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 4

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

Dec 5

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

Dec 7

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



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 15

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


Dec 21

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

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

    From Our Blog

  • The BIG Tree (Dec 20, '14)
    When you enter the Mansion this holiday season, you will be amazed by the massive Christmas Tree dominating the front hall. Standing proudly at 22 feet tall, it sets the festive tone for the entire Mansion, as it does every year during the Christmas at Blithewold season. The mastermind behind the beautiful Tree is Joanne Murrman, who […]
  • Break in routine (Dec 19, '14)
    I have felt at sixes and sevens ever since the garden volunteers started taking their winter break. I miss their company, no doubt about it, but I also miss the structure they bring to my day. No two days are ever the same in any garden but here at Blithewold there’s a certain routine. We’re […]
  • 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 […]
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