Charm Crowns and Fairy Tales – SPECIAL Musical Story Time!
Come join us each week for a story and some warm apple cider to celebrate the season! We even get crafty—you can make whimsical “charm crowns” to wear on your heads to make you feel even more festive! Drop in for one story or come to them all. At each Story Time, we will make and add a new handmade charm to your crown!
Our story titles will include such Caldecott-Medal-winning books as White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt; The Big Snow by Berta and Elmer Hader; Owl Moon by Jane Yolen; The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, and a special MUSICAL story time with Mary King - Wednesday, December 14
Free with regular Mansion admission! Drop-ins welcome!
Monday, February 16
- Friday, February 20
February Vacation Camp Sequoia
Monday, April 20
- Friday, April 24
April Vacation Camp
Friday, May 08
Dahlia Days with Rick Peckham's Greenhouse, Little Compton, RI
After the blizzard
(Jan 30, '15)
As storms go, this one (we’re calling it Juno?) was pretty great — at least for those of us without travel plans or emergencies. For me, it struck just the right balance between excitement from the big buildup in the media and bluster-full winds, and a kind of compulsory coziness. There was nothing to do for a whole night and […]
February at Blithewold “I Remember”
(Jan 29, '15)
The Christmas decorations are put away for another year, and Blithewold enters a hibernation of sorts — taking a well-earned rest before the activity and commotion of preparing for another season. An icy wind is howling around the Mansion, rattling the windows on the third floor. My mind turns to springtime and my favorite time […]
Learn something new — on fertilization
(Jan 23, '15)
When we get busy I’m apt to forget my quest to learn something new every day. But during the winter we have the time and plenty of opportunities in the way of classes, lectures, symposiums, trade and garden shows to make a habit of it again. And it’s a treat whether I’m learning something totally […]