Winterthur Offers an Enchanted Summer

 

Winterthur

The gardens at Winterthur

Winterthur is full of enchantment this summer with plenty to see and do.

On June 20, have an Enchanted Summer Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at this family-friendly event. Guests can enjoy storytellers, musicians, face painting, games, crafts and more. Visit the gardens and explore the museums too.

On June 23, celebrate food history with cookbook writer William Woys Weaver at 6 p.m. and sort through fact and fiction in the foodlore of Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine.

Then on June 23 at 12:15 p.m. explore the Revolutionary War with Washington College history professor and author Ken Miller where he will discuss Pennsylvanians encounters with early British prisoners during the war.

Wednesdays at Winterthur you can enjoy guided walks through the gardens and the estate while discussing numerous gardening topics. Programs take place on Wednesdays starting at the Brown Horticulture Learning Center.

The estate tours take place at 4: 30 p.m. through September and guests can visit the former dairy and farm while listening to the early history of the estate.  The 45-minute, guided tour leaves from the east circle near the Dorrance Gallery.