A Fundraiser Hosted by the New Oxford Area Historical Society. Get your tickets today!

On Saturday, July 23, 2011, the New Oxford Area Historical Society (NOAHS) will present its second Afternoon Tea Fundraiser, sure to satisfy yourappetite as well as your taste for history. Place settings of antique china, crystal,and silver will grace the tables at the First Lutheran Church, 200 Lincoln Way East in New Oxford. The full menu consists of tender scones, served with Devonshire cream and lemon curd, delicious soup, four different elegant tea sandwiches, a variety of scrumptious desserts, and a selection of delightful teas.There will be two seatings – the first at begins with tea at 11:00 followed by the program at 1:30 and the second begins with the program at 1:30 followed by the tea at 2:30.

The program this year will be Ruthmary McIlhenny in "Mamie Remembers." She will portray First Lady Mamie Eisenhower, as a symbol of her time and an ideal of womanhood. Ruthmary has studied both the professional and personal life of Mamie Eisenhower through research, hand written letters andmany other sources. Her performances have drawn rave reviews and we are very excited to have her! Check out her website @ www.MamieRemembers.com

The NOAHS will display items from its collection of historic memorabilia and artifacts of New Oxford and the surrounding area. The First Lutheran Church will also showcase some pieces from its past.

Tickets will be available at Forget-Me-Not Framing, 308 Lincoln Way West, and Martin’s Hardware, on the Square through July 16th or call Elaine @ 624-6240 for further information. Tickets are just $25 with 100% going to the NOAHS for future preservation projects. Seating is limited and tickets will not be sold at the door, so be sure to get yours today!