Old Sturbridge Village   Dog Days        SCHEDULE
Mar
4
Nov 19

Old Sturbridge Village Dog Days SCHEDULE

Please note the following days are Dog Days and the only days Dogs are permitted at the Village:    Always check opening and closings times for the day you will be visiting the village.


JULY 15, 2017 TO JULY 16, 2017
AUGUST 19 2017 TO AUGUST 20, 2017
SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 TO SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
OCTOBER 21, 2017 TO OCTOBER 22, 2017
NOVEMBER 18, 2017 TO NOVEMBER 19, 2017

Old Sturbridge Village extends to OSV MEMBERS the privilege of bringing their dog to Old Sturbridge Village on select weekends throughout the year.  NOT A MEMBER YET?  Join now.  Members - have you attended a Dog Day in the past?  Send us photos of your dog enjoying the Village!  Dog Days Policies In order to be eligible to participate in Dog Days at Old Sturbridge Village, this is our Policy:   http://www.osv.org/dog-days-policies

Old Sturbridge Village - Living History Museum
Mar
11
Nov 18

Old Sturbridge Village - Living History Museum

Boarding with the Bixbys

   

$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

Register by clicking above which will take you to the OSV site where you can chose available dates. 

Take a journey into the past. Experience first-hand what life was like in 19th-century rural New England’s countryside by spending a night in the Emerson Bixby House, home of a Blacksmith/Farmer and his family. After you are appropriately dressed to toil, your real labor begins. Working alongside costumed historians, your work will include: cooking a 19th-century dinner and breakfast, learning a...

Old Sturbridge Village - Living History Museum
Mar
25
Dec 31

Old Sturbridge Village - Living History Museum

Historical Craft Classes 2017

Click above to select date and register on OSV site

MARCH 25, 2017 TO MARCH 26, 2017
APRIL 29, 2017 TO APRIL 30, 2017
MAY 27, 2017 TO MAY 28, 2017
JUNE 24, 2017 TO JUNE 25, 2017
JULY 29, 2017 TO JULY 30, 2017
AUGUST 26, 2017 TO AUGUST 27, 2017
OCTOBER 28, 2017 TO OCTOBER 29, 2017
NOVEMBER 25, 2017 TO NOVEMBER 26, 2017
DECEMBER 30, 2017 TO DECEMBER 31, 2017

Spend some time at the Village learning a historical craft. These adult workshops vary from blacksmithing to textiles, coopering, foodways, and more. Come and try your hand at a craft and take home your finished masterpiece! Unless otherwise specified, workshops will be held in the Country Bank Museum Education Center. All class registrations CLOSE 1 week prior to the event. Register online below...

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family Lodges - Family Stay & Play Two Night Package
Apr
1
Oct 31

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family Lodges - Family Stay & Play Two Night Package

Available 4/1/17 – 10/31/17

Enjoy a two night stay at the Reeder Family Lodges and Visit Old Sturbridge Village for your historical experience and then enjoy a fun day at Six Flags New England in AgawamMA.

Package includes:

  • A 2 night stay for up to 2 adults and 2 children
  • Tickets to old Sturbridge Village for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Tickets to Six Flags for 2 adults and 2 children

Package price is $399 plus tax.  Member discounts are available.

Please check both Old Sturbridge Village’s Hours of Operation HERE

And the Six Flags New England HERE  website for days and hours of operation.

*** Six Flag discounttickets are only available as part of the package ***

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family Lodges - Family Fun Package
May
14
Sep 17

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family Lodges - Family Fun Package

This package is available from 05/14/2017 to 09/30/2017.  It is not available during the Brimfield Antique Show Weeks.
 (Brimfield Antiques Show Weeks :
May 7-14 Show starts, Tues 9th
July 9 – 16 Show starts Tues,  11th
September 3-10 Show Starts, Tues 5th)

Enjoy an overnight stay at the Reeder Family Lodges and Visit Old Sturbridge Village.  Your package includes overnight accommodations for up to 2 adults and 2 children plus tickets to Old Sturbridge Village.  Your tickets are valid for two days.  Check hours of operation for your stay HERE.

Package price is $169 plus tax.  Member discounts are available.  Stay an additional night for $109 plus tax.  Couples Packages also available for $149 plus tax.

Hitchcock Free Academy - Classes  Irish Step Dance
Jul
18
Aug 8

Hitchcock Free Academy - Classes Irish Step Dance

Irish Step Dance:  This is an older style Irish step, Done in soft shoes or bare feet, called Seannos.  It was a for of dance that was used to tell stories around the campfire and is a non-competitive style for children.  4 classes, ages 7-13.  Instructor:Karen Larson
Tuesdays July 18th  -  August 8th  
Fee: $50  Contact Hitchcock at 413.245.9977 or
www.hitchcockacademy.org to register.

 

Brimfield Council on AGing - Windmill  -
Jul
28
11:00 am11:00

Brimfield Council on AGing - Windmill -

Hawiian Luau Style

Grab your Hawaiian shirts, come on down to the Senior Center and party with us!  We will dine on Hawaiian Chicken, Kebobs, Roasted, sweet pork loin; Hawaiian bake beans; luscious juicy luau fruit bowls served right in the pineapple; creamy mango macaroin salad filled with crisp cucumbers, fresh dill and olives & veggies.  Enjoy a glass of Mai-Tai Punch and for dessert, Birthday Cake and ice cream topped with pineapple.  July birthdays will be celebrated.

This is a very popular party and space is limited.  Please reserve as soon as possible but reservations MUST be made by July 21st.  Suggested donation is $5.00. 
Call us at 413.245.7253 to reserve.

 

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family9 Lodges - Redcoats & Rebels Couples Package
Aug
5
Aug 6

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family9 Lodges - Redcoats & Rebels Couples Package

Available 8/5 & 8/6/2017

Enjoy an overnight stay at the Reeder Family Lodges and take the Family to one of Old Sturbridge Village’s most popular events.

Package includes:

  • An overnight stay for 2
  • Two adult tickets to Old Sturbridge Village, which are valid for two days
  • Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern

Package prices start at $215 for two doubles, $217 for one king and $221 for the Oliver Wight House.  All prices exclude tax.  Member discounts are available.  Add an additional night for $109 plus tax.   

More Info

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family Lodges - Redcoats & Rebels Family Package
Aug
5
Aug 6

Old Sturbridge Village Inn and Reeder Family Lodges - Redcoats & Rebels Family Package

Enjoy an overnight stay at the Reeder Family Lodges and take the Family to one of Old Sturbridge Village’s most popular events. 

Available 8/5 & 8/6/2017

Package includes:

  • An overnight stay for up to 2 adults and 2 children
  • Tickets to the Village (valid for two days) for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern.

Package prices start at $251 plus tax.  Member discounts are available.  Add a 2nd night for $109 plus tax.

Info at Packages on OSV website HERE

Center of Hope Foundation - Annual Golf Tournament
Aug
11
7:30 am07:30

Center of Hope Foundation - Annual Golf Tournament

Our 11th Annual Golf Tournament
Heritage Country Club in Charlton, MA
Friday, August 11, 2017
We are a local chapter of the Arc (a National and State organization that provides critical services to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) and provide these services to families and individuals from 64 towns throughout Central Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut.  With rising demands on our funding and fewer resources to meet these needs, we hope you will join us for a day of golfing and fun.  In doing so you help us to continue funding all our help for the area.  
You can be a sponsor or donate a gift.  For more information you can you call Marie Barse @ 508.764.4085 X 640 or go to our website: www.thecenterofhope.org

 

 

 

 

Venture Community Services  -  Wine and Beer Tasting
Nov
2
5:30 pm17:30

Venture Community Services - Wine and Beer Tasting

13th Annual Venture Wine & Beer Tasing

Venture is proud to be in its 13th year hosting this exciting event with Ted’s of Charlton.  Join us and sample a variety of beer, wine, vodka, cider, whiskey and more while enjoying games, raffles, and our extensive silent auction. Enjoy a night out while supporting our mission – SIP, SAMPLE & SUPPORT!

Click here to see the 2017 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

We will continue to have our popular Venture Pong game as well as a new raffle to win a wagon full of spirits!  New bean bag toss game and Passport stamping for a chance to win prizes.

For more information please contact:  Paige Mador at 774-922-1135

  • Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Oliver Wight Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village
  • Tickets are $40 each at the door

We will announce participating vendors closer to the event date.

 


QVCAH - Annual Board Meeting
Jul
27
7:00 pm19:00

QVCAH - Annual Board Meeting

Hi QVCAH Members, 

Please don't forget tomorrow night, June 27th, is our Annual Meeting! 

Doors open at 6pm for a reception for all our members to freely mingle and get a last glimpse at the Members' Show Exhibition.
Continuing at 7pm the Annual Meeting will commence. We will present to you our Treasury report, our successes, what's next for QVACH, and a slide show demonstration of what we the board did for the Art Center this year. In this meeting we will also look to you for help voting on the continuing board. As well as voting on amendments to the QVCAH By-laws, these amendments were sent for your review in the mail for your review. 

We need 20 members for these to be a valid votes. Please help us in being there to vote.
We need members like you to take interest in the well being of the board and QVACH itself. Hope to see you there!
Best Regards,
Your QVCAH Board Members
www.QVCAH.org
 

Copy of Hitchcock Free Academy  -  Classes
Jul
26
6:30 pm18:30

Copy of Hitchcock Free Academy - Classes

Dee Cady, a health and life coach, is looking to inform people about the food they are eating. She will teach a series of two classes, the first about what GMOs and organic means, and what it really means for your health and the second will focus on eggs and the terminology used and how to make the right choice when buying eggs for you and your family. 

Clean Eating  will be taught on July 26th from 6:30-7:30PM. Fee: $55

Museum of Russian Icons  -  Two-Day Ethiopian Icon Workshop
Jul
25
Jul 26

Museum of Russian Icons - Two-Day Ethiopian Icon Workshop

Two-Day Ethiopian Icon Workshop
Tuesday & Wednesday, July 25 & 26, 9:00am-6:00
Members $350, Nonmembers $400, all materials included. Prepaid registration required by July 21. Call 978.598.5000 x 121
Iconographer Christopher Gosey will lead a hands-on workshop on Ethiopian Iconography. Each participant will complete a 7" x 9" icon of "Christ the Suffering Servant."
More information here.

Hitchcock Free Academy  -  Classes
Jul
24
7:00 pm19:00

Hitchcock Free Academy - Classes

Dr. Dan Ceballos of the Specific Chiropractic Center of Southbridge wants to bring the knowledge of your body to you. Dr. Dan will focus on how Specific Chiropractic differs from traditional chiropractic and teaches the message that "the body is inherently intelligent, [and knows] exactly what to do, because its natural state is healthy." Dr. Dan teaches the Big Idea Health Class on Monday July 24th from 7-8PM. Fee: Free!

Copy of Museum of Russian Icons  - Church - State Relations in Russia
Jul
22
11:30 am11:30

Copy of Museum of Russian Icons - Church - State Relations in Russia

An Historical Overview with Professor James T. Flynn

Members $8, Nonmembers $12

The relationship between Church and State in Russia has always been a complex one, often rocky, but never broken. James T. Flynn, Professor Emeritus of History, College of the Holy Cross, and a long-time Museum docent, will trace that relationship from Prince Vladimir, who brought Christianity to Russia in 988, through Imperial Russia, the Soviet and post-Soviet eras, up to the present under Putin. Pre-register by calling the Museum: 978.598.5000 x121.
For Details

Hitchcock Free Academy - Classes
Jul
20
6:00 pm18:00

Hitchcock Free Academy - Classes

Nutrition for Health will be taught on Thursday July 20th from 6-7:30PM. Fee: $15

The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes (adult-onset diabetes) can be lowered by diet and lifestyle changes. "The consequences of being slightly overweight is horrible," says Anne Bernardin, a Type 1 diabetic who wants to share her background and knowledge to help fight the current diabetes epidemic. 

Museum of Russian Icons  - Church - State Relations in Russia
Jul
20
1:00 pm13:00

Museum of Russian Icons - Church - State Relations in Russia

An Historical Overview with Professor James T. Flynn

Members $8, Nonmembers $12

The relationship between Church and State in Russia has always been a complex one, often rocky, but never broken. James T. Flynn, Professor Emeritus of History, College of the Holy Cross, and a long-time Museum docent, will trace that relationship from Prince Vladimir, who brought Christianity to Russia in 988, through Imperial Russia, the Soviet and post-Soviet eras, up to the present under Putin. Pre-register by calling the Museum: 978.598.5000 x121.
For Details