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Second Annual Tea in the Gardens

May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tea in the Garden is SOLD OUT! Registration is now closed. 

Ladies (and gents, too) don your favorite chapeaux as The Mercer Society salutes National Public Gardens Day and Mother’s Day with our Second Annual Tea in the Gardens at Mercer, Friday, May 11, 2018. Relax under the treehouse canopy, where you will sip on Catspring Yaupon Tea while enjoying scrumptious tea treats and participate in fun events that will fill the afternoon.  Tea service begins at 2:30 and concludes at 4:30 pm.

Bring mom, grandmom, aunt, or your best friend for this lovely tea time, set in beautiful Mercer Botanic Gardens.  Photography opportunities available, fun prizes, raffles, a charity hat auction and other tea time games. Live entertainment and more.

Registration required; limited seating; hats encouraged but not essential!

Tea registration: TMS members: $25.00; Non-Members: $30.00; Children ages 10-16: $12.50> Tables for eight: TMS members – $220.00; Non-Members -$250.00.

Tea Underwriter and Sponsorships available starting at $500.00 and going up to $2500.00.

Garden Sponsor: $500.00 (two tickets to the Tea; Listing on event signage; Recognition in event program)

Tea Time Sponsor: $1500.00 (Reserved table for Eight; Listing on event signage; Verbal acknowledgment at the event; Recognition in event program; Logo recognition on our website).

Blooming Bonnet Sponsor: $2500.00 (Premium Reserved table for eight; Listing on event signage; Verbal acknowledgment at the event; Logo recognition in event program; Logo recognition on our website; Logo on Tea in the Gardens Gift Bag).

In-Kind Sponsorships also welcomed and available.

For registration or more details on all sponsorships, please call –  call 713-274-4166

All proceeds from our first “Blooming Bonnets” Tea benefitted Mercer Botanic Gardens. All proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Gardens Harvey Recovery. 

The Mercer Society thanks the following companies and individuals for helping to make our 2017 Tea Event a success and look forward to their continued support:

Table Centerpiece Sponsor – HEB;

Tea Sponsor – Catspring Yaupon Tea;

Caterer Sponsor – Black Swan Catering

Treats Sponsors – Nothing But Bundt Cakes; Carrabba’s Italian Grill; Lawler’s Cheesecakes; Great Harvest Bakery

Special Tea Centerpiece – Kingwood Garden Club , Nancy 

Photographer – Hector Silva Photography

Raffle Table Sponsors:

Hat Sponsor – The Hat People; Old Town Spring

Orchid Sponsor – Orchid Express

Chocolate Shoe – Cacao & Cardamon

Stationary Basket – Paper Trends