Calendar of Events

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

OSV Wool Days

May 25

Event Series Event Series (See All)
osv wool days

Memorial Day Weekend – OSV Wool Days! The sheep get their yearly “haircuts” this weekend at Old Sturbridge Village. Visit Saturday, Sunday or Monday and watch farmers shear the sheep, and see costumed historians demonstrate the entire wool textile process from scouring and carding the wool to spinning and then knitting the hand-spun wool yarn.

OSV Highlights Include
  • Learn about the natural dyes used to produce an amazing array of colors in the 19th century
  • See a demonstration of spinning woolen yarn on the great wheel
  • Watch our farmers shear the sheep
  • Learn about some of the products early New Englanders made with wool
  • Watch a host of daily demonstrations including, hearth cooking, printing, blacksmithing, and shoe-making
  • Find sheep plushies, skeins of yarn, learn-to-knit kits, and more in the shops at the Village
  • Meet a guest llama and alpaca and learn about different types of wool.
OSV Regular Daytime Admission
  • Adults $30.00
  • Seniors (55 and over) $28.00
  • Youths (3-17) $15.00
  • Children age 3 and under Admitted Free
  • Purchase Online
  • FREE parking

OSV Wool Days
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge MA (508) 347-3362
Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27, 2024; 9:30am – 5:00pm

Don’t miss a thing, sign up for the WCKC weekly e-newsletter!


Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566
+ Google Map
(800) 733-1830
View Venue Website

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply