Summer Tea tradition continues with a twist at McCrae House

DSCN5331Guelph, ON July 8, 2013:  Tea in the garden has become a tradition at McCrae House and this year we add to our Wednesday afternoon practice with special talks. Beginning at 2 pm, guests can enjoy fresh scones, jam, berries, shortbread cookies and endless pots of tea and engaging presentations by special guest speakers.  Participants also have the opportunity to visit the museum and historic gardens.

Presentations include: 

July 17    Bev Dietrich, Curator Guelph Museums, Dear John: The Women in John McCrae’s Life

July 24    Brian Holstein, Storyteller, The Spirit of Stonemason William Bell SOLD OUT

July 31    Bob Wildfong, Head Gardener, Waterloo Region Museum, Doon Heritage Village, Herb Lore

August 7 Rodger Tschanz, Supervisor, Ornamental Trial Garden and Greenhouse, University of Guelph. The Yukon Gold potato and friends – a short history of plants with a Guelph connection

The cost, which includes admission to both the Guelph Civic Museum and McCrae House, is $15 per person plus taxes. Reservations are required and seating is limited, so call now to avoid disappointment.  Purchase ticket online .   For more information call 519-836-1482 or email [email protected]

McCrae House is located at 108 Water Street and is open daily (summer hours), 1-5 p.m. 

Posted by Dawn Owen on July 9, 2013