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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Connections Gift Shop & Tea Room

Connections Gift Shop & Tea Room
109 South Market Street
Ligonier, PA  15658

Connections Gift Shop & Tea Room features tea, coffee, cold beverages, and an ever-changing pastry bar.  Healthy salads are also on the menu for a quick lunch.  Connections offers indoor seating as well as front porch and back deck seating when the weather permits.  Pastries are baked by manager Sharon Detar from all natural ingredients.  Customers can choose regular brewed or individually French-pressed coffee, both made with locally roasted coffee beans from the Old Linn Run Coffee Bean Roastery.  Tea drinkers can create their own special blend of loose tea from a selection of sixteen fine teas at a make your own tea bag station.

The foyer and the lower level of Connections are filled to the brim with an expanded line of sports merchandise.  Shoppers looking for unique gifts that make a difference in the world will enjoy browsing the Fair Trade Boutique at Connections which showcases products handcrafted by artisans in developing countries who are paid a vital wage for their work. 

Connections is a great place to meet old friends and new in a relaxing and inviting atmosphere.  The tea room is also available for small gatherings (up to 20) if reserved in advance.  You'll find there's always something brewing at Connections!

Hours:  Tuesday through Saturday 9-5; Sunday 12-5
Closed Mondays through Memorial Day

Connections Gift Shop & Tea Room is a component of the Ligonier Valley Learning Center, a nonprofit organization which provides education and counseling support in the Ligonier Valley and surrounding areas.