|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.
Edwardian History to Life
|In The Good Old Summertime ~ Mother's Day Program & Afternoon Tea
Edward's Place, The Springfield Art Association
700 N. 4th Street
Springfield, IL, 62702
Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Experience the merriment of a favorite Victorian summer pastime-a summer social! Teatime will offer delicious
sweet and savory treats along with fresh pots of tea. Then enjoy a program with The Tea Ladies and see Picnic hats,
lawn dresses and parasols on display.
Reservations are required for this event.
For ticket cost, reservations and more information, please call 217-523-2631.
|Take Me To The Fair! ~ The 1893 Chicago World's Fair
Vespasian Warner Public Library
310 N. Quincy St.
Clinton, IL 61727
Thursday, June 20th, 2013
Take a trip back in time and go to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair! Experience an unforgettable day at the Columbian Exposition - the
fair that offered a glimpse into the future of a new century; electricity, iced tea, Cracker Jack, the Ferris Wheel, Thomas Edison’s
fabulous Tower Of Lights, and oh, so much more!
For more information or questions, please call the library at 217-935-5174
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We will continue to update our programs in
other locations as they are scheduled.
|Take Me To The Fair! ~ The 1893 Chicago World's Fair ~ Lunch and Program Fund Raiser
Putnam County Primary School
400 E. Silverspoon
Granville, IL 61326
Friday, June 28th, 2013
Ticket cost is $10.00. Reservations required
Step back in time and go to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair with The Tea Ladies! Experience an unforgettable day
at the Columbian Exposition - the fair that offered a glimpse into the future of a new century; electricity, iced tea,
Cracker Jack, the Ferris Wheel, Thomas Edison’s fabulous Tower Of Lights, and oh, so much more.
"Lunch at the Fair" is included in your ticket price!
Ticket proceeds benefit the wonderful Putnam County Community Center
For reservations and more information please call, 1-815-339-2711
|"All Aboard! Train Travel in Victorian America"
Bloomington Public Library
205 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL, 61701
Sunday, May 19th, 2013
Step on board with The Tea Ladies and experience an exciting 19th century train trip out West. Learn all about the
newest, fastest form of travel ~ what was riding, dining, and sleeping on a train really like in the 19th century?
Learn about Harvey House Restaurants and what it took to be a Harvey Girl waitress.
Oh, and let's hope there are no train robbers!
This program is free and open to the public. For more information please call the library at 309-828-6091.
|"The Beauty Of A Victorian Garden" ~ A Victorian Garden Party Fund Raiser
212 E. Chestnut
Fairbury, IL 61739
Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Ticket cost is $10.00 purchased prior to this event. $12.00 at the door.
Enjoy an afternoon in the delight of a summer garden. Tea will be served and guests will learn all about the
beauty and lavish details of the Victorians' perfect summertime haven ~ their gardens. This event is a fund raiser
and proceeds benefit the Fairbury Garden Club.
For more information on where to purchase your tickets, please call, 1-815-692-3524