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Wednesday, June 19

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

2024 Music at Sunset Concert Series

5:00 PM
Spread out the picnic, soak up the warmth of the summer sun over Narragansett Bay, and enjoy a variety of musical performances by local musicians. Wednesday nights at Blithewold are the perfect way to enjoy summer with friends and family! Guests …

Thursday, June 20

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

Friday, June 21

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

Providence 48 Hour Film Project Kickoff

6:00 PM
The Providence 48 Hour Film Project announces its return for the 2024 season! The competition will be held the weekend of June 21-23, 2024, when registered teams compete to make a film from start to finish - finding out their genre on the …

Saturday, June 22

Ellen Blomgren's Garden Sculptures at Blithewold Mansion

10:00 AM
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Bristol Artist Ellen Blomgren. Mrs. Blomgren will be exhibiting dozens of her delightful garden sculptures in the north gardens of Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum. Ellen's playful works depict …

Quilts: Traditional to Contemporary

10:00 AM
Join master quilter Allison Wilbur as she discusses how the craft of quilting has evolved in recent years. Allison will share a wide array of quilts from her own collection and those of fellow quilters to talk about the recent shifts from …

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

Providence 48 Hour Film Project

12:00 PM
The Providence 48 Hour Film Project announces its return for the 2024 season! The competition will be held the weekend of June 21-23, 2024, when registered teams compete to make a film from start to finish - finding out their genre on the …

Sunday, June 23

Ellen Blomgren's Garden Sculptures at Blithewold Mansion

10:00 AM
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Bristol Artist Ellen Blomgren. Mrs. Blomgren will be exhibiting dozens of her delightful garden sculptures in the north gardens of Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum. Ellen's playful works depict …

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

Providence 48 Hour Film Project

12:00 PM
The Providence 48 Hour Film Project announces its return for the 2024 season! The competition will be held the weekend of June 21-23, 2024, when registered teams compete to make a film from start to finish - finding out their genre on the …

Monday, June 24

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

Carve Soapstone in Middlebridge! June 17 and 24

12:00 PM
Soapstone is among the easiest of stones to carve and offers the satisfying challenge of working in the round. Beginners get grounding in reductive sculpture techniques, yet the beauty of the stone and the finishes that can be achieved appeal to …

Tuesday, June 25

Early Bird Sensory Walks with Blithewold’s Environmental Educator, Connie Ganley

6:30 AM
Experience the peace of Blithewold as the birds do! You will be gently guided through our natural spaces; taking in and connecting with the early morning sights, sounds, and smells during this leisurely stroll. Unwind and recharge, science has shown …

Ellen Blomgren's Garden Sculptures at Blithewold Mansion

10:00 AM
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Bristol Artist Ellen Blomgren. Mrs. Blomgren will be exhibiting dozens of her delightful garden sculptures in the north gardens of Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum. Ellen's playful works depict …

Nature Journal Workshop with Thea Ernest

10:00 AM
Join us to follow the flow of the seasons in the Blithewold Gardens. Sketchbook journaling combines writing and drawing to tell the story of the gardens we see. Instructor Thea Ernest will lead exercises in designing and filling your sketch journal …

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

Wednesday, June 26

Ellen Blomgren's Garden Sculptures at Blithewold Mansion

10:00 AM
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Bristol Artist Ellen Blomgren. Mrs. Blomgren will be exhibiting dozens of her delightful garden sculptures in the north gardens of Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum. Ellen's playful works depict …

Pastries on the Porch

11:00 AM
Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithewold …

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