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Tea & Tidings
December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Park hosts several themed tea events throughout the year and this one offers the same tasty tea and treats with a program highlighting holiday traditions.
Park staff attired in antebellum clothing will explore the origins and stories behind traditional holiday decorations such as bells, candles, candy canes, garland, stockings, wreaths and more. Discover the origins and traditions surrounding Christmas Cards which began prior to the American Civil War. Attendees will also enjoy what author Richard Paul Evans stated as; “The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” with great tea and treats to evoke memories of the past.
Take this opportunity to experience the holidays with family or friends as C. S. Lewis advised that “Christmas is best pondered, not with logic, but with imagination.” Attendees are invited to explore the Park after the event and immerse themselves in our rich national heritage.
The Park’s Tea & Tidings will only be offered one afternoon and space is limited. Due to the popularity of the tea programs, reservations and prepayment are required. RSVP by December 5th. The event will be held at The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier located at 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA 23803. The cost is $24.00 per person which also includes a general admission to the Park for the day. Call (804) 861-2408 to reserve your holiday experience or buy tickets on www.eventbrite.com.