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Holiday High Tea in the Historic Black House

Holiday High Tea at Woodlawn (December 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 at 3 p.m.) Enjoy a traditional high tea among the wonderful decorations in the historic Black House at Woodlawn. The cost for the high tea is $22 for Woodlawn members/$25 for non-members and includes your holiday tour of the museum. Space is limited. RSVP required.  Purchase tickets online at


Ellsworth –  When your out-of-town guests arrive for the holidays, treat them to Holiday High Tea and an enchanting tour of the festively decorated Black House. Offered as part of the Christmas at Woodlawn celebration, this memorable afternoon has become an annual tradition for many. Holiday High Tea will be served promptly at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, December 4,11,18 and Fridays, December 6,13, 20. Reservations for High Tea are required and can be made at The Black House is open for tours daily, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from December 1 to 23.

Woodlawn’s Holiday High Tea is catered by Flexit Café & Bakery in Ellsworth. According to Woodlawn’s executive director Joshua Torrance, “Experiencing tea at Woodlawn is a great way to celebrate the season with family, friends, staff and co-workers. Flexit has created an enticing menu with assorted finger sandwiches and sweets that are served alongside Woodlawn’s special holiday tea blend.” The 2019 menu can be seen online at

The cost for the high tea is $22 for Woodlawn members and $25 for non-members and includes the holiday tour through the festively decorated Black House. Visitors will find every room full of trees decorated by local businesses and organizations. Details and tickets are available now at Space is limited and seats fill quickly, so purchase your tickets today.

To learn more about Ellsworth’s holiday celebration –  Christmas in Ellsworth, A Maine Holiday visit

Woodlawn is an educational, cultural, and recreational treasure for the people of Downeast Maine. The main house is open for tours May 1 – October 31 and December 1-23. The public park is open year round, sunrise to sunset. 19 Black House Drive (off of the Surry Road-Rt. 172), Ellsworth, ME. For more information visit


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