Daily Schedule

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Exhibits Open 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

TODAY AT OSV * Daily Events are Subject to Change
Throughout the Day:
        ●Hog Butchering (at the Freeman Farm)
        ●Ongoing Demonstrations-  in
         the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop
9:30-12:00   A Shoemaker at Work
                   (in the Shoe Shop)
10:00-12:30  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
    Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
10:30  Tour and Tale (at the Child’s World Exhibit)
11:30  Meet the School Mistress
         
(at the District School)
1:00-4:00  A Printer at Work
                
(in the Printing Office)
1:00  Tour of the Towne House
2:00-4:00  Do You Know Your Roots? Complete a
                  Family Register
(at the Fitch House)
2:00  Fashion Delights (at the Asa Knight Store)
2:00-4:00  Horse-Drawn Ride through the
     Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
3:00  19th Century Academy Art
        
(at the Fitch House)

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)
Also, see an exhibit in the Quinebaug Bridge about the important role rivers played in early New England life.

DINING & SHOPPING
9:30-4:00  Grant Store & Bake Shop
(on the Common) Famous for our chocolate chip cookies, beverages & village made crafts.
10:00-3:30  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.
10:00-4:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.

NEW EXHIBIT - Planed, Grained, & Dovetailed: Cabinetmaking in Rural New England
Located across from the Blacksmith Shop

From coffins and chairs to clock cases and chests of drawers, 19th century cabinetmakers in rural New England produced a wide variety of objects, both every-day and exceptional, using a range of techniques and tools. Planed, Grained, & Dovetailed: Cabinetmaking in Rural New England is an exhibition dedicated to early 19th century cabinetmaking in rural New England. Centered on three main themes – form, process, and people – the exhibition will examine the tools, products, and livelihoods of rural cabinetmakers in the early 19th century.