Dig Tea Parties at the Snowden House


posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016

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Looking for something fun and maybe a little different to do with friends or family? Consider attending one of the Teas offered by the Grout Museum District. There are several to choose from, each with a different theme. And if you like to dress up, this is for you since guests are encouraged to dress for the appropriate theme. At each event, there will be fun activities for kids and adults to enjoy. You will also participate in a low tea complete with yummy treats.

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Royal Tea | January 14
Discover what it takes to be a prince, princess or knight. Learn about the Knight’s Code and princess etiquette. Create your own coat of arms, partake in a quest, enjoy treats and a low tea fit for royalty.

Valentine Tea | February 11
Guest will learn about the history of Valentine’s Day, create a Danish Heart Basket and valentines, all while enjoying a low tea.

Beauty and the Beast Tea | March 4 & 11
Be Our Guest! Make the Beast’s rose, decorate your own magic mirror, meet Lumiere, help create his fellow castle servants and enjoy a classic low tea.

Dr. Seuss Tea | April 8
Help protect the Truffula trees with the Lorax, learn about some amazing animals with Red Fish and Blue Fish and create your own hat just like everyone’s favorite cat. Enjoy all this while sipping on tea and munching on Seuss themed treats.

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Mother’s Tea | May 13
Make Mom feel special by taking her to tea! Discover how a proper Victorian lady would dress, look at real Victorian outfits, and partake in a classic British low tea.

Pirate’s Tea | June 3
Don your favorite pirate garb while you create your own treasure map, hunt for buried treasure, learn about some of history’s most famous pirates, and enjoy a pirate themed tea.

All teas are held at the Snowden House, located at 306 Washington St in Waterloo. Cost is $8 for members, $10 for non-members. You must also preregister for these events online at or by calling (319) 234-6357.

- Annette Freeseman, Waterloo Convention and Visitors Bureau
Photo Credit: Grout Museum District.

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