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Ruthmere hosting Downton Abbey event in Elkhart

Posted on Jan. 25, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 25, 2013 at 12:25 p.m.

ELKHART — Ruthmere Mansion is hosting an event inviting fans of the PBS television show, Downton Abbey, to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Edwardian culture.

Guests are invited to dress as their favorite Downton Abbey characters and enjoy the setting of the mansion as tea, wine, tea sandwiches and scones are served. Along with the cuisine, Gabrielle Robinson and Mike Keen will offer discussions on a variety of topics including customs and mannerisms of 1920s Europe.

Ruthmere Celebrates Downton Abbey takes place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at 302 E. Beardsley Avenue, Elkhart.

Admission is $25 for non-members and $20 for Ruthmere members. Space is limited and guests are asked to reserve their tickets by Feb. 11, by contacting Abbey Huff at 264-0330.