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

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    Despite the wretched weather this week, we ushered in May with a flurry of activity.  The volunteers helped us pot up 100 dahlias in preparation for planting out in the gardens next month.  They also transplanted Cosmos and Zinnia seedlings that will eventually be planted in the Cutting Garden.  We are trialing about a dozen […]
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    In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
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