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

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 7

Christmas Concert Series: Voices of Christmas
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 15

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


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 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

  • Not goodbye (Oct 24, '14)
    I’d prefer to think that the season is in transition rather than ending but when we start throwing some of summer’s best blooms into the bed of Blithewold’s truck, it definitely feels more like a goodbye than a see-you-later. This week, once again, the rain and a woolly nor’easter held off just long enough for […]
  • Celebrating Our Arboretum (Oct 23, '14)
    There’s something very new and exciting going on this year in Blithewold’s Visitor’s Center during Christmas at Blithewold. Gail Read, Gardens Manager, Kris Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, and Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, have partnered with the garden volunteers to design a display to Celebrate Our Arboretum. Essentially, they are pulling different natural features from throughout the Grounds, preserving […]
  • A rabbit’s eye view with Noel Kingsbury (Oct 17, '14)
    We are so lucky that yesterday’s rain held off just long enough to take a ground-level tour of Blithewold’s gardens with British garden designer/plantsman/author, Noel Kingsbury. He showed us, plant by plant, exactly what to look for to help predict how different plants will behave in our gardens. He reminded us that plant growth falls along […]
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