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Home for the Holidays

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden |
December 11, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The gardens at Stoneleigh steal the show from spring to fall, but in wintertime the warmth of the Main House beckons. During this exclusive holiday open house, explore the spectacular Tudor Revival-style mansion while it is decked with seasonal, nature-inspired decorations.  

Stroll through the home, indulge in hot cocoa and tasty treats, and enjoy musical performances from local choirs, instrumentalists, and organists in a festive and cozy setting.  

The health and safety of everyone remains our top priority. To learn more please read the ‘Before you go and safety for all’ section below.

Can’t make this date? Come out to another Home for the Holidays:

Where

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden
1829 East County Line Road
Villanova , PA 19085
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When

December 11, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm

For nearly 80 years, Stoneleigh was the home of the Haas family, which donated the property to Natural Lands in 2016 so that it would remain preserved forever.

The property includes stately trees, winding pathways, and lush gardens that were designed by a number of notable landscape architects over the past century—including the Olmsted Brothers, sons of the famed Frederick Law Olmsted.

  • Meet at the Welcome Kiosk. 
  • Service animals are welcome as required by law. Pets are not permitted. 
  • Restrooms will be available. 
  • This video is a guide to visiting Stoneleigh: a natural garden in Villanova, PA.  

Please help us all stay safe:

  • If you are sick, please stay home.
  • The health and safety of Natural Lands’ guests, staff, volunteers, vendors, and artists remains our top priority. Currently, Natural Lands is not requiring masks or proof of vaccination to attend the event. We will continue to monitor the situation and adhere to CDC and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania COVID-19 safety guidelines and will update our policies as needed, which may include wearing masks if recommended by the CDC. Please continue to visit this website for updates relating to the event. 

Natural Lands is able to host more than 100 events a year thanks to the financial support of our members. If you aren’t yet part of our community of members, join us!

Registration

Registration required to reserve your spot. Please complete and submit the secure, on-line registration form below, or contact Martha. $10 Natural Lands member, $15 non-member, $2 ACCESS Cardholders.

Not already a member, or you need to renew? Purchase membership AND event tickets below! 

  • $60 new member ticket includes event ticket and one year of Natural Lands membership. As a thanks for your member support, members are able to purchase 2 additional tickets at member price. 

ACCESS Cardholder

  • We offer discounted tickets for registrants who are ACCESS Cardholders for $2 per person (limited to 4 tickets).

Thank you to our sponsors!

Cancellation:
Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

Photography policy:
Attendance at Natural Lands programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and electronic media. Images will not be identified using full names without written approval from the individual. Please notify Natural Lands staff if you would prefer that your photo not be used.

Participant Waiver:
By registering for this event, I, as the participant, and/or parent or legal guardian of a minor participant, do hereby understand and acknowledge that by participating, in this, or any, Natural Lands’ event or activity, I am agreeing to indemnify and hold harmless Natural Lands, their respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place, (each considered one of the “RELEASEES” herein).

I further acknowledge, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of the Program and related Activities and my and/or the Minor’s experience and capabilities, and believe that I and/or the minor are qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions of participation.

I fully understand that: (a) the Program and related Activities involve risks and dangers of damage to personal property and serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis, and death (“risks”); (b) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my and/or the Minor’s own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Activity, the condition in which the Activity takes place, or the negligence of the “releasees” as aforementioned; (c) there may be other risks and social and economic losses either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I and/or the minor incur as a result of my participation or that of the Minor in the Activity.

I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue Natural Lands or any of their “releasees” from all liability, claims, demands, losses, injuries, damage to property, or other damages on my and/or the minor’s account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the “releasees” or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations; and I further agree that if, despite this release and waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement I, the Minor, or anyone on the Minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.

I have read this Agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by registering for this event, and have done so freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid, the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.