October 2014 Events

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Aug 1 to Oct 13

Sculpture Embraces Horticulture
All Day Event at Blithewold Grounds

Sep 11 to Oct 16

Blithewold Fall Foliage Yoga Series - A Mid-Day Retreat
11:30AM to 12:30PM at Meet at the Visitor's Center

Sep 23 to Oct 21

En Plein Air: A Watercolor Painting Class at Blithewold
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Carriage House


Oct 4

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Blithewold Vegetable Garden

Oct 5

Fall Foliage Walk
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Gardens

Oct 6

Downtown Bristol Tree Tour with certified Horticulturist/Arborist Dan Christina
4:00PM to 6:00PM at Meet outside Colt School in Downtown Bristol

Oct 16

Garden Study Day with Noel Kingsbury
9:00AM to 9:00PM at Blithewold Mansion


Oct 19

Pressed Leaves Walk for Families
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Meet at the Visitor's Center


Oct 26

Children's Pumpkin Flower-Arrangement Workshop
10:00PM to 11:30PM at Carriage House


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