Daily Schedule

DATE: AUGUST 12, 2018
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Exhibits Open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Daily events are subject to change.

Put Your Hands on History & Be Inspired

A boy visits the Tin ShopExhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change

Charlotte’s Web
11:00 ($12) and 1:30 ($14)

Prices are per person age 4 and older, 3 & under are free.  Performance is located at the Freeman Farm.  Purchase tickets today at the Visitor Center or at the Charlotte’s Web ticket booth.

Throughout the Day:
Ongoing Demonstrations–  in
the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop
9:30-12:00 Visit with Cabinet Maker
Chris Nassise
(in the Cabinet Making Shop, located
across from A Child’s World exhibit)
9:30-1:00   A Shoemaker at Work

(in the Shoe Shop)
10:00-12:00  Make a Charlotte’s Web Toy
(in the Fitch House)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the
Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
10:00  Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
10:30  Sawmill Demonstration

10:30  Help to tend the Freeman’s Garden
10:30  What’s Growing in Mrs. Towne’s Garden?
(in the Towne House Garden)
10:45  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  Tales From Down on the Farm
(in A Child’s World Exhibit)
12:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(by the Cider Mill)
1:00-5:00 Visit with Cabinet Maker Chris Nassise
(in the Cabinet Making Shop, located
across from A Child’s World exhibit)
1:00-4:30  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:00  Sawmill Demonstration
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
2:00-5:00   A Shoemaker at Work

(in the Shoe Shop)
2:00  Fashion Delights
(in the Asa Knight Store)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the
Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
2:30  Children’s Tales from the Barnyard
(at the Bixby House)
2:30  Sawmill Demonstration
3:00  Tour of the Lighting Exhibit
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)

RIDES & CRAFTS
Purchase a $5 token for Rides & Crafts at the Visitor Center or the Miner Grant Store
Please note tokens are nonrefundable. Unused tokens can be redeemed on a future visit.

10:45 – 3:15 Ride the Stagecoach
$5 per person, 3 & Under Free
(pick up outside the Bullard Tavern)
Travel the countryside in our reproduction early
19th-century stagecoach and get a feel for early
New England travel. (Seating is limited, no food or beverage on the stage and operation is weather dependent.)
12:00 – 3:00 Ride the Quinebaug River Boat
$5 per person, 3 & Under Free
(pick up at the dock by the Vermont Covered Bridge)
15-minute ride on the Quinebaug River.
12:30 – 4:15  Make a Coiled Clay Pot
$5 per craft, Located in the Visitor Center

Instruction by Village craftspeople; make an item to take home. Some restrictions on age, safety, and number of participants may apply.

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.
10:00-1:30  Oliver Wight Tavern
Serving Sunday Brunch Buffet
10:00-4:30  Village Café
Serving coffee, baked goods, and grab & go sandwiches.
10:00-5:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.
10:30-3:30  Freeman Farm Refreshment Stand
Offering a variety of snack items including popcorn, cupcakes, soft-baked pretzels & cold beverages
11:00-4:00  Bullard Tavern
(on the Ground Floor)  We have a wide array of lunch options available.