Daily Schedule

DATE: MAY 7, 2022
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Exhibits open 9:30 AM to 5 PM

Daily events are subject to change.

Performances
10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Meet a 19th Century Midwife:
Childbirth in the 1830s (in the Salem Towne House Lower Kitchen, Building #16).

11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Pirate Tales from New England’s Rocky Shores
: Stories about swashbuckling – but nasty – pirates (in the Gebhardt Barn, Building #14).

11:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. OSV Dancers: Watch the Old Sturbridge Village Dancers demonstrate dancing in 1830s (in the Gebhardt Performance Barn, Building #14).

1:00 & 4:00 p.m. Celtic & Catholic Tour:
Irish Catholic Immigration to Worcester County in the 1830s (meets in front of the Center Meetinghouse, Building #7).

1:30 p.m. The Future of Farming Tour:
Progressive farming in the 1830s (meets at the Town House Barn,  Building #16).

Music Performances

1:00 p.m. Music at the Tavern: Hear a sampler of 1830s music (in the Bullard Tavern, Building #3).

2:00 p.m. Musical Highlights, the “Hurdy Gurdy”: Listen to this strange and unusual instrument at the Bullard Tavern.

4:00 p.m. Parlor Music:
Listen to a selection of parlor music at the Fitch House.

Mill Demonstrations

You may see demonstrations of logs milled into lumber at the Sawmill and grains ground into fine meal at the Gristmill.
10:00 a.m. Sawmill Demonstration (Building #43)
11:00 a.m. Gristmill Demonstration (Building #42)
1:00 p.m. Sawmill Demonstration
(Building #43)
2:00 p.m. Gristmill Demonstration
(Building #42)
3:00 p.m. Sawmill Demonstration
(Building #43)

The Carryall (weather permitting)
We offer a horse-drawn carryall ride included with the price of admission. From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 to 4:30 pm you can board behind the Bullard Tavern (#3) or in front of the Blacksmith Shop (#39) about every 20 minutes for a ride around the Mill Pond. From 12:00-1:30 pm there is no Carryall operating.

Dining & Shopping
Oliver Wight Café
(Building #1)
(in the Oliver Wight Tavern Lobby)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. pastries & beverages
Bullard Caf
é (Building #3) (on the Ground Floor)
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. sandwiches and beverages.
Miner Grant Store & Bake Shop (Building #19)
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Stop in to buy our famous chocolate chip cookies, Joe Frogger cookies, and treats. Shop for Village-made wares, heirloom seeds, historical children’s toys and gifts, too!

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 (#2C), Countryside Gallery (#40), and Armed & Equipped Militia Exhibit (#26).

The Environmental Point of View
Woodland Walk (#47) A short hike along Pogus Brook to a wooded viewing platform.
Pasture Walk (#49) Takes you to the top of Powder House Hill, offering views of the pastured landscape.
River Walk (#50) Best views of the Wight Dam and a peaceful setting to enjoy the Quinebaug River.

Upgrade your tickets to a year-long Membership!
Save your receipt and within 30 days you can apply daytime admission tickets towards a membership. A Family Membership starts at just $105 and is valid for a full year! For more info visit www.osv.org