Conscious Cocktails

Infusing herbs into cocktails is a fun and spirited way to bring medicinal plants into your life. Molly Sams of The Essential Herbal and Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House will both share their 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 August 16 (cancelled)
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Princess Garden Tea Party

Everyone will enjoy this adorable garden party featuring Belle and Moana! We will serve a fun and kid-friendly tea party and afterwards there will be opportunity for photos, singing, stories and games with the delightful and entertaining princesses. This special event is being co-hosted by The Rosemary house, Sweet Remembrances Tea Room and My Fantasy Party.

Thursday August 17 (filled)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Mystery Author Meet and Greet

Join us in the gardens to meet author Mary Miley whose first mystery, The Impersonator won the national award for Best First Crime Novel in 2012. All her mysteries, including the latest in that series, Murder in Disguise (released August 1) will be available for sale and for signing. Book signing in the gardens of The Rosemary House. Books will be on hand to purchase from Mechanicsburg Mystery Books. Special offer: Free copy of The Impersonator with every purchase of the new release.

Thursday August 24 
5:00 - 6:00 pm
FREE

Mystery Author Tea Party and Program

Mary Miley is a wonderful and prolific writer and a fascinating historian. After our delightful tea party prepared by Sweet Remembrances Tea Room, Mary Miley will share her inspirations for her books including her newest Murder in Disguise.

Thursday August 24 (Filled)
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 25
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

New this year! Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be joining our culinary team and offering delicious luncheons throughout the year. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook!

Appetizer:
Balsamic Blueberry Salad - mixed greens with blueberries, herbs, and toasted pecans tossed with a balsamic dressing
Glazed Peach Bread

Choice of Entree:
Chicken Pesto Sandwich - tender chicken breast in a creamy pesto dressing on a crusty roll with mozzarella cheese, served with a fresh corn and tomato salad

Mediterranean Couscous Salad - couscous with chickpeas, cucumber, sweet peppers, and kalamata olives in a herb vinaigrette, served with a fresh corn and tomato salad

Dessert:

Vanilla Cupcakes with Berry Buttercream Frosting

Saturday August 26
1:00 pm
$28.00, all inclusive (taxes, gratuity, full course luncheon)

Specialty Tea Institute Foundations of Tea Program - Level 1 & Level 2

This is two full days of tea training offered by the Specialty Tea Institute right here in Mechanicsburg. Begin your journey toward STI Tea Certification or start your tea study with a thorough understanding of how tea is grown, harvested and processed. You'll taste a wide spectrum of flavor possibilities within the five different categories of tea: white, green, oolong, black and dark and learn how tea tasters taste and evaluate through professional tea cupping. Whether a tea professional or just a tea lover, this is the only curriculum endorsed by the Tea Association of the USA. STI believes in the value of small classrooms where students can more easily learn the essential skills of sensory evaluation. Developing keen sensory evaluation sills are the foundation of the STI curriculum. Instructors are Tea Mentors Deborah and Mike Raab of Tea-for-All in NJ. Registration is through the Specialty Tea Institute. Fees are $500.00 per level or $875.00 for both levels which includes the study guides and tea samples. Lunch fees additional.

Monday August 28th, Level 1
Tuesday August 29th, Level 2
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $500.00/level, or $875.00/both levels

(Discounted fee available if you become a member of STI)
Registration Form

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 2
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 9 and Sunday September 10
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.

Greens and Grass

Learn all the great benefits of Greens and Grasses in your diet. How they help with arthritis, cancer, diabetes, inflammation & Alzheimer's. Recipes and samples will be shared in this high energy class taught by Rosemary House intern and wellness coach Natalie Westling.

Wednesday September 13
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

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 15
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Bridal Vogue (Fashion Show & Afternoon Tea)

Two creative downtown Mechanicsburg designers team to produce this posh event. Nancy Reppert of Sweet Remembrances is the culinary artist of the swanky tea party and Sheila Frank is the fashion designer behind the chic fashion show. She will be presenting her spring/summer 2018 collection "Enchantment by SHEILA FRANK". A graduate of Moore College of Art and Design, Sheila specializes in custom work producing gowns for non-traditional brides or for any special occasion.

Sunday September 17 (cancelled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm 

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 20
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Ear Candling Class

Have you always wanted to try ear candling? Now is your chance. We will provide the relaxing music, the tea, the ear candles, guidance and help. You will also get an extra pair of ear candles and handouts to take home with you. Instructors are Molly Sams of The Essential Herbal and Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House.

Wednesday September 20
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $30,00

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be joining our culinary team and offering delicious luncheons throughout the year. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. The menu will be posted soon! Follow Linda on Facebook.

Friday September 22
1:00 pm
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

New this year! Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be joining our culinary team and offering delicious luncheons throughout the year. 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 three weeks prior.

Wednesday September 27
11:30 am
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

Pennsylvania Tea Festival - Premier Event

We are delighted to be the host for the first annual Pennsylvania Tea Festival. This premiere 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 2017 is The Foundation for Enhancing Communities and a portion of your admission will benefit the local Mechanicsburg chapter. 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. #teafestpa

Friday September 29
Saturday September 30
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $12.00 in advance, 
        $15.00 the day of the event

Fall Decor Broom

We will use a lovely lightweight broomcorn broom to make a charming fall decoration. Dried flowers, some silks and pretty ribbons will be supplied to make a charming 12" decoration to place on the front door or in the kitchen that will last through Thanksgiving.

Thursday October 5
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $20.00

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 7
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00/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 11, 18
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00/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 12
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be joining our culinary team and offering delicious luncheons throughout the year. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. The menu will be posted soon! Follow Linda on Facebook.

Friday October 13
1:00 pm
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive

Tea with General & Mrs. Robert E. Lee

Spend a lovely afternoon enjoying a very special Sweet Remembrances tea party. General and Mrs. Robert E. Lee will join us after tea to banter and reminisce telling their fascinating story that weaves through history and upholds honor and duty.

Sunday October 15 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

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.

Tuesday October 17
7 pm –8 pm
Fee: $20.00

Mind*Body*Spirit Self Care

You are number one! This class is all about taking care of YOU. Molly Sams of The Essential Herbal Magazine and Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House will suggest herbal ways to nourish, relax and pamper yourself. We will spend the evening making you own personalized self-care kit including an eye pack and a relaxing tea and much more!

Wednesday October 18
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $30.00

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 22
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.

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

25th Annual Garlic Dinner

Garlic! Garlic! and More Garlic! Do you love garlic? This special event is for you!! Join us for our 25th annual and hauntingly delightful garlic dinner where everything is made with garlic, including dessert! This year the meal is being prepared by Chef Linda Gauvry. After dinner, Garlic Games with prizes for all. Come dressed for Halloween! BYOB

Thursday, October 26
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

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 29 (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 4

Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00/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 8, 29
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

Gather at Sweet Remembrances for a special herbal luncheon prepared by Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds. Chef Linda is a creative chef who is passionate about preparing fresh quality food. Her luncheon will include an appetizer, soup or salad, entree, and dessert. Of course, properly prepared pot of hot tea will be served also. A menu will be shared when it becomes available.

Friday November 10
1:00
Fee: $28.00, inclusive

Tea and Fashions

We will begin this lovely afternoon with a delicious tea party after which April Thomas of Fashions Revisited will lead a discussion about clothing from the 18th - 20th century complete with examples of antique clothing. We will learn about consumerism in early America including what our ancestors wore, and where they got it.

Sunday November 12
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

Tea Lattes and other Fun Tea Drinks

Chocolate Snow Ball Latte, Vanilla Chai, London Fog, Tea Toddies - we will  make a few fun tea drinks for you to enjoy in the winter months or to use with your holiday entertaining. Samples included. Instructors are Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House and Molly Sams of The Essential Herbal Magazine.

Wednesday Nov. 15
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 24 (limited availability)
Saturday November 25
1:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

Fresh Advent Wreath

We will use fresh greens in an oasis base to create a lovely wreathe to use in the center of the table. It will be fragrant as an advent wreath, or will be lovely with a compote of fresh fruit in the center. All the fresh greens and herbs that we will be using have biblical significance and we will discuss that as you are working. Advent candles are not included in the class fee.

Thursday November 30th
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 2
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00, 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 3
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.

Tuesday, December 12
Wednesday, December 6, 13(filled), 20
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00, includes tax and gratuity

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be joining our culinary team and offering delicious luncheons throughout the year. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Menu will be posted two months prior! Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook!

Saturday December 9
1:00 pm
$35.00, all inclusive (taxes, gratuity, full course luncheon)

With 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 holiday program presented by energetic Eleanor Isaacson where we will discover the history of Christmas Traditions such as mistletoe, candy canes, Christmas trees, poinsettias and more. Tis the Season!

Sunday December 10 (filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be joining our culinary team and offering delicious luncheons throughout the year. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. Menu will be posted two months prior! Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook!

Saturday December 16
1:00 pm
$35.00, all inclusive (taxes, gratuity, full course luncheon)

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 17 (Filled)
1:00
Fee:  $40.00, all inclusive

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds

New this year! Chef Linda Gauvry of TasteBuds, a creative personal chef passionate about preparing fresh quality food will be joining our culinary team and offering delicious luncheons throughout the year. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. This lovely holiday luncheon will be specially created for the holiday season! Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook! Watch for the menu option to be posted about three weeks prior.


Tuesday December 19
11:30 am
Fee: $35.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

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!

Saturday December 30 - Filled
7 p.m
Fee: $45.00

 - 2018 - Happy New Year! - 2018 -

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 6, 2018
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00 per person

Super Scone Sunday ~ Happy New Year 2018

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 7, 2018
Between 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Fee: $15.00

Sereni-Tea Wednesdays - January 2018

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 17, 24
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $30.00/person, inclusive

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 28, 2018
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $15.00