Your cup of tea?

Afternoon Tea and Tea Etiquette at Governor’s House (100 Main Street) Hyde Park, VT 05655 on October 28th at 3pm. High Tea? Low Tea? Milk first or last? And just what do you do with that little finger? The mysteries of afternoon tea and tea etiquette are solved while you enjoy a full English afternoon tea with tea sandwiches, little sweets, and warm scones with clotted cream and jam. A formal tea party can be intimidating, but after a pleasant afternoon of instruction, you will surely be confident enough to enjoy having tea anywhere. You’ll learn the fascinating history of tea, the secrets of brewing a perfect cup and how to pour graciously, and you’ll be ready to host a very proper tea party yourself.  Cost is $25. Advance reservations required.

 

Free falling

The weather is perfect for what we Vermonter love to do…look at leaves! For prime foliage viewing seasoned with a dash of historical lore, consider taking this easy afternoon junket out of Woodstock. The leisurely 35-mile loop begins in Woodstock village and takes to the high country for panoramic views and a feast of autumn color. Farms, an active beaver pond, and ice cream complete the picture. Here’s a list of a few other fun foliage events. Thanks, Scenes of Vermont! After looking at trees, you may be tired. Here’s some great places to sleep:)