Friday, November 16, 2012

Enjoy High Tea and Holiday Shopping at The Duke Mansion

Looking for an elegant new way to enjoy the holiday and take care of your shopping at the same time?
Experience a delicious high tea and an afternoon of boutique shopping at The Duke Mansion on Sunday, December 2 at 2 pm. The cost is $35 per adult and $15 for children ages 5 to 12. Reserve your spot by November 28 by calling 704/714-4445 or emailing . The Mansion is located at 400 Hermitage Road in Charlotte's Myers Park.

From 2 - 3 pm, we'll shop 'round The Mansion's dramatic Christmas tree. Participating shops include:
blis Uptown
The Blossom Shop
The Buttercup
Jeffre Scott Apothecary
Reid's Fine Foods
Twenty Degrees Chocolates
and more…
At 3 pm, we'll savor high tea in the living room. Offerings from Executive Chef Harrison Booth will include Duke Mansion signature tea and other tea selections, tea sandwiches, canapes, and sweets.

Built in 1915 and tripled in size by its most famous owner, James Buchanan Duke, The Duke Mansion has been home and host to leaders of the 20th century. Duke's most lasting legacies, including Duke University, Duke Energy, and the Duke Endowment, took shape at the home. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Mansion is now operated as a non-profit with all proceeds being used to preserve and protect this community treasure. Find out more at #