May 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 15 to Oct 7

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

Apr 28 to May 12

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

May 2

Adult Bird Walk
7:00AM to 9:30AM at Colt State Park Bristol, RI


May 8

Dahlia Days with Rick Peckham's Greenhouse, Little Compton, RI
10:00AM to 11:30AM at Carriage House

May 9

Parent Child Bird Walk at Blithewold-canceled
7:30AM to 9:30AM at Blithewold Grounds

May 9

Romantic Prairie Style Weddings
11:00AM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

May 13 to Jun 17

Watercolor Basics
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion Breakfast Porch

May 14

Tea & Talk with Marjorie Shaw Jeffries
2:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

May 20

Outdoor Entertaining with The Savory Affair
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Special Events Tent

May 21

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

May 29

Cancelled: Adventures in Baking: Herbs, Flowers, Fruits
9:00AM to 1:00PM 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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