December 2014 Events

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Nov 28 to Jan 4

Christmas at Blithewold
All Day Event at Blithewold

Nov 28 to Jan 2

Afternoon Tea
1:00PM to 4:30PM at Dining Room

Nov 28 to Jan 1

Sparkle! An Outdoor Family Event
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Dec 3 to Dec 17

Children's Holiday Story Time at Blithewold Mansion
4:00PM to 6:00PM at Living Room


Dec 5

Wreath Making Workshop I
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Carriage House

Dec 6

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

Dec 6

Music in the Living Room: Take 4
3:00PM to 4:00PM at

Dec 7

Music in the Living Room: Laszlo Gardony
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 7

Style at Home: A Holiday Party Workshop
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Dining Room

Dec 8

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

Dec 10

You're Invited! An Evening of Holiday Food and Drink
6:30PM to 8:00PM at Dining Room

Dec 11

Sing-A-Long With Santa featuring the Voices of Christmas
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Living Room

Dec 12

Cloche Garden Workshop- Rescheduled
10:00AM to 12:00PM at TBD

Dec 13

Music in the Living Room: Classic Winds
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 14

Holiday Fairy - Terrarium Workshop
1:00PM to 3:00PM at Carriage House

Dec 14

Music in the Living Room: Nancy Hood
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 15

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

Dec 18

Music in the Living Room : Silver Belles
6:30PM to 7:30PM at Living Room

Dec 20

Music in the Living Room: Pipe Dream Flute Choir
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 21

Music in the Living Room: Enigmatica
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

Dec 22

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

Dec 27

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

Dec 28

Music in the Living Room: Make We Music
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Living Room

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