Daily Schedule

DATE: AUGUST 25, 2019

Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Daily events are subject to change.


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 Print Shop)
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)
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  Meet a 19th Century School Keeper
(in the District School House)
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  19th Century School Lesson
(in the District School House)
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)
1:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00  The Fate Lady Practices for the Fair
   (in the Parsonage)
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  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:00  Fashion Delights
(in the Asa Knight Store)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
4:00  A Look at Dooryard Herbs and Ornamentals
(at the Fitch House Side Yard)


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.

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)


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.