Teas at the Mill

Join us for a series of Teas at the Mclean Mill

The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley is proud to present a re-visited Port Alberni classic event; Teas at the Mill! Once located at the Rollin Arts Centre, Teas on the Terrace were an annual summer series of events featuring beautiful gardens, art, music and high/low tea options. Now that The Community Arts Council lives at the Grove Gallery (at the Harbour Quay) we are bringing back this classic at the historic McLean Mill. 

Teas at the Mill event series promises an enchanting blend of culinary delights, local art, and musical entertainment. Scheduled for several Sunday afternoons in July and August, as well as a special Thursday, this event invites you to indulge in a quintessential tea experience that caters to all ages.

Sunday July 14th 3PM – 5PM Strawberry Tea $25, $20 for seniors/children
Sunday July 28th 3PM – 5PM Strawberry Tea $25, $20 for seniors/children
Sunday August 11th 3PM – 5PM High Tea $30
Thursday August 22 1PM – 3PM Seniors Strawberry Tea $20
Sunday August 25 3PM – 5PM Royal Sparkling Tea $35

You can buy your tickets below, at the Grove Gallery or at the McLean Mill

Strawberry Tea

July 14 & 28

Sunday 3PM – 5PM | $25, $20 children and seniors

Our series begins Sunday July 14th and 28th, from 3 – 5 pm with two Strawberry Teas. Our Strawberry Tea is an all-ages event designed for the whole family! Come dressed in your fanciest outfits to enjoy cake, tea, live music/painting, and local art. It also includes special kids-friendly activities such as biodegradable flower balloon art, and flower art making. Each event is $25 for adults, $20 for kids & seniors. 

High Tea

August 11

Sunday 3PM – 5PM | $30

Enjoy a High Tea, Sunday August 11th, from 3 – 5 pm. Our High Tea is a classier affair! Featuring teas with locally made scones and finger sandwiches, live music, art, plus a ‘best dressed’ award. Bring your fancy hats! Ticket cost is $30.

Seniors Strawberry Tea

August 22

Thursday 1PM – 3PM | $20

This year we are including a very special Seniors Strawberry Tea, just for Seniors with a lower ticket cost and accessibility options. Thursday August 22nd from 1 – 3 pm, we will be offering this event for Seniors homes and community groups. Tickets cost $20 and include tea, cake, live music, art and a ‘best dressed’ award. 

Royal Sparkling Tea

August 25

Sunday 3PM – 5PM | $35

To end the series, we will be hosting a Royal Sparkling Tea! This event includes a glass of sparkling wine, locally made scones, finger sandwiches, chair massage, live music and live painting. Pamper yourself! This event is being held Sunday August 25th 3 – 5 pm, tickets are $35 each and include a glass of sparkling wine.