Daily Schedule

DATE: AUGUST 19, 2018
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Exhibits open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Daily events are subject to change.

Textile Weekend at OSV

Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change

Charlotte’s Web
11:00 ($12) and 1:30 ($14)
Prices are per person age 4 and older, 3 & under are free.  Performance is located at the Freeman Farm.  Purchase tickets today at the Visitor Center or at the Charlotte’s Web ticket booth.

Throughout the Day:
Ongoing Demonstrations–  in
the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop
From Time to Time:
        ●Weaving Fabric for Trousers
(at the Fenno House)
9:30-12:00  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
9:30-12:30  Quilting a Cradle Quilt
(at the Bixby House)
9:30-1:00   A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the
Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
10:00  Costume Tour
(meets in the Visitor Center, space limited to
8 Adults please sign up in the Visitor Center)
10:00  Making a Portrait Come Alive: How We
Make Reproduction Clothing
(at the Parsonage Barn)
10:00  Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
10:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
10:30-12:00  Making a Rag Baby
(at the Fitch House)
10:30-12:00  Mending Clothing (at the Parsonage)
10:30  Sawmill Demonstration

10:30  Help to tend the Freeman’s Garden
10:45  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
11:30-1:00  Remaking a Gown
(at the Fenno House)
11:30-1:00  Redecorating a Bonnet
(at the Towne House)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
12:00  Repurposed, Refashioned, Reused: Early
19th Century Quilts
(meets at the Visitor Center Gallery)
12:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(by the Cider Mill)
1:00-4:00  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:00  Costume Tour
(meets in the Visitor Center, space limited to
8 Adults please sign up in the Visitor Center)
1:00  Sawmill Demonstration
1:30-3:30  Mending Clothing
(at the Parsonage)
1:30-3:30  Making a Rag Baby (at the Fitch House)
2:00-5:00   A Shoemaker at Work

(in the Shoe Shop)
2:00  Repurposed, Refashioned, Reused: Early
19th Century Quilts
(meets at the Visitor Center Gallery)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the
Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
2:30-5:00  Remaking a Gown (at the Parsonage)
2:30  Dressing Out: The Layers of Fashion
(at the Parsonage Barn)
2:30  Children’s Tales from the Barnyard
(at the Bixby House)
2:30  Sawmill Demonstration
3:00  Exploring Curious Plants in a Children’s
Garden
(at the Fitch Garden)
3:30-5:00  Quilting a Cradle Quilt
(at the Bixby House)
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
4:00-5:00  Redecorating a Bonnet
(at the Towne House)
4:00  Water Power Tour
(meets by the Carding Mill)

RIDES & CRAFTS
Purchase a $5 token for Rides & Crafts at the Visitor Center or the Miner Grant Store
Please note tokens are nonrefundable. Unused tokens can be redeemed on a future visit.

10:45 – 3:15 Ride the Stagecoach
$5 per person, 3 & Under Free
(pick up outside the Bullard Tavern)
Travel the countryside in our reproduction early
19th-century stagecoach and get a feel for early
New England travel. (Seating is limited, no food or beverage on the stage and operation is weather dependent.)
12:00 – 3:00 Ride the Quinebaug River Boat
$5 per person, 3 & Under Free
(pick up at the dock by the Vermont Covered Bridge)
15-minute ride on the Quinebaug River.
12:30 – 4:15  Weave a Bookmark
$5 per craft, Located in the Visitor Center

Instruction by Village craftspeople; make an item to take home. Some restrictions on age, safety, and number of participants may apply.

DINING & SHOPPING
9:30-5:00  Grant Store & Bake Shop
(on the Common) Famous for our chocolate chip cookies, beverages & village made crafts.
10:00-1:30  Oliver Wight Tavern
Serving Sunday Brunch Buffet
10:00-4:30  Village Café
Serving coffee, baked goods, and grab & go sandwiches.
10:00-5:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.
10:30-3:30  Freeman Farm Refreshment Stand
Offering a variety of snack items including popcorn, cupcakes, soft-baked pretzels & cold beverages
11:00-4:00  Bullard Tavern
(on the Ground Floor)  We have a wide array of lunch options available.
11:30-4:00  Village Scoop Shop
Ice cream, cookies, and beverages
12:00-4:00  Cromwell Bullard’s Spirits & Snacks
(upstairs from the Bullard Tavern Cafeteria)
Offering respite for the weary traveler. Draft Beer, Wines, Cocktails and snack menu