Monthly Tea Talk and Tasting: Blending

Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:00 pm

Monthly Tea Talk and Tasting: Blending

Blending
Blending

This month, explore the magic of tea blending! We will talk about how ingredients can create a dynamic and delicious blend. Best of all, you can make your own tea blend! Free and open to the public.

Vibrant artwork by April Werle

Date: June 1, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm

Vibrant artwork by April Werle, lively music, and free tea for First Friday, June 1, 5-8pm!

vibrant Werle collage
vibrant Werle collage

Enjoy vibrant artwork, music by Emily Emmons, and free tea for June First Friday! April Werle, a local artist, will display her colorful collages that revolve around identity. Through her work, you will also see her interest in the architecture of environment relative to culture. Find out more about Werle and her work at: www.aprilwerle.com.

 

Art Talk with ceramicist Scott McClellan

Date: May 11, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:00 pm

ART TALK WITH CERAMICIST SCOTT MCCLELLAN

Scott McClellan, our current LMTCo Potter-in-Residence, will join us from 6-7pm Friday, May 11th to speak about his contemplative metamorphic-looking wood-fired work.  LMTCo Art Talks only happen once a quarter so don’t miss it! Free and open to the public.

Scott McClellan
Scott McClellan

Scott received his BFA in ceramics from Utah State University. After graduating he worked as a studio technician at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He then served as a long term ​​resident artist at Taos Clay in New Mexico. He recently graduated from the University of Missouri with his MFA in ceramics and a minor in sculpture. Scott is currently the wood fire resident at the Clay Studio of Missoula where he is producing wood fired pottery and sculpture out of native clays.

Thoughtful photography, LMTCo tea-flavored pie Pop Up, and free tea May 4, 5-8pm

Date: May 4, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm

Thoughtful photography, LMTCo tea-flavored pie Pop Up, and free tea May 4, 5-8pm

Bridge
Bridge

“Emily Elliott Gergasko’s dream-like and nature-based photography explores ideas of space, time, and impermanence, and makes observations of things often overlooked. Her latest body of work, “Spaces”, reflects on open spaces as explored through Western landscapes, both intimate and expansive.

Originally from New Jersey, she studied photography and music at Hampshire College, College of Santa Fe, and Santa Fe Community College. After living in New Mexico for fifteen years, Emily moved to Missoula in 2014. Her recent explorations in Montana and the Pacific Northwest have inspired these new images. See her website for more information.”

As a cherry on top to the night, Lil House Pies Pop-Up stand will be selling delicious LMTCo tea-flavored gourmet pies! 

 

Monthly Tea Tasting: Cultural Brewing Styles, Thursday April 26, 6-7pm

Date: April 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:00 pm

Monthly Tea Tasting: Cultural Brewing Styles, Thursday April 26, 6-7pm

Lok Virsa tea
Lok Virsa tea in Pakistan (Zeenath Khan)

Throughout time and space, people have prepared tea in a variety of delicious and enchanting ways. Come hear Zeenath Khan (one of our tea tenders) share her tea experiences in Pakistan. In addition, we will explore the main ways tea is enjoyed in the West and East.

This will be at our tea bar in Missoula, Montana. Free and open to the public.

Please RSVP to our Facebook event here

April First Friday: A night of wilderness-inspired art and music

Date: April 6, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm

April First Friday: A night of wilderness-inspired art and music at LMTC0 from 5-8 pm April 6th.

Krolczyk wood painting
Krolczyk wood painting

“Born in the Rockies and raised in the Northwest, Amanda Krolczyk is a ceramicist and woodworker inspired by cold rushing waters and strong mountain women. Her current body of work uses reclaimed and recycled wood assembled into specific mountains and ranges across Montana and the West.” She will be displaying these wood paintings and pottery.

Charlie Hopkins and Eric Enzien (of Moneypenny and Poor Henry, respectively) team up as the Gospel Humpers for a night of original folk, blues and country. Expect lively harmonica, vocals, and guitar!

 

Monthly Tea Talk & Tasting: The Rich Story of Puerh

Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:00 pm

Monthly Tea Talk & Tasting: The Rich Story of Puerh

Puerh cakes
Puerh cakes

Our third monthly tea tasting, Mar 22, 6-7 pm.  Did you know that a 4 pound cake of puerh tea once sold for over 1 million dollars? Come find out why and learn about the mysterious story of puerh, one of China’s aged and highly nuanced tea.

This will be at our tea bar in Missoula, Montana. Free and open to the public.

RSVP to our facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/907960469362448/

LMTCo First Friday- paintings by AliciaKay and music by Chris Pumphrey

Date: March 2, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm

LMTCo First Friday- paintings by AliciaKay and music by Chris Pumphrey!

AliciaKay "Stars and Trees"
AliciaKay “Stars and Trees”

Lively visuals, soulful sounds and tasty tea at Lake Missoula Tea Co, Mar 2, 5-8pm!

AliciaKay is native to Montana, living most of her life in Missoula. Since 2011, the outpouring of AliciaKay’s work has developed a style of bright, bold colors, mixed with three dimensional layering that she terms as “Aggressive Canvas Augmentation”.

Singer songwriter Chris Pumphrey will be joined by Laura Lundquist for an evening of acoustic roots and original music.

Certified Elephant-Friendly™ Tea-Tasting/Talk at Caffe Dolce

Date: February 24, 2018
Time: 2:30 pm

Certified Elephant-Friendly™ Tea-Tasting/Talk at Caffe Dolce

Join us on Saturday, February 24th at 2:30pm for a Certified Elephant-Friendly™ Tea Tasting at Caffe Dolce with Dolce’s Tea and Coffee Director, Ryan Payne. Tea Discussion by Lisa Mills of Broader Impact Group too! Please call Caffe Dolce ((406) 830-3055) in advance to reserve a place at this tasting! Limited Seating-and this is event is Free! Take advantage of Missoula’s best tea and tea knowledge this weekend!

Indian elephants
Indian elephants

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Monthly Tea Tasting: The Wonderful World of Wulong

Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:00 pm

Monthly Tea Tasting: The Wonderful World of Wulong

Our second monthly tea tasting, Feb 22, 6-7pm.  Learn about why people say wulong (aka oolong) is the most diverse tea type, while tasting some of our delicious oolong teas and hearing about our travels to oolong-producing tea farms in Taiwan.

This will be at our tea bar in Missoula, Montana. Free and open to the public.

RSVP to our facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/907960469362448/?event_time_id=907960496029112