June 11, 2016
Vintage vehicles spanning more than 50 years of transportation history will roll into Old Sturbridge Village on Saturday, June 11 as the museum celebrates its annual Antique Car Rally. More than 100 antique cars will be on display during the day. The highlight of the event is the grand procession of antique vehicles through the Village at 3:30 p.m. There will be an assortment of pre-1946 cars...
June 13, 2016 to June 19, 2016
Old Sturbridge Village recognizes Juneteenth, a celebration dating back to 1865 thought to be the first known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, by telling some of the most inspiring stories in African-American history. Visitors can learn about the movement leading up to the abolition of slavery that took place in the early 19th century and also enjoy activities...
June 16, 2016 -
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
$10 Old Sturbridge Village Members
6:00 p.m. - Reception with hors d'oeuvre and cash bar
7:00 p.m. - Illustrated Lecture, followed by discussion
Manisha Sinha is Professor and Graduate Program Director of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She was born in India and received her doctorate from Columbia University where her dissertation was nominated for the Bancroft prize. She is currently working on a co-authored History of the South to be published by the University of North Carolina Press, an essay on the...
June 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Every plant has its story. Learn the history, lore, and use behind some of the most common garden weeds, in addition to suggestions how to manage them! Garden Thyme programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and are FREE for members of Old Sturbridge Village. Led by Village horticultural and agricultural staff, these programs and workshops are held at various sites and deal with a...
July 02, 2016 to July 04, 2016
Come celebrate the best July 4th in history with old-fashioned, patriotic family fun. An old-fashioned good time will be had by all on Independence Day Weekend when Old Sturbridge Village celebrates with the firing of a new reproduction cannon and a host of other patriotic activities. Visitors will have the chance to take part in a citizens' parade, play 19th-century style "base ball," march...