Saturday, May 19, 2018

Times: The Village is open from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. See the brochure for a schedule of activities and programs throughout the day.

Cost: Must be a Village Member to participate. The luncheon and hands-on craft classes are an additional fee. See below for more information and to register.

Throughout the Village


Old Sturbridge Village would like to invite you, our valued Members and Friends, to celebrate in a day full of exclusive members-only programming throughout the museum. Activities for the day will include special programs for members of all ages and the Annual Friends’ Day Meeting with the Village’s President and CEO Jim Donahue.

Download the Friends’ Day brochure and schedule here.

Friends’ Day Luncheon

Enjoy a buffet luncheon at the Oliver Wight Tavern. Advanced registration is required.

Adults | $24
Children (ages 4 – 12) | $13
Chilren 3 and under | Free

Register for 11:00 am seating

Register for the noon seating


Deconstructed Salad Station
Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad
Lemon Thyme Chicken
Country Ham with mustard Glaze
Escalloped Potatoes
Roasted Root Vegetables
Baked Penne with Farmhouse Cheddar
Honey Tossed Spring Fruit Salad
Baked Indian Pudding with Whipped Cream
Coffee, Decaf, Tea, Iced Tea

Contact us at 508-347-0294 or with any dietary restrictions or questions.

Friends’ Day Craft Classes

Hearth Cooking: (90 minutes, $10 per person)

Visit the Museum Education Center and try your hand at preparing a historic ‘receipt’ over an open hearth. Using tools made by the potter, tinsmith, and blacksmith, you will experiment with dairy and milk while making soft cheese, pounded cheese, and butter.

Register for 10:30 am class – SOLD OUT

Register for 2:30 pm class – SOLD OUT

Weaving and Dyeing: (1 hour, $5 per person)

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to dye wool and weave? Try out carding wool, watch a spinning demonstration, try your hand at weaving, and learn about dyeing, an activity that took place during warmer months.

Register for 10:30 am class SOLD OUT

Register for 2:30 pm class

Make it a weekend!