Informative programs 45 minutes on tea included in your ticket price.
Seating hall limited to 50, First come, first served seating.
Please note: the program listed here were featured in 2023. New programs will be announced in July, 2024.
Tea Tourism: What's your destination?
Travel along with Susanna Reppert and Angelica Brill for an adventure discovering the unique experiences to be had when you include tea rooms in your vacation plans, both here and abroad. Pick a destination! This session will include some previous tea time adventures and will include some resources to help you find tea rooms. What's on your bucket list? An adventure awaits!
A Deep Dive into the World of African Tea
Cuppa Fans Unite!
Challenge yourself with the ultimate test to see if you really are on top of the tea bags! Are you a true tea lover? Find delight in its taste but know nothing about its story? Or can you easily answer questions like “When did tea drinking begin?” or “What are the ingredients for an Indian Chai?” or even “Which Portuguese queen introduced tea in England?” So, whether you're a true connoisseur or a newly-arrived enthusiast – join us for a lively game of Time 4 Tea Trivia! Test your knowledge, and learn some interesting tea facts along the way during this entertaining session. We are pleased to welcome returning tea devotee, Judi Slack from Cleveland, OH to the PA Tea Festival. Being fascinated with tea her whole life, she put this passion to work; studied hard, sampled lots of tea and received five certificates from the World Tea Academy. Ms. Slack also teaches various educational tea classes at her local community college and offers tea related presentations at area libraries. She says that the following ancient Chinese proverb best defines her relationship with the world of tea, “Better to be deprived of food for three days, than of tea for one.”