The 9th Annual Victorian Sweetheart Tea was a smashing success. Put on by the Mount Sterling Friends of the Library, the event took place on Feb. 8 at Mount Sterling United Methodist Church.
Guests enjoyed a generous buffet, and local pianist Ralph Ross performed.
Members of the Madison-Plains High School Key Club dressed in period attire and served flavored teas tableside. The group also served as models for a vintage bridal fashion show. Other highlights included a display of vintage wedding dolls and vignettes featuring wedding albums that belonged to area residents.
Organizers gave out many prizes, including one for the group that brought the most people. This year, that award went to the Dazzling Divas Red Hat Society of Washington Court House.
Many work behind the scenes to make the annual event a success, donating prizes, table favors and food and volunteering to help with set-up and clean-up.
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