Old Sturbridge Village offers several programs which provide a unique look at early American dining. Using only early 19th-century methods and "receipts" (recipes), meals are cooked over the hearth and enjoyed by participants.
Check the Hearth Cooking Events list in the right column for upcoming dates.
Dinner in a Country Village
Participants do all the food preparation themselves under the guidance of a costumed historian. Limited to 14 adults (age 18 and older. - see Families Cook for a similar program open to younger participants.) This event sells out quickly. Find out more.
Similar to Dinner in a Country Village, a hearthside cooking event for the whole family - parents and children (ages 8 and up) learn to prepare a complete 19th-century meal and then sit down to enjoy it together. December 28, 2014; February 18, 2015; December 30, 2015; February 17, 2016
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. Currently scheduled for November 15, 2014; February 21, 2015; and March 21, 2015.
Private hearth cooking events available for families, corporate groups, and more. Email us or call 508-347-0285 for more information.