August 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

Jul 2 to Oct 8

Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Visitor Center

Jul 28 to Aug 1

Camp Sequoia - Beach Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 1 to Oct 13

Sculpture Embraces Horticulture
All Day Event at Blithewold Grounds

Aug 1

Family Fun Friday - Karen K & the Jitterbugs
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion


Aug 2

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Blithewold Vegetable Gardens

Aug 2

Sculpture Embraces Horticulture Exhibit
10:00AM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 3

Summer Tree and Shrub Walk
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Gardens

Aug 4 to Aug 8

Camp Sequoia - Explorers Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 6

Music at Sunset - Atwater Donnelly
5:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 7 to Aug 28

Sculpture Embraces Horticulture: An Intimate Tour
3:00PM to 4:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 8

Family Fun Friday - Christopher Kavi Carbone
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 11 to Aug 15

Camp Sequoia - Magical Mystical Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion


Aug 15

Family Fun Friday - Kaleidoscope Theater
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 16

2014 Gala "Art of the Garden"
6:00PM to 11:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 18 to Aug 22

Camp Sequoia - Theater Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 20

Music at Sunset - Steel Drum Cote Percussion
5:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 22

Family Fun Friday - Rolie Polie Guacamole
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Aug 24

2nd Annual Blithewold Tomato Taste Test
11:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold's Vegetable Garden

    From Our Blog

  • Day of the dormant (Oct 31, '14)
    This has maybe been the prettiest fall week ever and we have spent it celebrating the gardens’ downward spiral into dormancy — as well as its eventual rebirth. You know we have a schedule to keep before allowing the volunteers to take a well-deserved winter rest, so even though we still haven’t had a frost, we forked the […]
  • 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 […]
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