The Houston Museum of Decorative Arts hosts a to the holiday season in its annual Holiday Tea on High Street, Sunday, Dec. 2 ,at the museum.
Served in both parlors of the Victorian home that houses the Houston Museum, this traditional English tea features authentic English treats such as scones with lemon curd or clotted cream, finger sandwiches, trifle, savories and sweets. Admission includes a guided tour of the Victorian home that houses the museum’s unique collection of antique glass.
"People tend to dress up or wear their favorite hat when they come to our holiday tea," said Museum Executive Director Amy Autenreith. "Children feel like grownups and grownups feel like kids playing dress-up. Bring your mothers, daughters, friends and spouses. It’s a great way to begin the holidays.”
There are two seatings at 1–2:20 p.m. and 2:40–4 p.m., but reservations are strongly recommended for this holiday favorite. For reservations, call 267-7176 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admission is $25 for adults, $20 for seniors (65+), and $5 for children (4-12). Parking is free. All proceeds benefit the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts.