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October 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Root vegetables were among the most important crops for 19th century families.  Learn the history behind popular "esculent roots" and tips and tricks for growing, preserving, and seed saving root vegetables. 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...
March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
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April 01, 2017 to April 02, 2017
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May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017
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June 17, 2017 to June 18, 2017
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July 15, 2017 to July 16, 2017
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August 19, 2017 to August 20, 2017
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September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017
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October 21, 2017 to October 22, 2017
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November 18, 2017 to November 19, 2017
 
MEMBER EVENT
Old Sturbridge Village extends to OSV members the privilege of bringing their dog to Old Sturbridge Village on select weekends throughout the year.  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 Old Sturbridge Village, the following policy...
October 18, 2017 to October 22, 2017
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October 25, 2017 to October 29, 2017
 
Conjuring Spirits from New England's Past! Times: Weekdays (October 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27): 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm Weekends (October 21, 22, 29): 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm October 28: 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm Location: Center Meetinghouse  Cost: Included with Regular Admission to the Museum (As always, members get in free!) Visit Old Sturbridge Village on any...
October 26, 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 — Lecture

 

NY Times bestselling author Michael Tougias will give an illuminating slide presentation at the Village on the war between the Colonists and Native Americans in 1675-76. Tougias is the author of the acclaimed Until I Have No Country (A novel of King Philip's War), and co-author with Eric Schultz of King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict. Slides include battle...
April 29, 2017 to April 30, 2017
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May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017
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June 24, 2017 to June 25, 2017
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July 29, 2017 to July 30, 2017
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August 26, 2017 to August 27, 2017
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October 28, 2017 to October 29, 2017
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November 25, 2017 to November 26, 2017
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December 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017
 
Spend some time at the Village 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 Country Bank Museum Education Center. All class registrations CLOSE 1 week prior to the event. Register online below...
October 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM
With more than 35,000 volumes, the Old Sturbridge Village Research Library contains an incredible collection of manuscripts, 19th century books and periodicals and other historic print materials. Join a member of the curatorial staff for an up-close look at highlights from the Library’s collection.   Open to all visitors with regular daytime admission.   Meet at the Visitor Center.
October 29, 2017 -
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

$12 for non-members; $8 for members; children 3 and under are FREE

Pre-registration is required; Register here.

Visit the Village after hours for a family friendly evening of trick or treating on the Common. Show off your best Halloween costume, hear spooky tales, enjoy a bonfire, take a hayride around the Common, and more! Throughout the evening, children can trick-or-treat at nine stops on the Village Common. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. This is an evening event and is not...
October 31, 2017 - 7:30 PM
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 quite possibly the Headless Horseman. Please note that each outdoor performance is approximately 1.5 hours long, and requires standing and walking. Performances are rain or shine. If the evening is a rainout, a modified...
November 01, 2017 to November 05, 2017
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November 08, 2017 to November 12, 2017
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November 15, 2017 to November 19, 2017
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November 22, 2017 to November 23, 2017
 
Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this...
November 03, 2017  
Do you quilt? Have you always wanted to try quilting? Here’s your chance! In the summer of 2017 we will begin our fifth annual Members Quilt Challenge!  All current Members are eligible. The challenge is to design and make a quilted entry based on some aspect of an artifact quilt selected from the Old Sturbridge Village collection. The inspiration quilt is a beautiful Sunburst pattern created by...
   

$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...
November 04, 2017  
Join us for our fall Scout Day! Scout Days offer you and your troop the opportunity to explore the Village and participate in hands-on activities. This is a great opportunity for Scouts to gain exposure to many aspects of 1830s New England life in an interactive way.    We recommend that you allow for up to three hours to visit the Village, in addition to any scheduled hands-on workshops...
November 01, 2017 to November 05, 2017
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November 08, 2017 to November 12, 2017
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November 15, 2017 to November 19, 2017
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November 22, 2017 to November 23, 2017
 
Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this...
November 11, 2017  
All active, veteran and retired members of the military and their families* receive free admission on Veterans Day.  (*up to 6 people.) To celebrate Veterans Day, Old Sturbridge Village will present special activities celebrating the nation's military history. See how lead musket balls were cast in the Small House, and get your initials stamped on your own musket ball at the Blacksmith Shop....
   

$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...
November 01, 2017 to November 05, 2017
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November 08, 2017 to November 12, 2017
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November 15, 2017 to November 19, 2017
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November 22, 2017 to November 23, 2017
 
Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this...
November 15, 2017  
Join us for our November 15 Home School Day! Our workshops this month will celebrate harvest time through hands-on fall crafts, hearth cooking, and an exploration of the seasonality of life in the 1830s. Activities in the Village will allow visitors to experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Try out one of our Make History Guides as you explore on your own or...
November 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
Harvest brings an abundance of squash, gourds, and pumpkins—but what to do with your bounty?  Learn about 1830s preservation, storage techniques, and favorite squash “receipts” and share your favorite family squash recipes with other OSV members. 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...
   

$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 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017
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April 01, 2017 to April 02, 2017
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May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017
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June 17, 2017 to June 18, 2017
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July 15, 2017 to July 16, 2017
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August 19, 2017 to August 20, 2017
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September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017
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October 21, 2017 to October 22, 2017
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November 18, 2017 to November 19, 2017
 
MEMBER EVENT
Old Sturbridge Village extends to OSV members the privilege of bringing their dog to Old Sturbridge Village on select weekends throughout the year.  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 Old Sturbridge Village, the following policy...

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