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 1pm Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Visitor Center


Jul 28 to Aug 1

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

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

  • Serving up a feast (Jul 25, '14)
    Whenever anyone asks, “When is the best time to visit Blithewold?” Gail and I usually run through a list that includes spring for the daffodils, early summer for the roses and Rock Garden, and late summer and fall to see the Idea Gardens in their full glory.┬áBut now I wish I could go back and […]
  • On formality and fine tuning (Jul 18, '14)
    Mother Nature dumped almost three more inches of rain on Blithewold this week and the gardens responded by growing with an exuberance bordering on, and even crossing over the line to loose, lush informality. I have a hard time defining formality when it comes to gardens though I’m sure I know it when I see […]
  • Mid-summer shift (Jul 11, '14)
    The gardens are going through a bittersweet transition from June’s hurrah to a mid-summer huzzah, and although we sometimes experience a “July gap,” the shift seems pretty seamless this year. Delicate oxeye daisies gave way almost overnight to beefy Shastas, echinaceas, and rudbeckias. Sturdy summer phlox are taking over, as we speak, for the elegance […]
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