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 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

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