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February 22, 2017 to February 26, 2017
 
Old Sturbridge Village is open for regular daytime visits Wednesday-Sunday during February School Vacation Week from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. On weekdays, enjoy the beauty of winter in New England, take a horse-drawn ride around the Mill Pond, explore our historic houses, and watch hearth cooking and artisan trade demonstrations. Weather permitting, you can also try out our 19th-century style sleds!...
February 25, 2017  

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

Register here or select another date on the right.

 

Save with a Hearthside Bounty Lodging package.

Join us as we experience an evening in a 19th-century tavern. Experience an evening in a 19th-century tavern, complete with a meal cooked over the hearth by OSV staff, old-fashioned entertainment and a look into table manners of the 1800s. Designed for an adult audience. Guests with children may find our Families Cook program of interest as children may take part in preparing their meal...
February 26, 2017  
Come and see more than 20 horse-drawn sleighs at Old Sturbridge Village’s Antique Sleigh Rally. The sleigh rally competition will feature vintage sleighs pulled by a variety of horse breeds including Haflinger, Gypsy, Morgan, Arabian, Clydesdale, Percheron, and miniature horses. Participants will compete for prizes in a dozen different divisions including “Sleigh Dog” and “Currier & Ives.”...
March 02, 2017 -
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

$10 OSV Members
$12 Non-Members

Purchase your ticket here

6:00 pm — Reception (with hors d'oeuvre and a cash bar)
7:00 pm — Panel Discussion

 

  The first program of the 2017 Old Sturbridge Village Speaker Series will feature Dawn Tripp. Tripp’s fourth novel, Georgia, is a national bestseller and finalist for the New England Book Award. Georgia is a breathtaking work of imagination that brings a fresh perspective to beloved artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Tripp is also the author of three previous novels, Moon Tide, The Season of Open Water,...
March 03, 2017  
Join us for a special weekday celebration of Maple Days, especially for Home School families! 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. During this day you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England at...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
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March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
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March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
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April 01, 2017 to April 02, 2017
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November 04, 2017 to November 05, 2017
 
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...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
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March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
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March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
 
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...
   

$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

Register by clicking on your chosen date on the right. 

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 costumed historians, your work will include: cooking a 19th-century dinner and breakfast, learning a...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
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March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
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March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
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April 01, 2017 to April 02, 2017
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November 04, 2017 to November 05, 2017
 
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...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
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March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
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March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
 
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...
   

$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

Register by clicking on your chosen date on the right. 

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 costumed historians, your work will include: cooking a 19th-century dinner and breakfast, learning a...
March 11, 2017  

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

Register here or select another date on the right.

 

Save with a Hearthside Bounty Lodging package.

Join us as we experience an evening in a 19th-century tavern. Experience an evening in a 19th-century tavern, complete with a meal cooked over the hearth by OSV staff, old-fashioned entertainment and a look into table manners of the 1800s. Designed for an adult audience. Guests with children may find our Families Cook program of interest as children may take part in preparing their meal...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
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March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
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March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
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April 01, 2017 to April 02, 2017
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November 04, 2017 to November 05, 2017
 
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...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
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March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
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March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
 
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 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Planning for your garden season begins with garden mapping!  Start your season off right by learning tips and tricks for mapping our your gardens, proper placement of plants, and other tools to help you start the season organized. 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...
   

$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

Register by clicking on your chosen date on the right. 

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 costumed historians, your work will include: cooking a 19th-century dinner and breakfast, learning a...
March 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM

$10 OSV Members
$12 Non-Members

Purchase your ticket here

6:00 pm — Reception (with hors d'oeuvre and a cash bar)
7:00 pm — Panel Discussion

 

Join us for this spellbinding journey into the high-stakes world of art theft, including the infamous robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. In this illustrated talk based on his best-selling book, art security expert Anthony M. Amore reveals the actors behind the major Rembrandt heists in the last century. Through thefts around the world - from Stockholm to Boston, Worcester...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
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March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
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March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
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April 01, 2017 to April 02, 2017
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November 04, 2017 to November 05, 2017
 
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...
March 04, 2017 to March 05, 2017
,
March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
,
March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017
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March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
 
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...
   

$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

Register by clicking on your chosen date on the right. 

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 costumed historians, your work will include: cooking a 19th-century dinner and breakfast, learning a...

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