A Celebration of Cider and Music Festival

This year Old Sturbridge Village is pleased to announce its first Celebration of Cider and Music Festival. Building on our popular craft beer festival in July, we plan to showcase hard cider as part of our fall Apple and Agriculture Days. Along with these tastings we will feature several musical… Read More


Speaker Series: Crossing Point—A Novel of the American Revolution

Author James Glickman will discuss and read excerpts from his latest novel, Crossing Point. Based closely on the known historical record, Crossing Point brings to life the American Revolution in all of its bloody detail. When the Revolutionary War begins, Guy Watson is a slave to the Hazzard family in Rhode Island, but… Read More


Speaker Series: Music of Early America

Come enjoy American music of the American Revolution, and the War of 1812, with renowned specialists David & Ginger Hildebrand. The Hildebrands recreate the patriotic songs, ballads, marches, dance tunes, and theater songs popular that tell the story of America’s first and second wars for independence, as these two events… Read More


Speaker Series: Presidential Profiles From Washington to Trump

Hear revealing stories from Herb Pearce’s new book of the personal lives, loves and losses, triumphs and failures of each of the 44 Presidents from birth to death. Some dreamed of being President from childhood and others were pressured into it by wives or politicians. Hear the historical backdrop of each… Read More


Free Fun Friday

Old Sturbridge Village and the Highland Street Foundation are pleased to announce Free Fun Friday on August 31, 2018, when visitors get into Old Sturbridge Village for free! Watch hearth cooking demonstrations, experience early 19th-century farms, and be amazed by crafters in the Tin, Blacksmith, Cooper, Print, Shoe and… Read More


Discovering Henry Clay: Important American Glass Architectural Elements Uncovered in the Old Sturbridge Village Museum Collection

Jeff Evans Join us for a lecture on Saturday, August 11th at 11:00 am in the Stephen M. Brewer Theater located inside the Visitor Center to explore rarely-seen objects from the Village’s Museum Collection. An architectural assemblage featuring an attic window, two side lights, and a transom featuring Henry… Read More


The Charlotte’s Web Experience


Historical Craft Classes

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 Country Bank Museum Education Center. Read More


Home Gardener’s Exhibit

Help save heirloom vegetable and flower varieties from extinction and celebrate the harvest with us at Old Sturbridge Village! The annual Home Gardeners’ Exhibit will be held October 6-8, 2018 as a part of the Village’s  Apple and Ag Days. If you have exhibited in the past, we welcome you back. If… Read More


11th Annual Gala

Please join us for the 11th Annual Old Sturbridge Village Gala. ‘the Gala is one of the museum’s largest and most important annual fundraising events, celebrating… Read More