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Week of Jun 1 — Jun 1
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Sun, Jun 1
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibition: Boca Grande, Southampton, and Park Avenue: H. F. du Pont's Other Homes

Visit the library exhibition on H. F. du Pont's other homes, including Boca Grande, Southampton, and Park Avenue. Runs through August 3. Members free. Included with admission.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Jun 2 — Jun 8
Mon, Jun 2
Tue, Jun 3
Wed, Jun 4
10:30 am to 11:30 am Squeaky Wheels

Bring your toddlers for kid-friendly walks in the garden and Galleries every first Wednesday of the month, March-October. Members and children under 2 free. Included with admission.
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11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: "Water Needs for Your Garden"

Learn how to avoid over-watering and the correct time of day for water applications on container plants, lawns, shrubs, and trees. Members free. Included with admission.
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4:00 pm to 4:45 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jun 5
10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

On the first Thursday of each month, join us for stories related to Winterthur's museum or garden. This early childhood literacy series incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting. Members and children under 2 free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Jun 6
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Vegetable Gardening Month by Month

Join us each month for a workshop with local farmer H.G. Haskell and learn from the best on how to raise your own vegetables. $10 per Member. $20 per nonmember.
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10:30 am to 12:00 pm Tummy Time!

This drop-in program for infants and their caregivers provides an opportunity for babies to explore new things and for grown-ups to meet new people. Pick up a basket filled with items that will introduce babies to different textures, sounds, and patterns. Spread a blanket on the floor of the galleries and enjoy learning together. Afterwards, grab a quick lunch at the Visitor Center or take a relaxing walk in the garden. Members and children under 2 free. Included with admission.
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Sat, Jun 7
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Downton English Brunch

$34.95 per adult. 50% off for children under 12. 10% discount for Members on up to 4 members of the party. Reservations required. Call 302.888.4826.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
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Sun, Jun 8
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Downton English Brunch

$34.95 per adult. 50% off for children under 12. 10% discount for Members on up to 4 members of the party. Reservations required. Call 302.888.4826.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:30 pm to 3:30 pm Lecture: "The Look of a Gentleman: Men's Fashion in Downton Abbey"

This talk with Jeff Groff, director of public programs and co-curator of Costumes of Downton Abbey, will examine the costumes for the men of Downton Abbey from tweeds to evening clothes and servant livery. Members free. $10 per nonmember.
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Week of Jun 9 — Jun 15
Mon, Jun 9
Tue, Jun 10
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm My Favorite Things Tour: "Lighting"

Join Associate Curator Lisa Minardi for a behind-the-scenes tour of her favorite lighting objects. $15 per nonmember. $10 per Member. Free for Benefactor-level-and-above Members.
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6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: "Jewels of Scandal and Desire: British Jewelry Collections and Country Houses"

Historian Curt DiCamillo explores how the 18th- and 19th-century British ruling classes, modeling themselves on the ancient Roman Empire, used dazzling jewels to reinforce their positions in society. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
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Wed, Jun 11
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: Controlling Weeds in Your Lawn

Hard to tell whether you have any grass in your lawn? Garden guide Ted Lewis will teach you what the effective control of lawn weeds requires. He will tell you how to evaluate the health and fertility of the soil, weed identification, controls, and best lawn management practices. Members free. Included with admission.
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4:00 pm to 4:45 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jun 12
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Food Fights and School Lunch: Dining and 'Edible' Education in America"

Catharine Dann Roeber, Elizabeth and Robert Owens Curatorial Fellow, presents an object- and image-filled presentation examining the history of school dining in America. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Jun 13
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm POSTPONED: Music Along the Bank

Due to predicted bad weather, this performance has been postponed to July 11th.
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Sat, Jun 14
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Downton Afternoon Tea in the Visitor Center

Join us for tea and light fare in the Visitor Center. Call 302.888.4826 for reservations. $30 per person, children under 12 are half price. By reservation only.
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8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
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11:00 am to 3:00 pm Enchanted Summer Day

Rekindle the magic of the outdoors and imaginative play at Enchanted Summer Day! Kisd can make magic wands and magnificent mice and enjoy music, magicians, arts and crafts, and more! Members free. Included with admission.
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8:00 pm to 9:00 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: Meadows, Streams, and Ponds

We'll look at plants and wildlife around Winterthur's ponds and meadows at dusk. Bring a flashlight! Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jun 15
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Downton Afternoon Tea in the Visitor Center

Join us for tea and light fare in the Visitor Center. Call 302.888.4826 for reservations. $30 per person, children under 12 are half price. By reservation only.
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Week of Jun 16 — Jun 22
Mon, Jun 16
Tue, Jun 17
Wed, Jun 18
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Demo: Tools of The Trade: Climbing with Kevin

Have you ever wondered how those wacky arborists get so high in the trees here at Winterthur and what they are doing? Kevin Braun, Winterthur's garden and estate arborist, will demonstrate techniques and talk about the different tools the arborist use. Members free. Included with admission.
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4:00 pm to 4:45 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jun 19
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "From Downton Ladies to Modern Flappers: Fashion and Women's Liberation in the Roaring Twenties"

Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, PhD, New York University, will examine the relationship between fashion and feminist ideas regarding women's freedom and sexuality as they were reflected in the image of the flapper. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Jun 20
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Garden Workshop: "Ferns to Know and Grow"

Ferns are such versatile plants. Class will include the basics of fern botany and cultivation, an introduction to the best ferns for our area, and a fern for every participant. Class takes place indoors and in the field. $25 per member. $35 per nonmember.
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Sat, Jun 21
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Downton English Brunch

$34.95 per adult. 50% off for children under 12. 10% discount for Members on up to 4 members of the party. Reservations required. Call 302.888.4826.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
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Sun, Jun 22
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Downton English Brunch

$34.95 per adult. 50% off for children under 12. 10% discount for Members on up to 4 members of the party. Reservations required. Call 302.888.4826.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Jun 23 — Jun 29
Mon, Jun 23
Tue, Jun 24
Wed, Jun 25
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: "A Walk to Chandler Farm Road and Beyond"

As you enter Azalea Woods have you ever wondered about the Chandler Farm Road and its history? Maggie Lidz, estate historian, will take us on a walk past the Joseph and William Chandler Farm area and to the outer edges of the property. Members free. Included with admission.
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4:00 pm to 4:45 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jun 26
Fri, Jun 27
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Garden Workshop: "Seed Saving with Happy Cat Farm"

Once upon a time, all gardeners and farmers were seed savers. In this class you will learn the how to save vegetable seeds and why. After this workshop, you will be equipped to start some seed saving of your own. $20 per Member. $35 per nonmember.
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5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Music Along the Bank

Enjoy the spring weather and delight in live bluegrass music along Clenny Run Bank. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy some of our finest regional musicians. 5:30-8:00 pm. Reservations suggested. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Museum Store open. Cottage Cafe will be open for light fare, wine, beer and other beverages.
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Sat, Jun 28
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Downton Afternoon Tea in the Visitor Center

Join us for tea and light fare in the Visitor Center. Call 302.888.4826 for reservations. $30 per person, children under 12 are half price. By reservation only.
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8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
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Sun, Jun 29
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Costumes of Downton Abbey Hands on History Cart

Do you have what it takes to make it as a house servant? Stop by and prove your mettle at shoe-shining, corset-lacing, table-setting, and a variety of other activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Downton Afternoon Tea in the Visitor Center

Join us for tea and light fare in the Visitor Center. Call 302.888.4826 for reservations. $30 per person, children under 12 are half price. By reservation only.
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