Register by Apr 17 for Tea with Teddy at Colonel Palmer House

Wed March 4, 2020

The annual Mother Daughter Tea at the historic Colonel Palmer House is back with a new theme. In honor of the 1920’s, we are celebrating over a hundred years of the Teddy Bear. Relax in the comfort of our Victorian parlors while you are served a delicious luncheon tea. Children (ages 4 & up) are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed bears to enjoy tea too! Tables of up to four can be accommodated.


Tea with Teddy: Mother Daughter Tea

Date: Sun, Apr 26 (registration deadline Apr 17)

Time: choice of Noon-1:30 pm (code 241911-01) or 2:30-4 pm (code 241911-02)

Location: Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake

Fee: $25 per person


Register online at or in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Admin. Office, 1 E. Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake.


The Colonel Palmer House was built c.1858 by settlers Gustavus and Henrietta Palmer. Located on its original site, the home was entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Currently the home is maintained by the Crystal Lake Park District and is home to the Crystal Lake Historical Society. For more information contact Ashley Palazzo at or 815-477-5873.