Daily Schedule

DATE: AUGUST 16, 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  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)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
10:30  Nature Myths
(in the Parsonage Barn)
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  Pirate Tales From New England’s Rocky Shore
(in the Parsonage Barn)
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
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  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
1:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
2:00  Devilish Tales
(in the Parsonage Barn)
2:00-5:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
2:30-4:30  Botanical Coloring
(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  Meet a 19th Century Midwife

(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
4:00  A Reading of Floral Poetry and Sentiments
(in the Towne House)
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.

 

CRAFT
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.
11:30-3:00  Oliver Wight Tavern Tap Room
A sit down style setting with gourmet burgers, sides, salads and more.
11:30-4:00  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.