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Monday, July 30, 2012
Country Quilting Party, tours, and hands-on crafts; A Timeline of New England's Early Quilts display (Sturbridge, Mass.) July 30, 2012 – Historians at Old Sturbridge Village will highlight quilting techniques and fashions in early New England quilting during the Village's annual Textile Weekend celebration to be held Aug. 18-19.  Costumed interpreters will lead quilt-themed tours and gallery...
Monday, July 9, 2012
Price roll back offsets steep gas prices, sluggish economy (STURBRIDGE, MA) -  July 9, 2012:  Due to enthusiastic visitor response, Old Sturbridge Village will offer another of its occasional $5 Fridays on July 13 and will reduce its admission prices to just $5 for visitors who arrive before 12:00 noon that day. The museum also offers free parking. OSV's "$5 Friday" discount is a way to offset...
Friday, June 22, 2012
Firefighters get 50% off admission Antique fire engines, bucket brigades, chili contest, vintage ice cream making (STURBRIDGE, MA) – June 22, 2012:  Firefighters get half-price admission to Old Sturbridge Village on Saturday, July 14 for an old-fashioned fireman's muster, "Fire & Ice Day" at the museum. Antique fire trucks will be on display, including vintage hand pumpers. Visitors can...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Dads get free admission on Father's Day June 17 (STURBRIDGE, MA) – May 31, 2012:  Old Sturbridge Village will come alive with the lost sounds and sights of 19th-century popular music and art as more than 50 singers, dancers, and musicians, and artists perform during the museum's annual Music & Art Weekend Saturday and Sunday June 16-17. Special musical guest is acclaimed folk performer and...
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Heirloom tomato plants given to museum visitors while supplies last (STURBRIDGE, MA) – April 27, 2012:  Visitors to Old Sturbridge Village on Saturday, May 19 will receive a free heirloom tomato plant grown by OSV horticulturists to celebrate the arrival of the spring gardening season. The free tomatoes will include varieties dating back to the 1830s: Brandywine, Yellow Pear, and Large Red. (...
Friday, May 25, 2012
1812 Marines from the U.S.S. Constitution to appear War of 1812 artifacts on display Free admissin for active military members and their families STURBRIDGE, MA (May 25, 2012) – Old Sturbridge Village will highlight the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 with an old-fashioned “Muster Day” on Saturday June 9. Members of the 1812 Marine Guard from Boston’s USS Constitution will demonstrate...
Monday, May 21, 2012
Nearly 100 vintage cars on display June 2 Horse-drawn carriages arrive June 3 Free second-day admission (STURBRIDGE, MA) – May 21, 2012:  Old Sturbridge Village will go from hooves to hubcaps as it highlights an array of vintage vehicles, starting with the museum's second annual Antique Car Rally on Saturday, June 2, followed by  its first-ever Antique Horse-Drawn Carriage Rally on Sunday,...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Flag donations sponsor free admission for active U.S. military and their families (STURBRIDGE, MA) – May 17, 2012:  A favorite annual tradition at Old Sturbridge Village is the "planting" of a patriotic Field of Flags between Memorial Day and Independence Day to celebrate our nation's history.  This year, each donation to the Village's Field of Flags will sponsor a free visit to the museum for...
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
OSV Sheep get yearly “haircuts” Sheepherding demonstrations Free admission for active U.S. military and families (STURBRIDGE, MA) – May 8, 2012:  The sheep at Old Sturbridge Village will get their annual “haircuts” during Memorial Day Weekend May 26-28 as the Village celebrates “Wool Days.” Sheepherding exhibitions with Border Collies are scheduled all day long on Saturday May 26, and OSV...