Past Events

Saturday, October 21st. Sunday, October 22nd.

By My Lantern’s Light

The Amherst Historical Society is having By My Lantern’s Light Cleveland Avenue Cemetery Walk on Sat Oct 21 and Sun Oct 22 from 3-5pm! 

Please join us at Cleveland Avenue Cemetery 590 Cleveland Avenue, Amherst Ohio 44001.  Additional parking is at St. Paul Lutheran Church 115 Central Drive, Amherst, OH 44001. 

For more info, please contact the Amherst Historical Society at 440-988-7255 or!

Saturday, September 16 & 23. Sunday, September 17 & 24.

Murder She Rhymed

At Amherst Historical Society 113 South Lake Street, Amherst, OH

Tickets are $40 per person, and $35 per person for AHS members.  Dress for a 1928 Party with prizes, a buffet, and raffles at the Amherst Historical Society, 113 South Lake Street, Amherst, Ohio 44001!

Saturday, October 7th.

Acrylic Painting Class

Saturday, October 7th, 2023, 2-4pm

Led by Brian Mickey To support the Amherst Historical Society

The Grange Hall in Sandstone Village 763 Milan Ave, Amherst, 44001

$15 a person– all ages welcome!

No experience necessary.

To reserve your spot, please contact us at 440-988-7255 or

Please join us as we create a beautiful fall painting. We will provide everything you need– just come ready to have fun!

We hope to see you there!


50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 1-4pm

The Sandstone Village, 763 Milan Avenue, Amherst 44001

FREE Entrance!

Hands-on History and Trades Displays
Baked Goods—Crafters
Animals—Balloon Artist—Face PaintingBasket Raffles-—50/50 Raffle—POPS Shaved Ice
and our Historic Buildings will be open for tours!

Parking will be at Sandstone Village.
For more information, please contact the Amherst Historical Society
at 440-988-7255 or!


Every Saturday in July from 11am – 1pm

The Quigley Museum

702 Milan Avenue, Amherst, Ohio 44001

The museum is located at the corner of Milan Ave and South Lake
Street, with the parking lot entrance off South Lake Street.

For more information, please contact The Amherst Historical Society at
440-988-7255 or

Saturday, June 17, 2023 from 9am-6pm

The Taste of History

A unique Military Living History event with a beautiful
historic backdrop and a fun spin focused on the food and rations that have
fed military across all eras. Enjoy military and WWII Homefront
displays, kids activities, and sample military chow through the ages!

Friday, May 26, 2023 5:00PM

Pogie’s BBQ Fundraiser

Please join us for Live Music, Food, and Raffles on Friday, May 26th at the Amherst Historical Society, 113 South Lake Street, Amherst! Doors open at 5pm and food is served from 5:30-7pm! Thank you to Pogie‘s Catering for this fundraiser!

Ticket Information can be found at the link below.

Sunday, June 4th 2023 12-4pm

Car Show 2023

Registration starts at 10 am – 12 pm

Car Show is from 12 pm to 4pm!

Rain Date June 11th 2023

Amherst Historical Society
Sandstone Village
763 Milan Ave. Amherst OH 44001
(440) 988-7255

Friday, May 19, 2023 6:00PM

Spark Connections Networking Event

Spark Connections is the new way to
network for women at any level of their
business or career seeking authentic
relationships to elevate their mind,
business, and personal life of their dreams.

Register through

Sunday, May 21 2023 1-3pm

Afternoon Tea

The Grange Hall in the Sandstone Village, 763 Milan Avenure, Amherst, Ohio

$20 per person-$15 per member

Seating is limited.

Please RSVP by May 15th to 440-988-7255 or


Saturday, March 11, 2023 1-3PM

Craft Beer and Wine Tasting

Please join us for a craft beer and wine tasting with food pairing!

$35 AHS Members – $40 Non-Members

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Kentucky Derby Evending at the Races

Basket Raffles—50/50—Games
BYOB and please bring an appetizer to share.
Derby garb and Hats are encouraged!
Please RSVP by May 1st to 440-988-7255

Doors open at 5pm
Amherst Historical Society 113 S. Lake St, Amherst, OH