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Texas TEA & TRAVEL Summer 2015 Issue

Texas TEA & TRAVEL Summer 2015 Issue

May 7, 2015 – 6:54 pm | Edit Post

What is a Texas Summer?
If you are new to Texas, summer can be the most challenging of the seasons. It brings the heat, pesky bugs, high humidity, kiddos at every …

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TRAVEL

Fun cultural travel for those who enjoy the fineries in life. Find a Bed & Breakfast, museum or simply mozey out for a drive.

Antiques

The modern tea traveler loves a good vintage find. Great spots to discover hidden antique treasures in Texas.

QUILTING

Crafters rejoice! Texas quilt shows and quilt stores offer the latest fabrics along with great classes.

FESTIVALS

Come to our festivals -Travel all around the region to celebrate our flowers, harvests, history and people.

TEA SHOPS

Gracious shops and tea rooms who have a passion for teatime, from Country to Asian to European.

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Date/Time Event
07/07
All Day
A Celebration of American Quilts, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburgh, Williamsburg Virginia
07/07
All Day
Clementine Hunter Murals, Natchitoches
Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Natchitoches Louisiana
07/07
All Day
Louisiana Quilt Trail
The Art Center, Ponchatoula Louisiana
07/07
12:00 am
Row by Row Experience: A New Kind of Shop Hop
07/11
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Texas Assoc. of Quilt Guilds Rally Day
Mimosa Lane Baptist Church, Mesquite Texas
07/11
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An Evening of Art, Music and Wine, McKinney
Downtown McKinney, , McKinney Texas
07/14
All Day
A Celebration of American Quilts, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburgh, Williamsburg Virginia
07/14
All Day
Clementine Hunter Murals, Natchitoches
Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Natchitoches Louisiana
07/14
All Day
Louisiana Quilt Trail
The Art Center, Ponchatoula Louisiana
07/14
12:00 am
Row by Row Experience: A New Kind of Shop Hop
07/17 - 07/18
All Day
NSU Folk Festival, Natchitoches
Northwestern State University, Natchitoches Louisiana
07/17 - 07/18
12:00 am
“Quilts of Joy Quilt Show”, Quilt Guild of Greater Houston
Stafford Center, Stafford Texas
07/17 - 07/18
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Quilts! Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Quilt Show, Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County
Midlothian Conference Center, Midlothian Texas
07/17 - 07/18
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Natchitoches/NSU Folk Festival
Northwestern State University, Natchitoches Louisiana
07/21
All Day
A Celebration of American Quilts, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburgh, Williamsburg Virginia
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Tea Mail

June 24, 2015 – 5:20 pm | Edit Post
Tea Mail

Afternoon Tea Meetup Celebrates with Chef Kiran
Houston’s latest social club enjoyed tea wearing the snazziest (not sure if that is actually a word) pair of tights/stockings this January. The group …

The World Comes to Texas

June 23, 2015 – 12:24 am | Edit Post
White Cloud World Teas was born in Austin, “steeped” in the heart of Texas

The simple delight of relaxing into a moment of mindfulness and reconnecting with what is truly important is what we would like to offer
With everything moving so fast these days, …

Tea Mail

June 18, 2015 – 11:25 pm | Edit Post
Airing of the Quilt in La Porte Texas

La Porte, Airing of the Quilt
LA PORTE- Quilters and other tourists descended into La Porte, Texas, on March 21 to attend the city’s Inaugural Airing of the Quilts event …

Texas Quilt Museum

June 17, 2015 – 5:18 pm | Edit Post
The Texas Quilt Museum, History In The Making . Showcasing the finest in contemporary and antique quilt art year-round

The Texas Quilt Museum, History In The Making
Showcasing the finest in contemporary and antique quilt art year-round, the Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange is a must-see destination whether …

Murals of Artist Clementine Hunter

June 15, 2015 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post
Panoramic view showing several Clementine Hunter murals on site at the African House, Melrose Plantation

View Artist Clementine Hunter’s Murals In Natchitoches This Summer
Clementine Hunter, one of the most important self-taught American artists of the 20th century, produced thousands of paintings drawn from her experiences …

Texas Quilt Museum Names Kate Adams as Second Bybee Scholar

June 11, 2015 – 6:48 pm | Edit Post
Kate Adams as Second Bybee Scholar

The Texas Quilt Museum and the Faith P. and Charles L. Bybee Foundation announced on February 9 that quilt historian and scholar Kate Adams has been named the second Bybee …

Cheers to Thirty Years at The Tremont House

June 10, 2015 – 2:47 pm | Edit Post

When The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, opened in 1985 it was a catalyst for the revitalization of Galveston’s historic downtown. The boutique-style hotel is now surrounded by shops, …

2015 Top Texas B&B

June 8, 2015 – 5:30 pm | Edit Post
2015 Top Texas Bead & Breakfast Preferred by savvy visitors, historic Bed & Breakfasts are a living piece of history

Preferred by savvy visitors, historic Bed & Breakfasts are a living piece of history.
Steps from stunning Texas landscapes, these B&Bs offer the best of the Lone Star state – …

Tea At The Ready

June 4, 2015 – 7:50 pm | Edit Post
Tea at the ready, at home and away

At the Ready at Home and Away!
By Paula Myers
Whether your summer involves staying in hotels or welcoming friends at home, a few “at the ready” touches can mean …

Texas Tea Party

June 3, 2015 – 10:14 pm | Edit Post
Texas Tea Party A Celebration of Good Times In The Hill Country!

Good Times In The Hill Country!
CENTERPIECE    Welcome guests with rustic sentiments.

MENU    Corral the gang for fun treats!
 
COCKTAIL:
Sweet Tea infused Vodka by Austin’s Deep Eddy
MOCKTAIL:
Blanco’s Lavender Lizzie
SIDEBOARD:
Roast …