Daily Schedule

DATE: AUGUST 31, 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 Print Shop)
9:30-12:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
9:30-12:00  Make a Paper Militia Hat
(on the Common)
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  The Militia Assembles for a Regimental Review
(on the Common)
10:30  Tales From My Travels
(in the Parsonage Barn)
10:45  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Mill Pond
(pick up behind the Bullard Tavern)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:00  The Militia Practices Target Shooting
(by the Graveyard)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  Uncle Ezra Recalls His Militia Days
(in the Parsonage Barn)
1:00  The Longrifle and the DaVinci Code: A Gallery Talk by Edward Parry, Gunsmith
(in Armed and Equipped)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00  Kids Join the Militia
(on the Common)
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)
1:15  Justice of the Peace Hearing on Militia Infractions
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00  Uncle Ezra Recalls His Militia Days
(in the Parsonage Barn)
2:30  Sham Battle
(at the Freeman Farm Fields)
2:30-4:30  Make a Patriotic Thaumatrope
(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  Tales From My Travels
(in the Fitch House)
3:30  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
4:00  Kids! Join the Militia
(on the Common)
4:00  Color a Flower from the Children’s Garden
(in the Fitch House)
4:45  Flag Lowering with Fife and Drum
(on the Common)

 

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. 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.

 

THE ENVIRONMENTAL POINT OF VIEW
River Walk
 is open (entrance near the Sawmill)
Woodland Walk is CLOSED
Pasture Walk
is CLOSED

 

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.
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.