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March 07, 2015 to March 08, 2015  
MEMBER EVENT
Old Sturbridge Village extends to OSV members the privilege of bringing their dog to Old Sturbridge Village during the first weekend of the month in January, February, March, April, and November.   Not a member yet?  Join now. Members - have you attended a Dog Day in the past?  Send us photos of your dog enjoying the Village!   Dog Days Policies In order to be eligible to participate in Dog...
March 07, 2015 to March 08, 2015, March 14, 2015 to March 15, 2015, March 21, 2015 to March 22, 2015, March 28, 2015 to March 29, 2015  
For many at Old Sturbridge Village, the first whiff of spring isn't the aroma of spring flowers - it's the smell of wood smoke and maple syrup, a sure sign that the sap is rising and spring is on the way.  Join us for four weekends of our Maple Days event throughout March, where you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England in OSV's working sugar camp. See the...
March 07, 2015 to March 08, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Spend some time at OSV learning a historical craft. These adult workshops vary from blacksmithing to textiles, coopering, foodways, and more. Come and try your hand at a craft and take home your finished masterpiece! Unless otherwise specified, workshops will be held in the Museum Education building.

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  BlacksmithingDecorative ArtsFoodwaysPotteryTextilesTinsmithingSurvival SkillsOther Please see here for the location of each workshop. Blacksmithing Basic Blacksmithing Instructor: Tim Dauphinais has smithed for more than 30 years. He has taught beginner and advanced blacksmithing classes for almost as long. He works as a blacksmith at Old Sturbridge Village. Description: Shape steel with...
March 07, 2015 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

$95 per person ($75 for OSV Members)

Sorry, this date is sold out.

Fall 2015/Winter 2016 dates are available.  Reserve your space now as this popular event sells out quickly!

On March 7, enjoy a unique opportunity to prepare and eat a meal as early New Englanders did. Participants gather in the Parsonage, where costumed interpreters oversee the preparations, but the guests do the roasting, baking, and mulling. Roast meat using a tin reflector oven, fire a brick bake oven, and mull spiced cider over the hearth before sitting down to enjoy the results, all by...
March 14, 2015 to March 15, 2015  
St. Patrick’s Day events will be in full swing at Old Sturbridge Village March 14-15. The daytime “Celtic Celebration” will feature Irish music, food, step dancing, and stories. Irish musicians will explain the difference between jigs and reels and tell of the Irish experience through song. Museum exhibits and historians will explain what caused the wave of Irish immigration in the 19th century...
March 07, 2015 to March 08, 2015, March 14, 2015 to March 15, 2015, March 21, 2015 to March 22, 2015, March 28, 2015 to March 29, 2015  
For many at Old Sturbridge Village, the first whiff of spring isn't the aroma of spring flowers - it's the smell of wood smoke and maple syrup, a sure sign that the sap is rising and spring is on the way.  Join us for four weekends of our Maple Days event throughout March, where you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England in OSV's working sugar camp. See the...
March 14, 2015 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
The Old Sturbridge Village Research Library houses a large collection of manuscripts, 19th century books and periodicals and other historic print materials.  Join OSV staff for a closer look at some of the highlights of the Library collection.  Meets at the Visitor Center to walk to the Research Library. Take a Closer Look is a monthly program open to all OSV Members. Held on the second Saturday...
March 14, 2015 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

$95 per person ($75 for OSV Members)

Sorry, this date is sold out.

Fall 2015/Winter 2016 dates are available.  Reserve your space now as this popular event sells out quickly!

On March 14, enjoy a unique opportunity to prepare and eat a meal as early New Englanders did. Participants gather in the Parsonage, where costumed interpreters oversee the preparations, but the guests do the roasting, baking, and mulling. Roast meat using a tin reflector oven, fire a brick bake oven, and mull spiced cider over the hearth before sitting down to enjoy the results, all by...
March 14, 2015 - 6:00 PM

$12 per person. $10 for OSV Members

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 Doors Open at 6:00 pm, Concert begins at 7:00 pm

 

In celebration of Saint Patrick's Day, we'll be putting on a nightime concert exclusively featuring Full Gael. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. the evening of Irish music begins. Irish-themed food is also available for purchase starting at 6:00 p.m.  Watch a preview of Full Gael's music by clicking here. Extend your stay with our Celtic Celebration Package. Planning Ahead Add an...
March 21, 2015 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

$55 per person, or $45 for Members - Local Harvest Luncheon included.

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A workshop for the home gardener, no experience necessary. Planning your first vegetable garden or hoping to improve the quality of your backyard vegetable garden? Join us as this popular program returns for its seventh year with an emphasis on techniques to start and succeed with common vegetables. The Keynote Speaker for this event is Cindy Brockway, a specialist in historic garden design. ...
March 07, 2015 to March 08, 2015, March 14, 2015 to March 15, 2015, March 21, 2015 to March 22, 2015, March 28, 2015 to March 29, 2015  
For many at Old Sturbridge Village, the first whiff of spring isn't the aroma of spring flowers - it's the smell of wood smoke and maple syrup, a sure sign that the sap is rising and spring is on the way.  Join us for four weekends of our Maple Days event throughout March, where you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England in OSV's working sugar camp. See the...
March 21, 2015 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

$95 per person ($75 for OSV Members)

Sorry, this date is sold out.

Fall 2015/Winter 2016 dates are available.  Reserve your space now as this popular event sells out quickly!

On March 21, enjoy a unique opportunity to prepare and eat a meal as early New Englanders did. Participants gather in the Parsonage, where costumed interpreters oversee the preparations, but the guests do the roasting, baking, and mulling. Roast meat using a tin reflector oven, fire a brick bake oven, and mull spiced cider over the hearth before sitting down to enjoy the results, all by...
March 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM

$54.95 per person. (OSV Members $49.95)
Inclusive of tax and gratuity

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Join us as we experience an evening in a 19th-century tavern. In addition to a supper prepared in part at the hearth, guests may enjoy beverages fashionable in early New England, hear music and stories from an earlier time, and explore period games and entertainment. Learn about table manners from the period, when it was not only polite, but advised to eat from the knife (fork tines were meant...
March 07, 2015 to March 08, 2015, March 14, 2015 to March 15, 2015, March 21, 2015 to March 22, 2015, March 28, 2015 to March 29, 2015  
For many at Old Sturbridge Village, the first whiff of spring isn't the aroma of spring flowers - it's the smell of wood smoke and maple syrup, a sure sign that the sap is rising and spring is on the way.  Join us for four weekends of our Maple Days event throughout March, where you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England in OSV's working sugar camp. See the...
March 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT

**Please note that this talk is a week later than usual because of our Seventh-Annual Garden Symposium (March 21).

Looking for new and interesting varieties to incorporate into your garden this season? Bring samples of your favorite heirloom seeds to swap and share why these varieties are your favorites to bring new flavors and old favorites to your garden this year. Garden Thyme programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and are FREE for members of Old Sturbridge Village. Led by Village...
March 28, 2015 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

$95 per person ($75 for OSV Members)

Sorry, this date is sold out.

Fall 2015/Winter 2016 dates are available.  Reserve your space now as this popular event sells out quickly!

On March 28, enjoy a unique opportunity to prepare and eat a meal as early New Englanders did. Participants gather in the Parsonage, where costumed interpreters oversee the preparations, but the guests do the roasting, baking, and mulling. Roast meat using a tin reflector oven, fire a brick bake oven, and mull spiced cider over the hearth before sitting down to enjoy the results, all by...
April 04, 2015 to April 05, 2015  
MEMBER EVENT
Old Sturbridge Village extends to OSV Members the privilege of bringing their dog to Old Sturbridge Village during the first weekend of the month in January, February, March, April, and November.  Not a Member yet?  Join now. Members - have you attended a Dog Day in the past?  Send us photos of your dog enjoying the Village! Dog Days Policies In order to be eligible to participate in Dog Days at...
April 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Join OSV staff for a tour of the costume building that houses all of the reproduction costuming for the Village and learn about the work involved in clothing an entire village!  Space is limited to eight – first come, first serve.  (Meets at the Visitor Center to walk to the Costume Building). Take a Closer Look is a monthly program open to all OSV Members. Held on the second Saturday of each...
April 11, 2015  

For every one scout in uniform one parent gets in for the child rate ($8).

Purchase Scout Day Admission Tickets

Scout Day at Old Sturbridge Village is one of the Scout programs offered by OSV, providing Scouts, and their families and friends, the opportunity to learn about America's proud past!  Our recreated community portrays a "typical" New England town of the early 19th century. Special programs and hands-on studios designed around a specific theme help Scouts earn requirements toward badges, meet...
April 18, 2015 to April 26, 2015  
Young and old are invited to celebrate spring with the arrival of baby animals and the prepping of our fields at Old Sturbridge Village. Meet the Village’s cuddly, heritage breed newborns up-close and experience first-hand the responsibilities of raising animals on a farm in 1830. At the Freeman Farm, families will learn about 19th century agriculture practices and tools, as well as learn how...

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