Tea & Talk Series: You Can’t Play Ball in a Skirt


The Wood County Museum welcomes Bette Lou Higgens, Eden Valley Enterprises, as the guest speaker for the upcoming Tea & Talk Series on April 20 at 2 p.m. at the Wood County Museum, 13660 County Home Road.

Bette Lou’s tea is titled “You Can’t Play Ball In a Skirt” a discussion about Alta Weiss, and how she put herself through medical school playing professional baseball on a men’s team in the early 1900s.

The museum is partnering with The Summer Kitchen. The featured tea selection is called “Mango & Friends” a fruit tea with extra-large cubes and flakes of pineapple and mango.

Reservations and payment need completed by April 14. Either call 419-352-0967 and museum staff can assist or visit woodcountyhistory.org to pay online. Admission includes tea and light refreshments by local caterer Carpe Diem out of Pemberville and program.

Member pricing is $25, while non-member and special diet meals (gluten free or vegan) are $30. All ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable.

This program is part of the 2023 Tea & Talk series hosted by the Wood County Museum. A list of teas and other programs can be found at woodcountyhistory.org.

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