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.

MARCH 04, 2017 TO MARCH 05, 2017
MARCH 11, 2017 TO MARCH 12, 2017
MARCH 18, 2017 TO MARCH 19, 2017
MARCH 25, 2017 TO MARCH 26, 2017
APRIL 01, 2017 TO APRIL 02, 2017
MAY 20, 2017 TO MAY 21, 2017
JUNE 17, 2017 TO JUNE 18, 2017
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.

The Russian Icon Museum  -  Glitz & Glitter
Jun
29
1:30 pm13:30

The Russian Icon Museum - Glitz & Glitter

Glitz & Glitter
Free with admission

Explore our collection to discover the centuries old tradition of adorning the icons with resplendent ornamentation. Museum Registrar, Laura Garrity-Arquitt, will guide guests to dazzling 16th century Byzantine designs, the opulent oklads inspired by the Baroque period, and the intricate geometric designs of 19th century artists following the Arts and Crafts movement. Laura will also be bringing icons out of storage that are not usually on display.   www.themuseumofrussianicons.org
 

Brimfield Council On Aging Windmill - All American Picnic
Jun
30
11:00 am11:00

Brimfield Council On Aging Windmill - All American Picnic

Join us for a down home, All American Picnic on the town green as we celebrate the American art of picnicking.  Enjoy the uplifting foot stomping music of GLENN HILLIARD who will entertain us with folk music and his renditions from the American Song Book.  Enjoy burgers and hotdogs hot off the grill with all the fixins, homemade potato salad, creamy coleslaw with pineapple and craisens, pasta salad supreme, juicy watermelon, cold drinks and of course, something Red, White, and Blue for dessert.  Reserve your space early as seating is limited.  A $5.00 donation is requested.  Call: 413.254.7253 to reserve before june 26th.  (Will be held in Senior Center if weather doesn't cooperate)

Hitchcock Academy  -  Summer Classes
Jul
6
9:30 am09:30

Hitchcock Academy - Summer Classes

ART WITH LAURA TIPS AND TRICKS FOR DRAWING AND PAINTING This class designed for ages 13-17 employs pencil, acrylic, and watercolor to help students explore how to draw, see things differently, and learn an understanding of shapes, subject & color mixing. All supplies included. (2 classes) Time: 9:30 AM-2 PM Fee: $72 Instructor: Laura Cenedella. Contact Hitchcock at 413 245 9977 or www.hitchcockacademy.org to register

Hitchcock Academy - Summer Classes
Jul
7
6:00 pm18:00

Hitchcock Academy - Summer Classes

FRIENDS & FAMILY FRIDAYS TEACH A DOG A TRICK Can you teach an old dog a new trick?  The trick is in your consistent training method.  Learn with Certified Canine Instructor, Laurie Merritt and enjoy a pizza dinner for only $6! Sponsored in part by Country Bank for Savings. Time: 6- 7:30 PM Fee: $6 Instructor: Laurie Merritt,  M. Ed, Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Certified K9 NoseWork® Instructor. Contact Hitchcock at 413 245 9977 or www.hitchcockacademy.org to register.

Hitchcock Academy   -   Summer Classes
Jul
8
9:30 am09:30

Hitchcock Academy - Summer Classes

ART WITH LAURA LEARN TO PAINT LIKE THE MASTERS In this class designed for ages 13-17, choose from several images to paint your own canvas and become a “Fake” Master painter. Learn artistic skills, how to keep color records or journal your artistic process.  All supplies included. Students, please bring a lunch. Time: 9:30 AM- 2 PM Fee: $72 Instructor: Laura Cenedella. Contact Hitchcock at 413 245 9977 or www.hitchcockacademy.org to register.

Opacum Land Trust - TOUR OPACUM  -  Calling all cyclists!
Jul
9
7:00 am07:00

Opacum Land Trust - TOUR OPACUM - Calling all cyclists!

Calling all cyclists! Join Opacum Land Trust for a fun filled day of bikes, food, craft beer, and live entertainment during this year’s Tour Opacum bike ride
Explore the most beautiful backroads, rolling hills, and wooded forests that New England has to offer. Situated in the rolling uplands of central Massachusetts in the watersheds of the Quaboag and Quinebaug rivers, The Tour Opacum will provide an exploration of the most scenic roads that this region has to offer, while passing several of the properties that Opacum Land Trust has conserved along the way.
Four different route options (100, 50, 25 and 7.5 miles) will provide riders of all abilities a great opportunity to get out and see this beautiful part of the state.  All of the routes start and end at Rapscallion Brewery, where a celebration of Land Conservation, including live music, food and craft beer will take place at the end of the ride. Fully stocked rest stops and SAG support will be offered on all routes.
All registrants will receive a free beer or alternate beverage, courtesy of Rapscallion Brewery, while the first 50 registrants receive a free event t-shirt. Riders between the ages of 10 to 16 are free but must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Final start times for each route will be posted later.
Rapscallion Brewery in Sturbridge, MA and Southbridge Bicycles in Southbridge, MA are partnering with us in this First Time Event.

 

Click Here for "On Line" Registration

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.

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
 

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.