Daily Schedule

Saturday, October 14th, 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)
10:00-12:00  Visit with Guest Cabinet Maker
       Chris Nasise
(outside the Craft Center next to
       the Militia Exhibit)
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  Ghost Stories

           (in the Child’s World Exhibit)
10:00  Meet the Visiting Oxen and their Drivers
          
(at the Horseshed)
11:00-5:00  Visit the Home Gardener’s Exhibit
           
(in the Craft Center next to the Militia Exhibit)
11:00  Ox Driving Competition
           
(in the Freeman Farm Fields)
11:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
11:00  Walking Tour: Of Ice & Men, The
           Archaeology of the Village’s Mill Site
           
(meets at the Sawmill)
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 Select
           the Award Winners Then & Now
          
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
11:30  Tour OSV’s New Cider Orchard
          
(meets at the Cider Mill)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
12:00-1:30  Judging of the Home Gardener’s
                    Exhibit
           
(in the Craft Center next to the Militia Exhibit)
1:00-4:00  Visit with Guest Cabinet Maker
       Chris Nasise
(outside 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  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)

1:30  A Parade of Oxen
        
(around the common out to Freeman Farm)
2:00-4:00 Grinding Apples with Ox Power
        
(at the Cider Mill)
2:00  Sawmill Demonstration
2:00  Announcement of Winning Entries in the
         Home Gardener’s Exhibit
(in the Craft Center
         next to the Militia Exhibit)
2:00  Ploughing Demonstration
        
(in the Freeman Farm Fields)
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 Select
          the Award Winners Then & Now
         
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
2:30  Tour the Freeman’s Apple Orchard
         
(meets at the Freeman Farm)
3:00  Try Your Hand at Ploughing
        
(in the Freeman Farm Fields)
3:00  Gristmill Demonstration
3:00  Renewing the Soil: 19th Century
         Techniques to Improve Soil Fertility
        
(in the Freeman Garden)
3:30  Ghost Stories (in A Child’s World 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)

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)

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.