Daily Schedule

DATE: JULY 12, 2019
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Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Daily events are subject to change.

Throughout the Day:

Ongoing Demonstrations – in the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop

 

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

9:30-12:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
9:30-12:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
9:45 A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
9:45-11:15 Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
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)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  A Tour and a Tale  
(in the A Child’s World Exhibit)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:00-4:30  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:00-5:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
1:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00  Fashion Delights
(in the Asa Knight Store)
2:30-4:30  Play 19th Century Parlour Games
(in the Fitch House)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
3:00  Play 19th Century Base Ball
(on the Common)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:00  A Look at Door Yard Herbs and Ornamentals
(at the Fitch Side Yard)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
4:00  The Fate Lady Practices for the Fair
(in the Towne House)
4:00  Toy Fire Balloon
(near the water pump on the Common)

 

Ride the Quinebaug River Boat
1:00–4:00 | $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
2:30–4:00 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.
9:30-5:00  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
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.