Richards-DAR House Museum 8th Annual Garden Party, "A Victorian Spring," is scheduled for Sunday, April 12, 2-5 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go toward the $85,000 restoration of fence and gallery lace ironwork at the museum, 256 N. Joachim Street in Mobile.
Guests can enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, desserts and other tea party fare for their $20 per person tax-deductible donation. Call 251-208-7320 for tickets; see www.richardsdarhouse.com for information.
In addition to the garden party and a look at the historic house, guests can participate in a hat contest. Prizes will be given in the following categories--Breath of Spring, Vintage, Funniest, Most Creative Hat and Outfit Ensemble and Just for Kids.
An auction of four gift baskets, each valued at $150 or more, will be included in the event's activities.