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Our Tea Club traveled to the beautiful Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond VA

Reservations are now being taken for the following events:


July 2018


Saturday, July 21, 2018--12 noon

Annual Club Luncheon (covered dish),
New Fairview Church Road, York, Pa 17403 ph. 717-741-2684
Cost $10.00 members, $15.00 guests

This church is the same venue we have used for the past several years and provides plenty of space for our luncheon. Bring a covered dish to share. Following lunch, Todd Frey will demonstrate a typical Japanese Tea Ceremony. We will have a chance to taste the macha tea that is used for such ceremonies. (Don't worry, we will remain seated - we do not need to kneel on the floor). Please bring your white elephant items for the silent auction. (Note ---we are not accepting books this year - please donate them to your local library or thrift store).



August 2018


Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 1 pm

Sweet Remembrances Tearoom ,
Meet The Authors!
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 ph. 717-697-5785
Cost $35.00 inclusive for members, $40.00 guests

The Tea Room owner Nancy Reppert has been a club member since 2005 when the club began. Nancy makes all her food and serves a delightful tea. Tea will be followed by a thirty minute talk by three authors: Heather Heyford, Heidi Hormel and Geri Krotow (NOTE: INTRODUCTION BELOW). Attendees may stay to ask questions of the authors, leave and head for home or stop by The Rosemary House Shop next door. You will find a variety of herbs and gifts. Shop owner, Susanna Reppert-Brill is also a member of our club and very knowledgeable about herbs and their uses. Pick up a calendar of events booklet which lists all the events for the tearoom and the herb shop.

Introducing the Authors
Heather Heyford—writes contemporary romance novels set in the wine country. Her latest mass market paperback, First Comes Love, launched in May. Visit Heather at www.heatherheyford.com.
Heidi Hormel—has always been a writer. She has published five books with Harlequin in her Angel Crossing, Arizona series. Visit her at www.HeidiHormel.net for more about her.
Geri Krotow—is the best selling author of the Silver Valley, PD for Harlequin Romantic Suspense. Geri is a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and former Naval Intelligence Officer. Visit Geri at www.gerikrotow.com, where you may sign up for her newsletter.

Maximum seating 35, Reservation deadline July 28


Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 1 pm

Blooming Hill Lavender Farm
19929 Telegraph Springs Rd., Purcellville, VA 20132, ph. 703-431-0779
Cost $35 inclusive for members, $40 for guests

Since we have about 30 members from Virginia, we schedule one tea a year in their state. This venue was suggested by one of our new members. The lavender farm has 98 varieties of lavender and uses lavender in cooking. We will have lavender ice cream for dessert! The tea is outside under cover so dress appropriately. After the tea, Cyndie, the owner will give a talk on the history and use of lavender. There is also a gift shop with lavender products made with lavender from the farm. You may tour the lavender gardens after the tea. The lavender farm is 2 hours from York. If anyone would like assistance with car pooling, call or email Donna.

Maximum seating 40 -- Reservation deadline--August 12



September 2018


Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, 11:30 am or 2 pm

Hollabaugh Bros. Fruit Farm and Market,
545 Carlisle Rd. Biglerville, PA 17307, ph. 717-677-9494
$32 inclusive for members, $37 for guests

This is our second visit to Hollabaugh's. The tea is served in a classroom next to the market. An easy craft will be done following the tea. This will be apple season so plan to stock up on apples for eating, cooking and canning. The group enjoyed shopping in the fruit market last year. Choose either seating for the tea.
Reservation deadline-- August 22


Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29 from 9 am. to 4 pm

The Rosemary House and Sweet Remembrances Tea Room,
118-120 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

The second annual PA Tea Festival will be held at The Rosemary House and Sweet Remembrances Tea Room. . Visit www.TeaFestPA.com for a detailed schedule of events. The Festival will feature a variety of merchants and vendors, a range of teas, tea tastings, informative programs and musical entertainment. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day of event. The club will be selling tickets for $12. If you buy thru the club, the club will get $2.00 per ticket. Contact Donna at donnalerew@gmail.com or call 717-741-2684 for tickets.


JoAnn Voelker having tea at the Ritz Hotel in London, England


Maureen, Diane and Sharon having Full English Breakfast, Torquay, England


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