Daily Schedule

DATE: JULY 13, 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

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 Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
9:30-12:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
9:30-12:00  Making Cheese and Butter
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
9:30-1:00 A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
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  Cooking Up Compost at Home
(in the Herb Garden)
10:30  The Times Are A Changing  
(in the Parsonage Barn)
10:30  IMP: Utilizing Integrated Pest Management in Your Garden
(at the Freeman Garden)
10:45  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:00  Ecology For Gardeners with
Special Guest Speaker Judith Sumner
(in the Bullard Great Room)
11:00  Garden Tools of the Past
(at the Parsonage Garden)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  Tales from Tavern and Hearthside
(in the Parsonage)
12:00  Growing Your Soil: 19th Century Techniques to Improve Your Soil Health
(at the Freeman Garden)
12:30  Cultivating Small Fruits and Berries
(at the Parsonage Garden)
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  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
1:30 Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:30  Vegetable Seed Saving: Stewarding Historic Varieties and Becoming a Plant Breeder
(meets at the Freeman Garden)
2:00  Salt Water Yankees: Tunes and Tales of Whalers and Sailors         
(in the Parsonage Barn)
2:00  Tips From the Past for the Modern Kitchen Gardener
(in the Bullard Great Room)
2:00-5:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
2:30  Cultivating Tomatoes: 19th Century Techniques and Histories
(at the Parsonage Garden)
2:30-4:30 Play Games and Listen to Tales
(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  Garden Pests and Potions: Techniques of the 1830s for Controlling Insects and Disease
(meets at the Bixby Garden)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:00  Tales of the Supernatural
(in the Parsonage Barn)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Preparing a Bed for Planting
(in the Parsonage Kitchen Garden)
4:00  Tasteful Tunes and the Devil’s Ditties
(in the Parsonage Barn)
4:00  Toy Fire Balloon
(near the water pump on the Common)
4:00  Garden Tools of the Past
(at the Parsonage Garden)

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)

 

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 Woven Bookmark | $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.

 

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 as well as dog treats for your four legged family member.
11:30-3:00  Oliver Wight Tavern Tap Room
A sit down style setting with gourmet burgers, sides, salads and more.
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.