Daily Schedule

DATE: JUNE 5, 2022

Exhibits open 9:30 AM to 5 PM

Daily events are subject to change.

10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Meet the Schoolmistress:
School in the 1830s (in the District School, Building #33).

11:00 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Meet the Fate Lady
: A popular attraction at Charitable Society Fairs (in the Salem Towne House Garden, #16).

1:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. What’s Blooming in Mrs. Towne’s Garden:
A look at early American flowers (in the Salem Towne House Garden, #16).

Music Performances

10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.  Women in Music: From Felicia Hemans to Clara Wieck (Schumann), let’s talk about the exceptional women writing, composing, and performing music in the early 19th century (in the Fitch House, Building #21).

11:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. Music from the Towne Home:
 Come explore the collection of music owned by Sally Towne and learn about her experience as a young musician from Charlton, MA. (in the Salem Towne House, Building #16).

3:00 p.m. Parlor Music:
Listen to a selection of parlor music at the Fitch House (Building, #21).
Fitch House
(Building #21) Spring 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 the weather continues to warm. transitions into spring.

Printing Office
(Building #18) Small printing offices often worked for publishers in Philadelphia, New York, or Boston, printing and binding books for sale anywhere in New England. They often also did smaller printing jobs for local people.

Tin Shop (Building #15) Experience our Tinners creating authentic reproductions of household items made from tinned sheet iron.

Pottery Shop and Kiln
(Building #34) Explore the world of pottery and see pots being made at the potter’s wheel.

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