October 2015 Events

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Apr 15 to Oct 7

Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Visitor Center

Jun 4 to Oct 5

Bristol Explorer Pass
All Day Event at Bristol, RI

Aug 8 to Oct 10

Saturday Strolls : A Guided Tour of Blithewold
11:00AM to 12:30PM at

Oct 8

Gardener's Day 2015 : Style- Inside and Outside the Home
10:00AM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Oct 9

Postponed-Pumpkin/Succulent Arrangement Workshop with Katherine Tracy of Avant Gardens
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Oct 10

A Walk with the Director
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Oct 10 to Oct 12

The Shop at Blithewold Tag Sale
11:00AM to 3:00PM at Gift Shop

Oct 15

Botanical Art and Illustration with Kristina Occhino
10:00AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Oct 17

New England Stone Wall Workshop at Blithewold
9:00AM to 2:00PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Oct 22

"Hoppy Hour" at Blithewold: The Art of Growing Hops and Home Brewing
7:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Oct 25

Mini-Pumpkin Party for Kids
3:00PM to 4:30PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Oct 30

66 Square Feet with Gardenista and Author Marie Viljoen
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

    From Our Blog

  • Cranborne Manor, Dorset, England (Sep 30, '15)
    Blithewold Mansion was built in 1907 on the site of an earlier house which burned in the summer of 1906.  The new house was designed in an English Country Manor style. It has often been said that the west façade of Blithewold is a copy of an English Country Manor in Dorset, England, and there […]
  • Scratch N’ Sniff (Sep 17, '15)
    With Autumn just around the bend, there will be many beautiful sights and sounds.  The rainbow color change of the leaves.  The crunch of fallen foliage under one’s foot.  But right now, I’m leaning into this last week of Summer with every scent I can linger on in the gardens and grounds.  The phrase “Stop and […]
  • The light is changing, but the heat isn’t (Sep 09, '15)
    Hello again gardeners and garden admirers!  It’s Betsy here.  Just wanted to reintroduce myself and say that it’s a pleasure to be updating you on the state of the gardens.     Labor day has come and gone.  How did that happen?  It still feels very much like high summer here at Blithewold.  Gail and […]
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