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Week of Jun 1 — Jun 7
Mon, Jun 1
Tue, Jun 2
Wed, Jun 3
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: Fantastic Ferns

Hundreds of different ferns can be grown in our gardens. They range from inches high to four feet tall, evergreen to deciduous, and basic green to shades of silver and red. Join Linda Eirhart, director of horticulture and curator of plants, on a stroll today to discover a dozen that are easy to identify and easy to grow. Walks last 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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Thu, Jun 4
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 5
Sat, Jun 6
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, Jun 7
Week of Jun 8 — Jun 14
Mon, Jun 8
Tue, Jun 9
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: George Stacey and the Creation of American Chic

Maureen Footer, ASID, will discuss trailblazing decorator George Stacey, who shot to prominence in the 1930s with projects for socialite Frances Cheney and style priestess Diana Vreeland, the audacity of his work caught the eye of Vogue, Harper%u2019s Bazaar, Town and Country, and House & Garden. Members $5. Nonmembers $15.
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Wed, Jun 10
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: Garden Objects

Join Assistant Conservator Lauren Fair and Estate Supervisor Rob Plankinton for a walking tour and discussion about Winterthur%u2019s Garden Objects. They will be discussing current, future and completed projects along with conservation practices. 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, Jun 11
Fri, Jun 12
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Garden Workshop: The Care of Trees

Learn best practices for planting, watering, pruning, and otherwise caring for your trees from Winterthur's experienced arborists. Class will take place indoors and in the field. Registration required. $25 per Member. $35 per nonmember.
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Sat, Jun 13
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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2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Walking and Running at Winterthur

Winterthur is a great place to walk and run, with 10 miles of roads, nearly 1,000 acres of scenery, and readily accessible staff and amenities. Learn how to make the most of walking and running on this famous country estate. Free. Call 302.888.4600, ext. 7029 to register.
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8:00 pm to 9:30 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 14
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Banners of Liberty: Flags of the American Revolution"

This Flag Day presentation by Scott Stephenson, Museum of the American Revolution, examines Revolutionary War flags and the role of Pennsylvania Germans in the American Revolution. Enjoy a special viewing of several rare flags, such as the Commander in Chief standard used by George Washington. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Jun 15 — Jun 21
Mon, Jun 15
Tue, Jun 16
Wed, Jun 17
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Demo: The Art of Drying Flowers

Join garden guide Terry Colonna for a hands-on demonstration on flower drying. Terry will use the same techniques as they dry flowers for the Yuletide Tree displayed at Winterthur. Each participant will learn several tips to insure success with flower drying as they prepare their own flower to take home. 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, Jun 18
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm New York Furniture Gallery Tour with Curator Josh Lane

Join Joshua W. Lane, Lois F. and Henry S. McNeil Curator of Furniture, as he leads a gallery tour of our 1st floor New York furniture exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.

Fri, Jun 19
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, Jun 20
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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9:00 am to 12:00 pm Father's Day Brunch

Spend time with dad over a tasty and elegant brunch spread and enjoy the beautiful Winterthur landscape. Adults $34.95; children 2-12 are $17.50. Winterthur admission is not included. Winterthur members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 people.
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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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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, Jun 21
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Father's Day Brunch

Spend time with dad over a tasty and elegant brunch spread and enjoy the beautiful Winterthur landscape. Adults $34.95; children 2-12 are $17.50. Winterthur admission is not included. Winterthur members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 people.
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Week of Jun 22 — Jun 28
Mon, Jun 22
Tue, Jun 23
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: "As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine"

Celebrated food historian and cookbook writer William Woys Weaver delves into the history of Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine to sort fact from fiction in the foodlore of this culture. Book signing follows lecture. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Reservations encouraged.
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Wed, Jun 24
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: Perennials of Icewell Terrace

Join horticulturist Jessica Tsakiris on a walk through Icewell Terrace as she describes the shade-loving perennials that reside there. 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, Jun 25
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Enemy Captives in Revolutionary Lancaster, Pennsylvania, during the War for Independence"

Washington College history professor and author Ken Miller explores revolutionary Pennsylvanians' frustrating encounters with their earliest British prisoners during the first year of the Revolutionary War. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Jun 26
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, Jun 27
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, Jun 28
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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