2017 Gala attendees

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Times: Begins at 4:00 pm

Cost: $175 per person

Oliver Wight Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village

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, music by Dan Feeley, and celebration.

Online registration is closed, but you can still purchase tickets by calling 508-347-0294!

The event begins at 4:00 pm with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres under the tent with silent and live auction preview. Dinner to follow. Dinner options are:

If you wish to support the Gala, please call 508-347-0294 or email gala@osv.org.

Presenting Sponsor for the 12th Annual Gala:


Music & Entertainment:

Enjoy cocktail hour music by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Dan Feeley.  The main event will feature music and entertainment by Four Guys in Tuxes.

1946 Circle Honorees:

The Predella Family
From left: Rick, Peg, Christina, and Babe Predella

The Predella Family

Established in 2010 by the Gala Committee and named for the year Old Sturbridge Village first opened, the 1946 Circle honors community leaders who are committed to both the Village and their community.  This year we are pleased to honor the Predella family.  Members of the 1946 Circle and Federalist Society, Rick and Peg Predella and Christina and Babe Predella are enthusiastic supporters of Old Sturbridge Village and dedicated community volunteers who share a love of American history.

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Gala Auctioneers:

Gary Galonek

Gary Galonek, Village Overseer

In addition to his leadership role at their family business, All Star Marketing, he is an award-winning actor and an audiobook narrator.  Gary, a current Overseer, and his family have been longstanding supporters of the Village.



Cynthia Michener, Village Trustee

A career professional in public relations and communications, Cynthia currently heads communications for Sun Life US.  Cynthia is a current Trustee with more than a decade of service, and she and her family are passionate in their dedication to the Village.


The 2019 Gala Co-chairs:

Rick Predella and Christina Predella.

The 2019 Gala Committee is:

Ann Marie Argitis
Jennifer Bailey
Paula Bowne
Sandy Carroll
Beckie Galonek
Kathy Harrington
Christine Lee
Sandy LeMieux
Charlie Peters
Kathy Vairo
Ron Vairo
Michael Villano