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Holiday High Tea in the Historic Black House

Holiday High Tea at Woodlawn (December 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21 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 visit of the museum. Space is limited. RSVP required.  Purchase tickets online at Photo courtesy of Woodlawn Museum


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 is sure to become an annual tradition. Holiday High Tea will be served promptly at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, December 5, 7, 12, 14,19, 21 at 3 p.m. 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, “Coming for tea is a great way to celebrate the season with family, friends, staff and co-workers. Flexit has created a tempting menu with assorted finger sandwiches and sweets that are served alongside Woodlawn’s special holiday tea blend.” The 2018 menu can be seen online at

The cost for the high tea is $22 for Woodlawn members and $25 for non-members and includes a leisurely stroll through the festively decorated Black House. Details, ticket purchasing, and the tea menu are available now at Space is limited and tickets sell quickly.

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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