Daily Schedule

DATE: AUGUST 18, 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

9:30-11:30  Knitting Stockings (at the Small House)
9:30-11:30  Spinning or Weaving (at the Fenno House)
9:30-11:30  Making Worked Mittens
(at the Freeman Farmhouse)
9:30-11:30  Sewing for Charity (at the Parsonage)
9:30-11:30  Knitting for a Cause – Help to Knit Scarves for American Soldiers (at the Parsonage)
9:30-12:00  Making Cheese and Butter
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
9:30-12:00  A Shoemaker at Work (in the Shoe Shop)
9:30-12:30  Meet the School Mistress
(at the District School)
9:30-4:00  Dyeing Wool  (outside the Fenno Barn)
9:30-12:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
9:45  A Guided Introductory Tour Around 
the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
10:00-12:00  Sewing Shoe Uppers (at the Fitch House)
10:00-12:00  Basket Making (at the Small House)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
9:45-11:15  Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
10:30  A Tour of the Lighting Exhibit
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  What’s Growing in Mrs. Towne’s Garden?
(in the Towne House 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  Useful Employment: Textiles & Other Home
Manufactures
(Tour meets at the Small House)
1:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
1:30-5:00  Knitting Stockings (at the Small House)
2:00-5:00  Spinning or Weaving (at the Fenno House)
2:00  The Fate Lady Predicts
(in the Parsonage)
2:00-3:30  Basket Making (at the Small House)
2:00-4:30  Make a Small Blank Book
(at the Fitch House)
2:00-5:00  Braiding Straw (at the Bixby House)
2:00-5:00  Hand Sewing in the Household
(at the Bullard Tavern)
2:00-5:00  Sewing for Charity
(at the Parsonage)
2:00-5:00  Knitting for a Cause – Help to Knit Scarves for American Soldiers (at the Parsonage)
2:00-5:00  Sewing Shoe Uppers (at the Fitch House)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
3:00  Play French & English (Tug of War)
(near the Flagpole on the Common)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:00  Fashion Delights
(in the Asa Knight Store)
3:00-5:00  Making a Bonnet
(at the Towne House)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
4:00  Toy Fire Balloon
(near the water pump on the Common)
4:00 Summer in the Minister’s Garden
(in the Parsonage Garden)

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.

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)

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.
10:00-1:30  Oliver Wight Tavern 
Serving Sunday Brunch Buffet.
11:00-4:00  Bullard Tavern (on the Ground Floor)
We have a wide array of lunch options available as well as dog treats for your four legged family member.
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.