April 2015 Events

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Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Nov 28 to Jan 1

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

Mar 31 to May 17

Daffodil Days
All Day Event at

Apr 3 to May 1

Daffodils at Dusk
5:00PM to 7:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Apr 11

Newport Flower Show Events: Horticulture Workshop: Preserving America's Beauty
10:00AM to 11:30AM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Apr 11

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

Apr 12

A Jazz Celebration of Spring
3:00PM to 4:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 13

Seeing Flowers: Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 15 to Oct 7

Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Visitor Center

Apr 18 to Apr 19

Blithewold…The Good Life: A Standard Placement Flower Show
All Day Event at Blithewold Grounds

Apr 18

Blithewold…The Good Life Opening Night Cocktail Party
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 20

Flower Fairy Tea Party
3:00PM to 4:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 22

School Vacation Week: Family Nature Discovery Walks: Earth Day
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Meet at the Rose Garden

Apr 24

School Vacation Week: Family Nature Discovery Walks: Arbor Day
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Meet at the Rose Garden

Apr 25

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

Apr 26

Fairy Festival Re-Scheduled to August 2nd
10:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion & Grounds

Apr 28 to May 12

Sogetsu Ikebana 3-Part Course at Blithewold
3:00PM to 5:00PM at

Apr 30

A Walk with the Director
6:00PM to 7:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

    From Our Blog

  • Ranunculus are here! (May 27, '16)
      Spring is definitely in full swing here and already hinting at summer!  It was so warm this week that the lovely spring blooms we’ve been anxiously awaiting buckled a bit with the first blast of heat.  They have since recovered, but not without making our hearts skip a beat thinking they may go by […]
  • Springing into action (May 06, '16)
    Despite the wretched weather this week, we ushered in May with a flurry of activity.  The volunteers helped us pot up 100 dahlias in preparation for planting out in the gardens next month.  They also transplanted Cosmos and Zinnia seedlings that will eventually be planted in the Cutting Garden.  We are trialing about a dozen […]
  • 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. […]
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