April 2014 Events

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Apr 1 to May 3

Daffodil Days April 1- May 4
All Day Event at


Apr 5

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Blithewold Vegetable Gardens

Apr 5

Newport Flower Show Children's Horticulture Workshop at Blithewold
10:30AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 6

Spring Family Plant Walk
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Gardens

Apr 8 to May 2

Afternoon Tea 1pm & 3 pm Seating
All Day Event at Blithewold Dining Room

Apr 12

Bristol Parks and Rec. Town Easter Egg Hunt
9:30AM to 11:00AM at

Apr 12

Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 13

Spring Is Here: An Afternoon of Jazz
2:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 19

Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds (Sold Out)
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 21 to Apr 28

April Vacation Camp
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House

Apr 22

School Vacation Week: Family Nature Discovery Walks
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Gardens

Apr 24

School Vacation Week: Family Nature Discovery Walks
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Rose Garden

Apr 27

Fairy Festival
10:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

    From Our Blog

  • Day of the dormant (Oct 31, '14)
    This has maybe been the prettiest fall week ever and we have spent it celebrating the gardens’ downward spiral into dormancy — as well as its eventual rebirth. You know we have a schedule to keep before allowing the volunteers to take a well-deserved winter rest, so even though we still haven’t had a frost, we forked the […]
  • 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 […]
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