The Fairhope Museum of History will host “Tea for Two” events each Tuesday at 2 p.m. in June and July. Each Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m., the Museum hosts a ‘tea’ where guests enjoy a cup of Baldwin County tea, cookies and a lecture on an interesting aspect of Fairhope history. These events are sponsored by the Friends of the Museum group.
The “Tea for Two” schedule for June and July is as follows:
June 16: Becky Brunson, a docent on staff at the Fairhope Museum of History, grew up in Monroeville knowing Harper Lee and Truman Capote. Her new book “Hardee’s Dairy Dream” will be presented.
June 23: Craig Sawyer, a Fairhope Police officer force for many years, will discuss his Fairhope story and talk about recent activities at the Fairhope Police Department.
June 30: Billy Garner will talk about his life on Fairhope’s Agricultural Experimental Substation in the 1930-40’s He will discuss farm products that were developed there.
July 7: Fairhope Museum of History director Donnie Barrett has been helping develop the new museum in Stockton. He will show a power point presentation on Battle Creek Indian mounds, the Ellicott line and Charles Bartrum.
July 14: Chef Jule Roach will show a power point presentation on chocolate and tell her Fairhope story and about her business, “The Frenchman’s Corner of Fairhope.” Chocolate fudge and caramel samples will be served with tea.
July 21: Teresa Thorne will unveil her new book “Angels at the Gate.” Her research behind the book tells tales of the ancient cities of Sodom and Gomorrah and if they ever existed.
July 28: 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center director Hank Burch will discuss his life in Fairhope and also what is happening at the nature center.