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Free Mother's Day at Old Sturbridge Village - Boston Events INSIDER

Free Mother's Day at Old Sturbridge Village at Boston Events INSIDER Johnny's Summary
I think I'd prefer to go to OSV, the re-enactment village, which is awesome any time of year and is free for moms this Sunday. Free! That's my favorite price. They feature a Moms vs. Kids tug-o-war and dozens of re-enactors including a 1830s midwife. . Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA . Johnny Monsarrat once threw a party on an elevator. Check it out!
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Events: Mother's Day at Old Sturbridge Village

Mother's Day at Old Sturbridge Village

May 13

See the full daily schedule.

Free admission and a special gift for moms (while supplies last) on Mother's Day at Old Sturbridge Village, with family events planned throughout the day, including a family-themed scavenger hunt and a ""Moms vs. Kids"" tug-o-war.

In addition, there will be advice from Lydia Maria Child, author of the 19th century best seller ""The Mother's Book"", a visit with 1830s midwife Lucy Tucker, and the opportunity to listen in as members of ""Maternal Association"" discuss the joys and challenges of raising children in the 19th century. Sewing and knitting for family members will be interpreted in Center Village households.

Enter a raffle for Village-made redware plates and flower pots.

Daily Events

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012

The Village is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Events and times subject to change

TODAY AT OSV

9:30-4:30 Mothers- Take a Chance to

Win a Redware Gift

(in the Visitor Center )

9:30-12:00 Preparing for Dinner

(at the Freeman Farmhouse)

9:30-12:00 A Printer at Work

(in the Printing Office)

9:30-1:00 A Shoemaker at Work

(in the Shoe Shop)

10:00-1:00 Horse-Drawn Ride around the

Mill Pond (weather permitting)

10:00-11:50 Ride the Stagecoach

($3 fee, 3 & under free)

(stops in front of the Bullard Tavern)

10:00-4:00 Quinebaug River Boat Ride

($3 fee, 3 & under free, 15 minute ride)

(at the dock by the Dummerston Bridge)

10:00 Sawmill Demonstration

10:30- Schoolyard Games

(meet by the District School)

10:30-12:00 Make a Block Printed Card

for Mother

(in the Bullard Tavern Ladies’ Parlor)

10:30-12:00 Plant a Flower Seed for Mother

(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)

11:00 Tour of Sally Towne’s House

(at the Towne House)

11:00 Water Power Tour (meets at the Sawmill)

11:30 Carding Mill Demonstration

11:30 Lydia Marie Child Discusses

19th Century Motherhood

(in the Parsonage Barn)

12:00 Help the Farmers with Seasonal Work

(at the Freeman Barn)

12:30 Musket Firing Demonstration

(by the Bullard Tavern)

1:00 Carding Mill Demonstration

1:00 A Guided Walk through the Center Village

(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)

1:00-4:30 A Printer at Work (in the Printing Office)

1:00-3:30 Make a Block Printed Card

for Mother

(in the Bullard Tavern Ladies’ Parlor)

1:00-3:30 Plant a Flower Seed for Mother

(in the Towne House Lower Kitchen)

1:30 Mom vs. Kids French & English (Tug o’ War)

(on the common)

1:30-4:50 Ride the Stagecoach

($3 fee, 3 & under free)

(stops in front of the Bullard Tavern)

2:00- 19th Century Baseball

(meets by the Center Meetinghouse)

2:00-5:00 A Shoemaker at Work

(in the Shoe Shop)

2:00 19th Century Author Lydia Child Dispenses

Advice on Motherhood (in the Parsonage)

2:00 Water Power Tour (meets at Carding Mill)

2:30 Sawmill Demonstration

2:30-4:50 Horse-Drawn Ride around the

Mill Pond (weather permitting)

2:30 Tales of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

(in the Parsonage Barn)

3:00 Hoop Races (meet by the Graveyard)

3:00 Meet Lucy Tucker 1830’s Midwife

(in the Parsonage)

3:30 Carding Mill Demonstration

4:00 Sawmill Demonstration

4:00 Mother’s Herb Garden Tour

(in the Herb Garden)

4:30 Toy Fire Balloon Flight

(on the common)

* Daily Events are Subject to Change

* Outdoor Activities are Weather Permitting

HANDS ON CRAFTS CENTER

Instruction by Village craftspeople; make an item to take home.

Today’s offerings include:

10:00-11:45 – Make a Clay Pot ($10)

10:00-4:30 – Dip a Pair of Candles ($5)

10:30-11:30 – Forge an Iron Hook ($10)

2:00-4:30- Sew a Needlecase ($5)

Some restrictions on age, safety, and number of participants may apply.Cash and credit cards are accepted.Daily events are subject to change.

DINING & SHOPPING

10:00-5:00 Village Café (in the Oliver Wight Tavern)

We have lunch options and fresh...


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