Festiviteas

Event plans had to be changed so many times in 2022, my head is still spinning. With that in mind, we'll only publish events about 3 months out until further notice.

~ 2023 ~

[updated 09 January 2023]

JANUARY

πŸ“· Saturday 21 January - Plen Air SmartPhone Photography class with Roxanne Gambill of Enchanted Storybook Portraits

πŸ”Ž Thursday 26 January - Tea & Sympathy Investigative Agency cold case: Marmalaid to Rest - at Pamela's in Garden Grove

πŸ₯πŸ“Early Bird 2023 kick-off tea at Spring Tea Garden in Fullerton


FEBRUARY

πŸ‘€ 🀫 Saturday 04 February - 1st Peek Secret Society tea - Get onboard as we ride the rails and spill the tea on the myriad events & activities planned in preparation of outing the world's most powerful secret society (... and how you can be be part of it!) - at the Tea House on Los Rios in San Juan Capistrano

πŸ‘€ 🀫 Sunday 05 February - SECOND 1st Peek Secret Society tea - We'll gather in a small unassuming group as I spill the tea on the myriad events & activities planned in preparation of outing the world's most powerful secret society (... and how you can be be part of it!) - at Tea Rose Garden in Pasadena

🀫 February 7 – March 9 Secret Society Kickstarter campaign

πŸ’ πŸ’ Wednesday 15 February - Pampered at the Peninsula - fancy  friendship celebration at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills


MARCH

🧚☀️πŸŒ™πŸ˜΄ Friday 10 March - Crafternoon tea (in preparation of our upcoming themed fundraiser) in the private party space behind the armoire at Dreams Come True in Long Beach

πŸ§ΊπŸ’Sunday March 26 - Basket Case complimentary packing partea for those who volunteer to assemble gift baskets for the auction & drawing at the April 01 fundraiser - location TBD


APRIL

πŸ“šπŸŽ—Saturday 01 April Whimsicialidocious Arts FOOLISH FUNDRAISER & secret society novel book launch tea - location TBD

πŸŽ—Sat 04/01 - Online version of the Foolish Fundraiser with opportunity drawing - on Facebook

FEATURED EVENT

πŸš‚ Friday-Monday 21-24 April - Secret Society trip to 1880s San Francisco


πŸ“· Saturday 29 April - Plen Air SmartPhone Photography class with Roxanne Gambill of Enchanted Storybook Portraits

SAVE THE DATES:


🀴Saturday 06 May - King's Coronation at Pamela's

🎭🎡Saturday 07 October - Music of the Night, Phall Phantom Phundraiser Masquerade & Dinner - location TBD

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To be added or rescheduled: 

πŸ‘» Hotel del Coronado evening ghost tour led by Kate Morgan and historyteller Charles Spratley from Illusions of the Past 


πŸŽƒ The Land of Oz MusicaliTea in the Arcade behind Pamela's Tea Room, to be rescheduled after Pamela's heart surgery

πŸ©°πŸŽ„The Magic of Christmas with Charles Spratley at the Villa Montezuma in San Diego

πŸ”Ž ⛏  Julian Wild West weekend: mining town tour with historyteller Charles Spratley, pan for gold, shoot 'em up at a saloon whodunnit, then settle down on Sunday with tea

πŸŽ‰ Princess Bride Florin wedding feast, the Fullerton Arboretum

πŸ“šπŸΈ Beatrix Potter Toad's Tea 


πŸŽ‰ Pooh Honey Pot picnic tea & beekeeping tutorial

Club 11:11 Flamenco dinner show at Cafe Sevilla in Costa Mesa

πŸ“š
  Brdigerfun - our second scandalous tea in the Ton - Tea Rose Garden, Pasadena

Tatooine CanTeana
Hogwarts Yule Ball
Oracles in-person interactive theatrical production
A Night in Narnia
Witches of the West Covention
Mystery at Mt Ada - Catalina Island mystery weekend
The Great
Unsleepy Hollow
C is for Caw - a Moira Rose murder
Marie at Versailles
1940s radio show
Bewitched!
Harry Potter Mystery Train
A Discovery of Witches et al
Tardis Tea (Doctor Who)
Outrageous Etiquette & Steampunk Proper
Women of Substance series (Marie Antoinette, Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, Mata Hari) 
Wheel of Time
Peregrine's Perils (Modern Miss Fisher) 
Supernatural 
Back to the Future!
1970s TV Tropes 
Sabrina's Chilling Adventures 
A Room with a View tea & badminton 
The Queen's Gambit - Dress for Chess 
Sanditon
Seance Supper
Phillipa Gregory's queens & princesses
Belgravia 

Backburner revisits: 
Sherlock 
Willy Wonka
I Love Lucy 
Outlander

MusicaliTeasMy Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Chicago, Phantom Phantasy. The Land of Oz

Fairy Tale TeasLittle Mermaid, Alice, Beauty & the Beast, Peter Pan

Cup of Mystery casesScone Cold Dead, Quiche L'Arraigned, Marmalade to Rest, and more

ANNUAL OBSERVANCES

  • Early January - end of Yulshad - viking theme
  • Feb 1 - MidWinter Pajama ParTea celebrating Naxir dyi Gelida (observed by those in the Ignis element. Find your element here)
  • Late February - A Gorey Affair - celebration of the macabre at the Cauldron in Buena Park
  • March 31 - Pneumislum (observed by those in the Nitris element. Find your element here)
  • Polymath's day (observed by those in the Platen element. Find your element here)
  • May 1 - May Day Fae Day (observed by those in the Terris element. Find your element here)
  • Mother's Day - all tearooms
  • June 21 - SerendipiTea - outlandish costume parade & customs
  • Mid-August - First Tear tea (observed by those in the Aquis element. Find your element here)
  • September 21 - Mezz harvest celebration (all elements)
  • Late October - A spooktacular tea at Paris In A Cup 
  • November 1-ish - Dia de los Muertos at The Four Seasons Tea Room
  • November 8 - Arbodacia Day (observed by those in the Arbis element. Find your element here
  • Throughout December - Holiday teas at most tearooms
  • December 30 - Stessa (self-care) day (observed by those in the Aether element. Find your element here)
  • *Saliolum - Leap Day celebration every 4 years

Upcoming Midweek Tea Treks 

Rose & Blanc 
The T Room in Montrose

FRIVOLITEA series...es under consideration

  • Tick Tock Teas - Beat the clock and save the day at a simple "escape" type game while sipping and noshing
  • Women of Substance - We've been waiting since 2019 to offer a series of teas featuring women who made an indelible mark. Expect Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, Mata Hara, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and more
  • Tea & Sympathy Investigative Agency files - Solve a cold case over a hot cuppa

For weekend getaways, see our Trips page.

Please note, we post event info in a "bajillion" places, and typos/omissions can occur. When in doubt, consult the "event page" that has the payment button on it or email us at TeaTravellersSocietea@gmail.com