- 2019 - Happy New Year! - 2019 -

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.

Sereni-Tea Wednesdays - January 2019

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 923
Between 11 am and 2 pm
Fee: $35.00/person, inclusive

Super Scone Sunday - 2019

Join in the fun of this casual relaxing day! Three varieties of oven fresh scones, assorted toppings, a wide variety of fresh fruit all accompanied with a bottomless pot of properly prepared tea. Sit and enjoy the calming effects of tea and the soothing benefits of friendship.

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

2nd Annual Cha! Cha! Chocolate Extravaganza!

Save the Date! This special downtown Mechanicsburg event is guaranteed to cure the winter blues and shake away those doldrums. On Friday and Saturday, fifteen local businesses throughout the community (including The Rosemary House and Sweet Remembrances) will be offering unique chocolate treats for ticket holders. Save the Date!

Friday, February 1st
Saturday, February 2nd
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tickets: $10.00/person 
Tickets are available now to purchase at participating businesses.

The ticket is good for both days. You may visit all locations in one day, or spread your chocolate fix over two days if you prefer, visiting some of the shops on Friday and the remainder of the businesses the next day. A Cha Cha Chocolate Treat Carrying Box will be available. Limit one box per participant.

This event is sponsored by the Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership.

Please Note: Because of this event, we regret there is no First Saturday Tea scheduled for February. We have scheduled two Saturday Teas for March.

SereniTea Wednesdays - February 2019

Join us for Afternoon Tea most Wednesdays in February where hearts will prevail. 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.

Wednesday, February 6
Wednesday, February 20 (Filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00 per person, inclusive

Special Valentine's Tea & Program - 2019!

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

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

Valentine's Day Tea - February 14, 2019

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

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

First & Fourth Saturday Tea - March

Join us at our First Saturday Tea for March as we celebrate all that's green again! Fresh Salad, three tiered tea tray, and bottomless pots of tea will prevail. Relax and enjoy, experience the peace and tranquility of an Afternoon Tea.

Saturday March 2 (limited availability)
Saturday March 23
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00 per person, inclusive 

Super Scone Sunday - March

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 March 3 (filled)
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $18.00/person, all inclusive

Sereni-TEA Wednesdays - March

Join us for an elegant Afternoon Tea these Wednesdays in March. 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, March 6, 27
between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Saint Patrick's Day Tea

The luck of the Irish and all things green will be featured at this complete Afternoon Tea with Sandwiches, Scones, Fresh Fruit, and charmin' Desserts. Following the tea party, the lovely and lively lass Eliza Blackwell Dupree will delight and entertain us. A lady of the 19th century, she will regale us with the history of tea, history of St. Patrick's Day, Celtic traditions and Victorian fashion. Wearin' o' the green suggested!

Sunday March 17
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

Paint Nite - Gourd Birdhouse

Natural gourds make a perfect birdhouse and these have been locally grown and drilled with an opening for the birds. The seeds have been left in the gourd so this home comes with a stocked pantry for your feathered friends. Patti Van Brederode will guide you in painting this pretty bird house. Class size is limited but creativity is limitless!

Wednesday March 27
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

The Art of Mourning: Tea and Program

In the past, the mourning of a loved one was observed by a complex code of behavior and fashion. Learn about the standards of mourning dress from the earliest documented period, right up to modern day. This lecture will include visual extant period mourning garments from the collection of the speaker April C. Thomas of Fashions Revisited. This special day includes a full Afternoon Tea party prepared by Nancy Reppert of Sweet Remembrances as well.

Sunday March 31
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $45.00 inclusive, (program, tea, taxes, gratuity)

First Saturday in April Afternoon Tea

Join us for Afternoon Tea as we include touches of spring in our selection of tea party treats. Salad, scones, sandwiches, fresh fruit, and desserts, will be featured at this public tea, with bottomless pots of tea of course. Reserve early!

Saturday, April 6
Between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
Fee: $35.00 per person, (includes tax and gratuity)

Introduction to Herbs and Herb Gardening

Dig into the basics required for beginning a herb garden with an introduction to some of the common and unusual herbs as well as all the requirements to achieve a successful garden. Everyone will leave class with lots of handouts and a little starter plant to begin your herb gardening fun.

Wednesday April 10
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00 per person

Sereni-TEA Wednesdays - April

Join us for an elegant Afternoon Tea select Wednesdays in April. 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, April 10, 24
between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Fee: $35.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Pennsylvania Proud Tea Party & Program

As proud Pennsylvanians, we are excited to introduce this program on Pennsylvania: their people, their achievements, accomplishments, and their oddities as presented by Al Holliday, founder and publisher of Pennsylvania Magazine. Al presents an interactive and fun program leaving even lifelong Pennsylvanians exclaiming, "I didn't know that". Preceding the program, there will be a traditional Afternoon Tea featuring some of the unique foods associated with the Keystone State. Guests will receive a currant issue of Pennsylvania Magazine.

Sunday, April 14
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.

April 18 and continues through May 4th
Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
Fee: $10.00 (ticket/tour map)

Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival 2019

Great Day! Music, Workshops, Vendors, Kid’s Activities and Rain Barrel auction/fundraiser throughout the town. Visit their website for additional information.

Visitors to The Rosemary House will receive a free packet of wildflower pollinator seeds! We will have a great selection of herb plants for sale also! Plus, look for whole food, plant based, earth friendly lunch options in front of Sweet Remembrances.

Remember we have parking in the rear.

Saturday April 20th
9 am - 3 pm
Free