Daily Schedule

DATE: JULY 28, 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 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)
9:30-12:30  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  Ten Great Herbs for the Home and Garden, and How to Grow and use them
(at the Herb Garden)
10:00 Saw Mill Demonstration
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
10:30  Irresistible Irish Tales
(in the Parsonage Barn)
10:45 A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
11:00  Wild Edible Plants: Identification, Histories and Cultures of New England Species
(meets at the Woodland Walk Entrance)
11:00 Grist Mill Demonstration
11:30  Tales of Long Ago
(in the Parsonage Barn)
11:30 Carding Mill Demonstration
12:00 The History and Culture of Hops
(at the Herb Garden)
1:00 Edible Flowers for your Kitchen Garden
(meets at the Parsonage Kitchen Garden)
1:00 Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:30 Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:30 Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
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)
2:00 Ornamental Seed Saving
(meets at the Fitch Garden)
2:00 Meet 19th Century Irish Immigrant Mary Culligan
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
2:00  Saw Mill Demonstration
2:00-5:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
2:30-5:00 Practice Your Penmanship
(in the Fitch House)
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 Nature Myths
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
3:00 Play French and English (Tug of War)
(near the Flagpole on the Common)
3:30 Carding Mill Demonstration
4:00 A Reading of Floral Poetry
(In the Towne House)
4:00 Saw Mill Demonstration
4:00  The Family Nurse: Practical Botanical Medicine of the 1830s
(meets at the Freeman Garden)
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)

 

CRAFT
2:30-4:00 Make a 19th Century Gameboard |
$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.

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.

 

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)
We have a wide array of lunch options available.
10:00-1:30  Oliver Wight Tavern
Serving Sunday Brunch Buffet.
11:30-3:00  Village Scoop Shop
Gifford’s 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.