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

  • Serving up a feast (Jul 25, '14)
    Whenever anyone asks, “When is the best time to visit Blithewold?” Gail and I usually run through a list that includes spring for the daffodils, early summer for the roses and Rock Garden, and late summer and fall to see the Idea Gardens in their full glory.┬áBut now I wish I could go back and […]
  • On formality and fine tuning (Jul 18, '14)
    Mother Nature dumped almost three more inches of rain on Blithewold this week and the gardens responded by growing with an exuberance bordering on, and even crossing over the line to loose, lush informality. I have a hard time defining formality when it comes to gardens though I’m sure I know it when I see […]
  • Mid-summer shift (Jul 11, '14)
    The gardens are going through a bittersweet transition from June’s hurrah to a mid-summer huzzah, and although we sometimes experience a “July gap,” the shift seems pretty seamless this year. Delicate oxeye daisies gave way almost overnight to beefy Shastas, echinaceas, and rudbeckias. Sturdy summer phlox are taking over, as we speak, for the elegance […]
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