Costumes and goodies on hand at Jane Austen tea

Get dressed up and get ready to hear Jane Austen readings at Jane Austen Tea

Take time for tea with other fans of all things Jane Austen later this month.

The third annual Jane Austen Tea is set for June 23 and 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of traditional sandwiches, sweets, punch and unlimited tea. Entertainment will include music, singing, a Jane Austen quiz, an actress performing vignettes from Austen novels and a silent auction of fabulous experiences. Hats, long dresses, parasols are encouraged.

The tea is at the English country garden beside the Starling Lane Winery, 5271 West Saanich Rd. Tickets are $15 for adults, $9 for children five to 12, free for under five, available at all Dig This locations, online at www.pldca.ca or at the door.

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