Historic homes tour
BRAMWELL -- The annual spring tour of historic homes in Bramwell will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday May 12. Tickets are $15 and be purchased on Saturday at the Presbyterian Church in the middle of town.
Open during the self-guided tour are many of the Victorian-style houses that coal barons built from 1890 through 1910. There will be music and an interpretive guide at each house.
Shops and the museum on Main Street will be open. Bramwell on U.S. 52, eight miles north of Bluefield.
Call 304,248-8381 or 304-589-0246 for more information.
Mother's Day at Adaland
PHILIPPI -- The historic Adaland Mansion near here has several Mother's Day events planned.
On Saturday, high tea will be server at 2 p.m. and royal tea at 5 p.m. Both teas showcase a formal presentation of traditional tea foods that include scones, hors d'oeuvres, fruits, and desserts. Royal tea adds specialty hors d'oeuvres, finger sandwiches, a complimentary glass of champagne, and a private table side presentation of tea history, etiquette, and brewing techniques.
Call 304-457-1587 or 304-457-2415 to make reservations for the $25 a seat high tea, the $30 a seat royal tea, and the $20 buffet..
For more information on Adaland Mansion, visit www.adaland.org.
Mothers Day at Tamarack
Tamarack's will have two seatings for its annual Mothers Day brunch buffet: at 10:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Reservations are required for the brunch by Thursday May 10.
On Mothers Day weekend, Tamarack studio artisans Frances Boone with dried flowers and June Willey with handmade aprons will be on site. John Lilly will provide the music for the Sun...@Two free concert.