Daily Schedule

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change
Throughout the Day:
         ●Kiln Firing (outside the Pottery Shop)
         ●Making a Sledge Hammer
          
(in the Blacksmith Shop)
         ●Making Tin Spice Boxes
          
(in the Tin Shop)
         ●Nancy Sherren Demonstrating Painted
            Floor Cloths
(in the Craft Center)
         ●Rose Ann Hunter Demonstrating
           Traditional Rug Making
(in the Craft Center)
         ●Charlie Martel Demonstrating Wool
            Spinning
(in the Craft Center)
         ●Andy Volpe Demonstration Intaglio
           Printmaking
(in the Horse Shed)
         ●Chris Nassise Demonstrating
          Woodworking
(by the Blacksmith Shop)
         ●John Baron Demonstrating Woodworking
          
(by the Blacksmith Shop)
         ●Chuck Walker Demonstrating Horn Work
          
(by the Sawmill)
         ●New England Lace Group Demonstrating
           Bobbin Lace
(in the Bullard Tavern)
From Time to Time:
         ●Spinning & Weaving Demonstration
           
(in the Fenno House)
         ●Tailoring Demonstration 
           
(in the Fenno House)
         ●Making Splint Seat Chairs
           
(in the Small House)
         ●Making Early 19th Century Oil Paint
           
(outside the Towne Barn)
9:30-11:30  Bonnet Making Demonstration
                   
(in the Towne House)
9:30-11:30  Making a Wool Applique Table Cover
                    (in the Fitch House)
9:30-11:30  Piecing a Quilt (in the Bixby House)
9:30-11:30  Sewing for the Charitable Society
                  
(in the Parsonage)
9:30-12:00  A Printer at Work
                  
(in the Printing Office)
9:30-1:00   A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
9:30-4:00  Wool Dyeing (outside the Fenno House)
10:00-12:00  Building a Cider Cheese
                     
(at the Cider Mill)
10:00-1:00 Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
10:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
10:00  Broom Making Demonstration
          
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00  Sawmill Demonstration
10:00  Milking Demonstration
           
(at the Freeman Farm)
11:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
11:00  Broom Making Demonstration
          
(in the Visitor Center)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
12:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
          
(by the Bullard Tavern)
1:00-4:00  Pressing Cider (at the Cider Mill)
1:00-4:00  Quinebaug River Boat Ride
                 
($3 Fee, 3 & Under Free, 15 minute ride)
                  (at the dock by Vermont Covered Bridge)
1:00-4:30  Bookbinding Demonstration
                 
(in the Printing Office)
1:00  Firing a Barrel (at the Copper Shop)
1:00  Gathering Up the Fragments: Sewing of
          the Early 19th Century
         
(Tour meets at the Knight Store)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00-4:30    Sewing for the Family
                    (in the Bixby House)
2:00-4:30   Basket Making Demonstration
                  
(in the Small House)
2:00-4:30  Making a Wool Applique Table Cover
                   (in the Fitch House)
2:00-4:30   Yarn Sewing (in the Parsonage)
2:00-5:00   A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
2:00  Sawmill Demonstration
2:30-4:30  Netting Demonstration
                 
(in the Towne House)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
3:00  Gristmill Demonstration
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Milking Demonstration
        
(at the Freeman Farm)
4:00  Sawmill Demonstration

RIDE THE HARTFORD & WORCESTER STAGE
Travel around the Common in our reproduction early
19th-century stagecoach and get a feel for early
New England travel.
Tickets Sold in the Visitor Center & the Miner Grant Store $3 fee, 3 & Under Free
(Seating is limited, no food or beverage on the stage
and operation is weather dependent.)
10:00-12:00 & 1:30-4:50 Ride the Stagecoach
(pick up outside Bullard Tavern)

DINING & SHOPPING
9:30-5:00  Grant Store & Bake Shop
(on the Common) Famous for our chocolate chip cookies, beverages & village made crafts.
10:00-1:30  Oliver Wight Tavern
Serving Sunday Brunch Buffet
10:00-4:30  Village Café
Serving coffee, baked goods, and grab & go sandwiches.
11:00-2:00  Village Grill (across from Bullard Tavern Cafeteria) Serving hamburgers & hotdogs
11:00-3:00  Bullard Tavern
(on the Ground Floor)  We have a wide array of lunch options available.
10:00-5:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.