Pam­plin's Tea & Tid­ings

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DIN­WID­DIE— Pam­plin His­tor­i­cal Park & The Na­tional Mu­seum of the Civil War Sol­dier is cel­e­brat­ing the hol­i­days with a Tea & Tid­ings event on Dec. 8 at 2–3:30 p.m.

A gourmet hol­i­day tea and tasty treats await adult guests as they en­joy pe­riod mu­sic while be­ing taught 19th cen­tury eti­quette by ladies and gen­tle­men in pe­riod dress. Par­tic­i­pants will also learn about the cus­toms and sto­ries of the sea­son dur­ing the Civil War era while singing Christ­mas car­ols.

Par­tic­i­pants will also ex­pe­ri­ence por­tray­als of a Civil War Christ­mas from Louisa May Al­cott’s fa­mous work "Lit­tle Women". The his­tory and cus­toms of the sea­son dur­ing the Civil War era will be shared to in­clude tra­di­tional Christ­mas car­ols and sto­ries ac­com­pa­nied by fes­tive mu­sic.

Vis­i­tors are asked to bring a new un­wrapped gift prior to this event for dis­tri­bu­tion through the Toys for Tots pro­gram. Toys for Tots gifts will be col­lected by the United States Marine Corps Re­serve and dis­trib­uted to less for­tu­nate chil­dren dur­ing the Christ­mas hol­i­day.

This pro­gram re­quires reser­va­tions by De­cem­ber 5th and pric­ing is $24 for adults. Reser­va­tions can be made by call­ing (804) 861-2408 or vis­it­ing the Park ad­mis­sion of­fice.

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