Laura Bellini – Feb. 15, 2019

Born in a small town in Ohio who would ever dream that little Laura Woolwine would become an international opera star singing in the great opera houses of Europe, New York and then touring the United States. Laura’s unique and musical life story will be presented with history and song at the Heritage Village Museum Series by Cheri Brinkman.

Cheri Brinkman: Local Cincinnati historian and author of the CINCINNATI AND SOUP book series is a college educator and historic speaker.

With a performance background in professional theatre and opera she has created this dramatic portrait of Ohio Opera singer Laura Bellini in this first ever one woman program. This will be Cheri Brinkman’s first time presenting at the Village.


Heritage Village Museum will be kicking off 2019 with the First Person Program Series running from February 1 through March 29. Come to the Village and learn about notable people of the past from the presenters! Each program begins at 7:00 p.m. and includes dessert.

The cost for each program is $17 for members and $20 for non-members.

Attend three or more programs, and take advantage of special pricing:

Member Cost Non-member Cost
Three programs $49.50 $58.50
Four programs $64.00 $76.00
Five programs $77.50 $92.50
Six programs $90.00 $108.00
Seven programs $101.50 $122.50


Advance registration is required; call 513-563-9484 to register.

  • February 1, 2019  Adam “Stovepipe” Johnson
  • February 8, 2019 Cal Whitson
  • February 15, 2019 Laura Bellini
  • February 22, 2019 George Hatch
  • March 1, 2019 Mary Draper Ingles
  • March 8, 2019 Frances Cleveland
  • March 15, 2019 Mary anna Custis Lee
  • March 29, 2018 Daniel Boone