Country Tea Calendar

Celebrate any occasion the old-fashioned way … with tea and homemade goodies. We’ll be adding to our tea events all year, so keep watching this 2017 calendar! Remember that reservations are required and you can make them online.

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Be My Valentine Tea Party
February 10 at 1 p.m.
Join us at Back Home the Farm for a four course tea with friends or your favorite Valentine.  Such a special time! Sponsored by Rockingham County Parks and Recreation, make your reservations for this one through www.rockinghamcountyva.gov/recreation

Vintage Treasures
March 9 at 1 pm
It’s a time for lace, and all things treasured! Bring a favorite thing to share your memories with all of us at this trip down memory lane. Tea, freshly baked scones, Devonshire cream, lemon curd and strawberry jam are some of the fare served.
$20 per person

Mad Hatter Tea Party
March 11 at 1 pm
Wouldn’t want to leave the youngsters out of this fun tea party! This work of fiction is one of the most widely translated piece of literature next to the Bible and the works of Shakespeare! Just shows the fascination we all have for letting our imaginations run free and for letting our mind wander. Perhaps the March Hare will show up, I hear he’s a little mad, too! Now get right to it, there’s no time to waste!
Adults $20; children under 10 $10

April Showers Bring May Flowers
April 8 at 1 pm
Oh, the anticipation of spring! At the greenhouse, we do our share of “Singin’ in the Rain”.  Join us for some delightful tea with sumptuous savories and sweets to brighten any rainy day!
$20 per person

Easter Parade High Tea
April 13 at 1 pm
Delicious fare including scones, quiche, petit fours and all the favorites that come with an Easter Tea.  What great way to spend some special time with friends. Wear your Easter finery; prizes for the best hats!
$20 per person

Tea-riffic Secretary’s Day Tea
April 26 at 1 pm
Honor your administrative assistants!  All the sumptuous sweets and savories can be in enjoyed in an hour … or more, as your office allows.
$20 per person

May Day Celebration Tea
May 1 at 1 pm
It’s a flower celebration. And we do so love our flowers! Join us for an afternoon of tea and just soaking the joy of growing all that beauty in your gardens and ours. Expect sweets and savories to be florally inspired. If you ever danced around a Maypole growing up, come share your memories!
$20 per person

Mother’s Day  Tea
May 10 at 1 pm
Come celebrate Mother’s Day at farm.  Enjoy high tea and the gardens on the special day in May.  The menu consists of a four course meal, including scones with clotted cream, assorted tea sandwiches, and a mouthwatering array of pastries.
$20 per person

Celebration Tea
June 8 at 1 pm
This time of year there are so many events in our lives to celebrate with close friends and family!  Graduation, anniversaries, bridal showers, birthdays and more!  Whatever your special celebration, relax and enjoy a delicious tea of tempting savories and sweets sure to create another special memory.
$20 per person

Fairy Garden Party (celebrating the opening of our butterfly house)
June 17 at 1 pm
Guests will receive admission to the Butterfly House on the grounds and relax among the beauty of native butterflies and fairy gardens. Then enjoy butterfly inspired sweets and savories with a choice of hot or iced tea. Sponsored by Rockingham County Parks and Recreation, make your reservations for this one through www.rockinghamcountyva.gov/recreation

Butterfly Wings and Fairy Bling
June 24 at 1 pm
Guests will receive admission to the butterfly house and relax among the beauty of native butterflies and fairy gardens. Then sip tea and sup on delightful sweets and savories. Children should dress casually; lots of fun things to do on the farm!
Adults $20; Children under 10 $10

Herb Garden and Tea Party
July 13 at 1 pm
Guests will enjoy an Herb Garden inspired tea and learn how to boost recipes with fresh herbs right from the garden as well as a few secrets to herbal success.
$18 per person

Garden Fresh – Beat the Heat
July 15 at 1 pm
Cool, sweet, savory and fresh from my garden treats for your tea party table on this day!  Delightful iced teas along with our selection of hot teas grace the table, along with cool fruit soups, fancy tea sandwiches and those special sweet delights to finish the meal.
$18 per person

Fruits of the Farm Tea
August 10 at 1 pm
Yes we do prepare some of our own jellies, jams, and pickles right here on the farm!  Enjoy a tasting of some our faves along with your scone course!  There are many fresh veggies and fruits from the garden this time of year, share in the abundance of good things from the farm.  Take home some of our favorite summer recipes to try!
$20 per person

Serving up Fall
September 7  at 1 pm
Welcome fall at our monthly tea – the only tea we host in September due to our busy Fall schedule.  The farm is all decked out for seasonal memories – we’ll even share some of the tips we’ve learned over the years for fall flowers and decorations.
$20 per person

Fall Harvest Tea
October 12 at 1 pm
The search is on for the perfect pumpkin in our pumpkin patch, but at our monthly tea, we’ve already found them!  Celebrate all things fall, a little spice, wondrous varieties of apple goodies, join us for a cup of mulled spice tea (or cider), and fall inspired soup, savories, and sweets.
$20 per person

Today I’m Thankful for … Tea
November 9 at 1 pm
The holidays are just around the corner. Now’s the time to enjoy friends with a 4 course tea of delicious fall savories and sweets. Join us with friends or family to relax and enjoy some time together before everyone gets so busy.
$20 per person

Favorite Things Tea
November 11  at 1 pm
Celebrate the favorite things of your life.  For BFFs, children, or a favorite man in your life, delight in some of our favorite teas, soul warming soup, delightful tea sandwiches along with an assortment of wondrous sweets. Catch your breath and relax with your favorite persons before the holiday rush begins!
Adults $20; Under 10  $10

T’was the Night before Christmas
December 7  at 1 pm
Celebrate this childhood favorite poem with your children at our annual children’s Christmas tea.  Enjoy the Christmas wonderland, toys, and 4 courses of delicious tea party treats.  Special  Christmas craft for each child to make and take home.
Adults $20; Under 10 $10

A Cup of Christmas Cheer Tea
December 9 at 1 pm
Join us for our annual Christmas tea of savories and sweets all prepared remind you of your favorite things.  Grab a friend and get away from the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations.
$20 per person

Serving up Christmas Tea
December  12 at 1 pm
Children and adults alike will enjoy this 4 course tea of Christmas favorites.  Make some memories with friends and family.
Adults $20; Under 10 – $10

My Favorite Things
December 16 at 1 pm
It’s Christmas time at the farm – make some memories with friends or family.  Don’t miss the last tea of the year! Take a break from Christmas shopping and join us for a delightfully afternoon tea of memory making sweets, savories, and tea.
Adults $20; Under 10- $10

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