Marie Selby Garden Associates Present High Tea at the Christy Payne Mansion

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media contact: Diane Creasy / 941.366-5731 ext. 225

[Sarasota, Florida, February 10, 2012]:  Join us for High Tea at the Christy Payne Mansion on Sunday, March 4, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.  At the High Tea, you will be greeted with champagne, then delight in delectable edibles created by Fete Catering, along with live classical guitar music, floral surprises, and much more. The menu includes tea sandwiches, asparagus and gruyere quiche, salmon and spinach wrapped in puff pastry, and an array of desserts. The High Tea is set in the enchanting ambience of our stunning waterfront mansion in beautiful Selby Gardens.

Seating is $75 per person and is limited, so please reserve your place early. Contact Diane at (941) 544-4852, or email to reserve your seat by Tuesday, February 28.  Sponsorship opportunities are available. The Marie Selby Gardens Associates have over one hundred members that support the Gardens through fundraising, education programs, and ambassadorship. Proceeds will benefit Selby Gardens’ mission of conservation, botanical research, display, and education. Details

About Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a leader in the display and study of orchids, bromeliads, gesneriads, epiphytes and tropical plants with a focus on botany, horticulture and environmental education. For more information please visit
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas.  Contact us at (941) 366-5731 or  Get social at or