10th Annual Gala

Please join us for the 10th Annual Old Sturbridge Village Gala. The Village's largest fundraising event of the year, the Gala includes fabulous cocktail and elegant stations, live and silent auctions

The American Revolution through Painter’s Eyes with Paul Staiti

The images accompanying the founding of the United States--of honored Founders, dramatic battle scenes, and seminal moments--gave visual shape to Revolutionary events and symbolized an entirely new concept of leadership and government. Since then they have endured as indispensable icons, serving as historical documents and timeless reminders of the nation's unprecedented beginnings.

Spring Photo Walks

Come explore the Village on a quiet Spring day where photo opportunities abound! While we are closed to the general public, join one of our staff photographers as she guides you through the Village, both inside and out. Learn how to frame shots, explore working with light and shadows, and walk away with some great photographs!

Great Scout Camp Out

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Calling all Scouts! Join us for a unique camping experience in the countryside of Old Sturbridge Village! On Saturday, June 9, Cub and Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their families are invited to pitch their tents in the Village and enjoy an evening of tours and activities throughout the museum. The evening will be topped off with stories by a roaring bonfire. Not a scout? No problem: all families are welcome!

Exhibition Tour: Cabinetmaking in Early 19th Century New England

From coffins and chairs to clock cases and chests of drawers, cabinetmakers produced a wide variety of objects, both every-day and exceptional, using a range of techniques and tools. Join a member of the curatorial staff for a guided tour of the new exhibition highlighting the cabinetmaking trade, and hear about some of the interesting research finds recently discovered!
Open to all visitors with regular daytime admission.

February School Vacation Week

Old Sturbridge Village is open for regular daytime visits Wednesday-Sunday during February School Vacation Week from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. On weekdays, enjoy the beauty of winter in New England, take a horse-drawn ride around the Mill Pond, explore our historic houses, and watch hearth cooking and artisan trade demonstrations. Weather permitting, you can also try out our 19th-century style sleds!

On the weekend, February 25 and 26, join us for special winter-themed activities. Weather permitting, Ice Historian Dennis Picard will lead ice cutting demonstrations on the mill pond.

Valentine's Day Dinner

Treat your loved one to a romantic Dinner in the Oliver Wight Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village.  Fireside & Candlelight dining sets the mood for a romantic evening.  Our Chef has prepared a special Valentine’s menu just for you. The menu and prices are below.

National Marionette Theatre

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The National Marionette Theatre is coming to Old Sturbridge Village for December school vacation week! Founded in 1967 by artistic director David A. Syrotiak, this award-winning marionette company has been entertaining and amazing audiences around the world with its imaginative productions for more than forty years.

A Village Trick-or-Treat

Visit the Village after hours for a family-friendly evening of trick or treating on the Common. Show off your best Halloween costume, hear spooky tales, enjoy a bonfire, take a hayride around the Common, and more! Throughout the evening, children can trick-or-treat at nine stops on the Village Common. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.

This is an evening event and is not included in daytime admission.




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