First & Fourth Saturday Afternoon Tea - August

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

Saturday, August 3 (Filled)
Saturday, August 24th
Between 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (inclusive, tax and gratuity)


Yesterday's Story Books - Tea & Program

Sweet Remembrances will present a full afternoon tea party for all to enjoy and then Alan Gesford will present "To Tell a Story" - Yesterday's Children's Story Books. He will explore a sampling of children's story books from our past, both well known and obscure, along with some views on the authors and illustrators that brought them to life: hopefully to spark a childhood reminiscence or entice someone to explore the wonder realms of children's stories through the multitudes of yesterday's books.

Sunday, August 18th (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00 

Mystery Author Meet and Greet

Join us in the gardens to meet Pennsylvania author Judith Mehl who will be introducing her herbal sleuth cozy mystery series. A journalist turned author, all of Judith's books reveal her own interest in growing culinary and medicinal herbs to produce salves, teas and oils. A member of the Pocono Herb Club and the Pocono Garden Club, she is also active with the Monroe County Children and Youth agency, Crazy Quilters, and the Pocono Mountain Quilters Guild. 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 22nd 
5:00 - 6:00 pm
FREE

Mystery Author Tea Party and Program

 This delightful evening tea party will be prepared by Sweet Remembrances Tea Room and feature culinary delights with fresh herbs. After the tea, mystery author Judy Mehl will share with us about the herbal use as a facet of character and an element of mystery.

Thursday August 22nd
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

SereniTEA Wednesday - August

Enjoy deliciously elegant afternoon tea 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 28 (Filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

FAIRY FESTIVAL

Calling all fairies, elves, wizards, hobbits and gnomes to this 26th 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 7
Sunday, September 8
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 13
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Second 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 14
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

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 18
Between 11:00 and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

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 yourself and your family healthy over the wintertime. Remedies for coughs, colds, flues and general wintertime tonics will be explored.

Wednesday,Sept. 18th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

Downton Abbey TEA & Fashion

We will be polishing the silver and pressing the linens for this very special tea party in celebration of the newly released movie! Nancy Reppert of Sweet Remembrances will prepare an elegant afternoon tea and Janeal Jaroh of Time Traveler Trunks will present From Titanic to Keep Calm and Carry On: Fashion and Change in Downton Abbey. Transformation and upheaval are often expressed through dramatic shifts in fashion. Through the episodes of Downton Abbey we experienced relationships between different social classes, political and economic upheaval, and changes in gendered expectations We will relate to the characters and events subliminally or boldly conveyed through changing fashions from 1912 - 1945. You will not want to miss this very special event.

Saturday, September 21 (Filled)
OR
Sunday, September 22 (Filled)
1:00 pm
Fee: $50.00

Pennsylvania Tea Festival

We are delighted to be the host for the third 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 2019 is World Relief: Overcoming violence, poverty and injustice through love in action. Our Tea Festival Sponsors include: Tea Time Magazine, The Mid-Atlantic Tea Business Association, The Essential Herbal Magazine, Tea-For-All, Tea by Two, International Tea Sippers Society, and Garden Talk with Bob Carey.

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

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 27
Saturday, September 28
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $12.00 in advance, prior to Sept. 26th, 
        $15.00 the day of the event, Sept 27 or 28

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 5
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

The Sisters Step Back in Time - Tea and Program

Nancy Reppert will prepare a delicious evening tea party featuring the herbs and harvest of the season. Following tea time, Susanna Reppert will present a lecture on Snake Oil Revisited. Was it effective or were people being conned? There are many fascinating stories of herbalists, early pharmaceutical companies and their remedies to be explored. Join us!

Wednesday, October 9th
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

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 given recipes, taste samples and leave with an edible gift or two!

Thursday October 10
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

Succulents and Stemware

Succulents and Air Plants are easy to care for and to work with. We will use a pretty wine glass container to make a decorative planter for your succulent or air plant. Filled with colorful sand, stones, and other interesting components to grow your plant, these do well in low light places. All supplies and choice of plant will be included. Looking for a way to have a disguised wine glass at the office? Come with friends and BYOB for this casual evening workshop.

Wednesday, October 16th
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

a hauntingly delightful Halloween Tea

Clever culinary artist, Nancy Reppert, will create a delightful afternoon tea party for you to enjoy with your family and friends. Costumes encouraged! Pumpkins, Spiders, Ghosts and a few other tricks or treats await you at this special afternoon tea.

Sunday October 20 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

SereniTEA Wednesdays - 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 23, 30
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

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.

Thursday, October 24th
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 27 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

Best Kept Secrets Tour


We are excited to be a tour stop on the first Cumberland County Best Kept Secrets Tour! These have been offered in many of our neighboring counties and are a ton of fun! Participants drive in their own vehicle to unique shops in Cumberland County and receive specials, free gifts and discounts just for them. We have tickets/tour maps to purchase.

October 31st and continues through November 16th
Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
Fee: $10.00 (ticket/tour map)

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 2

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 6, 13
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.

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

Timeless Jewels Tea & Program

We will start our pleasant afternoon with a special tea party prepared by Sweet Remembrances and then Marjorie of Marjorie's Gems in Carlisle, PA will share her passion for vintage jewelry. She will talk on the time periods of vintage jewelry and give some helpful tips on cleaning vintage jewelry as well. Wear your favorite jewels!

Sunday, Nov. 10th
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

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 12
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 29 (Filled)
Saturday November 30
1:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

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 4 (limited availability)
Wednesday, December 11(limited availability)
Wednesday, December 18
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $40.00, includes tax and gratuity

Christmas Garland

We will use permanent botanicals and fresh greens to create a nine foot garland to be used for your mantel, porch or banister. It is surprisingly easy to create this unique, fragrant and gorgeous garland.

Wednesday Dec. 4th
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 7
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 bottle cap snowman. Sign up early for this one! It always fills quickly.

Sunday December 8 (limited availability)
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $45.00

Take Tea! Take Joy!

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

Saturday December 14 (Filled)
1:00
Fee:  $40.00, all inclusive

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 a reading of "A Cup of Christmas Tea". Join us for this heart warming holiday event.

Sunday December 15 (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.

Friday December 20
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!

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

 - 2020 - Happy New Year! - 2020 -

Special events for the new year will be updated frequently as new activities are scheduled and coordinated. Stay tuned! We hope you join us for another full year of teas, workshops, classes, and bus trips! This page should be fully updated by mid-February.

Second Saturday Afternoon Tea - Happy New Year!

Join us as we celebrate the New Year, 2020, 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 11, 2020
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00 per person

Super Scone Sunday ~ Happy New Year 2020

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 12, 2020
Between 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Fee: $18.00

Sereni-Tea Wednesday/Friday- January 2020

Join us for Afternoon Tea in January. Let the winds blow and the snow fall, there's always time for tea. 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 15 
Friday, January 24
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person, inclusive

Super Scone Sunday - 2020

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 26, 2020
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $18.00

Special Valentine's Tea & Program - 2020

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 Valentines: Sweethearts from Rome to Your Home presented by Janeal Jaroh of Time Travelor Trunks. She will explore this day which began as a custom in ancient Rome and spread throughout much of the world. Touching different ways of celebrating the holiday, we will travel through a sample of countries as varied as England, Australia, Spain, Japan, Iceland, and India, and ending with the fascinating puzzle Valentines of the Pennsylvania Germans. We will have a fun filled exploration of this day of love! 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 9, 2020
1:00 p.m.
Fee:  $45.00/per person, inclusive (tax, tip, tea, & program)

Be My Valentine's Day Tea - February 14, 2020

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!

Friday, February 14, 2020
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $40.00, all inclusive (tax and tip included)