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 Shop at Blithewold (Nov 18, '14)
    If you’ve visited Blithewold during our Christmas season before, I’m sure you’ve noticed the cheery, little shop tucked away in the Breakfast Porch. The Shop at Blithewold normally lives in the Visitor’s Center, but at Christmastime it moves to the Breakfast Porch and nearly triples in size, allowing them to carry more fun, festive, Christmas […]
  • Maple candy (Nov 14, '14)
    One day last week it seemed as if the switch that turns on the Japanese maples was flipped. We all noticed it. And I think we all tried to burn their color on our retinas (and camera sensors) in an attempt to hold us over for winter. And evidently, winter arrived this morning. We weren’t […]
  • Fox Dressmaking Company (Nov 12, '14)
    The Fox Company, Bessie Van Wickle-McKee’s favorite dressmaker, was one of the oldest and most elite dressmaking establishments in the United States.  Founded by the four Fox sisters in 1885, it occupied an elegant house at 53 East 34th Street in New York City.  Under the Fox sisters, the business flourished, ultimately employing 225 people.  […]
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