250.00 Silver Level

$100.00 Bronze Level

Under $100.00 Copper Level

All Patrons are invited to a Recognition dinner in April 2024

Name Appears on Patron Boards in Museum and Ed Center

Send your Checks To

Tim Quill Museum Director

Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum

6880 East Lake Road Rt. 38A

Auburn, New York 13021

Make Checks Payable to Friends of The Ag Museum

All Donations Tax Deductible and go directly to enhance museum and its programs


Eleventh Annual Festival Of Trees

A Holiday Tradition

November 19, 2023 till January 31, 2024

Over 140 Trees of Different Sizes and Shapes Decorated throughout the Heated Museum

Museum Decorated For Holiday Season

Open 10 A.M. till 7 P.M. 7 Days a Week

From November 19 thru December 30

Open 10 A.M. till 4 P.M. December 31 thru January 31

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

Free Parking, Admission, Coffee and Hot Chocolate


Martha Shaw Harvesting History Series

Second Thursday of Each Month

(Excludes December, July and August)

6 P.M. at Museum

Free Admission, Parking and Refreshments

Thursday October 12, 2023


Auburn Public Theatre Past Present and Future

Angela Daddabbo Co Founder of Auburn Public Theatre

Thursday November 9, 2023


“Now We’re Talking”

Story of Theodore W. Case and Sound On Film

Toni & Luke Colella

December 14, 2023

No Presentation Museum Open For Festival Of Trees

January thru June Presentation and Speaker To Be Announced


Fourth Annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

Friday March 1, 2024

Thru Saturday March 30, 2024

Seven Days a Week 10 A.M. till 4 P.M.

3 Age levels

There are 50 Easter Eggs Hidden Throughout the Museum for each of the 3 age categories

For each category there are a list of clues to help you find the eggs

Read the clue and locate the egg. On the line at the end of the clue write down the location of the egg

When you have found all 50 eggs and have written down their locations on the entry form hand in your entry to the Museum Aid in attendance

The Museum Aid will give you your special Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt Prize

Every participant is a winner and will receive a prize

Free Admission and Parking


Christmas Open House

Sunday December 10, 2023

10 A.M. till 4 P.M.

Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Free Model “T” Rides (Weather Permitting)

Music and Entertainment


Kids Activities Santa Arrives at 12 Noon By Horse Drawn Wagon

Visit Santa From 12-3:30

Festival of Trees on going Over 140 Trees Decorated and on Display


Old Fashion Halloween

Saturday October 19, 2024

10 A.M. till 4 P.M.

Trick or Treating at 11:00 A.M. till 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. till 2 P.M.

Costume Parade at 11:30 A.M. and 2 P.M. with Prizes for all Participants

Pumpkin Carving 10:30 A.M. till 3:30 P.M.

Free Horse and Wagon Rides, Free Model “T” Rides Music, Refreshments

Free Admission and Parking

Blacksmith Demonstrations

Kids Activities


Halloween Witch Hat Hunt

Fourth Annual Halloween Witch Hat Hunt

Tuesday October 1 thru Thursday October 31, 2024

Museum Hours Monday Thru Saturday 10 A.M. till 4 P.M.

Sunday 10 A.M. till 4 P.M.

There will be 50 Witches Hats Hidden throughout the museum. Using the clues provided find the 50 witches hats. Record findings on entry form. Submit the form to Museum Aid and collect your Halloween Goodie Bag

Everyone Participating will receive a goodie bag when your entry is turned in

Free and Open to The Public

Come Join The Fun


Festival Of Trees 2023

A Christmas Tradition

November 19, 2023 thru January 31, 2024


November 19 thru December 30, 2023 10 A.M. till 7 P.M.

December 31, 2023 thru January 31, 2024 10 A.M. till 4 P.M.

Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day

Over 140 Christmas Trees of every size and shape decorated with many different themes

All inside

the museum is heated

Free admission, Parking, Coffee and Hot Chocolate

Museum Decorated for the Holidays