Tea with a Twist: Celebrating Black Mountain College’s Enduring Legacy - NC Blue Ridge

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Tea with a Twist: Celebrating Black Mountain College’s Enduring Legacy

April 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

$8 – $280.

On Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Swannanoa Valley Museum will host it’s 3rd annual Appalachian Spring Tea at Camp Rockmont for Boys, the former (and final) home of Black Mountain College from 1941 – 1957. A Tea with a Twist will take place in the historic Black Mountain College Dining Hall with delicious, home-cooked Southern food served to all attendees. An optional tour of “The Ship,” the College’s historic Studies Building, will be available for attendees after the Tea. This event will honor the experimental nature of the College by featuring live improvisational musical performance and contemporary dance.

Contact info: Saro Lynch-Thomason, svmvolunteer@gmail.com, museum # 828-669-9566


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Camp Rockmont
375 Lake Eden Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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