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 2

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

Dec 3

Wednesday Walk Around, A Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

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

Wednesday Walk Around, A Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

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 17

Wednesday Walk Around, A Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

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

    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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