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This Month at Longwood

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  1. Spring Blooms
  2. Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience
  3. Mary Chapin Carpenter with special guest Aoife O’Donovan
  4. PHILADANCO and BalletX
  5. Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows
  • Saturday, May 23

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Floral Design Certificate Exam

      Any students who have completed the requirements of the Floral Design Certificate program are eligible to take the certificate exam.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Architectural Accents

      Structures can be built from natural or man- made materials.

      • 9:30 am to 10:30 am

      Beginner Bird Hikes

      Join our experienced volunteers as they introduce you to bird watching on an easy hike through the Meadow Garden.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Italian Water Garden Insider Tour

      Go on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of our Italian Water Garden with our expert guides.

      • 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

      Peirce's Woods Highlights

      Learn about our heritage trees and native plantings with an expert tour guide on a stroll through our historic east gardens.

      • 7:30 pm

      The Philly POPS

      The Philly POPS orchestra boasts a blend of talented musicians from the musically rich Philadelphia region.

  • Sunday, May 24

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 9:00 am to 11:30 am

      Meadow Birding Hikes

      Join our experienced birding volunteers as they lead you through the Meadow Garden in search of our resident and migratory bird species.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Fountains of Longwood Insider Tour

      Explore outdoor fountains on a tour of the historic east gardens and learn why Longwood is an "Engineer's Garden."

      • 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

      Flower Garden Walk Highlights

      Tour the first garden Longwood's founder Pierre S. du Pont created after he purchased the property.

  • Monday, May 25

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Birds of Longwood Walk

      Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

  • Tuesday, May 26

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

      • 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

      Meet the Gardener Talks

      Meet Longwood gardeners and learn first-hand how they created the seasonal display now on view.

  • Wednesday, May 27

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Plant Disease Identification Class

      Learn to recognize the symptoms of plant disease, the conditions that cause them, and how to apply controls as necessary.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore an exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.