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August Teas – August 29

August 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| $6 - $40
Pink Tea Set
Step back into Sonnenberg's elegant past with our always popular tea events. This event features a variety of foods and drink including finger sandwiches, scones, teas, and sweets while being entertained with live music. Seating begins at 12:30 pm. Service begins promptly at 1 pm. Please plan accordingly. Admission to the gardens is included so you may arrive early to make a day of it. ABSOLUTELY no walk-ins. Admission is by prepaid reservations only. New for 2019: Seating is in our reception tent  nestled between the historic Aviary building and our Old Fashioned Garden with easy access to the nearby Carriage House bathroom facilities. This seating allows for all guests to be in shaded locations and to stroll the adjacent Old Fashioned Garden creating more of a garden party atmosphere. Also new is the catered menu and premium brewed tea. The food is now served family style to each table all at once allowing guests to set their own leisurely pace and minimize interruptions.

August Tea Menu

Tea Sandwiches Curried Chicken on Sourdough Cucumber, Boursin, and Watercress on Wheat triangles Turkey, Cranberry Orange Biscuit

Scones 2 petite scones served with clotted cream, lemon curd, strawberry jam, and butter

Tea Cookies Cream Cheese Cut-outs Coconut Macaroons Almond Cookies Shortbread with Lemon Filling

Tea Selection

Ceylon Black Tea, Organic A mild, yet full bodied tea from the island nation of Sri Lanka, where it has been grown for several hundred years. This black tea is the base tea for most "Breakfast" teas the the English, Scottish, and Irish enjoy; but without the bite or astringency common in most breakfast teas. (Also available in Decaf.)

Kyoto Cherry Rose, Organic This organic green tea is from China. It is prepared in the Sencha style, which originated in Japan. This tea is infused with cherry and rose for a sweet and floral finish. This is a great tea for novice green tea drinkers.

Angel Falls Mist, Caffeine Free This fruit and herbal tea is caffeine free. Its unique blend of hibiscus, rosehop, strawberry, and other fruits brews to a beautiful red color. A teaspoon of sugar will bring out the fruit flavors of this tea even more.

Optional Add-Ons

Mimosa Purchase a Mimosa cocktail of orange juice and champagne for $6 presale or $7 at the event. (21 & over only)

Note: there may be one or more parties seated at your table and every seated party at your table requires a paid ticket. No paper tickets are mailed as an attendee list will be at our Admissions booth for you to check in. Please contact our Development Manager at 585-394-4922 or by email at least one week in advance if you have any dietary restrictions. Sponsors: We would like to thank all our wonderful sponsors who have helped to make this event possible! Wegamns Logo
Tea donated by Good Life TeaTasteful Connections
Like to be a Sponsor? Contact us at 585-394-4922 or via emailAll proceeds from this event to benefit Sonnenberg Gardens and its programs.


August 29, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$6 - $40
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Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424 United States
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(585) 394-4922


Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
(585) 394-4922