The Washington County Historic Courthouse has a rich history of civic and community engagement. Today the Courthouse hosts a variety of community, family-friendly events, history-based programs/exhibits, fundraisers and more. Proceeds from our events support the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund.

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  1. Victorian Tea
  2. Community Ice Cream Social
  3. Nooks & Crannies Tour
  4. Christmas at the Courthouse

Victorian Tea audience

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Reserve online or by phone 651-275-7075

Sip and savor a catered multi-course tea and enjoy a program by the Minnesota Historical Society in the stately historic courtroom.

Tea-ology: Facts, Stories and Traditions

What is tea? What are the types of tea? Where is it from? Learn the answers to these questions and enjoy fun historical facts and stories surrounding tea with guest speaker, professional chef and tea expert Joy Sorich of Cup of Joy

Arrive early and stay late to shop beautiful quilted items by the Courthouse Quilters and premium organic loose leaf teas by Cup of Joy. Tour the exhibits and 1900's county jail or view displays of the Historic Courthouse China Collection in the courtroom.
The cost is $40 per person. All proceeds benefit the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund. Enjoy a scrumptious tea while helping to preserve this historic landmark!