Festiviteas

As of May 2022, we've had to adjust our offerings to better serve current interests and venue availability. Unfortunately, we expect things to remain in a state of flux throughout the duration of the year. 


For reservations, click on event link (usually the name of the event) to be taken to the applicable page that has all the niggling details and payment button. If you are interested in receiving early access to reservations, consider joining our Maecenas patron community. Pledge levels start at $1/month (with a 10% discount for annual payments)

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[updated 23 May 2022]

Tentative: πŸ“š Saturday 28 May - Bibliothefairies book club tea, book - The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter by Theodora Goss, location will most likely be the Old Magnolia Tearoom in Upland - SOLD OUT

JUNE

πŸ₯³ πŸ‘Έ Thursday 02 June -Jubilee Coronation celebration Tea Trek to Ye Olde King's Head in Santa Monica

πŸ₯³ πŸ‘‘ Sunday 05 June - The Queen's "Big Jubilee Lunch- a rowdy affair in the parking lot in front of Pamela's Tea Room - SOLD OUT

🎨 πŸ–Ό Saturday June 11 at 11am - Monet: The Immersive Experience in Montebello - BYO Ticket

🍽 Sunday 12 June - Detecting with Doyle - An evening of Victorian investigation a la Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with historyteller Charles Spratley of Illusions of the Past, at The Four Seasons Tea Room in Sierra Madre - SOLD OUT

πŸ”Ž Saturday 18 June - Revisit the trail of the return of the revenge of the curse of the Pink PantherInteractive Monte Carlo chic mystery at Paris In A Cup - SOLD OUT 

πŸ«– Thursday 23 June - Tea Trek to the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills


🍽  πŸ“š Sunday 26 June - Afternoon Tea cookbook potluck (featuring  recipes from the book) - in the enclosed arcade behind Pamela's Tea Room 

JULY

🏴‍☠️πŸŽ—Saturday 09 July - Pirate Picnic - the kickoff to our kids-helping-kids Shared Treasure Hunt, somewhere coastal

Tentative: πŸ«– 15 July - Tea Trek - The T Room in Montrose

Tentative: πŸŽ„Sunday 24 July - Christmas in July TEA TREK at Tea Rose Garden, Pasadena

🍽 Tentative:πŸͺ„ Saturday 30 July - Omni Patron Appreciation ParTea at a private community clubhouse in Irvine

AUGUST

🎁 Tentative: Saturday 13 August - Surprise Excursion 

🎭 Tentative: Saturday 20 August - Murder at the Manor - Prom Pre-Party at the French Estate in Orange

Tentative: πŸ«– Friday 26 August- Tea Trek TBD

🚒 πŸ‘» Saturday 27 August - The Deep - an evening of history and wonder with historyteller Charles Spratley of Illusions of the Past

Tentative:  πŸ“š Sunday 28 August - Bibliothefairies book club tea, The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman - location TBD

SEPTEMBER

Tentative: Saturday 3 September - Club 11:11 Flamenco dinner show at Cafe Sevilla in Costa Mesa

🎁 Tentative: Saturday evening 10 September - Evening Surprise Excursion

Tentative: πŸ«– Friday 16 September - Tea Trek to TBD

🎁 Saturday 17 September - Spooky Season Surprise Excursion

Tentative: πŸ“š Sunday 25 September From out of the Shadows eerie anthology launch party

Tentative: πŸ§΅ Friday 30 September - Brew & Broom Craft ParTea
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OCTOBER

Expect a slew of spooky offerings this month

πŸ‘» Saturday 01 October - Hotel del Coronado evening ghost tour led by Kate Morgan and historyteller Charles Spratley of Illusions of the Past

Tentative: πŸ«– Friday 14 October - Tea Trek to Tranquility Tea Room in Thousand Oaks

πŸ§™‍♀️ Saturday 15 October - annual Witch's Brew tea with the Victorian Tea Society at the Kellogg House, Heritage Museum of Santa Ana - BYO ticket

πŸ”Ž Saturday 22 October - Annual Brass Rubbing & Tea at St Luke in Long Beach

πŸŽƒ Tentative: Saturday 29 October - The Land of Oz MusicaliTea 

πŸ₯€ Tentative: Sunday 30 October - Dia de los Muertos observance 


NOVEMBER

πŸ“š Tentative: Saturday 05 November - WGC book series launch - 1881 Gilded Age Tea at the historic Howe-Waffle House

πŸŽ—Tentative: Sunday 6 November - Heritage House volunteer tea, Riverside

πŸ“š Sunday 13 November - Fairy Tale anthology book launch & OmnifΓͺte arts fair

Saturday 19 November - Alice CluedUpp geo-mystery game in Long Beach


DECEMBER

πŸŽ„ Saturday 03 December annual Holly Berry tea with the Victorian Tea Society at the Kellogg House, Heritage Museum of Santa Ana - BYO ticket

πŸŽ…πŸ»Tentative: Sunday 04 December - A Christmas Storied tea (we can't guarantee you won't shoot your eye out)
(who knows, come & you may win a major award!)

πŸŽ„πŸ”ŽSaturday 10 December - Tommy & Tuppence's Caroling Calamity

πŸ©°πŸŽ„Saturday 17 December - The Magic of Christmas with Charles Spratley at the Villa Montezuma in San Diego

Tentative: πŸ«– end of the year Tea Trek to the Biltmore Hotel, LA

🍽 Tentative: Saturday 38 December - Collect Call from Cthulhu - an evening dedicated to HP Lovecraft with historyteller Charles Spratley of Illusions of the Past, part of our literary legends series (we hope to host this at Madeline's Garden in Pasadena)

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To be scheduled or rescheduled: 



πŸ”Ž ⛏ 
Postponed (due to a conflict with an exceedingly worthy historic nonprofit event): - 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‰ Postponed:  Princess Bride Florin wedding feast, the Fullerton Arboretum

Postponed:  πŸ“šπŸΈ Beatrix Potter Toad's Tea at the Newland Barn in Huntington Beach


πŸŽ‰ Postponed:  Pooh Honey Pot picnic tea & beekeeping talk

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

Tatooine CanTeana
Hogwarts Yule Ball
Oracles interactive theatrical production
A Night in Narnia
Witches of the West covention
Mystery at Mt Ada - Catalina Island mystery weekend
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
Nightmare Before Christmas
Tardis Tea (Doctor Who)
Outrageous Etiquette & Steampunk Proper
Women of Substance series (Marie Antoinette, Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, Mata Hari) 
Santa Barbara day trip 
Wheel of Time
Peregrine's Perils (Modern Miss Fisher) 
Supernatural 
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 at Pamela's celebrating Naxir dyi Gelida (observed by those in the Ignis element. Find your element here)
  • Late February - A Gorey Affair - celebration of the macabre
  • 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-July - Little Black Dress tea at Paris In A Cup   
  • 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 

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