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 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 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

  • A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869 (Apr 27, '16)
    In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
  • Daffodil Bliss (Apr 22, '16)
    Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing.  The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet.  It’s positively enticing!  I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves.  So, in lieu […]
  • Delightful Daffodils (Apr 15, '16)
    This post is written by Gail Read, the Gardens Manager here at Blithewold.  She has been here at Blithewold for over 25 years and is a fountain of knowledge about the plants and the property.   Daffodils lift our spirits when they bloom each year.  They signal the end of our weary winter and the […]
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