The Christmas Sparkle, an Outdoor Family Event, Friday Nights 6 - 8 pm

WHEN: Friday, November 23, 2012 to Friday, December 28, 2012 at 6:00PM - 8:00PM
WHERE: The Enclosed Garden and Greenhouse

Blithewold’s Christmas Sparkle
An Outdoor Family Event

Friday Nights from 6 – 8 p.m

Come enjoy music, cocoa, and roasted marshmallows in Blithewold’s Enclosed Garden and Greenhouse. Spend time strolling through the illuminated gardens, taking in that crisp Christmas air or join our carolers as they spread holiday cheer.

*Carolers will be Singing Around the Bonfire Each Friday Evening from 6:30-7 pm

Performers subject to change

November 23: Merry Dickens Carolers
November. 30: Hawkward (RWU a capella)
December 7: Barrington High School Jazz Ensemble
December 14:
December 21: Mt. Hope High School Chorus
December 28: First Congregational Church Chorus, Bristol


**Weather Update: 12/21/12

Oh, the weather outside no longer looks frightful...Blithewold's Sparkle, an outdoor family event, is happening tonight, Friday, December 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm


See you there!

Price for Blithewold’s Christmas Sparkle is included in regular mansion admission:

Free Hot Cocoa; S'more Kits will be sold for $1



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