Gore Place Hosting Jane Austen Tea, Music for Holly Days

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Gore Place will be hosting several events, including a family-style tea fit for Jane Austen, and traditional tunes to ring in the holidays.

Jane Austen Tea

On Sunday, December 17 at 3 p.m., enjoy a sweet tea including scones, cakes, and chocolates in the beautiful 1806 mansion at Gore Place. Tea seating is family-style at tables up to eight guests. The tea will be served in the gracious Great Hall and Oval Withdrawing Room.

This is an event that English author Jane Austen would have loved to attend, and Regency costumes are encouraged! Live music and a tour of the second floor are included! Tickets must be purchased at least one week prior. This program is designed for adults and teens. Please, no guests under 12 years old. $60 per person. $50 per member. To order, visit goreplace.org.

Music for the Holly Days

On Wednesday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m., Gore Place, the historic site in Waltham and Watertown, will offer Music for the Holly Days, a concert of traditional tunes by Waltham’s own Moody Street String Band.

Moody Street String Band will offer Celtic, traditional, and seasonal tunes to ring in the holidays! Don’t miss what has become a Gore Place tradition! The concert will take place in the beautiful 1793 Carriage House. Tickets are just $21 and should be purchased in advance as the capacity is limited. To order, visit goreplace.org. Free parking.

About Gore Place

Gore Place is a 50-acre country estate in the city, a grand mansion steeped in history, a working farm, and an invaluable community resource. The Gore Place’s mission is to preserve and promote Christopher and Rebecca Gore’s country estate as a community resource telling the story of early 19th-century American life. Gore Place is located at 52 Gore Street in Waltham, just off Main Street (Route 20) on the Waltham and Watertown line. For details, visit www.goreplace.org. Gore Place is accredited by the American Association of Museums and receives funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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