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 1(Filled), 29 (filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

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 17
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Tea with our Sisters from the South

Sweet Remembrances will present a full afternoon tea party for all to enjoy and then the Women of the Second South Carolina will share a wee bit of their many talents: foods of the time, weaving/sewing, ladies and children's clothing and more as it strikes their fancy. Our Southern sisters are eager to share stories with us so don't miss this one now, y'all.

Sunday, August 19 (Filled)
1:00
Fee: $40.00

Mystery Author Meet and Greet

Join us in the gardens to meet author Karen Rose Smith who will be introducing her new cozy mystery series - Daisy's Tea Garden Mysteries set in a tea garden in Lancaster County, PA and the first book in the series, Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes. Book signing will be held in the gardens of The Rosemary House. Books will be on hand to purchase from Mechanicsburg Mystery Books.

Thursday August 23 
5:00 - 6:00 pm
FREE

Mystery Author Tea Party and Program

 A delightful evening tea party will be prepared by Sweet Remembrances Tea Room, featuring Lemon Tea Cakes and other fun recipes featured in the Daisy Tea Garden Mystery Series. Join author Karen Rose Smith as she shares an interactive presentation on Life as Inspiration.

Thursday August 23 (Filled)
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $35.00

Fresh Herbal Luncheon

Guest Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will prepare a fabulous summer menu. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Follow Linda on Facebook, too. 

Appetizer Trio:
Stuffed Cucumber Bites
Mini Caprese Skewer
Creamy Grape Salad

Choice of Entree:
Creamy Blueberry Chicken Salad (chicken with fresh basil and blueberries in a creamy honey lemon dressing over mixed greens), served with a homemade roll
OR
Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad (quinoa with fresh corn, zucchini, and basil pesto topped with toasted almonds, over greens) served with a homemade roll

Dessert:

Coconut Cake with Pineapple Filling

Saturday, August 25th
1:00 pm
Fee: $30.00, all inclusive

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 1 (Filled)
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

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! FREE for children under 3 years old. Additional fees may apply for crafts.

Saturday, September 8
Sunday, September 9
10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $5.00 Admission for Ages 3 and up.


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

Apprentice Gardener Night

Consider volunteering to work in the herb garden 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 14
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

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 19 (filled)
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Conscious Cocktails

Infusing herbs into cocktails is a tasty, fun, and spirited way to bring medicinal plants into your life. Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House will share her hints and tips and recipes  for making your own herb and berry liqueurs which have dual uses: delicious just to enjoy and perfect "for medicinal purposes" also! Complimentary samples will be served.

Wednesday, September 19
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Paper Crafting Succulents

You will be amazed at the beautiful hens and chicks you can create out of paper. Patti Van Brederode will teach this paper cutting/crafting class and everyone will make at least two little plants that never need water. Charming staged in a flowerpot on a windowsill (no sun required!) or attached to a wreath. Please bring small sharp scissors if you have them.

Thursday, Sept. 20
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

A Herbal Harvest Luncheon

Join us in the tea room for a flavorful and tasty herbal harvest luncheon prepared by guest Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Menu, including entree options, will be posted one month in advance. Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook!

Saturday, Sept. 22
1:00 pm
$30.00, all inclusive (taxes, gratuity, full course luncheon)

Pirate Tales and Tea

Arrgh! Alisa Dupuy is back as female pirate Eliza Blackheart and she will regale you with tales of the high seas, some pirate lore and surprising stories of female pirates! O'course we'll have some grog and grub for the mateys and a full afternoon tea party for landlubbers. Shiver me timbers this will be fun!

Sunday, Sept. 23 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $45.00

Pennsylvania Tea Festival

We are delighted to be the host for the second annual Pennsylvania Tea Festival. This event will be held in the herb gardens of The Rosemary House and Sweet Remembrances and celebrates the wide variety of specialty teas, herbal tisanes, tea preparation and tea culture. A range of tea merchants and vendors selling all things TEA will be on hand to share their knowledge about tea and tea culture. This two day event will feature lectures on tea, specialty workshops and tea tastings plus musical entertainment. Whether you are a beginning tea enthusiast or a seasoned tea guru, there will be something for everyone. Our Charitable partner for 2018 is Direct Relief, a humanitarian aide organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies. Our Tea Festival Sponsors include: Tea Time Magazine, The Mid-Atlantic Tea Business Association, The Essential Herbal Magazine, and Garden Talk with Bob Carey.
Be sure to 'Like Us' on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Share your photos!  #teafestpa

Buy Tickets
Tickets will be available via EventBrite. If you want to avoid service fees, stop in at The Rosemary House to pick up your advance ticket. Or contact Susanna, she will mail them to you in advance!


Friday, September 28
Saturday, September 29
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $12.00 in advance, 
        $15.00 the day of the event

Grape Vine Wreath

You will be provided a sturdy grapevine wreath to use as a base. Dried flowers, silk flowers and pretty fall ribbons will be available to make a charming fall decoration. All supplies included. Bring your creativity!

Tuesday, October 2
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $15.00 (1987 throwback pricing)

50th Anniversary SALES Day!

As part of our celebration for the big 5-0, we are featuring "Twice-a-Twelve Month Sales Day". Join us for this very special store wide anniversary sale (offered once in the spring, and again in the fall). Everything is 25% off. This is offered Thursday, October 4th only with extended business hours, 9 am - 7 pm. Sorry, no "rain checks".

Thursday, October 4th
Extended Hours - 9 am - 7 pm
Store-wide Discount 25% Off

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! (Note price increase effective October)

Wednesday October 10, 17(filled), 31
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

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!

Thursday October 11
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

Second 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. (Note: Price increase)

Saturday October 13
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Tea with President LIncoln

Spend a lovely afternoon enjoying a presidential Sweet Remembrances tea party. Afterwards, our special guest, President Lincoln will share humorous anecdotes and stories revealing the life lessons he has learned along the way.

Sunday, October 14 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00


Air Plant Terrarium

Air plants are easy to care for and to work with. We will use a pretty glass container to make a decorative terrarium with colorful sand, stones, and other interesting components to house your air plants. All supplies and plants will be included.

Tuesday, October 16
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $20.00

Apple-licious Luncheon

Join us in the tea room as guest Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food joins our culinary team and offers a delicious apple themed luncheon. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook! Watch for the menu option to be posted about one month prior.

Friday, October 19
1:00 pm
Fee: $30.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

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! Pumpkins, Spiders, Ghosts and a few other tricks or treats await you at this special afternoon tea.

Sunday October 21(Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

Aromatherapy and ESSENTIAL OILS

This class will cover the many uses of essential oils for healing and to use around the house. We will discuss how oils are made, the quality of the oils, how you should use them and how not to use them. Susanna Reppert is the instructor. This class is not promoting any specific brands of oils.

Wednesday October 24
6:30 - 8:30 pm 
Fee: $20.00

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! Pumpkins, Spiders, Ghosts and a few other tricks or treats await you at this special afternoon tea.

Sunday, October 28  (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

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 3

Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

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 7, 28
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Tea Blending Fun!

Learn the basics of the different teas, how to brew tea and discover 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.

Wedmesday November 7
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

A Flavorful Fall Feast Lunch

Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will offer a delicious fall themed luncheon. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Menu (with choice of entree) to be posted about one month in advance. Follow Linda on Facebook.

Friday, November 9
1:00 pm
Fee: $30.00, all inclusive

American Revolutionary TEA

It all began with tea! And this special afternoon is no exception. We will start our day with a tea party prepared by Sweet Remembrances. Our program will be on the Renaissance Man of the American Revolution, a fascinating man who was far ahead of his time in both the political arena and the medical arena. Come and learn more about this American from Philadelphia from Janel Jaroh of Time Traveler's Trunk.

Sunday November 11  (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

It's in the BAG

Soup Bags, Bath Bags, Calming Bags, Tea Bags - this class will be a crash course in the Magic of Herbs - their may uses, their history and lore. Everyone will take home a bag. Logs of gift giving ideas, too.

Tuesday, November 13
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $15.00 (1998 throwback pricing)

Spice Rack Medicine

Most of the culinary herbs that we use regularly for seasoning also have considerable medicinal uses. Many of the herbs commonly found in your kitchen cupboards can be used to remedy problems such as headaches, tummy aches, sinuses, indigestion, inflammation, and infections. Discover the health (and culinary) delights of garlic, ginger, turmeric, mint, thyme, sage, rosemary, parsley, fennel and many others.

Tuesday, November 20
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

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 23 (limited availability)
Saturday November 24
1:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

Fresh Greens Arrangement - festive log planter

We will use fresh greens to create a lovely arrangement perfect for your front stoop or porch. A log planter, oasis, ribbons, fresh greens, pine cones, berries and all supplies will be included to make a cheerful and showy arrangement that the neighbors will envy!

Wednesday, Nov. 28th
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $40.00

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 1 (Filled)
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $40.00, 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 an adorable scrap ribbon tree ornament. Sign up early for this one! It always fills quickly.

Sunday December 2 (Filled)
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $45.00

Wednesday/Thursday 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 5 (filled)
Wednesday, December 12
Thursday, December 13 
Wednesday, December 19
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $40.00, includes tax and gratuity

Herbal Holiday Luncheon

Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be preparing a festive herbal luncheon. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Watch for the menu (including entree options) to be posted one month in advance. Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook!

Saturday December 8
1:00 pm
$35.00, all inclusive (taxes, gratuity, full course luncheon)

A Very Special Christmas Tea Party

Sweet Remembrances will be beautifully appointed for the holidays and Nancy Reppert will prepare a delicious, elegant and festive afternoon tea. Afterward we will have an entertaining musical holiday program presented by Ron Bellamy, nationally known hand bell soloist.

Sunday December 9  (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.

Sunday December 16 (Filled)
1:00
Fee:  $40.00, all 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!

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

New Year's Eve Candlelight Tea

Enjoy a relaxing night out with your friends and loved ones at this special holiday event  a pre-New Year's Eve celebration! This would make a great Christmas gift! Don't delay in making your reservations for this very special evening.

Monday December 31
7 p.m
Fee: $45.00

 - 2019 - Happy New Year! - 2019 -

Second Saturday Afternoon Tea - Happy New Year!

Join us as we celebrate the New Year, 2019, on the second Saturday of January. 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 12, 2019
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00 per person

Super Scone Sunday - 2018

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 13, 2019
Sunday January 27, 2019
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $18.00

Special Valentine's Tea & Program - 2019!

Celebrate with us at this very special Valentine's Tea... roses and hearts and all things good. Enjoy a full afternoon tea party followed by a program presented by Food and Fashion Historian April Thomas of Fashions Revisited. She will discuss The History of Valentine Treats: the first traditions of giving candy and other foods associated with Valentine's Day and how they evolved over time. This complete Afternoon Tea will feature a fresh salad, assorted tea sandwiches and savories, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and sweet desserts, chocolate, too!

Sunday, February 10, 2019
1:00 p.m.
Fee:  $40.00/per person, inclusive (tax, tip, tea, & program)

Valentine's Day Tea - February 14, 2019

Celebrate Valentine's Day with friends and loved ones at this festive Valentine's Day Tea. Roses, cupids, pinks and reds, and hearts galore will adorn the table and the food. A full afternoon tea, starting with salad, and including sandwiches, scones, fresh fruit, and tasty desserts rounds out the menu. Celebrate this special day of love!

Thursday, February 14, 2019
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $35.00, all inclusive (tax and tip included)