Out & About: Fairlee Library Celebrates Royal Wedding

  • Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence at St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London, Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

  • FILE - In this file photo dated Monday Nov. 27, 2017, Britain's Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle pose for photographers during a photocall in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London, marking the couple's engagement to marry. Now with only a week until the May 19 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, a party atmosphere is developing in the English city of Windsor, with tens of thousands of visitors expected in the city on the couple’s wedding day. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)

Valley News Calendar Editor
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Fairlee — Celebrate the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with other fans of the couple on Saturday during “A Royal Tea Party” at the Fairlee Public Library.

Beginning at 1 p.m., people can gather for tea, finger sandwiches and cookies while watching clips from the celebrations. The free event is being hosted by Friends of the Fairlee Public Library and attendees are encouraged to bring a snack to share.

The tea party will be reminiscent of the ones that used to take place at the library prior to when a new season of the TV show Downton Abbey was set to start.

“We would play the last episode of the previous season,” library director Samantha Hickman said. The tea parties were always well attended.

Hickman herself is excited about the wedding and remembers watching the last one, despite caring for a young child.

“She was up most of the night but I was still up at 5 a.m. to watch that wedding,” Hickman said with a laugh.

There’s a lot more fans like Hickman. Join them on Saturday in Fairlee.

Editor’s note: For more information about the tea party, call 802-333-4716 or email fairlee.library@gmail.com. Liz Sauchelli can be reached at esauchelli@vnews.com or 603-727-3221.