Daily Schedule

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please note: KidStory will be closed at 1:00 p.m. today for a special function.

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change
Throughout the Day:
         ●Ongoing Demonstrations-  in
         the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop
9:30-12:00   A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
10:00-12:00  Visit with Guest Cabinet Maker
          Chris Nasise
(in the Craft Center next to the
          Militia Exhibit)
10:00-1:00 Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
10:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
10:00  Sawmill Demonstration
10:00  Milking Demonstration
          
(at the Freeman Farm)
10:30-12:00  Crushing Apples with Oxen
         
(at the Cider Mill)
10:30  Uncle Ezra Unpacks His Trunk
          
(in the Fitch House)
11:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:30  Tales From My Travels
           
(in the Parsonage Barn)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00-4:00  Visit with Guest Cabinet Maker
          Chris Nasise
(in the Craft Center next to the
          Militia Exhibit)

1:00-4:00  Quinebaug River Boat Ride
                 
($3 Fee, 3 & Under Free, 15 minute ride)
                  (at the dock by Vermont Covered Bridge)
1:00-4:30  A Printer at Work (in the Printing Office)
1:00  Musket Firing Demonstration
          
(by the Bullard Tavern)
1:00  A Tour of the Towne House
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00-4:00 Academy Painting Demonstration
                 
(in the Parsonage)
2:00  Sawmill Demonstration
2:30-4:00  Crushing Apples with Oxen
       
(at the Cider Mill)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
3:00  Gristmill Demonstration
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Milking Demonstration
         
(at the Freeman Farm)
4:00  Sawmill Demonstration

RIDE THE HARTFORD & WORCESTER STAGE
Travel around the Common in our reproduction early
19th-century stagecoach and get a feel for early
New England travel.
Tickets Sold in the Visitor Center & the Miner Grant Store $3 fee, 3 & Under Free
(Seating is limited, no food or beverage on the stage
and operation is weather dependent.)
10:00-12:00 & 1:30-4:50 Ride the Stagecoach
(pick up outside Bullard Tavern)

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.
10:00-4:30  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.
11:30-3:00  Oliver Wight Tavern Tap Room
Serving Modern & Period Fare
10:00-5:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.