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Join us for Morning Tea at Clermont Gardens

Updated: Jul 13, 2023

Saturday, July 29
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Clermont Walled Garden

1 Clermont Ave, Germantown, NY 12526

Enjoy tea, finger foods, the beauty of our newly-restored formal gardens, and live music. Local artist Ruby Silvious will join us with her internationally-recognized tea bag art. All ages are welcome. $50 per person. Children 12 and under are free of charge (just let us know they will be joining you).

This event will raise money to help support Friends of Clermont’s programs and initiatives. Your gift is 100% tax-deductible.



Local artist Ruby Silvious

Ruby is internationally recognized for her miniature paintings and collages on used tea bags.

artwork by Ruby silvious
(There's an opportunity to win a couple of her pieces in the silent auction!)

Classical guitarist David Temple

David's performances are full of color and variety, enjoyable to newcomers and experienced listeners alike.

Teatime Buffet by Rob Handel Catering Specializing in farm to table, local, seasonal, and foraged foods

A variety of tasty tea sandwiches (including housemade pimento cheese and classic cucumber), savory dips and spreads (including wild mushroom pate), and many snacks and sweets with vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Signature Drink: Elderflower Blueberry Lime Mocktail

Online Auction

Artwork and a painting seminar by Ruby Silvious, two-night stay in a gorgeous log cabin, various garden- and tea-themed baskets, assorted gift certificates and more

Bid on online auction items until July 30 at 5 p.m.


Thank you

We are grateful to the following individuals, who helped make this event even more special with their donations and financial support:

Ruby Silvious

Mark and Martha Patricof

Randy Tryon & Dan DeBerardinis

Craig Diehl & Michael Koelsch

Wendy Nack-Lawler & Jim Lawler

Diana Wheeler

Marcus McCarber

Richard McKeon


See you at the tea party!


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