Daily Schedule

DATE: OCTOBER 19, 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 *Daily Events are Subject to Change

Throughout the Day:

Ongoing Demonstrations – in the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop

Honey Extracting – in  the Bullard Tavern Taproom

 

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  Preparing for Spring: Planting Tulips
(in the Towne Garden)
9:30-12:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
9:30-12:00  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)
10:30  Nature Myths
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
10:30-4:00  Heirloom  Apple Tasting
 (in the Bullard Tavern Taproom)
10:00-12:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Common
 (pick up at  the Asa Knight Store)
10:00-12:00  Grinding Apples with Ox Power
(at the Cider Mill)
11:30  Learn a Dance with the OSV Dancers
(by the Center Meetinghouse)
11:30  Devilish Tales
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
12:00  Everlasting Bouquets: Creating Dried Flower Arrangements
(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  Learn a Dance with the OSV Dancers
(by the Center Meetinghouse)
1:00-3:30  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:00-3:30  A Printer at Work
(in the Printing Office)
1:00-4:00  Help to Harvest the Bixby’s Garden
(at the Bixby Garden)
1:00-4:00  A Cabinetmaker at Work
(in the Cabinetmaking Shop across from A Child’s World)
1:30-3:30  Grinding Apples with Ox Power
(at the Cider Mill)
1:30-3:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Common
(pick up at  the Asa Knight Store)
2:00  Tales of the Banshee
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
3:00  Graveyard Poetry: A Sample of New England Epitaphs
(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)
3:00  Improving the Soil: The Renewal of the Freeman Garden
(at the Freeman Garden)
3:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)

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.

 

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

 

DINING & SHOPPING
9:00-3:30  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.
11:00-4:00  Bullard Tavern (on the Ground Floor)
A café style setting with a wide array of lunch options.
11:30-3:00  Oliver Wight Tavern 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.