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Week of Aug 1 — Aug 4
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Thu, Aug 1
Fri, Aug 2
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, Aug 3
11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Teen/Tween Crafternoon: "Scherenschnitte"

Pennsylvania German settlers once used this technique to make sweet valentines or decorations. Come get a jump on your February crafting!Register by August 5. $10 per teen.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Aug 4
11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Aug 5 — Aug 11
Mon, Aug 5
Tue, Aug 6
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

In August, Terrific Tuesdays moves to the Winterthur Garden. Each week will feature a different theme from plants to things to collect from nature to kids' favorites-fairies and gnomes! Kids will do crafts, enjoy time out in nature, participate in scavenger hunts, and learn a little bit about the Winterthur Garden.
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6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Teen/Tween Floral Design: "Hand-tied Bouquets"

Have fun while you learn to build a bouquet in your hand that can be tied with a ribbon and other design elements. Flowers and ribbons provided. $30 per person.
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Wed, Aug 7
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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4:30 pm to 5:15 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, Aug 8
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Garden Workshop: "Birdhouses"

Construct a birdhouse that will attract a wren to your garden. Please wear work clothes. Registration required. Limit 10 families (children 7%u201314 years old). $15 per child.
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2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
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Fri, Aug 9
Sat, Aug 10
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Second Saturdays: "Sunset from the Train Station"

Join Winterthur's horticulture staff for monthly garden walks highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape. Weather permitting. Wear comfortable shoes.
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11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sun, Aug 11
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Summer Jazz Brunch

Join us for our monthly seasonal brunch buffet accompanied by live jazz music. Reservations are available from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. $27.95 per person, children under 12 are half price, children under 3 eat for free. Members receive a 10% discount on a party of up to 4. Please call 302.888.4826 or make a reservation via OpenTable.
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11:00 am to 12:00 pm Be Tween Tour

Tweens and their moms explore objects related to a different theme.
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1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Be Tween Tour

Tweens and their moms explore objects related to a different theme.
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11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Week of Aug 12 — Aug 18
Mon, Aug 12
Tue, Aug 13
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

In August, Terrific Tuesdays moves to the Winterthur Garden. Each week will feature a different theme from plants to things to collect from nature to kids' favorites-fairies and gnomes! Kids will do crafts, enjoy time out in nature, participate in scavenger hunts, and learn a little bit about the Winterthur Garden.
   more...!

Wed, Aug 14
4:30 pm to 5:15 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, Aug 15
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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2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Family Fun Garden Workshop: "Making a Terrarium"

Learn how to plant a simple terrarium that will grow in a bright location in your house. Registration required. Limit 10 families (children ages 7%u201314). $20 per child.
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2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
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Fri, Aug 16
Sat, Aug 17
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 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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11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sun, Aug 18
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 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.
   more...!

11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Week of Aug 19 — Aug 25
Mon, Aug 19
Tue, Aug 20
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

In August, Terrific Tuesdays moves to the Winterthur Garden. Each week will feature a different theme from plants to things to collect from nature to kids' favorites-fairies and gnomes! Kids will do crafts, enjoy time out in nature, participate in scavenger hunts, and learn a little bit about the Winterthur Garden.
   more...!

Wed, Aug 21
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Teen Crafternoon: "Basic Needlework"

Flame-stitched pocketbooks (wallets) were a trendy gift to make for friends 250 years ago. You won%u2019t have time to make a pocketbook, but you will master the technique and learn about the tools and materials you need should you wish to take your craft to the next level! Register by August 19. $10 per teen.
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4:30 pm to 5:15 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.
   more...!

Thu, Aug 22
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Family Fun Garden Workshop: "Making a Mason Bee Box"

Mason bees are native pollinators of fruit trees and flowers. Learn how to make a bee box from recycled materials. Registration required. Limit 10 families (children ages 7%u201314). $10 per child.
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2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
   more...!

Fri, Aug 23
Sat, Aug 24
11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sun, Aug 25
11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Week of Aug 26 — Aug 31
Mon, Aug 26
Tue, Aug 27
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

In August, Terrific Tuesdays moves to the Winterthur Garden. Each week will feature a different theme from plants to things to collect from nature to kids' favorites-fairies and gnomes! Kids will do crafts, enjoy time out in nature, participate in scavenger hunts, and learn a little bit about the Winterthur Garden.
   more...!

Wed, Aug 28
4:30 pm to 5:15 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.
   more...!

Thu, Aug 29
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
   more...!

Fri, Aug 30
Sat, Aug 31
11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

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