Santa at the
Saturday, December 12
3 - 6 p.m.
No reservations required.
(3-Adult) Enjoy old-fashioned family holiday fun at Colvin Run Mill.
Visit Santa in the mill and see the Christmas tree trimmed with
Victorian decorations. Join the costumed 49th Virginia Volunteer
Infantry caroling around a bonfire. Roast marshmallows and make a
family craft. $5 per person.
Techniques and Traditions
Saturday, January 9
1 - 3 p.m.
Pre-paid reservations required by January 6
(16-Adult) Every region has its own unique way of preparing and
enjoying tea. From our familiar British style of tea and preparation
to the Asian use of Yixing pots, gaiwans, chasens, and gongfu
preparation to the Eastern European samovars, we will “visit” many
countries through their teas and specific preparation styles. Tea
infused treats and take-home tea sampler included. Presented by
Certified Tea Specialist Chef Laurie Bell of Great Falls Tea Garden.
The cost is $30 per person.
Premium Tea and
Chocolate Pairing –
Back by Popular Demand!
Saturday, February 6
Pre-paid reservations required by February 3
(16-Adult) This delectable seminar has become a February tradition
in celebrating Valentine’s Day. Sip premium teas and savor the
decadent delights of the many styles of chocolate ranging from white
through extra dark. Hear a bit of history and the similarities
between the tea plant and cacao tree as you learn how to pair tea and
chocolate successfully to bring out the best of both. Sample treats
made with tea and chocolate. A take-home tea sampler is included.
Presented by Certified Tea Specialist Chef Laurie Bell of Great Falls
Tea Garden. $30 per person.
Sundays, February 7, 21 and March 6
Maple Syrup Boil-Down
No reservations required
The sap is rising and the maple trees are tapped. Now it’s sugaring
time. Bundle up, brave the weather, watch and learn as sap is boiled
down into sweet syrup over an open fire. Sample the delicious
combination of maple syrup over fresh baked cornbread. While supplies
last. This is an outdoor program, so please dress appropriately. $5