Daffodil Days at Blithewold are Just Around the Corner

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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Bristol, RI- Saturday, April 6, 2013 to Sunday, April 28, 2013 marks the time for the much anticipated Daffodil Days at Blithewold. Tens of thousands of brilliant yellow daffodils cover the 33-acre estate and trumpet the arrival of spring.

Daffodil Days are perfect for the whole family. From April Vacation camp to family sensory walks around the grounds, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

April 9 to April 28, join us for Afternoon Teas Tuesday through Friday. Our informal tea includes our custom-blended tea served alongside tea sandwiches, mini-pastries and raisin scones.

Baritone John Murelle will jazz up the Living Room with a special musical performance titled "In a Sentimental Mood, The Songs of Duke Ellington", on Sunday, April 14 at 3PM.

The Fairy Festival is the final event (April 28th) of the many during Daffodil Days. Join us for this spring play-day. Absorb the sights, sounds, and smells of Blithewold's gardens. Fairy costumes are encouraged!

Grounds are open daily from 10am - 5pm
Mansion is open Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Admission:
Family (2 adults, 2 youths): $24
Adult: $11
AAA: $10
Military/Senior/Student: $9
Youths: 6-17: $3
Children 5 and under FREE
Members Free

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About Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum is a landscaped historic public garden and Rhode Island's only recognized arboretum. Situated on Bristol Harbor with sweeping views overlooking Narragansett Bay, the 33 acres of trees, lawns, flowers and gardens also features a forty-five room mansion filled with original antiques and artwork. It is the mission of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum to preserve New England's finest garden estate through excellence in horticulture and historic preservation, and by our example to teach and inspire others.

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