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

  • 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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