Daily Schedule

DATE: JULY 14, 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:

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 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 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  Ten Great Herbs for the Home and Garden and  How to Grow and Use Them
(at the Herb Garden)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
10:30  Quakers in New England
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
10:30  Wild Edible Plants: Identification, Histories and Cultures of New England Species
(meets at the Woodland Walk entrance)
10:45 A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:00  Garden Herbs: Their Cultivation, Cookery, Cures and Caveats with Special Guest Speaker Judith Sumner
(in the Fuller Conference Center)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  Excerpts From the Letters of 19th Century Reformer Sarah Grimke
(in the Parsonage Barn)
12:30  Edible Flowers for Your Kitchen Garden
(meets at the Parsonage Kitchen Garden)
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00  Ornamental Seed Saving
(meets at the Fitch Garden)
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  The History and Culture of Hops
(at the Herb Garden)
2:00  Saw Mill Demonstration
2:00  Let’s Talk About the Weather
(in the Parsonage Barn)
2:30 The Family Nurse: Practical Botanical Medicine of the 1830s
(meets at the Freeman Garden)
2:30-4:30  Bind a Toy Book
(in the Fitch House)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
3:00  Slightly Scary Stories
(in the Parsonage Barn)
3:00  Play French & English (Tug of War)
(near the Flagpole on the Common)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:00  Garden Pests and Potions: 1830s Techniques for Controlling Insects & Disease
(meets at the Bixby Garden)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
4:00  An Appeal to Young Ladies Interested in Factory Work
(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 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.

 

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.
10:00-1:30  Oliver Wight Tavern Tap Room
Serving Sunday Brunch.
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.