April 2011 Events

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Apr 9 to May 1

RISD CE Art Exhibit: Inspired by Gardens
8:00AM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 9 to May 1

Daffodil Days
10:00AM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Apr 10

RISD Art Exhibit: Opening Reception
2:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 13

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m. Wed., April 13
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 13

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Wed., April 13
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 14

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 14
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 14

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Thurs., April 14
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 15

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Fri., April 15
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 15

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Fri., April 15
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 16

Camp Sequoia OPEN HOUSE
10:00AM to 1:00PM at Carriage House

Apr 17

Guided Arboretum Tours: A Walk in the Woods with Dan Christina
2:00PM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 20

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Wed., April 20
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 20

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Wed., April 20
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 21

FULL - Family Workshop: A Fairy House in a Basket
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 21

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 21
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 21

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Thurs., April 21
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 22

Earth Day Family Fun Friday
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Manison, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 22

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Fri., April 22
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 22

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Fri., April 22
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 24

Open Easter Sunday
10:00AM to 5:00PM at

Apr 27

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Wed., April 27
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 27

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Wed., April 27
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 28

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 28
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 28

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Thurs., April 28
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 29

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Fri., April 29
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 29

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Fri., April 29
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 30

Ocean State Orchid Society Auction
10:00AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

    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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