Members' Sunset Picnic

WHEN: Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 5:30PM - 8:30PM
WHERE: Blithewold's Tent and Grounds

Blithewold wishes to thank you, our Members, for your continuing support by playing host at our 3rd Annual Members' Picnic. Join us for an evening filled with live music, lots of fun activites and great food! There will be something for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Member admission to the picnic is free! Non-member guests are $5 per person. Reservations are required.

Bring your own picnic, or purchase food provided by Providence's Rocket Fine Street Food Truck.  Blithewold will provide complimentary beverages and Newport Storm will provide complimentary beer, rum and their featured signature cocktail.

Activites will include:

Live music by Matt Hartke

Guided walks through the Gardens

Kite Flying demos

Lawn games of croquet and badminton

Face painting

Parachute games

And More!

We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets and a picnic or money for the food truck! 

Register here or call Allan Millora, Membership Coordinator at 401-253-2707 x21


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