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SPRING EQUINOX COMMUNI-TEA FESTIVAL

Sunday, March 22, noon-5 p.m. — Celebrate the change of seasons at Dobra Tea in Black Mountain with tea tastings from Panther Moon Tea Company, Appalachai, Infusion Lounge, Dobra Tea and other local companies. Other activities will include live music throughout the day, guided qi gong, meditation, yoga, acupuncture, face painting and other kids’ activities. Admission is a $5 suggested donation to benefit ArtSpace Charter School. Dobra Tea, 120 Broadway St., Black Mountain. 357-8530

BLACK TEA TASTING AND PRESENTATION

Sunday, March 29, 9:30-11 a.m. — Dobra Tea will present a tasting and slideshow presentation of its staff’s tea travels through India, China, Sri Lanka and Africa. Cost is $20 per person. Includes tasting of 10 different black teas. Dobra Tea, 78 N. Lexington Ave. Reservations required. 575-2424

Compiled by Jacqui Castle. Send your tea-related events to Jacqui at jacquicastle@gmail.com

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About Jacqui Castle
Jacqui Castle is a freelance writer who began contributing to Mountain Xpress in 2014. When she is not writing, she is living it up in the Fairview mountains with her family of four.

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