Festiviteas


While 3 events linger in rescheduling limbo, 
the remainder of our table is set through 2021. 
2022 is penciled in below as well! 
Rest assured we're doing our best to make up for lost tea time 
and to get all postponed events back on the books.


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 shiny new Maecenas patron community. Pledge levels start at $1/month (with a 10% discount for annual payments)

2021

AUGUST
Saturday, August 7 - Miss Scarlet & the Duke - at Paris In A Cup, Orange - SOLD OUT

Friday, August 13 - Mermaid Crown Crafternoon Tea with artist Linde Clark, at Pamela's in Garden Grove - SOLD OUT!

Sunday, August 22 - CLUB 11:11 - Murder Runs in the Family - 2pm at the Westminster Community Playhouse
{open to all Stipe+-level patrons}

Saturday, August 28 - Merry Mermaids tea at Dream Come True in Long Beach SOLD OUT 

Sunday, August 29 - Author's Journey Midpoint half-day workshop at Pamela's in Garden Grove

SEPTEMBER

Friday, September 10 - CLUB 11:11 - Noises Off! at the Long Beach Playhouse
{open to all Stipe+-level patrons}

Saturday, September 18 - Rest in Twilight Tea & Tour - at Paris In A Cup in Orange & the local memorial park  4 SPOTS LEFT

Sunday, September 26 Hobbit Tea & Lord of the Rings Revelry - Second Breakfast &/or Elevenses at Pamela's Prancing Pony - 10 SPOTS left, 7 Middle Earth Travel Packs left 


OCTOBER


Friday, October 1 - "WITCH CRAFT" Hat Crafternoon Tea with craft artisan Linde Clark, at Paris In A Cup, Orange (thanks to Cheryl from PIAC for the adorable event name 🥰 ) - Reservations now available to Omni Maecenas patrons - 19 SPOTS LEFT
(hat shown as a general example only)

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~ SAVE THEM DATES! ~

Saturday, October 9 - tentative CLUB 11:11 - Babouch dinner show
{open to all Stipe+-level patrons}

Saturday-Sunday, October 16-17 - Spirits of San Diego - includes afternoon tea, a visit to the famed Whaley House, optional stay at the historic Horton Grand Hotel, and historic tours with Charles Spratley (Details coming late by mid-August)  - Reservations soon available to Omni Maecenas patrons 


Saturday October 24 tentative reschedule (from Saturday, July 24  - Death Before the Fact at Mystery Ink bookstore in Huntington Beach, CA. Solve the mystery of who keeps offing the authors!

Saturday, October 30 - Happy Hulaween! Celebrate All Hallows with a Tiki Touch at Paris In A Cup in Orange (Reservations to open late August)

Sunday, October 31 - Dia de los Muertos celebration at The Four Seasons Tea Room in Sierra Madre


NOVEMBER


Friday, November 12 - Author's Journey ACT III all-day workshop at Paris In A Cup in Orange

Sunday, November 14 - Lost Socks kid lit tea, to be headlined by Bradley Miller who wrote and illustrated Where Do Lost Socks Go? Children's book authors DJ Piper and JSD Johnston will serve as 'opening acts.' At Pamela's Tea Room in Garden Grove - Reservations soon available to Omni Maecenas patrons 

Friday, November 19 - Christmas Fascinator Crafternoon Tea with craft artisan Linde Clark (Reservations to open in September)


DECEMBER


December 4The Ghost of Coronado Past - tea, tour, and optional overnight stay at the historic & haunted Hotel del Coronado, with presentations by historian & paranormal author Charles Spratley  (Details to be announced in August)

December 11 - Miss Marple Saves Christmas at Pamela's in Garden Grove (Reservations to open in September)

December 19 - Sugarplum tea at The Four Seasons Tea Room in Sierra Madre (Reservations to open in September)

Upcoming Tea Treks (always on Fridays, often by Metro)

  • Rose & Blanc in Los Angeles - 30 July 2021 (to be rescheduled due to pandemic protocols)
  • Tiffany Blue Box Cafe - South Coast Plaza - 20 August 2021
  • Marlene's Tea & Cakes in San Diego - 24 September 2021
  • Shakespeare's Corner Shoppe in San Diego - 15 October 2021
  • Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena - 5 November 2021
  • Ye Olde Kings Head in Santa Monica - 10 December 2021


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~ EVENTS STILL IN LIMBO ~

RESCHEDULED from April 24 to Saturday JUNE 19 at 4pm TO BE RERESCHEDULED ... again! As of June 15 the venue informed me, "Could be a few weeks, could be a few months" until they can serve in the library again Sisters of Sorcery (witch-themed get-together) at the Cauldron in Buena Park - SOLD OUT
co-hostess: Norma Zamora 💖

TBD - Beatrix Potter Toad's Tea at the Rancho Los Alamitos in Long Beach. (As of 20 July 2021, the rancho has not resumed food service)

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Check out our new FlexibiliTea reservation program that enables you to change & cancel reservations if need be (...within reason)


~ 2022 ~

Tentative Schedule still in the loosey-goosey idea phase

January
The 12 Deaths of Christmas
Willy Wonka
Downton Cloche Crafternoon Tea with artisan Linde Clark

February
Phantom Revue & Masquerade 
White Glove Consortium's Commedia dell'Artea

March
Good Omens
A Day of Downton - tea & visit to the cinema to watch the new film (the release date has been moved from 22 December 2021 to 18 March 2022)

April
Golden Spike weekend train trip to SF & Old Sac
Away with the Faeries (Doyle dinner)
Outrageous Etiquette & Steampunk Proper

May
Mrs 'May'sel picnic
Tatooine Canteana 

June
Princess Bride Florin Wedding Feast
A Curious Croquet Partea

July
High Sea Piratical Tea
Harry Potter birthday bash
Christmas in July tea trek (to the Christmas Inn)

August
A Marvelous Summer Blockbuster tea in the MCU
1930s Portland Noir weekend train trip

September
C is for Caw - a Moira Rose murder
1940s radio show

October
Wild West Partea
Murder at the Manor (ie the French Inn in Orange)
A Discovery of Witches et al

November
Nightmare Before Christmas
Tardis Tea (Doctor Who)

December
Nutcracker Memories
Tommy & Tuppence Take Over Christmas
Stessa - Self-Appreciation tea at the Biltmore

Tentatives & backburner revisits: Santa Barbara day trip, Supernatural, Solvang weekend, 1970s TV Tropes, Sabrina's Chilling Adventures, An Ozsome tea, Pooh's Honey Pot tea, A Room with a View tea & badminton, The Queen's Gambit, Sanditon, Seance Supper, Phillipa Gregory's queens & princesses, Belgravia, Sherlock, I Love Lucy, Outlander

Tea Treks 

  • Huntington Library in Pasadena - January 2022
  • The T Room in Montrose - February 2022
  • Tranquility Tea Room in Thousand Oaks - March 2022
  • Tea Rose Garden in Pasadena - April 2022

FRIDAY 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

ANNUAL OBSERVANCES

  • Early January - end of Yulshad 
  • Feb 1 - MidWinter Pajama ParTea at Pamela's
  • Late February - A Gorey Affair - Edward Gorey celebration
  • Day before Easter - Little Black Dress tea at Paris In A Cup in Orange  
  • May 1 - May Day Fae Day at Dream Come True
  • Mother's Day - all tearooms
  • Summer Solstice - SerendipiTea - outlandish costumes & customs
  • Mid-August - Mermaid Tears tea 
  • Late October - Spooktacular tea at Paris In A Cup 
  • November First-ish - Dia de los Muertos at The Four Seasons Tea Room
  • Throughout December - Holiday teas at most tearooms
  • Late December - Stessa (self-care) day
  • *Saliolum - Leap Day celebration every 4 years

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
 
[updated 29 July 2021]