Events

October 28, 2018 -
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Pre-registration is required. Check back in the early fall to register!

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...
November 01, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 07, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 14, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 21, 2018 to November 22, 2018
 
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...
March 03, 2018 to March 04, 2018
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March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018
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March 17, 2018 to March 18, 2018
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March 24, 2018 to March 25, 2018
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April 14, 2018 to April 15, 2018
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May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018
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June 09, 2018 to June 10, 2018
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July 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018
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August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018
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September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018
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October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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November 03, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 10, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 17, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
 
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...
November 03, 2018  
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.   Cost is $14 per Scout for...
   

$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, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 07, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 14, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 21, 2018 to November 22, 2018
 
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...
March 03, 2018 to March 04, 2018
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March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018
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March 17, 2018 to March 18, 2018
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March 24, 2018 to March 25, 2018
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April 14, 2018 to April 15, 2018
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May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018
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June 09, 2018 to June 10, 2018
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July 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018
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August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018
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September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018
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October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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November 03, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 10, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 17, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
 
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...
November 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM
MEMBER EVENT
A staple dish of the 1800s that is so much more than dessert! Learn about the different fruits, vegetables, and herbs people would grow that would all be used in pies. Guests will receive a handout of 19th-century Receipts. 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,...
November 11, 2018  
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. Meet a U.S.S. Constitution 1812 surgeon and the U.S.S. Constitution's Marines, listen to fife and...
November 01, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 07, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 14, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 21, 2018 to November 22, 2018
 
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...
March 03, 2018 to March 04, 2018
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March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018
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March 17, 2018 to March 18, 2018
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March 24, 2018 to March 25, 2018
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April 14, 2018 to April 15, 2018
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May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018
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June 09, 2018 to June 10, 2018
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July 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018
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August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018
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September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018
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October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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November 03, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 10, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 17, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
 
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...
November 01, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 07, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 14, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 21, 2018 to November 22, 2018
 
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...
March 03, 2018 to March 04, 2018
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March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018
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March 17, 2018 to March 18, 2018
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March 24, 2018 to March 25, 2018
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April 14, 2018 to April 15, 2018
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May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018
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June 09, 2018 to June 10, 2018
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July 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018
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August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018
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September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018
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October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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November 03, 2018 to November 04, 2018
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November 10, 2018 to November 11, 2018
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November 17, 2018 to November 18, 2018
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November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
 
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...
April 28, 2018 to April 29, 2018
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October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018
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November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
 
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. Most classes are full day classes with a lunch break. Please consider bringing...