December 2012 Events

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Nov 23 to Dec 28

Afternoon Tea
All Day Event at Blithewold's Dining Room

Nov 23 to Dec 29

Musical Performances in the Living Room
12:00AM to 11:59PM at Blithewold's Living Room


Nov 23 to Dec 28

The Christmas Sparkle, an Outdoor Family Event, Friday Nights 6 - 8 pm
6:00PM to 8:00PM at The Enclosed Garden and Greenhouse

Dec 3 to Dec 17

Children’s Holiday Tea Mondays Dec 3rd, 10th & 17th
4:00PM to 6:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Dec 6

Family Sing-Along with Santa
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Living Room


Dec 8

Enigmatica, Mandolin Octet Performance
3:00PM to 4:00PM at The Living Room

Dec 9

Holiday Music Performance: Daniel Harp, Cellist
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion Living Room

Dec 10

Tour de Fromage : An “Around the World” Cheese & Wine Tasting
6:30PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Dec 11

Buon Natale!: How To Throw An Italian Holiday Party, with Venda Ravioli
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Dining Room

Dec 12

A World of Christmas Magic : Children’s Holiday Stories
4:00PM to 6:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Living Room

Dec 13

Family Sing-Along with Santa
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Living Room

Dec 14

Holiday Music Performance: Silver Belles, A Cappella Group
6:30PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Mansion Living Room

Dec 15

Family Gingerbread House Workshop
2:00PM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion


Dec 16

Bow-Making Clinic
1:00PM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion


Dec 19

A World of Christmas Magic : Children’s Holiday Stories
4:00PM to 6:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Living Room

Dec 20

Holiday Music Performance in the Living Room - Jane Revkin, Dawn Chung Flute and Piano
6:30PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Mansion Living Room

Dec 21

Holiday Music Performance: Pipe Dreams, Flute Choir
6:30PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Mansion Living Room

Dec 22

Holiday Music Performance: Your Favorite Brass Quintet
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Living Room

Dec 23

Holiday Music Performance: Ivy Leaf, New Traditional Irish Music
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion Living Room

Dec 29

Holiday Music Performance: Make We Music, Vocal Ensemble
3:00PM to 4:00PM at The Living Room

Dec 30

Holiday Music Performances: Classic Winds Woodwind Quintet
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion Living Room

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