Charm Crowns and Fairy Tales – Children’s 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!
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Wednesday, May 15
- Wednesday, June 19
Introduction to Watercolor
Thursday, May 23
Tree Mob at the Arnold Arboretum
Saturday, May 25
Behind the Scenes Tour
Marjorie’s dove tree turns 40
(May 16, '13)
It’s a lucky visitor whose gaze turns east along the path between the mansion and the Enclosed Garden, instead of west across the blooming North Garden and Great Lawn to Narragansett Bay. The western view is a compelling one to be sure and even I am caught up short by it every time I walk ...
The Costume Collection
(Jan 07, '13)
Many of you already know about the fabulous collection of gowns and accessories belonging to Bessie Van Wickle McKee that came home to Blithewold last year. Forty-one dresses with accessories, coats, and hats, had been given to the Colonial Dames … Continue reading