Daily Schedule

DATE: JULY 4, 2019
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Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Daily events are subject to change.

TODAY AT OSV

Before heading into the Village we invite you to watch a short informative video to help you make the most of your visit! Located in the Visitor Center

Throughout the Day:

 

9:30-12:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
9:30-12:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
9:45  Flag Raising with Fife and Drum
(on the Common)
10:00 Declaring Independence
(in the Center Meetinghouse)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
10:00  Sawmill Demonstration
9:30-1:00 Make a Tri-Corner Hat
(in the Visitor Center)
9:45-11:15 Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00  Sawmill Demonstration
10:30 Fife and Drum Music
(by the Bullard Tavern)
10:30  Learn to Dance with the OSV Dancers
(by the Center Meetinghouse)
11:00  United States Naturalization Ceremony Welcoming New American Citizens
(on the Common)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
12:00  Learn to Dance with the OSV Dancers
(by the Center Meetinghouse)
12:30  Old Sturbridge Village Singers in Concert
(in the Center Meetinghouse)
12:30 Fife and Drum Music
(by the Bullard Tavern)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00 Declaring Independence
(in the Center Meetinghouse)
1:00-5:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00 Citizens Procession
(throughout the Village)
2:30 Reading of the Declaration of Independence
(on the Common)
2:30-4:30  Make an Independence Day Thaumatrope
(in the Fitch House)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
3:00  Play 19th Century Base Ball
(on the Common)
3:00 Cannon Demonstration
(by the Graveyard)
3:00 Fife and Drum Music
(by the Bullard Tavern)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:00  Meet 19th Century Immigrant Mary Culligan
(in the Towne House)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
4:00  A Reading of Patriotic Poetry
(in the Towne Garden)
4:00  Saw Mill Demonstration
4:00  Toy Fire Balloon
(near the water pump on the Common)
4:30 Fife and Drum Music
(by the Bullard Tavern)
4:45 Flag Lowering with Fife and Drum
(on the Common)

 

Ride the Quinebaug River Boat
10:00–4:00 | $3 per person, age 3 & under free
Purchase a $3 token for a ride at the Visitor Center or the Miner Grant Store.
Please note tokens are nonrefundable.

Unused tokens can be redeemed during a future visit.
(pick up at the dock by the Vermont Covered Bridge)
15-minute ride on the Quinebaug River.

 

CRAFTS
3:00–4:00 Make a Tin Ornament | $3 per craft 

Purchase a $3 token for Crafts at the Visitor Center or the Miner Grant Store
Please note tokens are nonrefundable.

Unused tokens can be redeemed on a future visit.
(in the Booth next to the Miner Grant Store)
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
9:00-4:30  Village Café
Proudly serving Red Barn® coffee, village made fudge, and from scratch cookies, muffins and breads.
9:15-5:00  Grant Store & Bake Shop
(on the Common)
Famous for our chocolate chip cookies, maple coffee and Village-made wares.
11:00-4:00  Bullard Tavern (on the Ground Floor)
A café style setting with a wide array of lunch options.
11:30-3:00  Oliver Wight Tavern Tap Room
A sit down style setting with gourmet burgers, sides, salads and more.
11:30-3:00  Village Scoop Shop
Ice cream, cookies, and beverages
11:30-3:30  Cromwell Bullard’s Tap Room (in the Bullard Tavern)
Serving soft baked pretzels with bacon beer cheese dip and specialty July 4th themed cocktails.
10:00-5:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
Wide array of unique gifts, fabrics, books and
Village-made wares available! Don’t have time? Shop online! Visit our online store at www.osv.org! We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.