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Pinecone Cottage – Victorian Valentine Making Tea

February 12, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You’ll learn the fine art of making Victorian Valentines at this Pinecone Cottage Afternoon Tea. These ever-so-sweet cards of sentiment are time capsules of a kinder, gentler, and more innocent age. A time when a handwritten message, a card, a greeting or a correspondence was ever so important and a priority.

We supply everything you need to create your valentine masterpiece, ribbons, glue, scissors, hearts, Victorian images and flowers.

Afternoon Tea Served by Reservation Only
Age Requirement 13 yrs +
BYOB Wine or Beer

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Course One
Potage St. Germain Served with a French Breakfast Puff

Course Two
Vegetarian Cassoulet
Croque Monsieur
Lardon Salad Tea Sandwich
Tartlet of Goat Cheese, Olive Tapenade, and Sun-Dried Tomato
Brie-Pear-Rosemary PineScone with Strawberry Preserves and Vanilla Devon Crème

Course Three
French Apple Cake Square
French Chocolate Bark
Pithivier – Almond Puff Pastry

Pinecone Cottage Weekend Afternoon Tea and Event Policy
Pinecone Cottage is now taking reservations for Weekend Afternoon Tea and most Events on our website. For Weekend Afternoon Tea, using the reservations tab, make your date and time selection, and conveniently purchase your tickets through your PayPal account or as a guest. Please call 630.963.9130 for Weekday Afternoon Tea reservations.

In order to offer Events, a minimum of four guests is necessary (not four in your party). Please register and pay for the event early to help ensure it will be held as scheduled. Your registration is a commitment to attend. Fees are non-refundable. Cancellations must be made at least five days prior to the event to receive credit towards a future event, no exceptions. If you are unable to meet the cancellation deadline, you are welcome to send someone in your place. If Pinecone Cottage cancels the event, you will receive a full refund.



February 12, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Pinecone Cottage
1029 Burlington Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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