July 2014 Events

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

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 Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM 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

  • Not goodbye (Oct 24, '14)
    I’d prefer to think that the season is in transition rather than ending but when we start throwing some of summer’s best blooms into the bed of Blithewold’s truck, it definitely feels more like a goodbye than a see-you-later. This week, once again, the rain and a woolly nor’easter held off just long enough for […]
  • Celebrating Our Arboretum (Oct 23, '14)
    There’s something very new and exciting going on this year in Blithewold’s Visitor’s Center during Christmas at Blithewold. Gail Read, Gardens Manager, Kris Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, and Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, have partnered with the garden volunteers to design a display to Celebrate Our Arboretum. Essentially, they are pulling different natural features from throughout the Grounds, preserving […]
  • A rabbit’s eye view with Noel Kingsbury (Oct 17, '14)
    We are so lucky that yesterday’s rain held off just long enough to take a ground-level tour of Blithewold’s gardens with British garden designer/plantsman/author, Noel Kingsbury. He showed us, plant by plant, exactly what to look for to help predict how different plants will behave in our gardens. He reminded us that plant growth falls along […]
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