Please join the staff of the Phelps-Hatheway House and Garden for two delightful occasions sure to make your holidays bright! On Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 at 11 a.m., the door to our historic Pine Room will open to welcome families to a Teddy Bear Tea. Bring your beloved bear for a sweet treat and celebration of the holidays. Tea sandwiches, a variety of cookies and a tasty herbal tea will warm the heart and body. A short story dedicated to the bear you love and a visit from a special North Pole resident will finish our time together. Reservations requested at 860-668-0055 or firstname.lastname@example.org; $8 per child; $15 per adult.
The ladies of the Phelps-Hatheway House and Garden cordially invite you to a tea in honor of Jane Austen’s birth anniversary on Sunday, December 15 from 1-3 p.m. Our afternoon will begin with savories, sweets and teas popular in the early 19th century. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the festive “Tree Ladies” of Suffield’s 350th anniversary celebration and make a bookmark to hold the place of your favorite Jane Austen novel. An added special treat this year will be a tea tasting graciously donated by Rishi Tea Company who has supplied the beverages for many of our events over the years. Tickets are $30 per person, $25 for CTL Members. Reservations are required for this special event and may be made at 860-668-0055 or phelps.hatheway@ctlan dmarks.org.