The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge will offer "Downton Abbey Tea" from 1 to 5 p.m. March 11-14, with "Countess of Grantham’s favourite tea savouries and sweets." You can opt out of the actual tea part and opt into Spanish sherry for $8, or Brandy Alexanders for $10. And you can also dress up: The hotel says "Attendees are encouraged to dress in 1920-1930s period clothing." $36 ($18 for "junior patrons" 5-12); reservations required: 704-248-4100.
Also coming up: Irish Whiskey specials for St. Patrick’s Day at the hotel's Gallery restaurant.
10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway; www.theballantynehotel.com; www.gallery-restaurant.com.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Posted by Helen Schwab at 8:00 AM