Old Sturbridge Village, Independence Day

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

Celebrate Independence Day Weekend with a citizens’ parade, fife and drum music, cannon demonstrations, and more at Old Sturbridge Village! Learn how and why early 19th-century New Englanders celebrated the holiday, hear a stirring reading of the Declaration of Independence, and hear excerpts from Frederick Douglass’s 1852 address “What to the Slave is the Fourth […]

Old Sturbridge Village, Evening at the Village

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

Enjoy being outside and spend a summer evening at the Village after our normal hours of operation! Stroll through our scenic campus, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, and listen to live music by Quintebrass. Hamburgers, hot dogs, snacks, and drinks will be available for sale and the Miner Grant Store will be open too! Guests […]

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Old Sturbridge Village, Music and Art

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

Throughout history, art and music have served as a platform for expression, connection, documentation, and change. During Music and Art Weekend at the Village, learn about a variety of artistic pursuits, including song, watercolor, portraiture, sculpture, drawings, and other crafts. Listen to 19th-century music, learn about the history of violins and guitars, see our talented […]

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Old Sturbridge Village, Music and Art

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

Throughout history, art and music have served as a platform for expression, connection, documentation, and change. During Music and Art Weekend at the Village, learn about a variety of artistic pursuits, including song, watercolor, portraiture, sculpture, drawings, and other crafts. Listen to 19th-century music, learn about the history of violins and guitars, see our talented […]

Old Sturbridge Village, Baseball, Brews and BBQ!

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

Join us as we celebrate some summer favorites: baseball, brews, and BBQ! The Village will bustle all day with delicious BBQ from our Village Grill, and tons of fun for the whole family. Learn about the history of baseball and brewing, play early American games, listen to early 19th-century music, and more. Guests ages 21 […]

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Old Sturbridge Village, Moving Forward

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

The early 19th-century was a time of significant social change. On July 30th-31st, we will highlight some of the efforts, struggles, and triumphs of early 19th-century New England society. Moving Forward will highlight both the topics and the groups involved in social change, like temperance, anti-slavery, local charity, the Industrial Revolution, progressive agriculture and gardening,  […]

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Old Sturbridge Village, Moving Forward

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

The early 19th-century was a time of significant social change. On July 30th-31st, we will highlight some of the efforts, struggles, and triumphs of early 19th-century New England society. Moving Forward will highlight both the topics and the groups involved in social change, like temperance, anti-slavery, local charity, the Industrial Revolution, progressive agriculture and gardening,  […]

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Old Sturbridge Village, Redcoats and Rebels

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

See the largest military re-enactment in New England with hundreds of costumed Revolutionary War reenactors, both soldiers and civilians, encamped on the Village Common. Visitors can not only explore our exhibits, galleries, and demonstrations and talk with our costumed historians about everyday life in early New England, but also tour the camps, witness recreated skirmishes […]

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Old Sturbridge Village, Redcoats and Rebels

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

See the largest military re-enactment in New England with hundreds of costumed Revolutionary War reenactors, both soldiers and civilians, encamped on the Village Common. Visitors can not only explore our exhibits, galleries, and demonstrations and talk with our costumed historians about everyday life in early New England, but also tour the camps, witness recreated skirmishes […]