July 2013 Events

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

Jun 4 to Sep 10

Yoga Days at Blithewold: Tuesday and Thursday
10:30AM to 11:30AM at Blithewold Nut Grove

Jul 1 to Jul 5

Summer Camp - Freedom Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Jul 5

Family Fun Friday - Rolie Polie Guacamole
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Front Lawn

Jul 7

Members' Sunset Picnic
5:30PM to 8:30PM at Blithewold's Tent and Grounds

Jul 8 to Jul 12

Summer Camp - Life at Sea Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Jul 10

Music at Sunset- Rick Costa
6:00PM to 8:00PM at

Jul 12

Family Fun Friday: Vanessa Trien
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Jul 13

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:30AM to 11:30AM at

Jul 15 to Jul 19

Summer Camp - Fun and Fitness Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds


Jul 19

Family Fun Friday: ZumbAtomic Dance Party with Zaida
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Jul 21

Why Grow That When You Can Grow This with Andrew Keys
1:00PM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Living Room

Jul 22 to Jul 26

Summer Camp - Junior Picassos
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Jul 22 to Jul 23

The Newport Music Festival at Blithewold
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold's Special Events Tent

Jul 24

Music at Sunset- Superchief Trio
6:00PM to 8:00PM at

Jul 26

Family Fun Friday
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Jul 27

Highlights of the Collection with Curator Margaret Whitehead
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 29 to Aug 2

Summer Camp - Beach Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

    From Our Blog

  • Serving up a feast (Jul 25, '14)
    Whenever anyone asks, “When is the best time to visit Blithewold?” Gail and I usually run through a list that includes spring for the daffodils, early summer for the roses and Rock Garden, and late summer and fall to see the Idea Gardens in their full glory.┬áBut now I wish I could go back and […]
  • On formality and fine tuning (Jul 18, '14)
    Mother Nature dumped almost three more inches of rain on Blithewold this week and the gardens responded by growing with an exuberance bordering on, and even crossing over the line to loose, lush informality. I have a hard time defining formality when it comes to gardens though I’m sure I know it when I see […]
  • Mid-summer shift (Jul 11, '14)
    The gardens are going through a bittersweet transition from June’s hurrah to a mid-summer huzzah, and although we sometimes experience a “July gap,” the shift seems pretty seamless this year. Delicate oxeye daisies gave way almost overnight to beefy Shastas, echinaceas, and rudbeckias. Sturdy summer phlox are taking over, as we speak, for the elegance […]
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