Holiday tradition continues with fourth annual tea

Posted November 22, 2012 at 11:58 am

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ELVES AMONG US – Troy Allison, a Holiday Tea waiter of exceptional ability and great charm, mugs the camera at Thursday’s event at the Wayside Inn Museum.

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HAVING TO SING FOR THEIR SUPPER – Ginelle Esry and Mallory Lanser got to eat first and sing later since they were the featured entertainment at the museum’s Holiday Tea. Curator Georgia Detwiler was the emcee for the event.

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KITCHEN HELP– Planning for the tea takes a couple of months, but the evening of the events, board members cook and serve food, wait tables, wash dishes, set up and clean up. This year’s kitchen chores were made easier by the hot water supplied by the 30 gallon hot water tank donated by Meeks Building Supplies.

Board members rolling up their sleeves and pitching in were: Bruce Rogers, Lural Mays, Dwayne Julian, Troy Allison, Lynda Bishop, Kimball Long, Faye Koger, Della Bailey, Glenda Baker and Curators Georgia Detwiler and Bob Coleman.

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FULL HOUSE – The Wayside In Museum Dining Room was full of Holiday Cheer as 45 patrons of the Annual Holiday Tea and the museum enjoyed stuffed pork chops, fried green beans and cranberry gooch complete with French onion soup and strawberry and spinach salad.

Floral arrangements were provided by Alli’s Floral and Gifts.

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LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW – Marshmallow snowmen accompanied each piece of bread pudding with rum sauce on its way to becoming the perfect finish for the evening’s meal.