Afternoon Tea dates 
will be posted during the year. 

August 13: Tea dates posted for September, October, and early November
November 6: Holiday Tea Events for late November and December 
January 15: Tea dates posted for February and March

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 19th
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Afternoon Tea - Wednesday, July 24 - Filled

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 24 (Filled)
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Taking Tea and Tarot Reading - (Filled)

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 28 
Select 11 am - 1 pm (Filled)
or
Select: 1:30 - 3:30 pm (Filled)
or
Select: 4:00 - 6:00 pm (Filled)
Fee: $60.00

Afternoon Tea Dates

 Additional afternoon tea dates for September, October and early November will be released on August 13th at 10:00 am. 

Tuesday, August 13, 10 am

English Supper "Tea" and Book Chat

This evening is for book enthusiasts and historians. Join us for an evening "tea" of soup, savory scone, salad, cake, and tea, (featuring recipes adapted from the book), followed by a book discussion of The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan. A World War II-set story, four women compete for a spot hosting a wartime cookery program called The Kitchen Front - based on the actual BBC program of the same name. This book is available new, used and on audiobook, and we have copies that you may borrow. Reading the book is encouraged or read reviews of the book and join us for an evening supper and chat.

Thursday August 15 (Filled)
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

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

The Secrets of the Still

Susanna Reppert will set up her small glass still and demonstrate distilling herbs to produce essential oils and their by-product hydrosols/floral waters. The conversation will continue into different ways oils and waters should and should not be utilized in the herbal home. Each participant will leave with a small hydrosol spray.

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

Afternoon Tea - Saturday, August 31 - Filled

Join us for Afternoon Tea. We will begin with a salad followed by the three tiered tea tray which will feature assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and tasty tidbits for dessert, all accompanied with a bottomless pot of properly brewed tea.

Saturday, August 31 (Filled)
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00 per person, in
clusive

FAIRY FESTIVAL - September 7 & 8

Calling all fairies, elves, wizards, hobbits and gnomes to this 30th 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! Additional fees may apply for crafts.

Saturday, September 7
Sunday, September 8
10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $7.50 Admission


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 13
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Pennsylvania Tea Festival - Sept. 20 - 21

We are delighted to be the host for the seventh 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 Tea Festival Sponsors include: Tea Time Magazine, The Mid-Atlantic Tea Business Association, Sally's ParlorThe Essential Herbal Magazine, Tea-For-All, Tea by TwoInternational Tea Sippers Society and Kanlo Tea.

Be sure to 'Like Us' on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Share your photos!  
#teafestpa #PAteafestival

Tickets are $15.00 in advance or $18.00 day of event. Tickets will be available via Event Brite on July 1st. 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 20
Saturday, September 21
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission: $18.00 (day of event)

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 sample, sniff, touch, or taste many medicines. Fast Moving, Entertaining and Informative, this is a very popular class. 

Wednesday, Sept 25th
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

"Apple of my Eye" Afternoon Tea and Program

This special afternoon tea party will feature Apples and other plants from the same family such as Roses and Raspberries. Culinary Artist Nancy Reppert will incorporate apples and more into a complete afternoon tea featuring salad, sandwiches, scones, and desserts. Following tea, herbalist Susanna Reppert will discuss the lore and uses of these interesting plants, and how they are related.

Sunday, Sept. 29 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $60.00, inclusive

Bay Leaf Kitchen Wreath

Create a very easy and quite pretty kitchen wreath made with dried bay leaves, chili peppers, cinnamon sticks, dried orange and apple pieces and more. Children age 8 and up welcome.

Wednesday October 2
7:00 pm –8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Witch Way to Tea?

This evening event includes a complete afternoon tea party prepared by Nancy Reppert to include salad, sandwiches, scones, and desserts followed by a program on the history of Pennsylvania's witches. Every state has a story when it comes to witchcraft, and PA is no exception. Fortunately, PA history includes lots of folklore and a few surprises. Fortunately, it is not as dark of a history as some other states, and thankfully there were no executions. Rissa Miller (author, herbalist, seer, and storyteller) is the presenter.

Thursday Oct 10th (Filled)
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $60.00

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 provided recipes and taste samples!

Tuesday, October 15
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Vibrant BRAIN HEALTH

Do you have brain fog? Lack of focus? Are you concerned about memory loss or cognitive decline? Herbs can support the brain and aid clarity of thought. Explore this interesting topic with Susanna Reppert Brill and learn what herbs and foods can help.

Tuesday Oct 22
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $20.00


Presidential Election Day Tea Party & Program

The Presidential Election of 2024 has almost come to an end. Relax and unwind at this afternoon tea party and program. Nancy Reppert will prepare a White House worthy tea party and afterwards we will hear from Matthew Dodd, musician and historian on uplifting Songs and Stories of the Red, White, and Blue. This Afternoon tea Party worthy of a President won't be repeated until 2028!

Sunday, Nov. 3 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $60.00


Afternoon Tea Dates

Holiday Afternoon Tea dates will be released on November 6th to include our Traditional Holiday Teas after Thanksgiving and Holiday Teas and events in December.

Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 10 am

Tea Blending Fun!

Learn the basics of the different teas, how to properly 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. Everyone will try their hand at making a tea blend. Susanna Reppert Brill instructor.

Thursday November 7th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

FIRE CIDER and Herbs for Winter Health

Want to learn more about medicinal herbs? This is the class for you! We will explore the many herbs and remedies that can be used to keep you and your family healthy over the winter. Class will also review the many different versions of fire cider. All supplies will be provided for participants to make their own fire cider to take home. Remedies for coughs, colds, flues and general wintertime tonics will be explored.

Tuesday, Nov. 19 
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Fragrant Fresh Green Wreaths

Oh my goodness! You won't want to miss this class! Everyone will be provided with a premade fresh green wreath with mixed greens. All supplies included to enhance your wreath with ribbon, pinecones, orange slices, cinnamon sticks, magnolia leaves and more! These gorgeous wreaths are on a 14" base and have an overall dimension of 28". Gorgeous and fragrant and fresh! Susanna Reppert Brill, instructor.

Wednesday Dec 4th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $65.00

A Way of Life - Practical Herbalism Course - Monthly Sessions: Sunday, Jan - Oct, 2025:


The Rosemary House is excited to offer this 10 month immersive herbalism course beginning in January 2025 and running through October 2025. This class combines herbal pioneer and superstar Rosemary Gladstar's Science and Art of Herbalism Correspondence Material with Susanna Reppert's years of herbal experience. All participants will receive Rosemary's highly esteemed course (valued at $375). If you already own her course, we will happily deduct that from the cost of our program.

Practical Herbalism is the unique blend of extensive information and full sensory experience in the classroom and the garden. The Rosemary House which serves as the "campus" for this course is the not so silent teacher/partner in the program providing a venue that offers the herbs to see, touch, taste and smell while learning. A Way of Life Practical Herbalism Course teaches not just medicinal herbalism but dips into gardening, crafting, culinary and lifestyle tips with herbs.

About the Instructor: Susanna Reppert is a 6th generation herbalist eager to share her passion for herbs. In addition to being a student of Rosemary Gladstar's program and a graduate of David Winston's School of Herbal Therapeutics, she has a wealth of knowledge gleaned from 50 years behind the desk at The Rosemary House. Rosemary Gladstar whose course work will be the basis for the class, is a pioneer in the herbal movement and has been called the "godmother of American Herbalism". She is the founder of the California School of Herbal Studies, the oldest running school in the US and the author of the Science and Art of Herbalism at-home course. She is also the author of numerous books.

Program Includes:
  • All materials including Rosemary Gladstar's Art and Science of Herbal Medicine
  • A one year online subscription to The Essential Herbal Magazine
  • Presentations by Guest Lecturers
  • Tastes and Samples of Herbal Teas
  • Hands on "make and take" projects
  • Certificate from Rosemary Gladstar's Science and Art of Herbalism Course
  • Certificate from 'A Way of Life' Practical Herbalism Course 
  • (Note: Receipt of both Certificates based upon attendance and completion of assignments). 
Program dates for 2025: 
Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 9, April 13, May 18, 
June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12.
Program Time: Sundays 10 am- 4 pm
Program Tuition for 2025: $1,300.00 if registered before 12/10/2024; if registered after 12/10 tuition is: $1,450.00.
A non-refundable deposit of $400.00 is required by Dec 1st.  Individual payment plans may be arranged. 
Program Level: Beginner/Intermediate