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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
05/24 - 05/31
All Day
Quilt at Sea with Rockport Tours, Bear Thread Designs
05/26
All Day
A Celebration of American Quilts, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburgh, Williamsburg Virginia
05/26
All Day
Clementine Hunter Murals, Natchitoches
Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Natchitoches Louisiana
05/26
All Day
Exhibits at Texas Quit Museum, LaGrange
Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange Texas
05/26
All Day
Louisiana Quilt Trail
The Art Center, Ponchatoula Louisiana
06/02
All Day
A Celebration of American Quilts, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburgh, Williamsburg Virginia
06/02 - 06/08
All Day
Celebrate the American Bride, Chic Cherie, Plano
High Street Antique Mall, Plano Texas
06/02
All Day
Clementine Hunter Murals, Natchitoches
Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Natchitoches Louisiana
06/02
All Day
Exhibits at Texas Quit Museum, LaGrange
Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange Texas
06/02
All Day
Louisiana Quilt Trail
The Art Center, Ponchatoula Louisiana
06/05 - 06/06
All Day
Cookin’ on the Cane BBQ Competition
Downtown Natchitoches, Natchitoches Louisiana
06/05 - 06/07
12:00 am
Girls Getaway Weekend
Natchitoches Historic District, Natchitoches Louisiana
06/05 - 06/07
All Day
Girls’ Getaway Weekend, Natchitoches
Natchitoches Historic District, Natchitoches Louisiana
06/06
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
First Saturday Arts Market, Houston
First Saturday Arts Market, Houston Texas
06/06 - 06/07
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
47TH ANNUAL GINGERBREAD TRAIL
Waxahachie Gingerbread Trail, Waxahachie Texas
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Miss Ima’s Legacy

May 20, 2015 – 7:25 pm | Edit Post
Varner Hogg House

By Angela Pfeiffer, Curator
Varner Hogg Plantation Showcase Texas History and Attest to Miss Ima’s Legacy
Donated to the State of Texas in 1958 by philanthropist Ima Hogg, the Varnerz Hogg …

Step Into The Garden

May 18, 2015 – 2:36 pm | Edit Post

For a Captivating Tea at the Dallas Arboretum
By Stephanie Miller
The Dallas Arboretum is one of the most serene and picturesque botanical gardens in the country, overlooking beautiful White Rock Lake, …

Tea Mail

May 13, 2015 – 1:25 am | Edit Post
27th Annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Benefits Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and A Woman’s Garden

27th Annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Benefits Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and A Woman’s Garden
This Spring-time tradition took place on April 9, featuring a fashion …

Lady Carnarvon’s First Trip To Houston

May 8, 2015 – 4:03 pm | Edit Post

HIGHCLERE CASTLE, Best Known as Downton Abbey
By Heather Clary
Lynn Wyatt and the Houston Public Media Foundation hosted Highclere Tea, with special guest, Lady Carnarvon, Countess of Carnarvon of Highclere Castle …

Texas TEA & TRAVEL Summer 2015 Issue

May 7, 2015 – 6:54 pm | Edit Post
Texas TEA & TRAVEL Summer 2015 Issue

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 …

5th Texas Tea Affair in Galveston

April 28, 2015 – 10:03 am | Edit Post
Best Mothers' Day Gift - Texas Tea Affair

Mother’s Day Tea Is Always a Great Last Minute Idea
Since we’ve had a long winter, Mother’s Day will come fast this year.
Are you ready?
For those of you blessed …

Quiting Corner

April 26, 2015 – 9:38 pm | Edit Post
Texas Quilt Museum

The tried-and-true adage that “everything old is new again” takes on new meaning at the Texas Quilt Museum for winter
“Selections From the Book 500 Traditional Quilts” features 36 works included …

Noted Texas Quilter Showcased in NATIONAL QUILT MUSEUM EXHIBIT

April 22, 2015 – 8:31 pm | Edit Post
Pat Campbell Master Quilter Showcased in NATIONAL QUILT MUSEUM

The late Texas Quilter Patricia Campbell was the focus of an exhibit entitled “The Complete Quilter,” at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky last Fall, and this quilt, “Tex- …

Spring Gifts

April 20, 2015 – 8:12 pm | Edit Post
Spring Gift Idea, all about tea and breakfast

Bring on the Egg Cozy!
If your teapot can have a cozy, why not your egg cup? Boil a soft-boiled egg, plop it in an egg cup, make toast soldiers for …

Experience Tea As A Modern Traveler

April 16, 2015 – 1:52 am | Edit Post
Experience Tea As A Modern Traveler

By Michelle Lindsey
Tea Travelers in search of a unique tea experience have many options in comparison to the tea drinks of early days.
Having tea is such a delightful way …