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Week of Aug 1 — Aug 3
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Fri, Aug 1
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 2
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, Aug 3
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 Aug 4 — Aug 10
Mon, Aug 4
Tue, Aug 5
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Wed, Aug 6
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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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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 7
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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, Aug 8
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Sat, Aug 9
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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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7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: Sunset from the Train Station

Enjoy watching the sun set over Winterthur after a walk through the gardens and farm fields to the Train Station. Bring a flashlight and wear walking shoes. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Aug 10
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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 Aug 11 — Aug 17
Mon, Aug 11
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Tue, Aug 12
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Wed, Aug 13
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Tween Crafternoon: "Stamped Scarves"

Make your own stamps to decorate your own chic scarves. Register by August 6. Call 800.448.3883 to register. $5 per Member child. $10 per nonmember child.
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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 14
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Workshop: Beaded Earrings

Make a pair of earrings inspired by examples worn in Downton Abbey. Materials and instruction provided by The Bead Garden. Registration required. $18 per Member. $23 per nonmember.
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Fri, Aug 15
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Sat, Aug 16
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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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Sun, Aug 17
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Clearance Items at the Museum Stores

Shop in the Museum Store and Bookstore through August 17 for clearance items!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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 Aug 18 — Aug 24
Mon, Aug 18
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Tue, Aug 19
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Wed, Aug 20
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Time Traveler's Book Club

This book club will make history come to life for kids ages 10-12. Come discuss a different book each month, explore the museum's collection, and try hands-on activities that will illuminate your understanding of the past. Register for one or for the entire series. $5 per Member child; $10 per nonmember child.
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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 21
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Fri, Aug 22
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Sat, Aug 23
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Exhibition Opening: Diligent Needle: Instrument of Profit, Pleasure, and Ornament

This exhibition showcases the evolution of needlework and the prominent role it played in women%u2019s lives during the 17th through 19th centuries. Members free. Included with admission.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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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Sun, Aug 24
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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 Aug 25 — Aug 31
Mon, Aug 25
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Tue, Aug 26
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Wed, Aug 27
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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 28
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Fri, Aug 29
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

Sat, Aug 30
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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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Sun, Aug 31
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Library Exhibit: From the Hobble Skirt to the Little Black Dress: Fashion Fads, Trends, and Innovations, 1910-40

Visit the library exhibition on fashion fads, trends, and innovations, 1910-40.

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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