Daily Schedule

DATE: JULY 19, 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)
9:30-12:30  Meet the School Mistress
(at the District School House)
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)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
10:30  Phrenology: The Science of the Mind
(in the Parsonage Barn)
10:45 A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
11:30  Uncomfortable Truths: Race in Early New England 
(Meets in front of the Fenno House)
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:00-3:00  Freemasonry in New England
(in the Towne House)
1:00-4:30  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
2:00  Recreated Religious Revival Service
(in the Center Meeting House)
2:00-5:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
2:30-4:30  Tell Your Story: Bind a Memory Book
(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  Some Useful Trees in New England
(begins in front of the Center Meetinghouse)
4:00  Tales of a Yankee Peddler
(in the Parsonage Barn)
4:00  Toy Fire Balloon
(near the water pump on the Common)

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 Nine Men’s Morris Board | $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.
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.