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.
259 Thames Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Tuesday, April 05
- Friday, May 13
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Wednesday, April 06
- Wednesday, October 05
Friday, April 15
- Friday, May 06
Daffodils at Dusk
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, May 28
Exploring the Spring Garden
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, October 08
Monday, May 02
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