Daily Schedule

DATE: OCTOBER 6, 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  19th Century Pioneer Rebecca Cady Returns East
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
11:00  A Tour of the Cider Mill Orchard
(meets at the Cider Mill)
11:30  Nature Myths
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
12:00-2:00  Judging  of the Home Gardener’s Exhibit
(in the Parsonage Barn)
12:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:00  Food Preservation:19th Century Methods for Storing the Harvest
(meets at the Freeman’s Corn Barn)
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  Haunting Tales
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
2:00  A Tour of the Country Side Orchards
(meets by the Bixby House)
2:00-4:00  A Shoemaker at Work
(in the Shoe Shop)
2:30  Announcement of the Winning Entries at the Home Gardener’s Exhibit
(in the Parsonage Barn)
3:00  A Reading of New England Poetry
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
3:00  Successes and Failures: A Discussion of the Season with OSV Horticulturalists
(in the Parsonage Barn)
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.

CRAFT: Make a Tin Ornament
10:00-11:30  | $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.

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.