You won't want to miss the 18th Biennial Tea Time in Bethel on Friday, June 26. The Cross Country Quilters will display their collection of antique and modern quilts in the 1816 New England Meeting House on Intervale Road from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.Donations of $5 are appreciated; children under 12 may enjoy the event for free. Donations will benefit the preservation of the Historic Middle Intervale Meeting House.
Tea and quilts have gone hand-in-hand for ages. When neighboring ladies gathered to quilt, the hostess often served tea. At this summertime tea party, delicious baked goods and iced tea will be served by the quilters. Quilts will be displayed on pews as well as throughout the meeting house.
You won't want to miss this old-fashioned quilt show and tea party in Bethel's oldest civic and religious structure. The quintessential country setting with the meeting house, adjacent cemetery, dairy farm, plus field and forest beyond, provide the perfect background for a picturesque celebration.
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