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May 08, 2016  

Pricing:

$39.95 for Adults

$35.95 for Seniors

$13.95 for children ages 3–12

Children under 3 free

(prices are inclusive of tax & gratuity)

Please call 508-347-0397 for reservations.

  A sampling of our menu... Fresh Rolls with Whipped Butter Fresh Fruit Display Caesar Salad Garden Salad with Assorted Dressings Assorted Composed Salads Smoked Salmon Display Shrimp Cocktail Pesto Glazed Roasted Turkey Breast Prime Rib of Beef with Au Jus & Horseradish Cream Chardonnay Poached Salmon with Mango Salsa Basmati Pilaf Vegetable Lasagna...
May 08, 2016  

FREE admission for mothers on Mother's Day at Old Sturbridge Village!

There are still a few seats left for Mother's Day Brunch at the Oliver Wight Taver, register today.

Enjoy family events throughout the day, including demonstrations of cooking for children, hands-on crafts, and performances.  Visit with 19th-century midwife Lucy Tucker and Lydia Maria Child, author of The Mother's Book. Step into the Village households and craft shops to learn about parenting in the 19th century. See the tinsmith, potter, and blacksmith make items for families and children....
May 10, 2016  
Join us for Springtime at the Village! The gardens have been planted, the flowers are blooming, and there is activity all around. Special events throughout the day include spring cooking in the households, a plant a seed giveaway in the Towne House kitchen, and a sheep being shorn at Freeman Farm. Join us at the Country Bank Museum Education Center for one of our new hands-on studio offerings....
May 14, 2016 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
OSV at 70  Explore OSV’s newest exhibit and join exhibit curator and historian Tom Kelleher for a personal look at how Old Sturbridge Village came to be, and grew in its early years. Meets in the Folk Art Gallery in the Visitor Center. 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...
May 14, 2016 to May 15, 2016
 
Get ready for the growing season at Old Sturbridge Village! At the first annual Spring Garden Weekend, help the gardeners prepare for the growing season, watch craftspeople build the tools of the trade, and learn how 19th-century New Englanders cultivated their gardens. Get your own garden ready for spring with our Tomato Plant Giveaway and Heirloom Plant Sale to bring the flavors, fragrances,...
May 14, 2016  
The Heirloom Plant Sale will feature over 75 varieties of heirloom herbs, flowers and tomato plants with prices between $3 and $5 per plant. The first 200 individuals or families to visit Old Sturbridge Village on May 14, 2016 will receive a voucher at the Visitor Center for a FREE tomato plant. This voucher is redeemable at the plant sale booth, adjacent to the Fuller Conference Center, between...
May 21, 2016 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Intimidated by thinning or concerned about final planting distances?  Learn about the importance of proper plant spacing and tips and tricks to ensure plants get the space they need to thrive! 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...
March 05, 2016 to March 06, 2016
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April 30, 2016 to May 01, 2016
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July 08, 2016 to July 10, 2016
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September 17, 2016 to September 18, 2016
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November 05, 2016 to November 06, 2016
 
Spend some time at OSV learning a historical craft. Formerly known as Crafts at Close Range, 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. All class registrations will be closed 3 days prior to...
May 28, 2016 to May 30, 2016
 
The sheep get their yearly "haircuts" this weekend. Farmers shear the sheep, and costumed historians demonstrate the entire wool textile process, from scouring and carding the wool to spinning, and then knitting the hand-spun wool yarn. Visitors can even try their skill at hand-carding the wool. Join us in knitting (or crocheting) scarves for deployed soldiers. Help to add a few rows to scarves...
June 11, 2016  
Vintage vehicles spanning more than 50 years of transportation history will roll into Old Sturbridge Village on Saturday, June 11 as the museum celebrates its annual Antique Car Rally. More than 100 antique cars will be on display during the day. The highlight of the event is the grand procession of antique vehicles through the Village at 3:30 p.m. There will be an assortment of pre-1946 cars...
June 13, 2016 to June 19, 2016
 
Old Sturbridge Village recognizes Juneteenth, a celebration dating back to 1865 thought to be the first known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, by telling some of the most inspiring stories in African-American history. Visitors can learn about the movement leading up to the abolition of slavery that took place in the early 19th century and also enjoy activities...
June 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Every plant has its story.  Learn the history, lore, and use behind some of the most common garden weeds, in addition to suggestions how to manage them! 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...
July 02, 2016 to July 04, 2016
 
Come celebrate the best July 4th in history with old-fashioned, patriotic family fun. An old-fashioned good time will be had by all on Independence Day Weekend when Old Sturbridge Village celebrates with the firing of a new reproduction cannon and a host of other patriotic activities. Visitors will have the chance to take part in a citizens' parade, play 19th-century style "base ball," march...
February 15, 2016 to February 19, 2016
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April 18, 2016 to April 22, 2016
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July 04, 2016 to August 05, 2016
 
Several times a year, Old Sturbridge Village provides opportunities for kids to get a more in-depth Village experience with two-day, three-day, and five-day programs. The educators at Old Sturbridge Village have designed the Adventures programs with specific themes and ages in mind. Every Adventure session offers kids the opportunity to explore an aspect of the Village's history and environment....
March 05, 2016 to March 06, 2016
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April 30, 2016 to May 01, 2016
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July 08, 2016 to July 10, 2016
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September 17, 2016 to September 18, 2016
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November 05, 2016 to November 06, 2016
 
Spend some time at OSV learning a historical craft. Formerly known as Crafts at Close Range, 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. All class registrations will be closed 3 days prior to...
July 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Early America had a very small army supplemented by state militia with elected officers.  We will look at some original 19th century New England militia uniforms and accessories from the OSV collection. 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...
July 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
The art of watercolouring was taught at many Academies during the nineteenth century.  Channel your artistic side and capture impressions of your garden in bloom using watercolours as your medium. 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...
August 06, 2016 to August 07, 2016
 
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 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
The art of quilting represented many things to a 19th century woman – a useful skill needed to make warm bedding and garments, an expression of skill and taste, and even an opportunity for social enjoyment.  Learn about quilts, quilted garments, and quilt-making in the early 19th century New England through OSV’s newest textile exhibit. Meets in the Firearms and Textiles building. Take a Closer...
August 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Prepare for the peak of tomato season by learning about its history in the United States and how to combat late-season problems that may affect your harvest. 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...

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