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 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

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    Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing.  The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet.  It’s positively enticing!  I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves.  So, in lieu […]
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