Thursday, August 19, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Take a relaxing docent-led stroll through the demonstration gardens and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Historic House. This is a delightful introduction to the mission and history of Green Spring Gardens, one of the preeminent places for horticulture in the Washington, D.C. area. Individuals and groups are welcome. $27
Historic Green Spring programs are by reservation only (703-941-7987, TTY 703-324-3988) and require a non-refundable prepayment.
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22312
Learn about mid-19th century life, dress in period clothing, play parlor games and have tea at the historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse in Falls Church on Monday, March 29 at Noon. $12. Call 703-248-5171.
Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m. at the historic Cherry Hill farmhouse, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church, Va. A costumed docent will give an entertaining talk in the parlor before ushering guests into the lovely dining room for a full tea of sandwiches, assorted sweets and scones. A tour of the house is included. $24.00 per person. Call 703-248-5171 for reservations.
Saturday, February 20 at 2 pm. $20 for residents of Prince George’s & Montgomery Counties, $25 for non-residents.
Celebrate the Scottish heritage of Darnall’s Chance House Museum and partake in a cozy winter afternoon tea. Reservations and payment required in advance. Call 301-952-8010 for more information.
Saturday, March 27. 1 pm. $22 per person.
Celebrate Women’s History Month with a special tea featuring the favorite dishes of First Ladies at Marietta House Museum. Special guests include First Ladies Martha Washington and Dolley Madison. Reservations and payment required in advance. Call 301-464-5291 for more information.
Saturday, May 8 at 2 pm. $12 for Prince George’s & Montgomery County residents, $15 for non-residents.
Children ages 6 & up should bring their favorite doll or teddy bear to a special tea just for them at Marietta House Museum. See examples of 19th century toys on display and enjoy flavored tea and dainty desserts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations and payment required in advance. Call 301-464-5291 for more information.