Daily Schedule

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

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

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change
Throughout the Day:
         ●Ongoing Demonstrations-  in
         the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop
        ●Display of Domestic Manufacture
          
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
9:30-12:00   A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
9:30-4:00  Visit the Home Gardener’s Exhibit
           
(in the Craft Center next to the Militia Exhibit)
10:00-12:00  Visit with Guest Cabinet Maker
       John Baron
(outside the Craft Center next to
       the Militia Exhibit)
10:00-12:30 Building the Cider Cheese                          
            (at the Cider Mill)
10:00-1:00 Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
10:00-3:00  Heirloom Apple Tasting
                  
(in the Parsonage Barn)
10:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
10:00  Meet the Visiting Oxen and their Drivers
          
(at the Horseshed)
10:00  Sawmill Demonstration
10:00  Milking Demonstration
          
(at the Freeman Farm)
10:00  Beekeeping Then & Now
          
(on the Common)
11:00  A Guided Introductory Tour Around the
           Center Village
(meets outside the Center
           Meetinghouse)
11:00  Ox Driving Competition
           
(in the Freeman Farm Fields)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
11:00  Garden Pests & Problems: 19th Century
           Techniques for Controlling Insects,
           Critters, & Disease
(in the Bixby Garden)
11:30  Choosing the Best: How Judges Select
           the Award Winners Then & Now
          
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
11:30  Tour OSV’s New Cider Orchard
          
(meets at the Cider Mill)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00-4:00  Visit with Guest Cabinet Maker
       John Baron
(outside the Craft Center next to
       the Militia Exhibit)
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  A Printer at Work (in the Printing Office)
1:00  A Primer on Weeds: History, Uses, &
         Control
(in the Parsonage Garden)
1:00   Musket Firing Demonstration
          
(by the Bullard Tavern)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:30-4:00 Pressing Cider
(at the Cider Mill)
1:30  A Parade of Oxen
        
(around the common out to Freeman Farm)
1:30  Water Power Tour (meets at the Carding Mill)
2:00  Ploughing Demonstration
        
(in the Freeman Farm Fields)
2:00  Sawmill Demonstration
2:00  Panel of Experts: A Talk with OSV
         Gardeners & Home Garden Exhibitors
        
(in the Craft Center next to the Militia Exhibit)
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
            Countryside
           
(pick up in front of the Knight Store)
2:30  Choosing the Best: How Judges Select
          the Award Winners Then & Now
         
(in the Friends Meetinghouse)
2:30  Tour the Freeman’s Apple Orchard
         
(meets at the Freeman Farm)
3:00  Try Your Hand at Ploughing
        
(in the Freeman Farm Fields)
3:00  Gristmill Demonstration
3:00  Putting Food By: 19th Century for
         Preserving the Harvest
        
(in the Freeman Garden)
3:30  Ghost Stories (in A Child’s World Exhibit)
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)

THE ENVIRONMENTAL POINT OF VIEW
River Walk is open (entrance near the Sawmill)
Woodland Walk is open
         
(entrance near the Graveyard)
Pasture Walk is open
          
(entrance behind the Freeman Farm)

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.
11:00-3:00  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.