Blithewold's Winter Concert Series with Opera Providence
Enjoy the ambiance of our beautiful mansion when it is filled with the music of Opera Providence. Each month's performance will feature different composers, types of music, and superb singers.
This music-filled evening also includes wine provided by Newport Vineyards, light appetizers and desserts. Join us in the living room! Pre-registration is preferred, as space is limited.
Blithewold Member price per evening is $35, for Non-Member, $40; for Member couple $60, for Non-member couple $70.
Price for package of 3 performances for Blithewold member is $100. Please call us at (401) 253-2707, ext. 21 to purchase packages.
We've partnered with our friends at DeWolf Tavern to offer a special pre-opera pre-fixe dinner. Click here for the menu. Please let the folks at DeWolfe know that you're attending the Opera Providence performance at Blithewold when you call to make your reservation. You should allow a minimum of 1 hour and fifteen minutes to enjoy your meal.
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Bristol, RI 02809
Sunday, November 02
Pruning Practices and Winter Interest Plant Walk
Thursday, November 06
Garden Design Luncheon The Slow Flowers Movement: From Field to Vase
Friday, November 07
Eco-Floral Hands-On Workshop with Debra Prinzing
Friday, November 14
Dahlia Days with Rick Peckham's Greenhouse, Little Compton, RI
Saturday, November 22
Children's Thanksgiving Floral Workshop
Friday, November 28
- Sunday, January 04
Christmas at Blithewold
Day of the dormant
(Oct 31, '14)
This has maybe been the prettiest fall week ever and we have spent it celebrating the gardens’ downward spiral into dormancy — as well as its eventual rebirth. You know we have a schedule to keep before allowing the volunteers to take a well-deserved winter rest, so even though we still haven’t had a frost, we forked the […]
(Oct 24, '14)
I’d prefer to think that the season is in transition rather than ending but when we start throwing some of summer’s best blooms into the bed of Blithewold’s truck, it definitely feels more like a goodbye than a see-you-later. This week, once again, the rain and a woolly nor’easter held off just long enough for […]
Celebrating Our Arboretum
(Oct 23, '14)
There’s something very new and exciting going on this year in Blithewold’s Visitor’s Center during Christmas at Blithewold. Gail Read, Gardens Manager, Kris Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, and Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, have partnered with the garden volunteers to design a display to Celebrate Our Arboretum. Essentially, they are pulling different natural features from throughout the Grounds, preserving […]