Educational Programs

Washington County Parks and the Historic Courthouse offer educational programs on a variety of topics, along with temporary and permanent historical exhibits.

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  1. Public Programs
  2. School Tours
  3. Scout Programs

Tea Tastings

Join us at the Historic Courthouse for brand new tea tastings! Sample delicious teas, and learn about its benefits, history, and more. 

For more information on our annual "Victorian Tea" event, please see the Events page.

Tea – the Almighty Leaf & Its Health Benefits Pink Teacup
Sunday, January 26, 12:00-2:00 p.m. 
$30.00 per person
Reserve Online or call 651-275-7075

Tea has been considered as a treasured elixir for thousands of years and now in modern times, is labeled a super food. Take a moment of respite to explore its amazing health benefits with Joy Sorich of Cup of Joy Tea. Sip and sample delicious teas and savor a light, complementary luncheon in the stately courtroom of the Washington County Historic Courthouse. Reservations are required. Reserve online or call 651-275-7075.

Menu:

Mixed Green Salad with Cucumber, Shaved Red Onion, Goat Cheese, Sliced Almonds & Tea Infused Champagne Vinaigrette

Pureed Green Pear Tea, Butternut Squash Soup

Yellow Lentil Citrus Ginger Green Tea Soup

A Healthy Sweet Treat (TBD)

Tea & Tisanes
Saturday, February 15, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
$30.00 per person
Reserve Online or call 651-275-7075

Learn the differences between tea and tisanes, along with the advantages of both, and enjoy a DIY blending experience. Sample teas & tisanes to compare with your own taste buds and savor a light luncheon in the stately courtroom of the Washington County Historic Courthouse. Hosted by Joy Sorich of Cup of Joy Tea.

Menu: TBD

The History of Tea
Saturday, March 14
$30.00 per person
Reserve Online or call 651-275-7075

The history of tea is very complex, spreading across multiple cultures over the span of five thousand years. Join us as we learn about its history around the world – where it started and where it is now. Sample tastings from world teas while enjoying light foods to match, and take a glimpse into your future with a fun-filled tea leaf reading. Hosted by Joy Sorich of Cup of Joy Tea.

Menu: TBD