Daily Schedule

DATE: OCTOBER 5, 2019
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Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 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  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)
9:45-10:30 Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00 A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
10:00 A Tour of OSV’s Ornamental Gardens
(meets at the Towne Garden)
10:00-12:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Common
(pick up at  the Asa Knight Store)
10:00-4:00 Heirloom  Apple Tasting
(in the Parsonage Barn)
10:00-4:00 Visit the Home Gardener’s Exhibit
(in the Parsonage Barn)
10:30  A Reading of New England Poetry
(in the Towne House)
11:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
11:00 An Infinite Variety of Fruit: Historic New England Apples
(in the Bullard Great Room)
11:30  Nature Myths
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
12:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:00  The Up-to-Date Advantages of Heirloom Vegetables
(in the Bullard Great Room)
1:00-3:30  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:00-4:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
1:30-3:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Common
(pick up at  the Asa Knight Store)
2:00  Meet a 19th Century Midwife
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
2:00  Food Preservation:19th Century Methods for Storing the Harvest
(meets at the Freeman’s Corn Barn)
2:00-4:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
3:00  Haunting Tales
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
3:00  Improving the Soil: the Renewal of the Freeman Garden
(at the Freeman’s Garden)
3:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)

 

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
12:00–3:00 | $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.

DINING & SHOPPING

9:00-3:30  Village Café
Proudly serving Red Barn® coffee, village made fudge, and from scratch cookies, muffins and breads.
9:30-4:00  Grant Store & Bake Shop 
(on the Common)
Famous for our chocolate chip cookies, maple coffee and Village-made wares.
11:00-3:00  Bullard Tavern (on the Ground Floor)
A café style setting with a wide array of lunch options as well as dog treats for your four legged family member.
11:30-3:00  Oliver Wight Tavern Taproom
A sit down style setting with gourmet burgers, sides, salads and more.
10:00-4:30  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.