Daily Schedule

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change
Throughout the Day:
         ●Harvesting Mutton – at the Freeman Farm
         ●Visit the Fitch House to Begin Your
           Thanksgiving Adventure
  
        ●American Military Uniforms & Equipment
            Display
- in the Craft Center next to the
            Militia Exhibit
         ●Ongoing Demonstrations-  in
         the Tin Shop & Pottery Shop
From Time to Time:
       
Casting Musket Balls –in the Blacksmith
           Shop
9:30-12:00   A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
10:00-12:00  Make a Militia Hat
                    
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00-12:00  Meet the 1812 Surgeon from the
                 USS Constitution
(in the Bullard Tavern)
10:00-1:00 Horse-Drawn Ride through the
                  Countryside
                 
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
10:15  Fife & Drum Concert (by the Graveyard)
10:30  Cannon Firing Demonstration
          
(by the Graveyard)
11:00  Meet the USS Constitution Marines
           
(in the Center Meetinghouse)
1:00   Musket Firing Demonstration
          
(by the Graveyard)
1:00-4:00  A Printer at Work
                
(in the Printing Office)
1:00-4:00  Meet the 1812 Surgeon from the USS
                 Constitution
(in the Bullard Tavern)
1:30  Kids Join the Militia (on the Common)
2:00-4:00  Come Color Militia Soldiers
                 
(in the Fitch House)
2:30-3:50  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
                  Countryside
                  
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
2:30  Cannon Demonstration (by the Graveyard)
3:00  Meet the USS Constitution Marines
         
(in the Center Meetinghouse)

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 & 1:30-3:50 Ride the Stagecoach
(pick up outside Bullard Tavern)

THE ENVIRONMENTAL POINT OF VIEW
River Walk is open (entrance near the Sawmill)
Woodland Walk is CLOSED
         
(entrance near the Graveyard)
Pasture Walk is CLOSED
          
(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
9:30-4:00  Grant Store & Bake Shop
(on the Common) Famous for our chocolate chip cookies, beverages & village made crafts.
10:00-3:30  Village Café
Serving coffee, baked goods, and grab & go sandwiches.
11:00-2:30  Bountiful Buffet at the Bullard Tavern
First come, first served. No Reservations.
11:00-3:00  Bullard Tavern
(on the Ground Floor)  We have a wide array of lunch options available.
10:00-4:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.