Cancelled: You're Invited: A Jazz-age Evening at Blithewold Inspired by hit PBS television series Downton Abbey
A Jazz-age Evening at Blithewold
Inspired by hit PBS television series Downton Abbey
On Sunday, the First of March
Six O' Clock in the Evening
At Blithewold Mansion Gardens & Arboretum
Blithewold cordially requests the pleasure of your company for an evening of cocktails,
hors d'oeuvres, music and merriment!
Downton inspired costumes encouraged.
* A charitable donation of $55 per person is requested.
Click here to register.
Music by the Dick Lupino Trio
Costumes/Creative Direction by Everett Hoag of Fountain Street Creative
Drinks by Grapes & Grains, Barrington
Photo booth and event photos done by Allan Millora Photography
Click here to view photos from last year.
Tuesday, April 05
- Friday, May 13
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Wednesday, April 06
- Wednesday, October 05
Friday, April 15
- Friday, May 06
Daffodils at Dusk
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, May 28
Exploring the Spring Garden
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, October 08
Wednesday, May 04
- Wednesday, June 08
Watercolor Painting at Blithewold with Artist Mary Ellen Dwyer
A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869
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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. […]
(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 […]
(Apr 15, '16)
This post is written by Gail Read, the Gardens Manager here at Blithewold. She has been here at Blithewold for over 25 years and is a fountain of knowledge about the plants and the property. Daffodils lift our spirits when they bloom each year. They signal the end of our weary winter and the […]