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Mad Tea Party

Saturday, February 18, 2012 • 1-4 p.m.

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History in Kennesaw will host its first Mad Tea Party Saturday, Feb. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. During the Mad Tea Party, the Museum will entertain guests with several classic tea party treats and tasty delights; however, this tea party will be anything but typical. 

Guests are encouraged to wear their wackiest wardrobe and come prepared for a silly ole time. In addition to the zany décor, there will be a real Starbucks tea shaman to teach guests about different teas, and it’s rumored that the Queen of Hearts might even stop by – hold on to your heads!

Other entertainment includes an “I’m a Little Tea Pot” sing and dance-along, face painting and a crazy make it-and-take it craft. Kennesaw’s Just Fired Pottery will also be present and will offer an additional craft for a small fee.  Advanced reservations are required – $25 per couple for Museum members and $35 per couple for non-members; $10 for each additional guest. Space is limited so participants are encouraged to RSVP by the February 11 deadline.

The Mad Tea Party is only one of the Museum’s many events in 2012. More can be found at the Museum’s event page at http://www.southernmuseum.org/upcoming-events/.

RSVP to Mackenzie Mabee
Events Coordinator
770-427-2117 ext. 3058
mmabee@kennesaw-ga.gov

About The Southern Museum

A Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History features collections of rare Civil War weapons, uniforms and other personal items; an exciting exhibit about the Great Locomotive Chase, including the General locomotive; and a full-scale replica of a locomotive factory that helped rebuild the South after the war. The Jolley Education Center features a variety of hands-on exhibits to inspire a love of learning in children. During the sesquicentennial, 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Southern Museum will be hosting numerous events that will explore topics relevant to this tumultuous time in history. Visit the Museum’s calendar of events at southernmuseum.org for a list of activities and events.

The Southern Museum is located 20 miles north of Atlanta, off I-75 at exit 273. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12, and free for children three and under.

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