As The Tea Ladies, Inc., we are honored to present our Victorian and Edwardian history programs for
groups and organizations throughout Illinois and neighboring states.
These special events help to raise money for community causes, scholarships, historic preservation,  
restoration, and much more.  The following events are open to the public and we hope you can attend one.
Please click on the title of any event to visit their Website.
The Tea Ladies,Inc.
    Bringing Victorian &
    Edwardian History to Life
    Upcoming Events
    Throughout Illinois
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Gone With the Wind  Tea ~ The Onarga Home and Garden Spring Tea Fundraiser
Onarga United Methodist Church
109 East Seminary Avenue
Onarga, IL 60955
Sunday April 27th, 2014 at 2:00pm

The book and movie we all love ~ Gone With The Wind is celebrating 75 years! Do you remember the details, the characters and
costumes?  This is a program full of Gone With the Wind trivia, treats, and prizes.  Dress in your Gone With The Wind finery if you like!
Costumes are fun, but NOT required!

We are pleased to say that the funds raised by this tea and program benefit the community in several ways!
Cost is $15 per person and reservations are required.
Please call Linda Harris at 1-815-268-4253 or Virginia Rohrback at 1-815-268-4432
Cut off date to purchase tickets is Wednesday April 23rd, 2014.
The Silver Charity Program at the"Piecers of the Heartland Quilt Show"
Canton High School
1001 North Main Street
Canton, IL 61520
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Entire Event Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

A fabulous show that includes more than 250 quilts, mystery quilts, friendship quilts, wearable art and home décor on display. Vendors,
concessions, door prizes and a quilt raffle. Display and oral history of antique quilts at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
The Tea Ladies present the Silver Charity Program at 12:30 p.m.  Learn how 19th Century ladies and gentlemen raised money for their
charities by hosting Silver Teas. Churches and charitable organizations have been hosting Silver Teas for over one hundred years to help
worthy causes.  We discuss Victorian high society's fund-raising and also how ladies during the Civil War helped each other & the soldiers.  
A very inspiring program.
Admission: $5 and free parking! For more information contact mcbrown4000@yahoo.com or 309-647-6496.
Celebrate Downton Abbey with, "A Day At The Edwardian Mansion"
La Tea Da Tearoom and Gift Shop
1100 S. Madison St, Clinton, Illinois 61727
Saturday, April 5th at 5:00 pm.

Join LaTeaDa and The Tea Ladies for, "A Day At An Edwardian Mansion". Enjoy a delightful evening Dinner Tea and program given by
The Tea Ladies, revolving around the lives of the Lord & Lady and their beautiful daughters. The "Upstairs" & "Downstairs" show two
very different worlds, the Elite and those who follow them. Weave through their fascinating story with a display of several stunning
fashions of the era.
Prepaid Reservations are required.  Tickets are available now. Please call LaTeaDa Tea Room at 217-935-8855, or in person at
LaTeaDa. $30 per person includes Dinner Tea, program, tax & gratuity. This event is selling quickly. Please call soon to assure seating.
Angels In Calico, Women Of the Civil War
Parlin Ingersoll Library
205 West Chestnut
Canton, Illinois 61520
Friday, March 28th at 2:00 p.m.

A fascinating program about the strong women of the Civil War who saw great needs and challenges and then did something about it! Learn
about women who became nurses, volunteers to physicians on the battlefields, and organizers of campaigns to send supplies and money to
the suffering troops.  What great roles did Louisa May Alcott, Susie Taylor, Clara Barton, and Mary Livermore accomplish and how did it
impact their lives? A program that will amaze and inspire everyone.   
For Reservations and further information, please call the library at 309-647-0328.
Titanic, Ship of Dreams
Marquette Heights Public Library
Program is at the Liberty Hall Pavilion
at the corner of Lincoln and Coach Roads
Marquette Hts, IL 61554
Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 1:30 pm

It's 1912, the year of the maiden voyage of the Titanic! Third class immigrants, second class travelers and first class elegant Edwardians
such as Lady Astor and Mrs. JM (Molly) Brown were on board this "ship of dreams." Join us as we embark on the most fascinating
voyage of an era. Guests can participate in this program.  Edwardian dress is encouraged but not required.
Light refreshments will be served.  This event is free and open to the public.
For reservations and/or information please call the library at (309) 382-3778.