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Burroughs Home Hosts Final Tea Party of the Season

The historic Burroughs Home & Gardens will host its final tea party of the season on Tuesday, April 11 at 1:00 p.m. “The Victorian Fairy Painting Tea” is presented by local historical entertainer Laurie Nienhaus and will include a presentation of quality reprints of the great fairy paintings of the Victorian era. Guests will enjoy the scenery of the beautiful gardens from the dancing porch, while learning about the quirks associated with the unique genre of art. Light afternoon tea fare fit for a fairy will be served. Read more

Burroughs Home Offers Tours and Tea Parties

Laurie Nienhaus, Historian and Entertainer

The historic Burroughs Home & Gardens located at 2505 First Street in downtown Fort Myers, Florida is scheduling tea parties and entertaining luncheon programs on Mona’s dancing porch. Two different entertainment program formats are available. Guests can choose from monthly “Teatime Tuesdays” or combination “Tours with Tea” offered exclusively to groups of 10 or more on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read more

NEW! Tea Parties Added to Tour Choices

A New Twist on Tours at the Burroughs Home!

Groups of 10 or more wishing to tour the historic Burroughs Home can now add an adventurous tea experience, with the option of one of two programs! Presented by local author, speaker, and playwright Laurie Nienhaus, guests can choose from either “For the Love of Lavender” or “How on Earth did tea Make it This Far?”

Following both of these short, fun programs is light tea fare. For the “Love of Lavender,” all scrumptious selections feature lavender. For “How on Earth did tea Make it This Far,” the appetizing assortments feature items using tea as an ingredient. Read more