Events

August 26, 2016 -
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Old Sturbridge Village and the Highland Street Foundation are pleased to announce Free Fun Friday on August 26, 2016, when visitors get into OSV for free! Watch hearth cooking demonstrations, experience early 19th-century farms, and be amazed by crafters in the Tin, Blacksmith, Cooper, Print, Shoe and Pottery Shops. Learn about our three water-powered mills, play games, and walk the woodland,...
August 27, 2016, September 03, 2016, September 17, 2016, September 24, 2016 - 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM

$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

These dates have SOLD OUT. We hope to add more dates in the future, so be sure to check back! Take a journey into the past. Experience first-hand what life was like in 19th-century rural New England’s countryside by spending a night in the Emerson Bixby House, home of a Blacksmith/Farmer and his family. After you are appropriately dressed to toil, your real labor begins. Working alongside...
September 03, 2016 to September 05, 2016
 
Bring the whole family and celebrate Labor Day Weekend with games and excitement for everyone! You're invited to join the fun! Play baseball the way early New Englanders did, make a craft, join a game of French & English (tug of war), meet the oxen in training, try your hand at marbling paper, see a puppet show, watch a toy fire-balloon flight, visit the Freeman Farm, stop and see...
August 27, 2016, September 03, 2016, September 17, 2016, September 24, 2016 - 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM

$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

These dates have SOLD OUT. We hope to add more dates in the future, so be sure to check back! Take a journey into the past. Experience first-hand what life was like in 19th-century rural New England’s countryside by spending a night in the Emerson Bixby House, home of a Blacksmith/Farmer and his family. After you are appropriately dressed to toil, your real labor begins. Working alongside...
September 10, 2016 to September 11, 2016
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9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Our wildly popular new event returns this fall! Historic interpreters will present 19th-century craft demonstrations, while dozens of craft brewers from throughout New England serve samples of their finest, small-batch, mouth-watering beers and hard ciders in a spectacular beer garden. Guests may purchase beer and a meal at a special barbecue. Blackstone Valley Bluegrass will also be performing...