The Fairy Festival

WHEN: Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 11:00AM - 3:00PM

The Fairy Festival

Sunday, April 28th: 11 AM to 3 PM

FREE with regular Blithewold admission (rain or shine)

Blithewold’s 4th Annual Fairy Festival is the day to rejoice in the return of fragrance and beauty to the landscape. Join us for this spring play-day for all ages. Absorb the sights, sounds, and smells of Blithewold’s gardens during Daffodil Days.

Fairy costumes encouraged!



Events include:

Fairy House Building - Ongoing
Fairy Story Times - Ongoing
Ladies of the Rolling Pin - 2:00 pm
Music and Stories by Mary King - 11:00 am -Noon &12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Ocean Sate Dance Academy Dancers

Westerly Morris Men Dancers

Fairy Detectives Tour
Peckham's Greenhouse - Grow your own Fairy Garden Plant Sale - Ongoing
Dancing Around the May Pole - Ongoing
Fairy Crafts - Ongoing
Picnicking - Ongoing
Food Trucks - Fancheezical Delicious Grilled Cheese CANCELED

                       Sprout! The Vegetarian Food Truck,
                       Del's Lemonade


And More!

** All are welcome!  Registration not needed for this event!


    From Our Blog

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  • A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869 (Apr 27, '16)
    In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
  • Daffodil Bliss (Apr 22, '16)
    Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing.  The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet.  It’s positively enticing!  I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves.  So, in lieu […]
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