Afternoon Teas

Enjoy an AFTERNOON TEA set in our Parlor Room while you listen to a special program offered by the women of Historic Vienna, Inc. Some of our programs include the Women’s Suffrage Movement, historic etiquette, British holiday traditions, and the Language of Flowers.
After a short presentation, there will be plenty of time for relaxing and visiting with your friends in the beautiful parlor and dining room of the Freeman Store & Museum. Each traditional English tea includes homemade scones, tea sandwiches, assorted sweets and a bottomless cup of tea.

Prices range from $35 to $40 per person and space is very limited. 

TEA POLICY: Afternoon teas are presented by Historic Vienna, Inc. (HVI) with all proceeds going to fund our activities, programs, and exhibits.
Payment
is required at the time of the reservation.
Refunds
given up to 48 hours prior to tea date for in-person teas only.  Virtual Teas are non-refundable.

PRIVATE TEAS for small groups of 10 – 22 people and PRIVATE VIRTUAL TEAS are available.  Please email us at historicviennava@gmail.com for information & availability and any afternoon tea related questions you may have.

2021 AT HOME VIRTUAL AFTERNOON TEAS:

For more information about our teas, email historicviennava@gmail.com

Holiday Tea December 2021

British Holiday Tea & Talk – Saturday, December 11, 2020 at 3pm

Enjoy a full English holiday tea with scones, authentic clotted cream, homemade lemon curd, jam, elegant tea sandwiches, sausage rolls, mince pies, plum pudding and other traditional treats. These treats will be carefully packaged with English Tea (bags) and Christmas crackers in special boxes which attendees can pick up at the Freeman Store and Museum on December 11 at 12noon – 2pm.  Packages not picked up on time will be donated to charity. Tea Packages cost $45 and will be on sale through our website beginning November 1. Tea Packages once purchased are non-refundable. At 3PM, join us for the Zoom program which will include: The history of the British Tea.

Language of Flowers Tea – Saturday May 15, 2021 @ 3-4 pm 

Language of Flowers Tea May 2021

Enjoy a full English Tea with scones, authentic clotted cream, jam, homemade lemon curd, elegant tea sandwiches and special savories & sweet treats. These treats will be carefully packaged with English Tea (bags) in special boxes which attendees can pick up at the Freeman Store and Museum from 12 to 2PM on May 15th. Packages not picked up on time will be donated to charity. Tea Packages will be on sale through our website a few weeks prior to the tea date. Tea Packages once purchased are non-refundable. At 3PM, join us for the Zoom program which will include: The history of the Language of the Flowers and the various meanings of flowers 


St. Patrick’s Day Tea – Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 3-4pm

St. Patrick’s Day Spring Tea March 2021

Enjoy a full English Tea with scones, authentic clotted cream, jam, homemade lemon curd, elegant tea sandwiches and special Irish savories and sweet treats. These treats will be carefully packaged with English Tea (bags) in special boxes which attendees can pick up at the Freeman Store and Museum between 12 and 2PM on March 13thPackages not picked up on time will be donated to charity.  Tea Packages will be on sale through our website only through March 5. Tea Packages once purchased are non-refundable.

At 3PM, join us for the Zoom program which will include How St. Patrick Saved Civilization, the Foods of Ireland, Irish Dancing and St. Patrick’s Trivia.

2020 AT HOME VIRTUAL AFTERNOON TEAS:

British Holiday Tea & Talk – Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 3pm

Enjoy a full English holiday tea with scones, authentic clotted cream, homemade lemon curd, jam, elegant tea sandwiches, sausage rolls, mince pies, plum pudding and other traditional treats. These treats will be carefully packaged with English Tea (bags) and Christmas crackers in special boxes which attendees can pick up at the Freeman Store and Museum on December 12 at 12noon – 2pm.

Set up your Tea Package on your favorite china and at 3PM tune in to the Zoom call. There will be short presentations on how to make a proper cup of tea, how to set up a ‘Tea Club’ in the office (English office that is), and of course a talk on holiday traditions.

If you wish to share the experience with friends, when you sign up for the tea, ask for a complementary breakout room. After the presentation, you can join your friends in your own private zoom room and return to the main session any time.

Each Tea Package costs $40 and includes the Zoom information. Tea Packages will be on sale from November 1 through December 1 only, via a separate website. Tea Packages once purchased are non-refundable. The site will also feature vintage tea cups, plates, tea stands, tea pots, vintage linens, and other tea related items for sale to make a perfect ‘at home’ tea. Pick up for all tea items purchased, Tea Packages and vintage items, will be contactless on Dec 12 at 12noon-2pm.  For more information, email historicviennava@gmail.com

2019 AFTERNOON TEAS:

Holiday Tea, Friday & Saturday, December 6 & 7 at 3-5pm
Holiday Traditions of the 1950s

Life In The 1950’s Tea, Saturday September 28, 2019 at 3-5pm
Life In The 1950’s Tea, September 28, 2019

Teddy Bear Picnic, Saturday July 20, 2019 at 10:30am-11:30am
Teddy Bear Picnic July 20, 2019

The Language of Flowers Tea, May 17 & 18, 2019 at 3-5pm
Language of Flowers Tea, May 17 and 18, 2019

2018 AFTERNOON TEAS:
Holiday Tea, Friday & Saturday, December 7 & 8, 2018 at 3-5pm
Holiday Tea December 7 and 8, 2018
Learn about British Holiday Traditions.

Suffrage Tea, Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 3-5pm
Suffrage Tea Sept. 29, 2018
Learn about the women’s rights movement during World War I and how women helped with the war effort. Included is a tour of the new exhibit at the Freeman Store, The Women’s Rights Movement through Cartoons.

Teddy Bear Picnic, Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:30-noon
Teddy Bear Picnic July 14, 2018

The Language of Flowers Tea, May 18 & 19, 2018 at 3-5pm

Afternoon Tea Language of Flowers May 2018

AFTERNOON TEA
Women’s Suffrage During World War I
Women’s Suffrage Tea
Women’s Suffrage Tea
Holiday Tea

Holiday Time in the Parlor
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Women’s Suffrage Movement
Holiday Tea
Afternoon Tea

Virtual Tea Pick-up

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