Speaker Series: Mel Allen, editor of Yankee Magazine

Mel Allen, editor of Yankee Magazine will discuss his time at the magazine from 1977 to the present. After 12 years teaching magazine writing at the UMASS -Amherst, he now teaches in the MFA creative nonfiction program at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Mass. Like all editors, his greatest joy is finding… Read More


Speaker Series “Founding Martyr” with author Christian Di Spigna

Mr. Di Spigna will discuss his biography of Dr. Joseph Warren following him from his farming childhood and years at Harvard through his professional success and… Read More


Speaker Series: “The Finest Nines” with author Anthony Pioppi

Anthony Pioppi, golf writer and historian and a descendant of Dr. Pioppi in Southbridge, will talk about his book The Finest Nines. The book highlights the twenty-five finest nine-hole courses in North America and details how to play each one. Some of the courses he will discuss include: Whitinsville Golf Club in Whitinsville… Read More


Mother’s Day Brunch

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Old Sturbridge Village with our popular annual brunch! Reservations required, call 508-347-0397. Full prepayment will be required at the time the reservation is made. Village admission (not required to enter the tavern) is not included with Brunch price. All moms, however, get into the Village for… Read More


Beer & 4-Course Dinner with Rapscallion Brewery – SOLD OUT

SORRY – this event is SOLD OUT! Please join us for a special Beer Tasting & 4-course Dinner event in partnership with Rapscallion Brewery on April 12, 2019! Reservations are required; please call 508-347-0397. Please note that this event takes place after museum hours and the Village will not be… Read More


Woods and Fields: Birdwatching

MEMBERS ONLY Birds are excellent indicators of the health of an ecosystem and provide valuable information about what plants and insects may also be present. Join us a specialist from The Bird Store of Sturbridge, MA as we take to the pastures and pathways at OSV in search of the… Read More


Garden Weekends

Garden Weekends return to Old Sturbridge Village this July! Each weekend will be filled with hands-on workshops, demonstrations, and tours of OSV’s heirloom gardens. Visit the gardens and chat with our expert horticulturalists to learn about a few of the 400(+) heirloom varieties cultivated at the museum. Saturdays will be… Read More


International Women’s Day – FREE Admission for all Women & Girls

In honor of International Women’s Day and of women and girls everywhere, Old Sturbridge Village offers FREE daytime admission to the museum to all women and girls on Friday, March 8, 2019! See our blacksmiths, tinners, and potter at work, take a horse-drawn ride around the countryside, meet the school… Read More


St. Patrick’s Dinner and Concert – SORRY – THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT! On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy a special Irish dinner buffet with all your favorites in the Oliver Wight Tavern (see menu below) followed by an intimate concert with Full Gael in the Center Meetinghouse on Saturday, March 16, 2019. This is… Read More


Easter Feast at the Bullard Tavern – SOLD OUT

Step into the charming historical ambiance of the Bullard Tavern Great Room and enjoy a delicious Easter feast with your friends and family. While you enjoy your food, watch costumed interpreters prepare soup over the hearth and listen to occasional musical performances. Reservations required, call 508-347-0397. Full prepayment will be… Read More