July 2014 Events

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Jun 3 to Aug 28

Yoga in the Garden
10:30AM to 11:30AM at Meet at visitors center, yoga will take place in the gardens

Jun 30 to Jul 4

Camp Sequoia - Freedom Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 2 to Oct 8

Wednesday 1pm Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Visitor Center


Jul 5

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden-Canceled
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Blithewold Vegetable Gardens

Jul 7 to Jul 11

Camp Sequoia - Life at Sea
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 9

Music at Sunset - The Honky Tonk Knights
5:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 11

Family Fun Friday - Keith Munslow
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 14 to Jul 18

Camp Sequoia - Fun and Fitness
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 16

Music at Sunset - Bruce Hopkins " Dress Up Your Picnic" Contest!
5:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 18

Family Fun Friday - Celtic Music & Stories
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 19

Saturday Walk-Around - A Guided Tour of Blithewold
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Meet at the Visitors Center

Jul 21 to Jul 25

Camp Sequoia - Junior Picasso
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 21

Newport Music Festival at Blithewold - Spanish Charms
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Special Events Tent

Jul 22

Newport Music Festival at Blithewold - Children’s Concert Featuring Asylum Quartet
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Special Events Tent

Jul 22

Newport Music Festival at Blithewold - Classical Twist
7:00PM to 9:00PM at Blithewold Special Events Tent

Jul 23

Music at Sunset - Ivy Leaf
5:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion


Jul 25

Family Fun Friday - Toe Jam
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 28 to Aug 1

Camp Sequoia - Beach Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 29

Artist Workshop: Judit Kollo - Music of the Winds: Sculpture Embraces Horticulture
9:00AM to 12:00PM at Meet at the Visitors Center


Jul 30

Music at Sunset - Super Chief Trio
5:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

    From Our Blog

  • 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 […]
  • Past Due! (Jul 11, '14)
    It is very hard to believe that a month has passed since my last post, Getting it done.  Even more incredulous are the vast changes the garden has seen since that time. For instance, the peas went from looking like this… To being a week past due for pulling out! I had been hoping they […]
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