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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.

  Upcoming Events-banner
Date/Time Event
08/01
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
First Saturday Arts Market, Houston
First Saturday Arts Market, Houston Texas
08/01 - 08/02
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
43rd Semi-Annual Antique Elegance Show
Richardson Civic Center, Richardson Texas
08/04
All Day
A Celebration of American Quilts, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburgh, Williamsburg Virginia
08/04
All Day
Clementine Hunter Murals, Natchitoches
Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Natchitoches Louisiana
08/04
All Day
Louisiana Quilt Trail
The Art Center, Ponchatoula Louisiana
08/04
12:00 am
Row by Row Experience: A New Kind of Shop Hop
08/08
All Day
Austin Ice Cream Festival, Austin
Edward Rendon Park, Austin Texas
08/08
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An Evening of Art, Music and Wine, McKinney
Downtown McKinney, , McKinney Texas
08/09
All Day
First Annual Lone Star Iced Tea Festival
CWA Local 6222 Union Hall, Houston Texas
08/09
All Day
First Lone Star Iced Tea Festival
CWA Local 6222 Union Hall, Houston Texas
08/11
All Day
A Celebration of American Quilts, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial Williamsburgh, Williamsburg Virginia
08/11
All Day
Clementine Hunter Murals, Natchitoches
Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Natchitoches Louisiana
08/11
All Day
Louisiana Quilt Trail
The Art Center, Ponchatoula Louisiana
08/11
12:00 am
Row by Row Experience: A New Kind of Shop Hop
08/14 - 08/15
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Quilters Guild of Plano Quilt Show
Plano Center, Plano Texas
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Tea Master and Festival Fan Dives Into a Tall Glass of Iced Tea

July 29, 2015 – 4:42 pm | Edit Post
Amanda Vermillion’s dream of organizing a tea festival in Houston is finally coming to fruition, The Lone Star Ice Tea Festival

Amanda Vermillion’s dream of organizing a tea festival in Houston is finally coming to fruition.
Amanda has had a lifelong interest in teas and herbs. Growing up in Philadelphia, Amanda’s …

Downton Abbey in the Texas Hill Country

July 27, 2015 – 1:00 pm | Edit Post
Downton Abbey in the Texas Hill Country

On February 17, 2015, the Kingsland Community Center in Kingsland, Texas was transformed into the dining hall of Downton Abbey. The setting was the 8th annual afternoon tea fundraiser hosted …

Manners For Preschoolers

July 22, 2015 – 7:43 pm | Edit Post
This summer teach your children and preschoolers table manners

By Elizabeth Cerda
With the changing of weather, from cold to warm, I’m excited as we spend more time enjoying the outdoors! The table is set on the porch for …

Talking Tea With James Norwood Pratt

July 22, 2015 – 12:32 am | Edit Post
James Norwood Pratt recently visited Texas to participate in the 1st Annual Texas Tea Festival

By Lee Q. Garcia
James Norwood Pratt recently visited Texas to participate in the 1st Annual Texas Tea Festival, which took place this February at the Saengerrunde Hall of downtown …

Summer Finds For Tea Lovers

July 20, 2015 – 11:58 pm | Edit Post
Summer Finds for Tea Lovers at TeaInTexas

THE BLOOM GARDEN PARASOL by Davy Grosemans for Sywawa Belgium is a ‘fun but serious’ garden parasol with plenty of substance as well as style. Made in waterproof Airtex with …

A Quiche And A Cuppa

July 16, 2015 – 3:23 pm | Edit Post
Be amused and learn that one of the dishes most commonly associated with France is of German origin.

Quiche is an excellent accompaniment to tea parties and gathering
By Elizabeth Escobedo
When I was a student in southern France, one of my favorite pastimes was taking mid-afternoon strolls down the …

The Scoop Of North Texas News

July 15, 2015 – 12:58 pm | Edit Post

Newcomer Friends of Greater Plano 14th Annual “Hats Off” Valentine Tea
Newcomer Friends of Greater Plano gathered at Reflections on Spring Creek in Plano, February 10, 2015, for their 14th Annual …

Beat the Summer Heat

July 13, 2015 – 11:45 pm | Edit Post
the Joy of Quilts Quilt Show, the 5th biennial quilt show hosted by the Quilt Guild of Greater Houston

With Talented Quilters Showing Their Work
Mark your calendars because it’s time for the Joy of Quilts Quilt Show, the 5th biennial quilt show hosted by the Quilt Guild of …

Lone Star Iced Tea Festival

July 10, 2015 – 2:03 pm | Edit Post

A Tea Master and Festival Fan Dives Into a Tall Glass of Iced Tea
The Lone Star Iced Tea Festival will be held Sunday, August 9 in Downtown Houston. There will be tea …

The Gala of the Unexpected

July 8, 2015 – 5:53 pm | Edit Post
National Quilt Museum Host “The Gala Of The Unexpected” Quilt Contest

National Quilt Museum Host “The Gala Of The Unexpected” Quilt Contest
In honor of its 25th anniversary, The National Quilt Museum is inviting quilters to participate in a contest designed …