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Home for the Holidays

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden | Sat, December 08, 2018, 11:00am - 1:00pm

The gardens at Stoneleigh steal the show during warmer months, but in wintertime the warmth of the Main House beckons. During this exclusive holiday “open house,”  explore the spectacular Tudor Revival style house that was the Haas family home for three generations.

Natural Lands’ staff and volunteers will be on hand to share the vibrant history of this grand, former Main Line estate. The halls will be decked with nature-inspired decorations, and offer a festive setting for hot cocoa and cookies.

As a special treat, some of your favorite holiday tunes will be played on the incredible vintage pipe organ recently installed at Stoneleigh.

Where

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

December 8, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

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.

  • Enjoy the open house anytime between 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, but please plan to enter by 12:30 pm to make sure you have enough time to enjoy the house.
  • Dress for the season and wear sturdy shoes.
  • Bring a camera to capture your favorite spaces.
  • Sorry, dogs are not permitted at Stoneleigh.

Registration

Registration required to reserve your spot. Please complete and submit the secure, on-line registration form below, or call 610-353-5587 ext. 221. $10 Natural Lands member, $15 non-member.

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

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.