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Holiday Afternoon Tea in the Village

November 22, December 14, 15, 20 & 21

Join us for a lovely holiday outing!

Don’t miss this exclusive new holiday event at GCV&M! Our Afternoon Tea includes a selection of tea varieties, finger sandwiches, and sweet treats. Wine and mimosas will also be available for purchase.

Afternoon Tea will take place on Wednesday, December 14 (sold out), Thursday, December 15, Tuesday, December 20, and Wednesday, December 21, from 1 – 3 p.m. 

Set in Davis Opera Hall bedecked for the holidays, your afternoon also includes a tea etiquette talk by Lyn Somers and a mini-tour of historic Hyde and Hamilton houses. Guests are welcome to stroll through the decorated Village before or after tea, weather permitting! Pre-purchase of tickets is necessary, as seating is limited. 

Afternoon Tea Menu

Visitors to our Afternoon Tea will enjoy: 

  • Savory Rosemary Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches along with warm mini vegetarian quiches 

  • A variety of scones accompanied by rich clotted cream and fresh jam as well as cakes, cookies, and other sweet treats 

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the menu gluten free and vegan options are not available for afternoon tea.

A new holiday tradition

Start a new holiday tradition with friends and family when you join us for Afternoon Tea at GCV&M! Enjoy festive Davis Opera House (built 1884) as the setting for your meal, then explore the Historic Village on a guided tour of the Gaslight District, featuring historic Hamilton House and Hyde House, bedecked for the holiday season. 

Guests will also enjoy a tea talk highlighting fascinating elements of 19th-century tea-time etiquette. 

Ticket Information


General ticket: $45

Museum Member: $40 

Tickets must be purchased in advance, as seating is limited. 

Consider becoming a Museum Member today to enjoy the discounted admission to Afternoon Tea, plus other benefits and perks for a whole year! Click here to learn more. 

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