Wednesday Walk Around, A Guided Tour of Blithewold

WHEN: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 1:30PM - 3:30PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion

Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., December 3rd, 10th & 17th

Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle/Mckee Family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings and elegant holiday scenes. The guided tour continues outdoors with a short walk to Blithewold's newly expanded Greenhouse Complex that will be all decked out for the holidays too!

Wednesday Walk-Arounds are $5 per person in addition to regular admission.


Rates for Holiday Tours (includes admission to the Mansion, Gardens and Grounds for the day):
Member: $5
Family (2 adults, 2 youths): $40
Adults: $16.00
AAA members/ Seniors: $15.00
Military/Students: $14.00
Youths age 6 to 17: $5.00
Children 5 and under: Free

To register, click here.


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