Member Double Discount Days

MEMBERS ONLY Christmas Wish Bridge OrnamentHand-painted and produced by Cedar & Pearl Get a head start on your holiday shopping! The Gift Shops at Old Sturbridge Village invite members for a special weekend of shopping and extra savings! All current members receive 20 percent off on their purchases… Read More

Vendor Showcase: Hot Dates Kitchen

On December 9th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Hot Dates Kitchen of Sommerville, MA will be at Ox & Yoke Mercantile to showcase their products! Come and learn about the process and taste their sweet treats. Please note: Old Sturbridge Village is open for Christmas by Candlelight on this… Read More

Ken Burns Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony Honoring Jon Meacham

Please join us as we recognize Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian with the Ken Burns Lifetime Achievement Award! Reservations are required. The deadline to RSVP is September 22, 2022. Seating is limited. Schedule: 6:00 pm: Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres under the tent outside the Oliver Wight Tavern… Read More

Celebrating the Harvest

The Village is nearly done with bringing in the fall harvest! This weekend, help the gardeners pull the last crops from the ground and see how the vegetables are preserved or cooked in the households. Learn some tips and tricks from one of our gardeners about putting your bed to… Read More

Apple Weekend

This weekend is all about New England’s fall staple: the apple! Throughout the weekend, you can taste antique apples, tour OSV’s heirloom apple orchards, watch our ox-powered cider mill in action, and see cooking with apples in the households. Plus, on Saturday, you can join us for our Folk Music… Read More

Kicking Off the Harvest

Fall is in full swing at the Village, which means our farmers and gardeners are hard at work harvesting and preparing for the cold winter ahead. Help our gardeners harvest the gardens, see how we preserve our crops to last us all year, and learn some tricks for making the… Read More

Agriculture Fair Weekend

Fall was the time for 19th-century Agricultural Societies to hold a Cattle Show. Many shows also included an Exhibition of Domestic Manufacture. Throughout the weekend, we are recreating such a display.  Please stop by to see an exhibition of vegetables, fruit, butter, cheese, and items of home manufacture such as… Read More

Talk & Book Signing with John Wood Sweet

Join us on Friday, September 9th, for a talk and book signing with John Wood Sweet, author of The Sewing Girl’s Tale in the Ox & Yoke Mercantile! About The Sewing Girl’s Tale Based on extraordinary historical detective work, Lanah Sawyer’s story takes us from a chance encounter on a 1790s New… Read More

Author Booksigning | Thomas D’Agostino

Back by popular demand! On select nights, join us for a book signing at the Miner Grant Store! Author of A Guide to Haunted New England, Thomas D’Agostino is one of the region’s most well-known writers and investigators of the paranormal. His article “Rhode Island: Vampire Capital of America” was published… Read More

Folk Music and the Celebration of Cider

Take in all that fall in New England has to offer and enjoy toe-tapping music with your family and friends at our Folk Music and Celebration of Cider. Relax and unwind as you take in the sounds of folk and Americana music from across the region and the sights of… Read More

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