Please Note:

Sweet Remembrances tea room will be closed for a summer holiday beginning Monday July 25th through Wednesday August 10th.

Herbal Liquers

Susanna Reppert will share her hints and tips for making your own flavorful and tasty herb and berry liqueurs. Kahlua, Raspberry Vodka, Nocino and lots of others. They are all easy to make yourself! Tips will be shared to use the beverages in salads, desserts and more. Complimentary samples will be served.

Wednesday August 10
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Second Saturday Afternoon Tea - August

Because of a family get-away, we will be serving Afternoon Tea on the Second Saturday in August. Celebrate the summer at a tranquil and relaxing Afternoon Tea. Cool and comfortable, enjoy the dog days of August sharing afternoon tea with friends! This tea will include salad, a variety of sandwiches, fresh fruit, oven fresh scones, and properly brewed loose leaf tea.

Saturday August 13 (filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Beauty Secrets Through the Ages Tea Party & Program

A fun fashionista tea party followed by a visit with the Evil Queen (Alisa Dupuy) who will regale us with extreme beauty secrets and the scary but true story of Countess Elizabeth Bathory whose beauty regimen will certainly surprise you. You will be astounded to learn the lengths to which some women will go for beauty.

Sunday August 14
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

SereniTEA Wednesdays - August

Enjoy deliciously elegant afternoon tea Wednesdays in August. Delight in the quiet, relaxed atmosphere of a traditional tearoom as you savor the delicious homemade culinary specialties unique to Afternoon Tea. Our menu features a green salad, variety of sandwiches, fresh fruit, assorted sweets, and warm from the oven scones which complement your bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea. Treat yourself and your friends to a well deserved break as you relax and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Wednesday, August 17, 24, 31(filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Fairy Garden Tea Party

Everyone will enjoy this special garden party featuring Tink and the Winter Fairy! We will serve favorite foods of the wee folk and afterwards the children will have an opportunity for photos, a special craft, and stories with the delightful and entertaining Fairies. This special event is being co-hosted by The Rosemary House, Sweet Remembrances Tea Room and My Fantasy Party.

Thursday August 18
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

It Takes Guts to be Healthy!

In this class, community herbalist Susanna Reppert Brill will cover the digestive system and how to effectively balance, strengthen, and heal common digestive complaints with individual herbs and powerful herbal combinations. Gas, bloating, heartburn, cramps, indigestion, stomach stressors and more will be covered. We begin by diving in with some basic anatomy and physiology, and then discuss the nature and causes of each digestive issue.

Tuesday August 23
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Fee: $20.00

A DOLL of a Tea

Bring your favorite childhood doll to this relaxing evening tea party. Treva Smith, president Penn-Ferry Doll Club and past-president of Central Penn Doll collector's club will feature some of her dolls through the decades. Everyone will be able to share and tell stories about the dolls you bring with you.

Thursday August 25
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $35.00

Apprentice Gardener Night

Many hands make light work during Apprentice Gardener Night! Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday August 26 (canceled)
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

First Saturday Tea - September

Savor a complete Afternoon Tea with salad, sandwiches, fresh fruit, oven fresh scones, and mini-desserts. Assorted flavors of tea round out your menu. By reservation only.

Saturday September 3
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Please Note: Because of the Fairy Festival and a mini-vacation afterwards, there is only one Wednesday tea scheduled in September, the 28th. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

FAIRY FESTIVAL

Calling all fairies, elves, wizards, hobbits and gnomes to this 23rd annual event! Fairy Rose Fairy will be back to delight and entertain. Lots of crafts and activities including fairy wings to decorate, free fairy tattoos, free mining for gem blessing stones, free fairy dusted potpourri, and ivy halos.
Visit our “Fairy Food on the Fly” table. 
Check our website for the time schedule for music and entertainment (updated early August).
Perfect for ages 3 –11 and all who believe!

Saturday September 10 and Sunday September 11
10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $5.00 Admission for Ages 12 and up.


FREE for children ages 0 - 11 when accompanied by adults
(Fees may apply for crafts)

Rain or shine.
Please note: our gardens are unable to accommodate strollers, sorry for the inconvenience.

Coloring Time

Try your hand at this relaxing trend in arts and crafts. We will have some coloring pages and som supplies (feel free to bring your own also). We will sit under the pavilion, listen to some music, drink some tea, relax and color.

Thursday September 15
6:30 pm
Fee: $3.00

Apprentice Gardener Night

Consider volunteering to work in the gardens during Apprentice Gardener Night. Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday September 16
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Edible Gifts with Herbs

Everyone loves a homemade gift!  Instructions to make vinegars, flavored oils, mustards, liqueurs, beverage mixes, herbal rice and other seasoning blends all made with either fresh or dried herbs will be shared.  Participants will be given recipes, taste samples and leave with an edible gift or two!

Tuesday September 20
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

Plants of the Bible Program

We will begin the evening with a sampling of herb tea and some "Scripture Cake" and then Master Gardener and herb enthusiast Wendy plowman will share her studies of plants and herbs of the Bible.

Thursday September 22
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

WWII Tea & Program

We've been hoarding ration stamps in order to create a lovely 1040's era tea party. We'll listen to Glenn Miller and talk about our War Bonds. Wear your Victory Rolls, or cocktail hat to add to the fun. Our special guest is Vera Atkins (Alisa Dupuy), a behind the scenes WWII spymaster and intelligence officer. She will recount her experiences recruiting for Britain's secret services and will familiarize us with stories of famous American female spies. Be prepared to be amazed!

Sunday September 25 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

SereniTEA Wednesday - September

Join us for Afternoon Tea this Wednesday in September. Tea, salad, sandwiches, scones, fruit and desserts all combined to create an experience to delight all your senses!

Wednesday September 28
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

First Saturday Afternoon Tea - October

Enjoy a very special October Afternoon Tea featuring salad, assorted sandwiches, a variety of scones, fresh fruit and festive little desserts with a nod towards the fun spirit of Halloween. A pot of properly brewed tea accompanies your afternoon tea.

Saturday October 1
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

SereniTEA Wednesday - October

Join us for Afternoon Tea Wednesdays in October. Tea, salad, sandwiches, scones, fruit and desserts all combined to create an experience to delight all your senses!

Wednesday October 5, 12, 19
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Witches and the Burning Times

A history of what is now known as The Burning Times when by some estimates nearly six million women lost their lives. Did you know midwives were burned at the stake as witches? Or that at one time in the bishopric of Trier there were only three women left alive? Come and explore another fascinating and often forgotten part of our history. Instructor is Nancy McKenzie a photojournalist, writer, historian, and Civil War re-enactor. Tea and Treats (and Tricks?) included.

Wednesday October 5
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Fee: $20.00

Do-It-Yourself Make-up

Learn to make lip stain, facial toner, body powders, solid perfumes, blush, moisturizer and more with Molly Sams of The Essential Herbal Magazine and Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House. Lots of recipes will be provided and participants will be able to play with the products.

Wednesday October 12
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Bay Leaf Kitchen Wreath

Create a very easy and quite pretty wreath made with dried bay leaves, chili peppers, cinnamon sticks, dried orange and apple pieces and more. A guaranteed success! This craft is suitable for all ages including children age 8 and up.

Thursday October 13
7 pm –8 pm
Fee: $20.00

Stamp a Stack of Seasonal Cards

In this fun class, our Creative Coach Cindy Zell will lead us step by step through an evening of stamping, punching, cutting and embellishing, resulting in a stack of at least 8 one-of-a-kind seasonal cards. Each participant will take home a gorgeous assortment of unique card creations. Friends and family members will be lucky to receive any one of these 8 sweetly designed hand-stamped treasures (that is, if you dare to part with them!). Guaranteed to be quick, easy, clever, and original. Beginners through advanced card makers are welcome!

Tuesday October 18
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

a hauntingly delightful Halloween Tea

Clever culinary artist, Nancy Reppert, will create a delightful afternoon tea party for you to enjoy with your family and friends. Costumes encouraged! Delight in sampling a Witches Brew Soup accompanied by Witchy finger breadsticks. Tasty bat shaped sandwiches, black cat cheddar pimiento sandwiches are a few of the savory sandwiches. Pumpkins, Spiders, Ghosts and a few other tricks or treats await you at this special afternoon tea.

Sunday October 23 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

24th Annual Garlic Dinner

Garlic! Garlic! and More Garlic! Our 24th annual and hauntingly delightful garlic dinner where everything is made with garlic, including dessert! After dinner, Garlic Jeopardy! Come dressed for Halloween! BYOB

Wednesday, October 26
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

a hauntingly delightful Halloween Tea

Clever culinary artist, Nancy Reppert, will create a delightful afternoon tea party for you to enjoy with your family and friends. Costumes encouraged! Delight in sampling a Witches Brew Soup accompanied by Witchy finger breadsticks. Tasty bat shaped sandwiches, black cat cheddar pimiento sandwiches are a few of the savory sandwiches. Pumpkins, Spiders, Ghosts and a few other tricks or treats await you at this special afternoon tea.

Sunday October 30 (filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

SereniTEA Wednesday - November

Join us for a complete Afternoon Tea including salad or soup, sandwiches, assorted oven fresh scones with toppings, and a variety of little desserts. Bottomless pot of properly brewed tea is also included.

Wednesday November 2, 9, 16, 30
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

First Saturday Afternoon Tea - November

Join us for Afternoon Tea where we will feature a soup or salad, a variety of tea sandwiches, two types of oven fresh scones with toppings, fresh fruit, and an assortment of little desserts with a nod to the fall harvest and Thanksgiving. A bottomless pot of tea will accompany your tea tray.

Saturday November 5

Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $28.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Presidential Election Day Tea Party

The Presidential Election of 2016 has almost come to an end. Relax and unwind at this Afternoon Tea party featuring former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower. Mamie will share her recollections of her first meeting with Ike, the trials and tribulations of marriage, war, politics, the campaign trail, the presidency and their life together. This Tea worthy of a President won't be repeated until 2020!

Sunday November 6
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $50.00

Natural Household Cleaning Products

Get down and dirty in a clean way, during this fun, hands-on workshop. You will discover safe, natural and affordable cleaning products, and learn how to make your own very effective green cleaners with only a few simple ingredients. Susanna Reppert Brill will share with you a wide variety of all natural cleaning products that are easy to make. Everyone will leave with recipes and a product or two.

Thursday November 10
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Tea Blending Fun!

Learn the basics of the different teas, how to brew a tea and many guidelines for creating your own tea formulas using a large variety of ingredients such as herbs from the garden, black tea or green tea, spices from the cupboard, and fruits and nuts. We will blend teas for pleasure and a few tasty blends that can be used for relaxation or digestion or immune boosting. Everyone will try their hand at making a tea blend. Susanna Reppert Brill instructor.

Tuesday November 15
6:30 - 8:30 pm
$25.00

Sweet Beauty Gifts

Looking for clever gifts to make? In this fun hands-on class you will make rejuvenating Candy Cane Bath Salts. Nourish your skin with Rich Eggnog Body Cream. Glow with Sugar Cookie Scrub and Snowflake Fizzies. all supplies and recipes provided. Taught by Molly Sams of The Essential Herbal Magazine and Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House.

Wednesday November 16
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Sweet Remembrances Annual Holiday Tea

Our tearoom will be open Friday after Thanksgiving to serve a traditional Holiday Tea. A brilliant way for you to entertain your guests or just to get together with some friends and family to relax. Assorted tea sandwiches, fruit, hot scones, miniature desserts and a bottomless pot of hot tea served in a delicate china cup. By Reservation only. This fills quickly! Reserve early!

Friday November 25 (limited availability)
Saturday November 26
1:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

Natural Twig Swag or Wreath Decoration

Participants will be able to choose from a variety of large or small natural twig swag or wreath base to create instant holiday decor. We will supply a variety of fresh greens, pine cones and a cheerful bow to be attached to the base to make a unique and beautiful holiday decoration.

Thursday December 1
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $30.00

First Saturday Afternoon Tea - December

Elegant Afternoon Tea is served on festive holiday plates with coordinated tea cups. Enjoy a salad, followed by a tea tray laden with afternoon tea sandwiches, oven fresh scones with assorted toppings, fresh fruit, and miniature desserts. The tea tray is accompanied by a bottomless pot of properly brewed tea of your choice.

Saturday December 3
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00, includes tax and gratuity

Holiday Workshop & FestiviTEA

Enjoy an elegant and festive holiday tea party with scrumptious foods. The tea party alone makes this class wonderful but we will also create a small pinecone and fresh greens arrangement. Sign up early for this one! It always fills quickly.

Sunday December 4
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $45.00

Wednesday SereniTEA - December

Join us in the tea room, decorated for the season, with festive holly tea cups and plates, for a very special holiday tea. Enjoy a seasonal salad, an assortment of finger sandwiches, oven fresh scones with toppings, fresh fruit, and miniature desserts. Your tea tray is accompanied with a bottomless pot of tea.

Wednesday December 7, 14, 21
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00, includes tax and gratuity

Take Tea! Take Joy!

Let your heart be merry as we celebrate the magic of this holiday season at a complete Afternoon Tea at Sweet Remembrances. This tea is served in courses rather than with the three tiered tray. It includes bottomless pots of tea.

Saturday December 10
1 p.m.
Fee: $40.00, inclusive


American Holiday Customs & Christmas Tea

Evergreens and Dreidels: American Holiday Customs with a Very special Christmas Tea Party!
Sweet Remembrances will be beautifully appointed for the holidays and Nancy Reppert will prepare a delicious and elegant full tea. Afterward, we will have an entertaining holiday program. how did Christmas trees, gifts, vacation, carols, cookies, St. Nicholas, and a host of other traditions come to represent the season? Janeal Jaroh of Time Traveler Trunks will explore ways in which Roman customs were interpreted and converted in Europe and eventually adapted and blended by American religious and ethnic groups. This is not only the story of Christmas, but the evolution of Hanukkah in America.

Sunday December 11(filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

Take Tea! Take Joy!

Let your heart be merry as we celebrate the magic of this holiday season at a delightfully elegant Afternoon Tea at Sweet Remembrances This very special holiday tea will be served in courses rather than with the tiered tray. Bottomless pots of tea, with your choice of tea are included. This is a perfect way to enjoy the holiday season with family and friends.

Saturday December 17
1 p.m.
Fee: $40.00, inclusive

Take Tea! Take Joy!

Let your heart be merry as we celebrate the magic of this holiday season at a delightfully elegant Afternoon Tea at Sweet Remembrances This very special holiday tea will be served in courses rather than with the tiered tray. Bottomless pots of tea, with your choice of tea are included. This is a perfect way to enjoy the holiday season with family and friends.

Sunday December 18
1 p.m.
Fee: $40.00, inclusive

Elegant Candlelight Evening Tea

Enjoy a relaxing night out with your friends and loved ones at this special holiday event. This would make a great Christmas gift! Don't delay in making your reservations for this very special evening. It always fills quickly!

Friday December 30 (Filled)
7 p.m
Fee: $45.00

 - 2017 - Happy New Year! - 2017 -

First Saturday Afternoon Tea - Celebrate! Happy New Year!

Join us as we celebrate the New Year with stars and glitz and all that's new again. A complete Afternoon Tea will feature salad followed by the three tiered tray complete with tea sandwiches, two varieties of scones, fresh fruit, and tasty desserts. Steaming hot pots of tea of course.

Saturday January 7, 2017
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00 per person

Super Scone Sunday ~ Happy New Year 2017

Call with your arrival time and the number in your party and enjoy an assortment of three types of freshly baked scones, jelly, homemade lemon curd, fresh fruit and a bottomless pot of tea of your choice.

Sunday January 8, 2017
Between 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Fee: $15.00

Sereni-Tea Wednesdays - January 2017

Join us for Afternoon Tea Wednesdays in January. Tea, salad, sandwiches, scones, fruit and desserts all combined to create an experience to delight all your senses! Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea of course.

Wednesday January 18, 25
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00/person, inclusive

Super Scone Sunday

Join in the fun of this casual relaxing day! Three varieties of oven fresh scones, assorted toppings, a wide variety of fresh fruit all accompanied with a bottomless pot of properly prepared tea. Sit and enjoy the calming effects of tea and the soothing benefits of friendship.

Sunday January 29, 2017
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $15.00

Happy Valentine's Day Tea! 2017!

Celebrate with us at this very special Valentine's Day Tea... roses and hearts and all things good... a very special event for everyone, your loved ones or your Valenfriend!  Enjoy a full afternoon tea party followed by a program on the Victorian traditions associated with St. Valentine's Day! The Victorian era brought cupids, chocolates and other delights to this day dedicated to love! And they knew why roses have thorns! This complete Afternoon Tea will feature a fresh salad, assorted tea sandwiches and savories, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and sweet desserts, chocolate, too! Instructor Julie Pellegrino, gifted intuitive and historian will delight us all with her St. Valentine's Day program.

Sunday, February 12, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Fee:  $40.00/per person, inclusive