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JULY 2021

John Glenn Centennial Celebration

JOHN GLENN’S LIFE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
CAMBRIDGE, NEW CONCORD & ZANESVILLE, OHIO EVENTS


Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Astronaut, Senator and beloved son, John H. Glenn Jr. who was born in Cambridge and raised in New Concord. The counties of Guernsey and Muskingum have come together to recognize what would be his 100th birthday on July 18, 2021. Most of the events and activities will occur the weekend of July 16 – 18 while others are scheduled throughout the month.

July 1 - July 31, 2021 “Savor the Flavor” John Glenn Food Trail
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July 6 - 31, 2021 Muskingum County Library System Hosting various programs, movies, and activities.
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July 16, 17 & 18, 2021 9:00 – 4:00 Photo Exhibit of John Glenn’s 1962 Homecoming Parade
Palmer Gallery – Muskingum University - Layton Dr., New Concord
Primary parking is at the New Concord Methodist Church.

July 18, 2021 1:00 – 4:00 John & Annie Glenn Museum in New Concord
Open for free walk-through tours and birthday treats Historic 1962 “Friendship 7” NASA film shown in the classroom
2:00 Astronaut Mike Fincke
Astronaut Mike Fincke will make a virtual appearance via Zoom at 2 p.m. in the classroom area on the bottom level of the museum.
Fincke is originally from the Pittsburgh area and is one of the most experienced astronauts at NASA, having spent more than a year in space and done quite a few space walks. He will be commanding the first manned flight of Boeing's new Starliner capsule coming up within the next year. He will speak about his own history and experiences then answer questions.
Arrive early or stay late to view the Friendship 7 film that will be shown at 1 and 3 at the John & Annie Glenn Museum.

The John Glenn Centennial Celebration is made possible through sponsorships and partnerships with organizations throughout the region. The planning task force is still soliciting donations to support the celebration. Interested organizations and individuals may donate through the Muskingum County Community Foundation’s website.
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Enjoy a ride on The Lorena

Fri, July 2- Sat, July 24
“Cruise down the Muskingum River” on the Lorena Sternwheeler like John & Annie once did!
Enjoy a relaxing one hour Lorena Sternwheeler ride this July. Call 740.455.8282 extension 108 to make reservations.
Friday, July 2 Public Ride 3:30-4:30 & 6:00-7:00 / Public Twilight Ride 8:30-9:30
Saturday, July 3 Public Ride 2:00-3:00 & 3:30-4:30
Sunday, July 4 “Happy Independence Day” Public Ride 2:00-3:00
Wednesday, July 7 Public Ride 12:00-1:00, 2:00-3:00 & 3:30-4:30
Friday, July 9 Public Ride 3:30-4:30
Saturday, July 10 Public Ride 2:00-3:00 & 3:30-4:30
Wednesday, July 14 Public Ride 2:00-3:00 & 3:30-4:30
Friday, July 16 Public Ride 3:30-4:30
Saturday, July 17 Public Ride 3:30-4:30
Wednesday, July 21 Public Ride 12:00-1:00, 2:00-3:00 & 3:30-4:30
Friday, July 23 Public Ride 3:30-4:30
Saturday, July 24 Public Ride 2:00-3:00 & 3:30-4:30
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Heritage-Trail

By The Guernsey County History Museum
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John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration
John Glenn Centennial Celebration