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

  • The BIG Tree (Dec 20, '14)
    When you enter the Mansion this holiday season, you will be amazed by the massive Christmas Tree dominating the front hall. Standing proudly at 22 feet tall, it sets the festive tone for the entire Mansion, as it does every year during the Christmas at Blithewold season. The mastermind behind the beautiful Tree is Joanne Murrman, who […]
  • Break in routine (Dec 19, '14)
    I have felt at sixes and sevens ever since the garden volunteers started taking their winter break. I miss their company, no doubt about it, but I also miss the structure they bring to my day. No two days are ever the same in any garden but here at Blithewold there’s a certain routine. We’re […]
  • Holiday houseplants (Dec 12, '14)
    Given how many wonderful winter-blooming houseplants there are in the world, I find it sort of astonishing that poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is listed as the best selling houseplant in the US and Canada. But I suppose that fact must be chalked up to a couple things: Poinsettia are festive and fun. What’s not to love about […]
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