Daily Schedule

DATE: MAY 21, 2022

Exhibits open 9:30 AM to 5 PM

Daily events are subject to change.

10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Uncomfortable Truths:
A discussion on race in early New England (in the Friends Meetinghouse, Building #6).

11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. How’s the weather
? The year without a summer (in the Friends Meetinghouse, Building #6).

1:00 & 4:00 p.m. A pickle for the knowing ones:
The unusual life of Lord Timothy Dexter of Newburyport (in the Friends Meetinghouse, Building #6).

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

Music Performances

10:00 a.m. Parlor Music at the Salem Towne House: Learn about the Towne Family’s musical background and hear a selection of songs historically performed in the home (in the Salem Towne House, Building #16).

11:00 a.m. The Singing School practices for the Spring Concert (in the Gebhardt Performance Barn, Building #14).

12:30 p.m. The Singing School performs a Spring Concert (in the Gebhardt Performance Barn, Building #14).

1:30 p.m. The Singing School performs a Spring Concert. Part 2 (in the Gebhardt Performance Barn, Building #14).

4:00 p.m. Musical Highlights, the Concertina: Learn about this free reed instrument that was first imported to New England in the 1830’s (in the Bullard Tavern, Building #3).

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 2:00 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. The Carryall is only operating during these times listed.

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