YES THE FAIRY FESTIVAL IS STILL ON TODAY!! COME ON OUT TO PLAY!
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!
Schedule of Events
Fairy House Building: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fairy Detectives! Tour: 2:15 p.m.
Fairy Story Times: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
“Ladies of the Rolling Pin” Performance: 1 p.m.
Ocean State Dance: Ballet Performance- time TBD
Dance Around the May Pole: Ongoing
Fairy Crafts: Ongoing
Plant Sale (with plants from Peckham’s greenhouse): Ongoing. Grow your own fairy garden!
Music/ MC by Mary King
Entertainment by Everett Hoag
Food Trucks- Paco's Tacos
And much more!
FREE with regular Mansion admission
Wednesday, July 02
- Wednesday, October 08
Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
Friday, August 01
- Friday, October 31
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Thursday, September 11
- Thursday, October 16
Blithewold Fall Foliage Yoga Series - A Mid-Day Retreat
Tuesday, September 23
- Tuesday, October 21
En Plein Air: A Watercolor Painting Class at Blithewold
Thursday, October 02
America's Love Affair with the English Garden -Talk and Tea with Author Thomas Mickey
Saturday, October 04
Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
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(Sep 05, '14)
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