Member Only Events

Members enjoy access to exclusive Member-Only events throughout the year. For a full schedule, check out our calendar of events.

Member Fridays

Members receive exclusive access to the museum from noon to 4:00 pm on Fridays, February 2, 9, and 16. On these member-only Fridays, select historical buildings will be open and staffed - giving members the opportunity to visit with interpreters, take a walk, and enjoy the Village on a quiet winter afternoon. Special demonstrations, classes and tours will also be available. Learn more here.

Garden Thyme

January - November, third Saturday, 10:00 am
Led by Village horticultural and agricultural staff, these programs and workshops are held at various sites and deal with a variety of plant-related themes and topics. See the 2018 offerings.

Dog Days

Designated weekends throughout the year. (See events list in right column for upcoming dates.) Members can bring their dog(s) to visit the Village on these select days. (Proper documentation and regulations apply. More information on event pages, see right column.) View our Dog Day Policy.

Friends' Day

Old Sturbridge Village would like to invite you, our valued Members and Friends, to celebrate in a day full of exclusive members-only programming throughout the museum. Activities for the day will include special programs for members of all ages and the Annual Friends’ Day Meeting with the Village’s President and CEO Jim Donahue. 

Friends' Day is scheduled for May 19, 2018.

Annual Members' Quilt Challenge

All current members are eligible to participate in an annual Quilt Challenge. Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Quilt Challenge. Learn more here

Check out the winners from last year's Quilt Challenge here.