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January 07, 2017 to January 08, 2017
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January 14, 2017 to January 15, 2017
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January 21, 2017 to January 22, 2017
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January 28, 2017 to January 29, 2017
 
MEMBER EVENT
Old Sturbridge Village extends to OSV members the privilege of bringing their dog to Old Sturbridge Village on designated days. This year, as a special thank you to our members, we're extending Dog Days to every weekend in January 2017! 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...
January 07, 2017 to January 08, 2017
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January 14, 2017 to January 15, 2017
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January 21, 2017 to January 22, 2017
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January 28, 2017 to January 29, 2017
 
Winter was perhaps the least busy season in early nineteenth century New England, but there was still plenty to do. The majority of butchering was done during the cold winter months. Families who had planned and preserved their crops wisely and butchered in December tended to eat better in January than they did in the late spring when much of their food supply had been depleted. Since winter was...
January 28, 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 04, 2017 to February 05, 2017
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February 11, 2017 to February 12, 2017
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February 18, 2017 to February 19, 2017
 

Non-members: $30 Adult | $20 Youth
OSV Members: $20 Adult | $10 Youth
Note – Admission includes 1.45-hour outdoor/indoor experience and a 19th-century inspired lunch at the Bullard Tavern – beverages not included.

About This February, Old Sturbridge Village is introducing an interactive and intimate way of experiencing the Village. Midwinter Mischief combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining to offer guests a daytime winter adventure… Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's...
January 11, 2017, February 08, 2017 -
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
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1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

$12 members, $18 non-members

Interior Scenes | January 11 at 1:30 PM | SOLD OUT

Winter Landscapes | February 8 at 1:30 PM | SOLD OUT

Come explore the Village during the quiet winter season where photo opportunities abound. While we are closed to the general public, join one of our staff photographers as she guides you through the Village, both inside and out. Learn how to frame shots, explore working with winter light and shadows, and walk away with some great photographs! We encourage dressing for the weather; the walk will...
February 10, 2017, February 17, 2017 -
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
MEMBER EVENT
Old Sturbridge Village members are our family. With the Village introducing the all-new Midwinter Mischief program on February 4 & 5, 11 & 12, and 18 & 19, we are providing members exclusive access to the museum from noon to 4:00 pm on Fridays, February 10 and 17. On these member-only Fridays, select historical buildings will be open and staffed - giving members the opportunity to...
February 04, 2017 to February 05, 2017
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February 11, 2017 to February 12, 2017
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February 18, 2017 to February 19, 2017
 

Non-members: $30 Adult | $20 Youth
OSV Members: $20 Adult | $10 Youth
Note – Admission includes 1.45-hour outdoor/indoor experience and a 19th-century inspired lunch at the Bullard Tavern – beverages not included.

About This February, Old Sturbridge Village is introducing an interactive and intimate way of experiencing the Village. Midwinter Mischief combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining to offer guests a daytime winter adventure… Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's...
February 10, 2017, February 17, 2017 -
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
MEMBER EVENT
Old Sturbridge Village members are our family. With the Village introducing the all-new Midwinter Mischief program on February 4 & 5, 11 & 12, and 18 & 19, we are providing members exclusive access to the museum from noon to 4:00 pm on Fridays, February 10 and 17. On these member-only Fridays, select historical buildings will be open and staffed - giving members the opportunity to...
February 04, 2017 to February 05, 2017
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February 11, 2017 to February 12, 2017
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February 18, 2017 to February 19, 2017
 

Non-members: $30 Adult | $20 Youth
OSV Members: $20 Adult | $10 Youth
Note – Admission includes 1.45-hour outdoor/indoor experience and a 19th-century inspired lunch at the Bullard Tavern – beverages not included.

About This February, Old Sturbridge Village is introducing an interactive and intimate way of experiencing the Village. Midwinter Mischief combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining to offer guests a daytime winter adventure… Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's...
February 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Are grow lights really necessary?  How about heat mats?  The catalogs offer quite an array of products for home gardeners who wish to start their own transplants. Come to this workshop and learn what tools you really need for successful seed starting. 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...
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 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
 
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
 
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...

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