Juneteenth

On June 20, 2022, we will celebrate and explore the history, resilience, and culture of Black people in America. We encourage visitors to consider the historical and present-day significance of Juneteenth through interactions with guest speakers and performers as well as Old Sturbridge Village’s costumed educators. Engage in discussions… Read More


Evening at the Village

Enjoy being outside and spend a spring evening at the Village after our normal hours of operation! Stroll through our scenic campus, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, and listen to live music by Heth, Bradley and Houston (HBH) Band. HBH Band performs jazz music but draw inspiration from R&B, rock,… Read More


Evening at the Village

Aubrey Atwater & Elwood DonnellyPhoto by Janet Moscarello Photography Enjoy being outside and spend a spring evening at the Village after our normal hours of operation! Stroll through our scenic campus, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, and listen to live music by Atwater Donnelly, who provides a… Read More


Great Scout (Family!) Camp Out – June 2022

Calling all Scouts and Families! Join us for a unique camping experience in the countryside of Old Sturbridge Village! On Saturday, June 11, Cub and Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their families are invited to pitch their tents in the Village and enjoy an evening of tours and activities throughout… Read More


Joan M. McGrath Memorial Lecture Featuring Richard Norton Smith

Please join Old Sturbridge Village and Richard McGrath and his family in welcoming presidential historian and author Richard Norton Smith for the Joan M. McGrath Memorial Lecture. Pre-registration is required by April 4, 2022. Purchase tickets here. Questions? Email development@osv.org. Read More


75th Anniversary Celebration Gala

Join us on Saturday, June 4, 2022 for Gala Under the Stars, the culmination of a year-long celebration of Old Sturbridge Village’s 75th Anniversary. Enjoy an elegant evening on the Village Common, complete with dinner catered by Peppers Artful Events, live and silent auctions, music by Old Sturbridge Village musicians… Read More


Webinar: Caring for your Collections: Photographs and Paper

MEMBERS ONLY | Not a member? Join Today! Join Research Librarian Amy Hietala as she discusses the preservation of non-digital photographs and manuscripts in the OSV Research Library and how these techniques can be used for your own personal collections. We are all stewards of our own collections, but… Read More


Historical Craft Classes 2022

Spend some time at the Village learning a historical craft. These adult workshops vary from blacksmithing to textiles, coopering, foodways, and more. Come and try your hand at a craft and take home your finished masterpiece! Unless otherwise specified, workshops will be held in the Museum Education Center. Historical Craft… Read More


Garden Thyme: Pies of the 19th Century

MEMBERS ONLY As of right now, each program will require pre-registration so that we can maintain capacities and social distancing. Registration will open approximately one month in advance for each program and we will evaluate this requirement as 2022 proceeds.  Pies staple dish of the 1800s that is… Read More


Garden Thyme: The Benefits of Bats

MEMBERS ONLY As of right now, each program will require pre-registration so that we can maintain capacities and social distancing. Registration will open approximately one month in advance for each program and we will evaluate this requirement as 2022 proceeds.  Bats have a bad reputation as scary nuisances,… Read More