Calendar

Oct
27
Sat
Ghost Tales & Spirits Night at Winterthur @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Oct 27 @ 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Have a perfectly spooky time in the dark at Winterthur with actor David Keltz portraying Edgar Allan Poe in a one-man show as well as creepy crafts and spirits—to drink! Take a chilling tram ride through the grounds after nightfall, complete with scary stories at the Butler House, the Golf Cottage, and Chandler Farm that will give you goosebumps! $38 per Member. $45 per nonmember. Outdoor event. Rain or shine. Come prepared to walk and be outside for part of the evening. Seating for Poe performance opens 30 minutes prior to show start time. Not suitable for ages 13 and under. 

Nov
3
Sat
Winterthur 101 Lecture: “Winterthur’s Beginnings” @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Nov 3 @ 1:00 PM

From a sheep farm to a 12-room house and finally to a 175-room mansion, Winterthur's story through some of the most tumultuous times in American history is extraordinary. Join Director of Interpretation and Estate Historian Jeff Groff and Brown Harrington Director of Garden and Estate Chris Strand as they dive into Winterthur's rich history. Buy tickets online or call 800.448.3883.  Members free. $15 per nonmember. 

Nov
21
Wed
Yuletide Jazz & Wine @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Nov 21 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Enjoy a glass of wine, bask in the warmth and beauty of the holiday season, and listen to the melodic sounds of live jazz in the Galleries Reception Atrium every Wednesday during Yuletide. Cash wine and beer bar; fruit and cheese for purchase. Members free. Nonmembers, Jazz & Wine is included with Yuletide Tour general admission ticket. For nonmembers who are not purchasing a Yuletide general admission ticket, tickets are $15 and include live jazz, entry to galleries & exhibits. 

 

November 21, 5:30–8:00 pm
Music provided by: Cartoon Christmas Trio

This jazz trio plays the classic holiday jazz of Vince Guaraldi, composer of the Peanuts soundtracks. Jeff Knoettner on piano, Jimmy Coleman on drums, and Rob Swanson on double bass violin have played to sell-out crowds at the best regional venues (including Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center) for over 20 years.

Dec
5
Wed
Yuletide Jazz & Wine @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Dec 5 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Enjoy a glass of wine, bask in the warmth and beauty of the holiday season, and listen to the melodic sounds of live jazz in the Galleries Reception Atrium every Wednesday during Yuletide. Cash wine and beer bar; fruit and cheese for purchase. Members free. Nonmembers, Jazz & Wine is included with Yuletide Tour general admission ticket. For nonmembers who are not purchasing a Yuletide general admission ticket, tickets are $15 and include live jazz, entry to galleries & exhibits.

 

December 5, 5:30–8:00 pm
Music provided by:  Sharon and Shawn

The music of Sharon Sable and E. Shawn Qaissaunee is something to be experienced. Together they create a beautiful soundscape that is both bold and understated, appealing to music lovers of all kinds. The musical paths that have brought them together are rich and varied and weave elements of jazz, world, pop, and much more into their engaging performances.