September 23, 2017 - 11:00 AM
In addition to his pottery shop, Hervey Brooks left behind an incredible documentary record of his pottery business in Goshen, Connecticut. Join a member of the curatorial staff for a discussion of his blotters and day books, and get an up-close look at some of the redware vessels he produced. Open to all visitors with regular daytime admission. Meet at the Pottery Shop.
September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017
At this celebration of artisans, the Village will showcase New England trades from the 19th century. The Village's blacksmith, potter, tinner, cooper, printer, and others will showcase their skills by crafting more complicated items not usually displayed at the Village. They will be joined by artisans of historic crafts from throughout New England who will demonstrate their work. From etching,...
After last year's sold-out run of The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village, the museum is again joining forces with Brian Clowdus Experiences to bring the immersive theatrical experience back to the Village. At The Sleepy Hollow Experience, guests will be ghoulishly guided through the Village’s countryside where they will encounter Ichabod Crane, Katrina Van Tassel, Brom Bones and...
September 27, 2017 -
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
6:00 pm — Reception (with hors d'oeuvre and a cash bar)
7:00 pm — Lecture
The fourth program in our 2017 Speaker Series features Jacqueline Berger, author and historian, who will present an illustrated lecture entitled "First Ladies of Resilience." Jacqueline Berger, known as "The First Ladies Lady," is a national expert and guest speaker on America's First Ladies. With more than 25 years of research and experience, she brings these dynamic women from history to life,...
September 30, 2017
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. Upon arrival at the Visitor Center, don’t forget to pick up your...