Christmas at Blithewold
During the holidays, beautifully hand-crafted ornaments and decorative embellishments transform each room into another era. This year, the Christmas theme, Family Traditions celebrates the Van Wickle family's love of music, theater, parlor games and unique holiday traditions.
Outdoors, experience a new tradition in the making, Blithewold’s Christmas Sparkle, held on Friday evenings, Nov. 29 through Dec. 27. Christmas Sparkle invites visitors to enjoy crackling bonfires, illuminated gardens, a variety of outdoor concerts, and cocoa and roasted marshmallows in the enclosed garden and greenhouse.
Delight in Christmas at Blithewold Nov. 29 through Jan. 5, complete with afternoon teas, Santa sing-alongs, musical performances, and creative workshops. Click here to see the calendar of events.
Family (2 adults, 2 youths) $24.00
Full-time Student $9.00
Youths 6- 17 $3.00
Thursday, March 27
Lords, Ladies, & Mummies: The Story of Highclere Castle, the Real Downton Abbey* Talk & Tea with Curt DiCamillo
Wednesday, April 02
- Wednesday, April 30
Friday, April 04
(Mar 07, '14)
Since Kris is off this week I decided I would double up on posts and change the format a little bit. Below are an assortment of cones (and one non conifer). Can you give all 7 common names (or scientific for bonus points)? Try to identify them all, and if you can’t; then […]
A Trip to New Orleans
(Oct 01, '13)
Have you ever marveled at the different ways men and women see historic sites? Here at Blithewold, Docents have to be prepared to answer very different questions from visitors. Marjorie Lyon, herself, was well aware of this disparity, and in … Continue reading