August 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 29 to Aug 2

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

Aug 1

Elixir of Love with Opera Providence
5:30PM to 8:30PM at North Garden

Aug 2

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

Aug 5 to Aug 9

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

Aug 7

Music at Sunset- Atwater Donelly
6:00PM to 8:00PM at

Aug 9

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

Aug 10

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

Aug 12 to Aug 16

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

Aug 16

Family Fun Friday- "Take Two" Tandem Tellers
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Aug 18

Tomato Taste-Test
1:30PM to 3:00PM at

Aug 21

Music at Sunset - Magnolia Cajun Band
5:00PM to 8:00PM at

Aug 23

Family Fun Friday: Toe Jam Puppet Band
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Aug 31

Walking Tour of House and Grounds
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion and Grounds

    From Our Blog

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    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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