The Clarke Historical Museum presents: Cha no yu
A Gateway to Zen Through Tea
A virtual tea-tasting and presentation
Each participant will receive a custom-designed mug by Jenna Catsos of Pen & Pine, samples of ceremonial Matcha, sweets, and the kanji for tea hand-painted on rice paper by local artist Georgia Long, along with access to a Zoom link for an introduction to a basic form of Cha-no-yu through both observation and participation. The program also includes a performance by Humboldt Taiko!
Where: Zoom (link provided after tickets are purchased)
Cost: $30 per person. Includes: mug, tea, sweets, access to the presentation, and entry for the special door prize drawing.
Note: Tickets for the entire package are limited to 60 people, but "program only" tickets for those who want to attend the program but not receive the tea "kit" can be purchased for $10 per person. The program will be streamed over the internet Zoom and questions will be accepted through the 'Chat' feature on Zoom so be sure you are familiar with it before the program starts. Staff may not be available to troubleshoot during the event.
The presentation will be led by Harvey II & Holly Harvey, founders of the Horai Center
Sumi on Kozo
by Georgia Long
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Gateway to Zen Full Package Ticket
- Tea mug designed by Pen and Pine
- Ceremonial Grade Matcha
- Matcha Preparation Tools
- Informational Packet
- Virtual Ticket to the Zoom Presentation
Gateway to Zen Zoom Program Only Ticket
Please note this ticket is for the virtual Zoom Program ONLY for Gateway to Zen. There are no in-person tickets for this event. You will receive a confirmation email from us within 1 business day of paying for the ticket and the Zoom link will be sent to you the day before the event.
Shipping for Gateway to Zen Kits
*NOTE: This only needs to be purchased if your kit needs to be shipped to you. Be sure to also order a kit, as this price only covers shipping. Include your shipping address in the notes section so we can get your kit to the right place.*
This is the second session of a four-part series on teas and local history. Each session will include a sample of teas and a themed mug designed by Pen & Pine, along with other goodies. Depending upon what the future holds, we hope to be able to hold these events in-person!