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Week of Jul 1 — Jul 5
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Wed, Jul 1
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: Pinetum

Initially conceived by H. F. du Pont%u2019s father, the Colonel, in collaboration with the noted plantsman Charles Sargent, the Pinetum has evolved into much more than just a collection of conifers. Placement and design of the plants there and well as their history will be highlighted on this walk. Members 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jul 2
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, Jul 3
Sat, Jul 4
8:00 am to 10:00 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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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jul 5
Week of Jul 6 — Jul 12
Mon, Jul 6
Tue, Jul 7
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

During this drop-in program in July, kids get to investigate how craftsmen made objects now in our collection and how museum conservators continue to care for them.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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Wed, Jul 8
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: Garden Restoration at Winterthur

Over the past years, we have been replanting and restoring the design intent of the Winterthur Garden as envisioned by its creator, H. F. du Pont. Join Linda Eirhart, director of horticulture and curator of plants, to learn more about our process for garden restoration and to review examples of our work. Talk lasts 45%u201360 minutes. Members 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Music Along the Bank

Our popular concert series returns this year. Enjoy the warm nights of spring and summer along the banks of Clenny Run. Bring a blanket, picnic, and family and friends to enjoy local bands. Music starts at 6:00 pm. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Museum Store and Cottage Cafe will be open for light fare, wine, beer, and other beverages.
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Thu, Jul 9
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "The Language of Pennsylvania German Folk Art"

Mark Louden, professor and co-director, Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses the linguistic diversity of Pennsylvania German society
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1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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, Jul 10
Sat, Jul 11
8:00 am to 10:00 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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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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8:00 pm to 9:00 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: Chimney Swifts on Farm Hill

We'll walk up Farm Hill to see if the wineberries are ripe and watch the Chimney Swifts roost. Bring a flashlight and wear walking shoes. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jul 12
Week of Jul 13 — Jul 19
Mon, Jul 13
Tue, Jul 14
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

During this drop-in program in July, kids get to investigate how craftsmen made objects now in our collection and how museum conservators continue to care for them.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Historical Journeys

Individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia are invited to participate in this interactive program the second Tuesday of each month, which will include thematic tours of the museum collection and lots of conversation. Please register by calling the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 800.272.3900.

Wed, Jul 15
9:30 am to 12:30 pm Teacher Workshop: "Hands on History"

Get up close and personal with our collection during sessions featuring important objects led by Winterthur curators. Learn about Paul Revere's skill as a silversmith, needlework made by women in Philadelphia, and presidential china. Registration required. Active Teachers only. Members free. $15 per nonmember.
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11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: Groundcovers

Groundcovers are low-growing plants used to cover bare ground and prevent the growth of weeds. They also can be useful in problem areas, such as slopes where mowing grass would be difficult. They%u2019re useful in any garden%u2014public or private%u2014and they provide an ornamental layer as well. There are many groundcovers available. Some do well even in full shade, others in bright sun, in wet soil, under dry soil conditions, where deer are a problem, and many are practically disease resistant. Come for a walk through the Winterthur Garden and see how the horticulturists put groundcovers to work. Members 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Music Along the Bank

Our popular concert series returns this year. Enjoy the warm nights of spring and summer along the banks of Clenny Run. Bring a blanket, picnic, and family and friends to enjoy local bands. Music starts at 6:00 pm. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Museum Store and Cottage Cafe will be open for light fare, wine, beer, and other beverages.
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Thu, Jul 16
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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, Jul 17
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Pop-up Beer Garden

Come listen to live music on the Visitors Center Patio. Enjoy local craft beers and Pennsylvania German inspired foods in a relaxed atmosphere. No reservations needed!
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Sat, Jul 18
8:00 am to 10:00 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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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jul 19
3:00 pm to 5:00 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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Week of Jul 20 — Jul 26
Mon, Jul 20
Tue, Jul 21
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

During this drop-in program in July, kids get to investigate how craftsmen made objects now in our collection and how museum conservators continue to care for them.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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Wed, Jul 22
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: Meet Winterthur's Goats

In August 2014, Winterthur gained two new residents-Franklin and Stanley, a pair of Boer goats. The Natural Lands team acquired these two friendly fellows from the New Castle County 4-H program and will be using them to reduce the densities of various woody invasive plants throughout our woodlands. Come out to meet Franklin and Stanley in person, feed them some treats, and learn how goats are gaining popularity across the country as an effective invasive plant management tool and how Winterthur plans to use them! Members 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jul 23
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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, Jul 24
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Pop-up Beer Garden

Come listen to live music on the Visitors Center Patio. Enjoy local craft beers and Pennsylvania German inspired foods in a relaxed atmosphere. No reservations needed!
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Sat, Jul 25
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Summer Harvest Brunch

Enjoy creative fare featuring summer harvest from local farms. $34.95 for adults; $17.50 for children 2-12; and free for children under 2. Members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 guests. Reservations required.
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8:00 am to 10:00 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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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jul 26
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Summer Harvest Brunch

Enjoy creative fare featuring summer harvest from local farms. $34.95 for adults; $17.50 for children 2-12; and free for children under 2. Members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 guests. Reservations required.
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Week of Jul 27 — Jul 31
Mon, Jul 27
Tue, Jul 28
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

During this drop-in program in July, kids get to investigate how craftsmen made objects now in our collection and how museum conservators continue to care for them.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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Wed, Jul 29
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk:Inside the Intern's Garden

Join Winterthur horticulturist David Schurr, as he welcomes the true movers and shakers of the Winterthur Garden-the summer garden interns. Hear first-hand accounts of what a summer is like living and working on an American treasure. Members 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jul 30
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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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