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Week of Jun 1 — Jun 2
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Sat, Jun 1
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...!

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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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, Jun 2
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.
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Week of Jun 3 — Jun 9
Mon, Jun 3
Tue, Jun 4
Wed, Jun 5
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Walk: "Ground Covers for Your Garden"

Specialist garden guide Fair Bauernschmidt leads the way through the Winterthur Garden to explore a variety of ground covers for every interest and application.
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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, Jun 6
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lunchtime Lecture: "The Little Founder Who Could"

Winterthur's collection holds urns, chairs, prints, toy tea sets, and boxes among other objects depicting or commemorating William Penn and the founding era of Pennsylvania. Catharine Dann Roeber, curatorial intern at Winterthur, will discuss these objects and their role in Pennyslvania's history.
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Fri, Jun 7
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 8
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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8:00 pm to 9:30 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: "Meadows, Streams, and Ponds"

Join Winterthur's horticulture staff for monthly garden walks highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Wear walking shoes. 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.
   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...!

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...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. 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...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jun 9
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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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...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. 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...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Jun 10 — Jun 16
Mon, Jun 10
Tue, Jun 11
10:30 am to 5:30 pm Your Neighbor's Envy Nursery Plant Sale

Visit the Museum Store for great sales on select plants and garden items.
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Wed, Jun 12
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Demo: "How to Prune Spring-Flowering Shrubs"

Learn the best way to prune back your spring shrubs. Members free. Included with admission.
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10:30 am to 5:30 pm Your Neighbor's Envy Nursery Plant Sale

Visit the Museum Store for great sales on select plants and garden items.
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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, Jun 13
10:30 am to 5:30 pm Your Neighbor's Envy Nursery Plant Sale

Visit the Museum Store for great sales on select plants and garden items.
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Fri, Jun 14
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Garden Workshop: "Building a Stone Path"

Learn the ins and outs of building a dry fieldstone or slate path, including how to pick your stone, prepare a base, organize and lay out the stone, and then install it so that it stays put. $75 per Member.$100 per nonmember.
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10:30 am to 5:30 pm Your Neighbor's Envy Nursery Plant Sale

Visit the Museum Store for great sales on select plants and garden items.
   more...!

Sat, Jun 15
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.
   more...!

10:30 am to 5:30 pm Your Neighbor's Envy Nursery Plant Sale

Visit the Museum Store for great sales on select plants and garden items.
   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...!

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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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, Jun 16
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Father's Day Brunch

Spend time with dad over a tasty and elegant brunch spread and enjoy the beautiful Winterthur landscape. Adults $27.95; children under 12 are 50% off. Winterthur admission is not included. Winterthur members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 people.
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10:30 am to 5:30 pm Your Neighbor's Envy Nursery Plant Sale

Visit the Museum Store for great sales on select plants and garden items.
   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...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. 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...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Week of Jun 17 — Jun 23
Mon, Jun 17
Tue, Jun 18
Wed, Jun 19
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Demo: "Container Gardening in the Shade"

Enjoy a beautiful container garden even in the shade. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Garden Workshop: "Ferns to Know and Grow"

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. $25 per member. $35 per nonmember.
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6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Teen/Tween Flower Design Class: "Basic Design"

Come get your summer off to a colorful and creative start while you learn the elements of good design and apply them to your developing flower arranging skills. $30 per person.
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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, Jun 20
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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Fri, Jun 21
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Music Along the Bank

As the longest evenings of the year are upon us, delight in spirited harmonies intermingled with bluegrass undertones. Bring picnics and lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy some of our finest regional musicians. Cottage Cafe Terrace & Clenny Run Bank. Members free. Nonmembers $10. Children under 13 free.

Sat, Jun 22
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Garden Workshop: "Discovering Streams"

The streams in our neighborhoods are teaming with life and are essential reservoirs of biological diversity. Learn about the basic flora and fauna of a stream and discover how your garden and your neighborhood can positively affect the health of your local streams. $20 per Member. $35 per nonmember. In the Brown Learning Center.
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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.
   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...!

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...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. 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...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sun, Jun 23
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...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. 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...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Garden Glimpses Walk

Enjoy a 20-30 minute guided walk in the beauty of the Reflecting Pool gardens. Scout out the plants now in exuberant bloom. Weekends, April through June, weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Week of Jun 24 — Jun 30
Mon, Jun 24
Tue, Jun 25
Wed, Jun 26
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Demo: "It All Flows Downstream?

Winterthur%u2019s property contains an amazing series of ponds, streams, and springs. To keep the water flowing properly, monthly or yearly maintenance is required. Join Marlin Dise, farm and environmental superintendent, for a review of the current process for pond or stream restoration along with the plant and animal habitats associated with these waterways. Members free. Included with admission.
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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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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, Jun 27
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "To Decorate, Educate, and Elevate"

This talk with Margaret Pritchard, curator of prints, maps, and wallpaper, Colonial Williamsburg, will discuss how maps were used decoratively as well as symbolically. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Jun 28
Sat, Jun 29
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.
   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...!

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, Jun 30
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.
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