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Winterthur’s Yuletide to feature Jackie O tree, Wednesday night fire pits

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The Chinese parlor will be decorated as it was when the du Ponts entertained there.   As Winterthur Museum’s annual Yuletide Tour returns, it will continue its self-guided tours, adding fire pits and jazz on Wednesday nights and a Jackie O tree to honor an upcoming exhibit about the former first lady. The holiday tours, which begin Nov. 20 and …

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Mt. Cuba to add high-tech greenhouse, welcome center and parking

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

The 7,700 square foot greenhouse and 7,600 square foot head house support building will feature a passively cooled, open roof design. Hockessin’s Mt. Cuba Center is breaking ground on a new, sustainable greenhouse and plant production space. The organization plans to use the space to conduct native plant research, propagation, and production. Mt. Cuba’s current greenhouse was completed in 1962 …