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

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