September 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Annual Old Fashioned Tea

Old-Fashioned Tea – Celebrating the Spirit of Freedom

The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum will host “An Old-Fashioned Tea”: Celebrating The Spirit of Freedom” on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. complete with period costumes, traditional finger foods and entertainment. Churches and other organizations are invited to come out and celebrate with us. Organizations can sponsor a table on the Museum lawn and all participants can dress in period costumes or simple put on a hat and gloves to enjoy food and drinks. Awards will be presented for the best decorated table and the table that has the most money in their Museum donation box. There will be entertainment, music, poetry reading, sing-along and dancing. All proceeds will benefit the Museum.