Daily Schedule

TODAY: MAY 27, 2018
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Exhibits open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Daily events are subject to change.

Wool Days at OSV

Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Kidstory in the Visitor Center closes at 4:45 p.m.

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change
Throughout the Day:

Ongoing Demonstrations–  in
the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop
Spinning or Weaving – in the Fenno House
Llamas & Alpacas: Other Wool Fibers
by A Child’s World Exhibit
9:30-12:00  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
9:30-1:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
9:30-4:30  Sorting, Picking, & Scouring Wool
(by the Fenno Barn)
10:00-12:00  Spinning on a Modern Treadle
Wheel
(in the Bullard Tavern)
10:00-12:00  Standing Wools & Shirred Rug
Techniques
(in the Bullard Tavern)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the
Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight
Store, free included with admission)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
10:00  Sheep Dog Herding (in the Bixby Field)
10:30  Sheep Shearing
(at the Freeman Farm)
10:30  A Reading of New England Poetry
(in the Towne House)
10:45  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
11:00  Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
11:30  Sheep Dog Herding
(in the Bixby Field)
11:30  Tales of King Arthur

(in the Parsonage Barn)
12:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Clock Gallery)
1:00-3:00  Spinning on a Modern Treadle Wheel
(in the Bullard Tavern)
1:00-4:00  Standing Wools & Shirred Rug
Techniques
(in the Bullard Tavern)
1:00-4:30  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
1:30  Dandified Yankees: Men’s Dress Clothing in the Early 19th Century
(in the Bullard Tap Room)
2:00-5:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
2:00  Sheep Shearing (at the Freeman Farm)
2:00  Sheep Dog Herding (in the Bixby Field)
2:00  Meet 19th Century Irish Immigrant Mary
Culligan
(in the Towne House)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the
Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight
Store, free included with admission)
3:00  Sheep Dog Herding (in the Bixby Field)
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
3:00  A Reading of Floral Poetry
(in the Towne House)

RIDES & HANDS ON CRAFTS
Purchase a $5 token for Rides & Crafts at the Visitor Center or the Miner Grant Store

12:00 – 3:00 Ride the Quinebaug River Boat
$5 per person, 3 & Under
(pick up at the dock by the Vermont Covered Bridge)
15-minute ride on the Quinebaug River.
12:30 – 4:30 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.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL POINT OF VIEW
River Walk
is open (entrance near the Sawmill)
Woodland Walk is open
(entrance near the Graveyard)
Pasture Walk
is open
(entrance behind the Freeman Farm)
Also, see an exhibit in the Quinebaug Bridge about the important role rivers played in early New England life.

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
10:00-3:30  Village Café
Serving coffee, baked goods, and grab & go sandwiches.
11:00-3:00  Bullard Tavern
(on the Ground Floor)  We have a wide array of lunch options available.
10:00-5:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.

EXHIBIT – Planed, Grained, & Dovetailed: Cabinetmaking in Rural New England
Located across from the Blacksmith Shop
From coffins and chairs to clock cases and chests of drawers, 19th century cabinetmakers in rural New England produced a wide variety of objects, both every-day and exceptional, using a range of techniques and tools.