Classes and Events

Join The Novel Tea for combination class and high tea. Each tea event has a different theme, which means new things to learn and do, new foods to taste, and new tea to drink.

Come on your own, or register with family and friends for an afternoon of education and eating!

2021 St. Patrick’s Day Tea To Go

St. Patrick’s Day High Tea at Sierra 2 is an annual tradition, and a worldwide pandemic isn’t going to stop us from having our 4th annual Irish-themed high tea. Individually packed high tea to-go kits will be available for pick up Saturday, March 13th from 12:30 – 1:30 at Sierra 2.

Each kit includes food all the items you’d find at a traditional high tea, as well as two kinds of limited edition tea.

Cost: $45 per person, with a portion of the proceeds going directly to Sierra 2 to support their programs and efforts.

We are also offering delivery for an additional $7 to the following zipcodes: 95816, 95817, 95818, 95819, 95825, 95864

  • Bottom Tier:  Savories and Sandwiches
    • Smoked Salmon with Herbed Butter
    • Irish Style Egg Salad
    • Curried Chicken with Pear
    • Radish Sandwich with Finishing Salt
  • Middle Tier: Scones and Breads
    • Guinness Bread
      • With Irish sweet cream butter
    • Buttermilk Scones with Sultanas
      • With Strawberry Jam and Sweet Cream
  • Top Tier: Desserts
    • Mince Pies in Filo
    • Shortbread Cookie with Lavender Glaze
    • Mini Lemon Tart
  • Tea
    • Saints Green
    • Black Irish Blend

Vegetarian Kits are also available, and will include two egg salad and two radish sandwiches.


Our tea menus are fixed, and always include vegetarian sandwiches. Unfortunately, we are unable to substitute items, or offer gluten, dairy or egg-free options. Our food is prepared in a facility that uses wheat, nut, dairy, and eggs. If you have allergies, please note that in the comment box, and we will annotate the menu to indicate any items that contain that ingredient.

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All events and classes require a registration fee. Advanced registration required; space is limited. To register online, visit Registration can also be completed by calling Sierra 2 Center at (916) 452-3005 x 208 during business hours, or signing up in person at the Sierra 2 Center office.

In conjunction with The Learnery, all events take place at Sierra 2 Center, located at 2791 24th Street, Sacramento, CA.