Festiviteas

As with many things in the world today, our calendar is in a perpetual state of flux, thus a good many events are listed as tentative. 


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)

~ 2022 ~

my new acquisition! 

[updated 24 September 2022]

OCTOBER


πŸ“š Saturday 08 October - MASKED Evening Surprise ExcursionReservations now available to Omni Patrons - SOLD OUT

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

πŸ§™‍♀️ Saturday 15 October, daytime - annual Fall Harvest tea with the Victorian Tea Society at the Kellogg House, Heritage Museum of Santa Ana - BYO ticket

FEATURED HOLIDAY EVENT
πŸŽƒ Saturday 15 October, evening - The Nightmare Before Christmas ... with Carolers! - McKenna's Tea Cottage, in their new courtyard - LOTS OF SEATS LEFT

πŸ”Ž Saturday 22 October, 11am - Annual Brass Rubbing & Tea at St Luke in Long Beach - open now for reservations

πŸŽƒ Saturday 22 October, 6pm - Witches & Warlocks at the Howe-Waffle House in Santa Ana - SOLD OUT

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


NOVEMBER


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» Sunday 04 December - Sugar Plum Fairy tea at The Four Seasons Tea Room - hopefully with harp serenade

πŸŽ„Friday 09 December - Holiday Tea Trek to Ye Olde King' Head in Santa Monica

πŸŽ„πŸ”ŽSaturday 10 December - Tommy & Tuppence's Caroling Calamity at Pamela's Tea Room

πŸŽ…πŸ» Saturday 17 December - A Christmas Storied high tea (we can't guarantee you won't shoot your eye out) - tentatively at McKenna's Tea Cottage
(come & you may win a major award!)

πŸŽ„Sunday 18 December - Club 11:11 holiday dinner at 5 Crowns, Corona del Mar

Tentative: πŸ«– end of the year Tea Trek to the Biltmore Hotel, LA or the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills

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


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

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

πŸ”Ž ⛏ Postponed to 2023 (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

πŸ“š Postponed to 2023 (due to postponement in travel plans until things calm down, hopefully in Spring)  - secret society book series launch - 1881 Gilded Age Tea at TBD


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 tutorial

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

πŸ“š
 Postponed:  BrdigerTwo - 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
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 
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