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Midwinter Mischief

History / Heritage - Performance

Sundays, Saturdays, January 27, 2018 - February 11, 2018
9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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After a successful run last year, Midwinter Mischief returns to Old Sturbridge Village this January and February! Midwinter Mischief combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining to offer guests a daytime winter adventure

Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's night. There the peddler spends every dollar he has earned on food and drink, racking up a tab far beyond his means. After being confronted over his debt, the peddler fills up his cup with ashes from the hearth and promises the tavern owner that he will return with a cup overflowing of gold. From the Bullard Tavern, costumed storytellers, artisans, and villagers will entice tavern guests to wander deep into the village where they will find evidence of the peddlers adventures and schemes.

Admission to a Midwinter Mischief includes the two-hour outdoor/indoor experience and a period-inspired meal in the Villages Bullard Tavern where guests can enjoy live music, demonstrations, and a cash bar featuring hot beverages and 1830s-inspired libations. Each day, the first experience departs the Visitor Center at 9:00 am and the last at 3:00 pm, with experiences beginning every 20 minutes (except for noon and 12:20). After your adventure, you will be led to the Bullard Tavern Great Room where you can enjoy your inclusive hearty soup or stew meal.

Midwinter Mischief was written and directed by P.J. Griffith.

Cost: Non-members: $30 Adult | $20 Youth; OSV Members: $20 Adult | $10 Youth

Suggested Audiences:Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary

Website: https://www.osv.org/event/midwinter-mischief
Phone: 800-733-1830

Last Modified: January 22, 2018 at 3:38 PM

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