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

    From Our Blog

  • Holiday houseplants (Dec 12, '14)
    Given how many wonderful winter-blooming houseplants there are in the world, I find it sort of astonishing that poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is listed as the best selling houseplant in the US and Canada. But I suppose that fact must be chalked up to a couple things: Poinsettia are festive and fun. What’s not to love about […]
  • Goodnight gardens (Dec 05, '14)
    After some festive weeks spent preparing for our Christmas display and this week’s wreath workshops, it was pure pleasure to be out in the gardens again. Despite the chill that crept into fingers and toes. Earlier this fall we got a jump on what’s commonly known as “putting the gardens to bed”. — I must have already […]
  • Greenhouse thanksgiving (Nov 24, '14)
    No doubt about it, I have a lot to be thankful for. It might seem trivial compared to how grateful I am for things like my health and the amazing friends I’ve made here at Blithewold — and I also don’t mean to gloat — but I thank my lucky stars just about every time I […]
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