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Traditional Japanese Tea Gathering: Children's Day Tea

Participants in a traditional Japanese tea gathering.
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Saturday, May 05, 2018
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10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a moment of respite in the Duke Gardens teahouse, where you will experience the warmth of a traditional Japanese tea gathering. Enjoy the aesthetics, poetry and serenity of this rich tradition over an enticing bowl of whisked green tea and a Japanese confection. Daytime teas are open for children age 6 and older, with an accompanying adult, at the family rate. Instructor: Chizuko Sueyoshi with members of the Japanese Tea Practitioners of Durham. Location: Guests will meet at the Doris Duke Center to be escorted on a 10-minute walk to the teahouse. Fee: Gardens members, $35; general public, $45. Family rate: $45 per adult/child; additional children $15 each. Pre-registration required. Parking pass included. Information/registration: 919-668-1707 or

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