12th Annual Gala

Please join us for the 12th Annual Old Sturbridge Village Gala. The Gala is one of the museum’s largest and most important annual fundraising events, celebrating the museum’s patrons, members, and friends during a lively evening of delicious food, live and silent auctions, and celebration. Purchase tickets here. The… Read More


Dinner Theater with the Gateway Players Theatre of Southbridge, MA

Old Sturbridge Village is proud to welcome Gateway Players to our stage with an exciting dinner theater experience. On May 31, join us for dinner and the production of “Stranger in the Attic”. Tickets for just the show will be available at the door. Dinner begins at 5:30 pm. Read More


Free Fun Friday

Mark your calendars for August 30, 2019, when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays program! Watch hearth cooking demonstrations, experience early 19th-century farms, and be amazed by crafters in the Tin, Blacksmith, Print, Shoe and Pottery Shops. Learn about our three… Read More


Baseball, Brews, and BBQ (Father’s Day at Old Sturbridge Village)

All dads enjoy FREE admission to Old Sturbridge Village on Father’s Day. Join us for our first-ever Baseball, Brews & BBQ on the Common! Not only will you learn about the history of baseball and brewing, but you can take part in early American games and try a variety of beer from… Read More


Father’s Day BBQ Brunch at the Village – SOLD OUT

Say “THANKS!” to Dad with an extensive buffet brunch in the charming setting of the Oliver Wight Tavern. This special meal features a BBQ theme in addition to our regular Sunday Brunch favorites – see the menu below. Remember, Dads get FREE Admission to the Village on Father’s Day, and… Read More


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, a man who might have led the country as Washington or Jefferson had he not been martyred at Bunker Hill in 1775. Raised on a farm and trained at Harvard, professionally successful and political radicalized, Warren became an architect… 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