Posts Tagged ‘tea’

History Bites: Tea Tasting

Posted on: April 21st, 2018 by Programs No Comments

Learn about history in a whole new way! Enjoy sipping tea while viewing tea equipage from Dumbarton House’s collections and learning about the health benefits and historic importance of tea! Tickets include light refreshments and tasting of 6 different teas. Planned in partnership with the Spice and Tea Exchange of Alexandria!

Jane Austen Tea

Posted on: October 2nd, 2016 by dbh-01

 

Jane Austen Tea

SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 2

1-3 p.m.

 

Enjoy one of the Regency Era’s favorite past times – afternoon tea! You are cordially invited to join Mrs. Bennett for a spirited discussion of Austen’s works and enjoy a lively period appropriate tea while learning the history of taking tea in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This afternoon tea is complete with tea sandwiches, scones, and assorted desserts. Arrive early to tour the historical Federal period house museum.


Attire is casual. Please contact us in advance if you have a food allergy or dietary restriction. Seating is assigned. Please let us know if you’d like to be seated with someone or if you have a group. Tables seat between 8-10. Tickets must be purchased in advance.


This event will be held in the museum’s Belle Vue ballroom. Please enter into the ballroom through the lower terrace.
Dumbarton House is handicapped accessible, and there is limited parking behind the garden at 27th & Q Streets, NW. 

Stretch, Sip, and Stroll

Posted on: March 12th, 2016 by dbh-01

Stretch, Sip, +Stroll 

March 12th, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 PM

Yoga at Dumbarton House

Our popular outdoor summer yoga classes come inside for a special winter program! Enjoy a restorative yoga class led by local instructor, Lauren Jacobs. Bring your mat, stretch and relax! After yoga, join us for tea (including light snacks) and a tour of historic Dumbarton House.


Lauren Jacobs is an experienced registered yoga instructor and certified personal trainer with almost a decade of yoga teaching experience. In the DC area, she is known for her creative yet intelligently sequenced flow classes and aim to put a vibrant and playful yet relatable and disciplined spin on traditional yoga teachings.


This event will be held in the museum’s Belle Vue ballroom. Please enter into the ballroom through the lower terrace. 

Dumbarton House is handicapped accessible, and there is limited parking behind the garden at 27th & Q Streets, NW. Groups are welcome. 

Valentine Tea and Chocolate Tasting

Posted on: February 13th, 2016 by dbh-01

 

Join us on February 13th for an early celebration of Valentine’s Day. Bring your friends, family or special someone to enjoy tea and chocolates at the historic Dumbarton House. Guests will not only enjoy sweets, but will also be treated to a brief history of chocolates and tea. Take home a lavender sache of your own creation for your valentine.

Tea with Santa

Posted on: December 12th, 2015 by dbh-01

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Saturday, December 12

11am-1pm, Member $25, Nonmember $30, Children $20

Sit back, relax and let Santa’s helpers serve you during this magical holiday experience. Visit with Santa and hear a special holiday story. Families enjoy a delicious holiday tea complete with special holiday tea blends, hot apple cider, sandwiches and desserts. After taking tea, children decorate their own gingerbread cookies to take home.