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.
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The Tea Ladies,Inc.
    Bringing Victorian &
    Edwardian History to Life
    Upcoming Events
    Throughout Illinois
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A Day At An Edwardian Manor ~ Celebrating Downton Abbey!
Pekin Public Library
3524 Court St.
Pekin, IL  61554
Saturday, March 7th, 2015 ~ 1:30 p.m.

Downton Fans, join us at the library to experience life with our favorite Edwardian  family and their servants as we take you
through the day, both "upstairs" and "down stairs".  Follow the Lord and Lady and their beautiful daughters through the
social rigors of the rich and learn how the butler and housekeeper maintain the daily routines and rules of servant life. The
Tea Ladies weave this fascinating story with a display of several stunning fashions of the era!
Seating is limited please call for reservations.
For more information or reservations, please call the library at 309-347-7111.
Beautiful Hats Through Time
Marquette Heights Public Library ~ Liberty Hall
715 Lincoln Road Road
Marquette Heights, IL 61554
Sunday, April 26th, 2015 ~ 2:00 pm

Victorians and Edwardians wore hats every day, for every occasion.  More than mere accessories, hats were a statement
about social class, manners, and elegance. Enjoy a breathtaking presentation of the history of ladies' and men's hats through
the ages and discover some fascinating events that happened the years they were worn.
Hats from the 1860's to the 1920's will be displayed and modeled. A visual delight!
This program is free and open to the public.
For more information please call the library at 309-382-3778.
A Day At An Edwardian Manor ~ Celebrating Downton Abbey!
Gridley Public Library
320 Center St.
Gridley, IL  61744
Monday, March 9th, 2015 ~ 7:00 p.m.

Yet another opportunity if you love Downton Abbey, join us at the library to experience life with our favorite Edwardian  
family and their servants as we take you through the day, both "upstairs" and "down stairs".  Follow the Lord and Lady
and their beautiful daughters through the social rigors of the rich and learn how the butler and housekeeper maintain the
daily routines and rules of servant life. The Tea Ladies weave this fascinating story with a display of several stunning fashions
of the era!
Seating is limited please call for reservations.
For more information or reservations, please call the library at 309-747-2284.
If Teacups Could Talk ~ Teacup Exchange and Luncheon
La Tea Da Tea Room & Gift Shop
1100 S Madison St
Clinton, IL 61727
Saturday, April 11th, 2015 1:30 p.m.


Let's have a lovely time together celebrating those fanciful but functional items so dear to ladies' hearts for centuries ~ teacups!
Learn all about the era of elegant china, ladies' favorite patterns, the art of china painting, and so much more.
Bring a china teacup and saucer with you to tea and join us for a teacup exchange!
A delicious LaTeaDa lunch is included in this delightful afternoon.  Take time to visit their gift shop, too.  
Event cost is $28.00 per person and requires pre-paid reservations. Please call LaTeaDa at 217-935-8855.
If Teacups Could Talk
Prairie Creek Public Library
501 Carriage House Lane
Dwight, IL  60420
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 6:00 p.m.


Most of us have in our possession, a cherished teacup and saucer. Maybe it belonged to a pioneering ancestor, or perhaps it
is a hand painted keepsake that belonged to great grandmother.  Whatever the history behind these treasures, we do love our
teacups.  Join us for a program all about those fanciful but functional items so dear to ladies' hearts for centuries - teacups!
Learn all about the era of elegant china. Bring your favorite teacup and saucer if you like, and tell us its story.
Light refreshments will be served after the program.
Free to the public, but reservations are required.  Please call 815-584-3061 to reserve a place.