A Tin May Day Basket

Jois us and make a pretty hanging folded tin wall basket. You can hang this on someone's door as a surprise May Day Basket or it will be charming tucked on your porch as a Spring time decor. All supplies will be included. A tiskit, A taskit, A tin May Day Basket!

Thursday April 27th
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Lovely Herbal 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 Linda on Facebook.
Menu:
Appetizer:
Berry Lime Ginger Fruit Salad (seasonal fruit and berries in a lime flavored simple syrup with crystallized ginger)
Sweet Pea and Mint Spread (a delicious sweet pea, mint, and Parmesan dip served with crackers)

Choice of Entree: (Please select your entree when making your reservation.)
Salmon Cake (tender salmon cake made with fresh salmon, parsley, Old Bay, and a touch of Parmesan, with a creamy lemon dill sauce) served on a bed of mixed greens with a crusty homemade roll)
or
Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Pasta (penne pasta tossed with roasted asparagus, cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives, arugula, and goat cheese with a lemony vinaigrette) served with garlic bread

Dessert:
Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Squares (light lemony cheesecake squares topped with fresh blueberries)
  
Friday April 28
1:00 pm
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive

Honoring our Past - Tea Party and Program

Honoring our Past, Fulfilling our Destiny! Join us as we welcome Alisa Dupuy presenting an amazing first person interpretation of Alice Paul, American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist. If you came of age int he 70's you may recognize her as the author of the Equal Rights Amendment but she did so much more. Come enjoy a full afternoon tea and celebrate women's achievements!

Sunday April 30th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

Sereni-TEA Wednesdays - May

Join us for an elegant Afternoon Tea Wednesdays in May. Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup, relax, and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Wednesdays, May 3, 17(filled), 31
between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

First Saturday Afternoon Tea - May 6

Join us at Sweet Remembrances as we dedicate this Afternoon Tea to May Day and Mother's! Celebrate Mother's Day all month long, and welcome the warming month of May with sandwiches, scones, and desserts at this full tea.

Saturday May 6 (filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00 (includes tax and gratuity)

An 18th Century Visit - Traveling Herb Seminar #90

On this bus tour we will visit the ColonialPennsylvania Plantation in Ridley Creek State Park. This museum features an 18th century farmhouse, stone cabin, springhouse and two barns. This property had been a working farm for well over 250 years and was within a community of other 18th century farms, as well as near the mill village. The Farmer and our guide, Barbara Corson, was the popular presenter during our Traveling Herb Seminar to Ephrata Cloisters last year. We will have a guided tour of this special farm and home.  Our next stop will be Rock Ford Plantation, in Lancaster County. This is the preserved 18th Century home of Edward Hand who served as Adjutant General to George Washington during the American Revolution.  Just a short distance away is the EdwardHand Medical Heritage Foundation which has a fabulous display of materials from the healing arts of the 18th century with particular focus on Lancaster County.

Monday May 8th    
Depart  7:30 a.m.                
Fee: $115.00

Depart From Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, corner of 300 E. Simpson and Shepardstown Road. Tour includes Sweet Remembrances snack, Box Lunch (Havarti & Fig Baguette made with grilled chicken, toasted pecans & homemade fig jam, Charred Corn, Tomato & Basil Salad, Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie, bottled water) prepared by Cornerstone Coffeehouse, all tours, driver tip, roundtrip Wolf’s Motorcoach Transportation. Use this phone number for emergency calls the day of the tour - 717 766 6581.   We will return by 6:30 p.m.   

Make Your Own FAIRY GARDEN

Transform an 8 x 12 whimsical planter into a charming fairy garden. All supplies will be provided to plant and decorate this creative fairy garden. Pathways, gazing pools, sleeping nooks, arbors and more can be built. Fairy lore and fairy tales will be told as you create. Bring your imagination and take home a treasure to tuck in a sunny corner of your garden. Moms and youngsters work on one garden together.

Tuesday May 9th
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $30.00

Cilantro/Coriander - Herb of the Year - 2017

Herb Garden Tour

To celebrate National Herb Week, Susanna of The Rosemary House will lead a faced paced tour of our herb gardens featuring over 300 varieties of herbs. Come discover herbs and their uses! This seeing, tasting, touching tour is designed for all ages and you will receive tips on using cilantro/coriander and a sample to take home. Enjoy tasty treats prepared by Nancy of Sweet Remembrances Tea room featuring fresh herbs and the herb of the year. Served in the garden, Rain or Shine!  No need to pre-register.

Wednesday May 10th 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE EVENT - celebrate National Herb Week

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

New! We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course. As part of a lovely Mother's Day celebration, enjoy lunch at 11:30, and then stroll downtown Mechanicsburg to enjoy the Art and Wine Walk.

MENU:
- Potato & Leek Soup
- Flaky Fresh Herb Scone
- Nicoise Salad with seared tuna, hard-boiled egg, red potato, haricot verts, nicoise olives, cherry tomatoes & vinaigrette

- Fresh fruit tart with graham cracker crust & chia seeds

Saturday May 13th
11:30 am
Fee: $30.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

Mechanicsburg's Art & Wine Walk

This town wide event features artists and wine tastings at participating businesses.  We are featuring talented artist Roxan O'Brien. She is an amazing jewelry artist whose colored pencil on metal work is unique in the field of jewelry setting her work apart from all others in the field. She is currently writing a book on this technique. Her work has been awarded juried status by the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and she has over twenty five years' experience in jewelry making. Come meet our artist! We will be serving Wild Blueberry Spritzer.

Saturday May 13
1 – 5 p.m.
FREE

Note: The tea room will be open today serving a special Herbal Lunch at 11:30 pm prepared by the culinary team of Cornerstone Coffeehouse. Reservations requested for lunch.

Mother's Day Tea

Celebrate Mother's Day at this lovely Victorian Tea Party. This perfect day will feature an elegant afternoon tea (tea sandwiches, variety of scones, fresh fruit, assortment of dessert and more) and a lovely gift for everyone. This day is always popular! Reserve early!

Sunday May 14 (filled)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $50.00/person (all inclusive, tax, gratuity, gift included)

Upcycled Glass Garden Ornament

Make your own sparkling garden art in this fun class. You will be able to choose from a variety of glass pieces to mix and match your own creation to lok like a flower, candle stand or a totem. All supplies included, just bring your creative spirit.

Wed. May 17th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Apprentice Gardener Night

Join us Friday evening and volunteer to help weed the herb 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 May 19
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Herbal Window Box or Patio Planter

Have a sunny corner on your stoop or deck for some herbs: Join us and plant your own culinary garden. Class will include various shaped planters, an assortment of culinary herbs, a review of their uses, planting and care and handouts.

Tuesday May 23rd
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $30.00

English Garden Trough

All supplies included to make your own English Trough planter. Perfect for herbs, sedums and alpine plants. These cement troughs winter over in the garden very well. Wear old clothes and bring rubber gloves.

Thursday May 25
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $ 30.00

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.
The Menu:
Appetizer:
Spring Herb Cream Cheese Cup (mini phyllo cup with herbed cream cheese and spring vegetables)
Cheesecake Stuffed Berry Bites 

Choice of Entree:
Ginger Sesame Chicken Salad (crunchy chopped salad with marinated chicken breast, Napa cabbage, shredded carrots, toasted cashews, cilantro, snap peas, scallions, and toasted sesame seeds - in a delicious ginger sesame dressing) served with a crusty roll

Roasted Veggie Sandwich (roasted eggplant, sweet peppers, zucchini, mushrooms, and Provolone with a fresh herb mayo on focaccia bread) served with mixed greens in a white balsamic dressing

Dessert:

Strawberry Cake (vanilla cake with a fresh strawberry frosting)

Friday May 26
1:00
Fee: $28.00, inclusive

Evening Weed Walk

Have you always wanted to learn what weeds are edible, medicinal or possible harmful? While strolling the back alleys of Mechanicsburg we will identify some common weeds and their uses. have a fun and relaxing evening. Gather in the garden for tea and cookies beforehand.

Wednesday May 31st
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $10.00

Three Garden State Gardens - Traveling Herb Seminar #91

We will visit three of New Jersey's premier historic public gardens.  Once a country estate, Reeves-ReedArboretum is now a 13.5 acre public garden listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places. Its estate and gardens represent design trends by prominent late 19th and early 20th century landscape architects, including Calvert Vaux, a partner of Frederick Law Olmsted.  Next is Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills.  Some of you may remember Greenwood Gardens as the amazing arts and crafts garden we visited in 2013.This garden is a jewel in the Garden State--a 28 acre garden with majestic trees, meadows, ponds, and cultivated woodlands. The Cross EstateGardens will round out our day.  Originally part of a summer mansion these gardens feature a formal garden, mountain laurel allee and native gardens. A fresh herbal Box Lunch will be prepared by Cornerstone Coffeehouse.  On our route home we will stop at Blue Mountain Herbals, Hamburg, PA to visit this charming herb shop.  Our fresh herbal dinner will be across the street at Hecky's in Hamburg. Please select your entree when you register: broiled chicken, hot roast beef or veggie lasagna. During dinner we will taste and learn about the "Wild Tea" tea company

Thursday June 1st
Depart: 7:30 am
Fee: $145.00

Depart From Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, corner of 300 E. Simpson and Shepardstown Road. Tour includes Sweet Remembrances snack, Box Lunch prepared by Cornerstone Coffeehouse, all tours, driver tip, roundtrip Wolf’s Motorcoach Transportation. Use this phone number for emergency calls the day of the tour - 717 766 6581.   We will return by 9:30 p.m.   

First Saturday Afternoon Tea - June 3rd

Full Afternoon Tea will be served today, including a salad, assorted tea sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and fun desserts all featuring a sunny summer tea.

Saturday June 3 (filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00 (includes tax and gratuity)

The Queen's Tea

This distinctive afternoon tea will honor Queen Elizabeth’s birthday and her Sapphire Jubilee marking her 65th year to reign. Although her actual birthday is April 21, 1926, the official celebration is typically the third Saturday of June. We like to celebrate the first Sunday in June. We’ll toast the Queen with Champagne and enjoy a festive repast fit for a Queen. Long Live the Queen!

Sunday June 4th (filled)
1 p.m.
Fee: $45.00

Fairy Tea Cup Swing

Attract fairies to your garden by adding a fairy tea cup swing made with reclaimed china tea cups. The fairies can use it as a place to rest or read a book. We'll discuss fairy gardens and creating a story about the fairy that lives in your garden. Parents and children can work together to make a swing.

Tuesday June 6th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $20.00

Hypertufa Mushroom Collection

Talented Candi Duda of Red Lion will lead this class where everyone will make a set of three mushrooms out of a strong cement type mixture. These sturdy rock like mushrooms will be a lovely addition to your garden and will last for years. Please wear work clothes and bring plastic gloves.

Wednesday June 7th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $50.00

Mehendi - Henna Body Art

Celebrate the end of school and get ready for summer with some beautiful henna art on your hand and/or arm. Talented Zehen Zohra will share her traditional henna artistry skills and each participant will leave with temporary body art that will gently fade away over the next couple of weeks. Come a few minutes before your appointed time to enjoy the herb gardens and some refreshments. Appointments (15 minutes each) scheduled in advance between 2 pm and 7 pm.

Thursday June 8th
Scheduling from 2 pm through 7 pm
Fee: $25.00

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. Follow Linda on Facebook, too. Bottomless pots of properly brewed tea will be offered also. The menu will be posted soon!

Saturday June 10th
1:00 pm
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive

Growing a Healing Herb Garden

Learn and discover some of the medicinal herbs we can easily grow in this area. Instructions and guidance on when to harvest them and some of the simple preparations you can make with them will be featured in this class. This is a nice beginner's introduction both to gardening with herbs and medicinal herbs. Instructor is Susanna Reppert Brill.

Tuesday June 13th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

Sereni-Tea Wednesdays - June

Join us for an elegant Afternoon Tea most Wednesdays in June. Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup, relax, and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Wednesday June 14, 21
between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Apprentice Gardener Night

Affectionately referred to as 'weed and feed' by previous volunteers, please join us Friday evening and volunteer to tame the herb 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 June 16
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

Saturday June 17
11:30 am
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

Make Your Own Herbal Medicine

Interested in learning how to make your own tinctures, salves, creams, poultices, bath blends and more. Susanna Reppert-Brill will demonstrate the many medicines that you can create from your herb garden. Everyone will leave with a sample of either a cream or a salve. Fast Moving, Entertaining and Informative, this is a very popular class.

Tuesday June 20
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Summer Eve Rune Readings

Runes are an ancient alphabet that was also used for divinatory purposes.  Melody Bishop can read the runes and understands the significance of their placement for what your spirit needs at the moment.  Melody is a pleasant and intuitive reader.  Each participant will have a scheduled private 15 minute reading, please arrive 15 minutes before your time slot.  Some tasty snacks will be available to enjoy before your reading.  This class is limited and will be held in the garden of The Rosemary House.

Thursday June 22
beginning at 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm (with scheduled times for readings)
Fee:  $30.00

Never Enough Shoes (Program & Tea)

Nancy Reppert of Sweet Remembrances will prepare a delicious afternoon tea party and then the shoe lady Deb Kramer will "Step Back in Time" with a wonderful presentation of shoe fashions from around the world. Deb is a wealth of knowledge on these vintage (pre-1970) and foreign shoes. This one is fun!

Sunday June 25th (filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $38.00

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 June 26th, Level 1
Tuesday June 27th, 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

Tea Ice Scream! How to

What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Have you considered tea as an ingredient in your ice cream? Come and learn the basics of making ice cream with your favorite ingredient - TEA! You will learn the process of making tea-based ice cream. You are sure to find these tea ice cream flavors pleasing to the eye as well as the taste buds. Instruction given on making a quality tea ice cream; recipes shared and of course tea samples for everyone. We are excited to have instructors Deb and Mike Raab of Tea-for-All, NJ share their creativity with us.

Wednesday June 28th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $35.00

Second Saturday Afternoon Tea - July

Because of the proximity to the July 4th holiday and family picnics, we have moved the First Saturday tea to Second Saturday, July 8th.  Won't you join us? Tea Sandwiches, Scones fresh from the oven, fresh fruit, and tasty summertime desserts all served with a pot of tea.  Delightful!

Saturday July 8
Between 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00, (includes tax and gratuity)

SereniTEA Wednesday - July

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 salad, a variety of sandwiches, fresh fruit, assorted sweets, and warm from the oven scones which complement your bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea.

Wednesday July 12
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Lovely Luncheon by TasteBuds scheduled Friday July 14th at 1:00 ($28.00)
Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse scheduled Tuesday July 18th at 11:30 ($28.00)

Hormonal Ups and Downs

This class is for women battling with their hormones. There are herbs which can help to balance the hormones and herbs to help with hormonal acne, anxiety, fertility, and menstrual woes. Lots of info will be shared in this class just for the ladies. Instructors are Molly Sams of The Essential Herbal Magazine and Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House.

Wednesday July 12th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Snow White Garden tea Party

Spend a summer morning in the herb gardens being a princess. First, we will serve a lovely adult and kid-friendly tea party then the children will be delightfully entertained with a marionette puppet play! This event is hosted by The Rosemary House, Sweet Remembrances Tea Room and Pixie Puppet Tree Theater.

Thursday July 13th
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

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. Watch for the menu to be posted soon! Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook!

Friday July 14th
1:00 pm
$28.00, all inclusive (taxes, gratuity, full course luncheon)

Apprentice Gardener Night

Join us Friday evening and volunteer to help weed the herb 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 July 14
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Taking Tea and Tarot Reading

Enjoy a relaxing full afternoon tea provided by Sweet Remembrances and a four card private tarot reading by Rhonda of Dancing Moon Beam, Elizabethville, PA.
Each seating is limited to 12. Reserve early!

Sunday July 16
Select: 11 am – 1 pm (Filled) 
or
Select: 1:30 - 3:30 pm (Filled)
or
Select: 4:00 - 6:00 pm 
Fee: $45.00

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

Tuesday July 18
11:30 am
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

Fairy Fun with Whisperers of the Realms

You and your wee ones are invited to meet in the herb gardens of The Rosemary house. We will begin with story time about fairies and nature, and then we will make a fairy wand and enjoy a spot of tea, fresh fruit and wee cake. Every little fairy will receive a pair of wings and this magical evening will conclude with a fairy march through the herb gardens lead by Autumn and Kisa.

Thursday July 20
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00/child (adults are invited to stay)

First Saturday Afternoon Tea - August

Because of a family get-away, we will not be serving Afternoon Tea on the First Saturday in August.

Consider these alternate options:
Thursday August 10th at 11:30: Herbal Luncheon with Cornerstone Coffeehouse
or
Saturday August 26th at 1:00: Lovely Luncheon with TasteBuds Chef Linda

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 9, 16
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $30.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

Thursday August 10
11:30 am
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

Roaring Twenties Tea Party

The End of the Great War brought a new age of bootlegging, carefree attitudes, and suffrage. Janel Jaroh of Time Traveler Trunks will guide us through this era of "Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we may die." And bringing the roar to a whimper as a new age of conservatism set it. Nancy Reppert of Sweet Remembrances will prepare an elegant tea party suitable for the jazz age.

Sunday August 13 (limited availability)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

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
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
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
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. Watch for the menu to be posted soon! Follow Chef Linda of TasteBuds Personal Chef Service on Facebook!

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

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.

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.


Wednesday September 13
11:30 am
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

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
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 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

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

New! We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

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

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

Saturday October 28
11:30 am
Fee: $28.00, 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 29 (limited availability)
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

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

Tuesday November 14
11:30 am
Fee: $28.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

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.

Wednesday December 6, 13 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

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

Tuesday December 12
11:30 am
Fee: $35.00, all inclusive (tax, gratuity, luncheon)

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
1:00
Fee:  $40.00

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

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

Herbal Luncheon by Cornerstone Coffeehouse

We are joining forces with a team of chefs from the Cornerstone Coffeehouse to offer fresh herbal luncheons served in Sweet Remembrances and scheduled throughout the year. Cornerstone is a "Best of" area favorite who has cultivated a team of the very best cooks and bakers. They know what good food is all about and we are proud to be working with them. Join us for a special Herbal Luncheon, served with properly brewed pots of tea, of course.

Friday December 22
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