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Colvin Run Mill c. 1811 Gearing up for the Future
[ 10017 Colvin Run Road ] [ Great Falls, Virginia 22066 ] [ 703-759-2771 ]

All fee programs at Colvin Run Mill require advance registration and payment. You may register online through Parktakes Online . To register, all you need is your member number (or barcode number), a valid email address and a Visa or MasterCard. Not a member yet? Sign up today!   You may also call 703-759-2771 for information and to register.

Santa at the Mill

Santa at the Mill
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.

Global Teas, 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
1-3 p.m.

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.

Maple Syrup Boil-down

Sundays, February 7, 21 and March 6
Maple Syrup Boil-Down
noon-2 p.m.
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 per person.

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