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Old Sturbridge Village, Earth Days

April 19 - April 21

Seed, sow, celebrate! Enjoy the outdoors while we celebrate the Earth. This weekend, join us for discussions on the changing climate, the history of New England’s environment, sustainability, and more. Enjoy a walk through the woods, watch our pollinators hard at work, and see if our gardeners and farmers need help preparing for the growing season ahead. Highlights include:

  • Help our gardeners prepare for another growing season
  • See special craft demonstrations like making watering cans in the Tin Shop, flower pots in the Pottery Shop, and garden tools in the Blacksmith Shop
  • Meet visiting teams of oxen and try your hand at plowing (Saturday and Sunday only)
  • Watch demonstrations of seasonal cooking and preservation
  • Take home a FREE seed paper bookmark
  • Enjoy special talks and tours like
    • Native plants (Friday)
    • Pollinator Friendly Practices (Friday or Sunday)
    • Guided Nature Awareness Walk (Friday or Sunday)
    • Meet OSV’s Beekeeper (Saturday)
    • Cooking up Compost (Saturday)
    • Renewing the Soil (Saturday)
    • A Natural and Unnatural History of the Quinebaug River (Friday and Saturday)

Standard Daytime Admission

This March and April, up to two kids, 17 years old or younger, are admitted for FREE when accompanied by an adult/senior paying standard daytime admission. Save even MORE ($3 per person) by purchasing your tickets online! Restrictions apply; Learn more.

Daytime Admission Rates Online:

Adults $27.00
Seniors (55 and over) $25.00
Youths (4-17) $12.00 (Up to two are admitted for FREE per adult/senior paying full price)
Children (Age 3 and under) FREE

Purchase tickets online here

Daytime Admission Rates At the Door:

Adults $30.00
Seniors (55 and over) $28.00
Youths (4-17) $15.00 (Up to two are admitted for FREE per adult/senior paying full price)
Children (Age 3 and under) FREE

A costumed gardner tends the tulips in the Salem Towne Garden in spring

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.

Details

Start:
April 19
End:
April 21
Website:
https://www.osv.org/events-experiences/calendar/month/2024-04/

Venue

Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Phone
(800) 733-1830
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