A costumed historian sewing in the small house

Saturday, May 29; Sunday, May 30; Monday, May 31

Times: The Village is open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Cost: Included with standard daytime admission or Village membership. Please make sure to reserve/purchase tickets before arriving! Standard daytime admission is $28 for adults, $26 for seniors (55+), $14 for youth (4-17), $14 for college students (with a valid college ID), and free for children 3 and under.

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At this celebration of artisans, the Village will showcase a variety of New England crafts and trades from the early 19th century. The Village’s craftspeople will showcase their skills by crafting more complicated or unique items that are not usually displayed at the Village.

The sheep will also be getting their annual “haircut.” Throughout the weekend, our farmers will perform sheep-shearing while other costumed historians will demonstrate the entire wool textile process, from scouring and carding the wool to dyeing, spinning, and knitting.

Demonstrations include (and more will be added soon, so check back!):

All visitors and members will be required to purchase and/or reserve their tickets online to manage capacity in accordance with current Massachusetts guidelines. Available tickets will be released weekly on each Wednesday prior and arrival time blocks must be chosen. Purchase or reserve your tickets and see our current policies here.

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