Daily Schedule

DATE: OCTOBER 13, 2021
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Exhibits open 9:30 AM to 4 PM

Daily events are subject to change.

Performances
10:00 a.m. Famous Fairy Tales: The Emperor’s New Clothes and other favorites (in the Bullard Tavern).


10:30 a.m.  Devilish Tales: Stories About Cheating The Devil (in the Friends Meetinghouse).


11:30 a.m.  Meet a 19th Century Midwife: Find out about childbirth in the 1830s (Meets in the Friends Meetinghouse).


12:00 p.m. A Story by Edgar Allen Poe: A classic tale by the author of the macabre (in the Bullard Tavern).


1:00 p.m. Devilish Tales: Stories wherein the Devil gets his due – or does he? (in the Friends Meetinghouse).


2:00 p.m. Meet a 19th Century Midwife: Find out about childbirth in the 1830s (in Towne House garden).

2:30 p.m. Ghostly Tales: Stories about a skeleton man and other haunting tales (in the Bullard Tavern).  


3:00 p.m. Final Poems: Selected Readings of Old New England Epitaphs (meets in front of the Graveyard).

Music Performances
10:00 a.m. Music at the Towne House
1:30 p.m. Music on the Farm (at the Freeman Farm)

Households
Fitch House Autumn is exciting for everyone, farmers’ and mechanics’ families alike! Stop by here to see how a non-farming family might change how they feed their family as a wider array of food is available from home and neighbors alike.

Farm
3:30 p.m. Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Farm)

Trades
Musket Demonstrations 
will happen at 1:00 p.m.
Watch our interpreters load and fire a flintlock musket, near the Bullard Tavern.

Community
Asa Knight Store Country stores brought in goods from all over the world, through seaports like Boston and Providence. They also bought locally produced goods such as butter, cheese, and handwork for sale in those urban commercial centers.

The Carryall
We offer two horse-drawn carryall rides (weather permitting), included with the price of admission, around the Village. Please note from 1:00 – 1:30 pm there are no Carryalls operating.
From 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and 2:30 – 4:00 pm you can board behind the Bullard Tavern or in front of the Blacksmith Shop about every 20 minutes for a ride around the Mill pond.
From 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:30 – 4:00 pm you can board at the Asa Knight Store or the Miner Grant Store about every 45 minutes for a longer ride around the Common and Countryside.

New England on Parade

Learn about the long history of parades in this region, and their many purposes. Visit all three of the exhibitions’ locations in the Visitor Center, Countryside Gallery (indicated by “Cabinetmaking Exhibit” on the map), and Militia Exhibit.

Dining & Shopping

Bullard Café (on the Ground Floor)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. full hot and cold menu available.

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. soups, sandwiches and beverages.

Miner Grant Store & Bake Shop 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Stop in to buy our famous chocolate chip cookies and treats. Shop for Village-made wares, heirloom seeds, historical children’s toys and gifts, too!

Policies

Masks are required in all indoor spaces.
Masks are optional outdoors. Please consider
putting on a mask when you are close to staff or other visitors. We appreciate your cooperation for your safety and ours.