Tea with Personality, Catherine the Great of Russia
September 17th, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
177 West Hickory
Hesston, Kansas 67062
Join us and our host, Catherine the Great (performed by Bonnie Johnson), for “Tea with Personality”, provided by Historical Echoes. The afternoon will include a light tea and conversation about her life experiences on Sunday, September 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person.
The performance will be in authentic first person, in costume, Chautauqua style. Discussions can be held after the performance both in character and as a scholar out-of-character.
Catherine the Great of Russia – 18th century ruler in her own right who secured strategic alliances with European allies, facilitated Mennonite religious freedoms, and with a non-aggression treaty facilitated the colonists in the American Revolution, and brought Russia into modernity.