Brew up a pot of your favorite tea and join Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center’s Catherine Prescott and Fraunces Tavern Museum’s Mary Tsaltas-Ottomanelli to explore the history of tea at “Tavern Tastings: Tea”! In this virtual program, on December 14 beginning at 6:30pm, Prescott and Tsaltas-Ottomanelli will discuss the beverage’s journey from Asia to Europe and the Americas, as well as its unique role in the American Revolution and the founding of the United States. They’ll also share details about the types of tea available to colonial Americans and how tea would have been served and consumed in homes and taverns of the period.
“Tavern Tastings,” now in its second season, is KTM&HC’s popular collaborative program with Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York City. Known for its informal, conversational-style format, “Tavern Tastings” is a unique way for participants to learn about the fascinating historical and cultural contexts around some of the typical food and drinks historically served in taverns in Connecticut/New York region.
This program, on December 14 beginning at 6:30 pm will take place via Zoom, and advance registration is required. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. To register click here.