A World of Christmas Magic : Children’s Holiday Stories
Wednesdays, December 5, 12, 19 4:00 p.m.
Join us each Wednesday of December during Christmas at Blithewold for a magical holiday story time in celebration of the season! This year, we will be featuring an exciting assortment of stories that celebrate and explain Christmas traditions and legends from around the world. Drop in for one story time or come to all three!
After the story we'll have cookies and a craft project! The crafts will be related to traditions discussed in each of the stories. The cookies, too, will be a different type of holiday cookie from around the world.
Free with regular Mansion admission! Drop-ins are welcome.
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