December 2013 Events

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Nov 29 to Jan 5

Christmas at Blithewold
All Day Event at

Nov 29 to Dec 27

Sparkle! An Outdoor Family Event - Friday Evenings
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Grounds

Dec 1

Chirstmas Concert Series: Silver Belles
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room


Dec 4

Cocktails, Cooking, and Christmas with Russ Morin (Sold Out)
6:30PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Dec 5

Christmas at Blithewold: Highlights of the Holidays Tours
11:30AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Dec 5

Sing-A-Long with Santa (Sold Out)
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold's Living Room

Dec 6

Wreath Making Workshop I (Sold Out)
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Carriage House

Dec 7

Wreath Making Workshop II (Sold Out)
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Carriage House

Dec 7

Christmas Concert Series: Voices of Christmas
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 8

Christmas Concert Series: The Strays
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room



Dec 12

Christmas at Blithewold: Highlights of the Holidays Tours
11:30AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Dec 12

Sing-A-Long with Santa
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold's Living Room

Dec 13

Demystifying Holiday Houseplant Care
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Potting Shed

Dec 14

Christmas Concert Series: Laszlo Gardony
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 15

Bow-Making Clinic
1:00PM to 3:00PM at Carriage House

Dec 15

Christmas Concert Series: Nancy Hood
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room


Dec 19

Christmas at Blithewold: Highlights of the Holidays Tours
11:30AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold Mansion


Dec 21

Kids in the Kitchen: Gingerbread Cookie Class (Sold Out)
11:00AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold Kitchen

Dec 21

Christmas Concert Series: Barry Brown - Acoustic Guitar
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 22

Christmas Concert Series: "Ivy Leaf"
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 23

Children's Holiday Tea (Sold Out)
4:00PM to 6:00PM at Dining Room

Dec 26

Christmas at Blithewold: Highlights of the Holidays Tours
11:30AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Dec 26

Christmas Concert Series: Donald and Jane Rankin
6:30PM to 7:30PM at Living Room

Dec 28

Christmas Concert Series: Make We Music
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 29

Christmas Concert Series: Jane Revkin & Dawn Chung
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

    From Our Blog

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    I haven’t spent a lot of time in the vegetable garden this summer — Dan has been right on top of the planting, the weeds, and the harvests — but this week I found myself in there a couple of times. Gail, Betsy, the volunteers, and I had the pleasure of helping with a huge […]
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    Our to-do list in September is blissfully short. The gardens are as lush as can be and just need to be coaxed along until frost or until we’re ready to start moving plants around (musical perennials) and preparing for winter. It has been so dry lately that the weeds have slowed down slightly, so we’re […]
  • A Dog’s Life at Blithewold (Sep 03, '14)
    This amusing article was written by our dear friend and colleague, Mary Philbrick, eleven years ago.  It is as charming today as it was then! Blithewold’s Great Lawn is a perfect place for dogs to chase balls, romp with each other, or just run with the sheer joy of having such a grand place on […]
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