August 2013 Events

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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

  • 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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