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Green Spring Gardens, Historic Green Spring Programs


Green Spring Gardens
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia
703-642-5173

Historic Green Spring Programs

Historic Green Spring programs are by reservation only (703-941-7987, TTY 703-324-3988.) A traditional English tea follows each program, except where noted. Schedule a private tea program for your next bridal shower, birthday or other special occasion. Private tasting parties are also available. Call for details.

April

Sunday, April 6
Japonism in Fashion

Reservations required. 1-3 p.m. $29
Cherry blossoms bring to mind another gift from Japan: the influence of Japanese aesthetics on Western fashion. View gorgeous avant-garde designs that combined Japanese motifs with 19th-and 20th-century Western silhouettes. Discover elements of the kimono in tea gowns and opera coats and hear about Japanese designers who are redefining fashion worldwide today.

Thursday, April 24
Garden Stroll & Tea

Reservations required. 1-3 p.m. $29
Tour some of the glorious demonstration gardens with a master gardener docent who will inspire you with stories of Green Spring past and present. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea served in our 1784 historic house.

Sunday, April 27
The Social Season

Reservations required. 1-3 p.m. $29
Are you ready for The Season? Historically, The Season’s social calendar was the heartbeat of fashionable society in Britain, Europe, and America. Take a whirl through the traditional debutante balls, Court presentations, races, regattas, and dress codes and hear about the rituals and exclusive events that still mark The Season today.

May

Sunday, May 11
Mother’s Day Tea

Reservations required. 1-3 p.m. $29
Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea while we tell you about some of the remarkable mothers who raised children in the Historic House from the 1780s to the 1960s. They lived in the same house but their stories, reflecting very different eras, are unique.

Thursdays, May 8 & 22
Garden Stroll & Tea

Reservations required. 1-3 p.m. $29
Tour some of the glorious demonstration gardens with a master gardener docent who will inspire you with stories of Green Spring past and present. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea served in our 1784 historic house.

A traditional English tea
Private Events for All Occasions

 Private groups can reserve a customized presentation or docent-led tour of the gardens, followed by a full afternoon tea or light refreshments at the house. Private tasting parties are also available. Call us for information. 703-941-7987.

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