Tea programs at the Banta House in Arlington Heights are a community holiday tradition. Tea is served in the 100-year-old Banta House on the museum grounds and features tea, sweets, and finger sandwiches.
Doll lovers of all ages will enjoy this unique tea. A special display and doll talk will be featured in addition to a tour of the Martha Mills Doll Collection and the Lorraine Korenthal dollhouses.
Dolls are welcome to come to tea, too! Doll tea is available on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. For ages 6 through adult.
Holiday Teas are scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9.
Harpist Kendall Braun will provide a melodious background setting for tea in the Banta House living room. Two seatings are available: 12:30-2:00 p.m. and 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Children must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult. Fee is $20 per person. To register, go to ahmuseum.org, click on the "programs" tab and follow the link for the tea of your choice. You may also register in person at any park district registration office. Please register by Dec. 2.
The historic Banta House is located at the corner of Euclid and Vail streets.
Free parking is available at the commuter lot located at the corner of Vail and Fremont streets. For more information, please call the museum at 847-255-1225.