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An Afternoon Tea in honor of Mrs. Monroe

Ash Lawn-Highland, home of President James Monroe, will host a formal tea in honor of the 243rd birthday of Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26.

A proper afternoon tea will be served with emphasis on Monroe period etiquette. Guests will also learn the language of the fan, create a greeting card using the centuries old art of paper quilling, play nineteenth century games and dance to period music. A house tour will also be included. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 8 and over. Reservations required.

Admission to the tea is $20 per person.

More info: www.al-h.us.