Daily Schedule

Thursday, October 12th, 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
9:30-12:00   A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
10:00-1:00 Horse-Drawn Ride through the
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
10:00  Sawmill Demonstration
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Farm)
10:00  Tour the Ministers Kitchen Garden
(in the Parsonage Garden)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:00  Heirloom Apples- An Infinite Variety
(in the Bixby House Garden)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
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  Harvest Time
(at the Freeman Farm Garden)
1:30  Water Power Tour (meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00-4:00  Sewing Demonstration
(in the Parsonage)
2:00  Sawmill Demonstration
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
2:30  Herbs For the Family Nurse
3:00  Gristmill Demonstration
3:30  Beekeeping in the 1830’s
(in the Beekeeping Exhibit)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Farm)
4:00  Sawmill Demonstration

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.

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.

NEW 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. Planed, Grained, & Dovetailed: Cabinetmaking in Rural New England is an exhibition dedicated to early 19th century cabinetmaking in rural New England. Centered on three main themes – form, process, and people – the exhibition will examine the tools, products, and livelihoods of rural cabinetmakers in the early 19th century.