Daily Schedule

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

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

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change
Throughout the Day:
         ●Ongoing Demonstrations-  in
         the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop
         ●Display of Domestic Manufacture in the 
          Friends Meetinghouse
9:30-12:00  A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
10:00-11:00 Harvesting Corn
        
(by the Visitor Center)
10:00-12:00  Visit with Guest Woodworker Chris  
           Nassise
(in the Craft Center)
10:00-12:00  Help Harvest the Freeman’s Garden
10:00-12:00  Help Harvest the Bixby’s Garden
10:00-12:30 Grinding Apples with Ox Power
         
(at the Cider Mill)
10:00-1:00 Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
10:00-3:00  Heirloom Apple Tasting
                  
(in the Parsonage Barn)
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)
10:00  Beekeeping Then & Now
          
(meets at the Beekeeping Exhibit)
10:30-12:30  Help to Harvest Squash
          
(meets in the field in front of the Small House)
10:30  Tour the Ornamental Gardens of OSV
           
(meets at the Fitch Garden)
11:00-12:00 Picking Apples (at the Freeman Farm)
11:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:00  Garden Pests & Problems: 19th Century
           Techniques for Controlling Insects,
           Critters, & Disease
(in the Bixby Garden)
11:30  Choosing the Best: How Judges Selected
           Award Winners at an 1830s Agricultural
           Fair
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  Tour OSV’s New Cider Orchard
          
(meets at the Cider Mill)
12:00-4:00 You Be the Judge: Cast Your Vote for
          the Best Textiles and Produce

          (in the Friends Meetinghouse)
1:00-4:00  Quinebaug River Boat Ride
                 
($3 Fee, 3 & Under Free, 15 minute ride)
                  (at the dock by Vermont Covered Bridge)
1:00-4:00 Visit with Guest Woodworker Chris  
                 Nassise
(in the Craft Center)
1:00-4:30  A Printer at Work (in the Printing Office)
1:00   Musket Firing Demonstration
          
(by the Bullard Tavern)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:30-3:30  Help Harvest the Freeman’s Garden
1:30-3:30  Help Harvest the Bixby’s Garden
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00-3:00 Digging Potatoes (at the Freeman Farm)

2:00-4:00 Grinding Apples with Ox Power
               
(at the Cider Mill)
2:00  Sawmill Demonstration
2:00  Putting the Parsonage Garden to Bed
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
2:30  Choosing the Best: How Judges Selected
         Award Winners at an 1830s Agricultural
         Fair
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
2:30  Tour the Freeman’s Apple Orchard
         
(meets at the Freeman Farm)
3:00  Gristmill Demonstration
3:00  Renewing the Soil: 19th Century
         Techniques to Improve Soil Fertility
        
(in the Freeman Garden)
3:30  Beekeeping Then & Now
        
(meets at the Beekeeping Exhibit)
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)

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.