Daily Schedule

DATE: AUGUST 30, 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

August 30, 2019 is FREE Fun Friday at Old Sturbridge Village! Learn more here.

 

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)
9:30-1:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
9:30-4:00  Wool Dying
(outside the Fenno Barn)
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  “Rolling the Ball for Harrison”: The Story of the Parsonage Barn
(in the Parsonage Barn)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:00  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  Tales from Long Ago
(in the Parsonage Barn)
1:00  Pirate Tales from New England’s Rocky Shores
(in the Parsonage Barn)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
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  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
2:00  “Rolling the Ball for Harrison”: The Story of the Parsonage Barn
(in the Parsonage Barn)
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)
3:00  Tales from Long Ago

(in the Parsonage Barn)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
4:00  Nature Myths
(in the Parsonage Barn)

 

Ride the Quinebaug River Boat
10:00–3:30 | $5 per person, age 3 & under free
Purchase a $5 token for a ride at the
Visitor Center or the Miner Grant Store.
Cash & credit cards also accepted at Boat Dock.
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: Make a Tin Ornament
9:30-12:30 & 1:30-4:30 | $5 per craft 

Purchase a $5 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.
10:00-3:00  Snack & Beverage Concession
(across from the Blacksmith Shop in the Countryside)
Offering a variety of snack items including popcorn, soft-baked pretzels, Italian ice and cold beverages.
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
Serving a lunch buffet.
11:30-3:00  Village Grille (on the Common next to the Bullard Tavern)
Hamburgers, hot dogs, sides and beverages.
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.