Events

July 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Join an OSV curator for a tour of the militia exhibit and learn about firearms in New England.  Meets at the Firearms and Textiles Building. Take a Closer Look is a monthly program open to all OSV Members. Held on the second Saturday of each month, this program invites a closer look with a Village specialist. Programs last approximately 30 minutes. Planning Ahead Add an overnight stay at the...
July 18, 2015 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Learn the sweet benefits and basics of keeping a backyard apiary! 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 variety of plant-related themes and topics. Participants gather at the Visitor Center and...
July 18, 2015 to July 19, 2015  

Hazy Summer Days are not so lazy on the farm. Come visit the farm at Old Sturbridge Village and participate in some of the ways farmers kept busy during the summer, one of the most important times of the year for all farm families in the 19th century.

Haying Help the farmers with, arguably, the most important crop each and every year! In the 1800's farmers used the summer months working on the farm. One of their primary goals was to fill their barns with as much hay as it would fit in order to feed their animals through the next winter, never know how long that winter would be. Play Work occupies most a farm family’s time in the summer,...
August 01, 2015 to August 02, 2015  
See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence, as it was known in early New England. Come see what it was really like for those who fought to win America's freedoms. Daytime events on both days include...
August 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Even in a rural area, New Englanders incorporated elegant details and designs into both their outer and the under clothing.  Tour the newly opened textile exhibit focusing on decorative clothing details in the early 19th century.  Meets at the Textiles and Firearms Building. Take a Closer Look is a monthly program open to all OSV Members. Held on the second Saturday of each month, this program...
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