It's a fete, it's a fair, it's OmnifĂȘte!

Our first mini arts fair is slated for 
13 November 2022

in Garden Grove, SoCal

Note: the fair is mini, the art is not ... at least not all of it

If you or a loved have arts or artisan wares to sell, have them contact

The fair's theme is "Creativity is Elemental" with an emphasis on the elements

August 1st is the deadline for out-of-state vendors

September 15 is the deadline for local vendors


Writing on a whim ... on the ocean

Join us for a spontaneous writing retreat on the high seas!

Authors Adrift 

Mon-Fri, 21-25 February 2022 

Carnival Radiance, cruising roundtrip from Long Beach to Ensenada

Get your writing on solid ground during this 4-day Baja cruise away from the distractions of home and hearth. We’ll get together on the ship for 10 authors-aid sessions to be offered morning, afternoon, and evening, with plenty of down time for you to let the words flow and sweep you out into a sea of creativity. 

For added inspiration, take advantage of the myriad amenities offered onboard including: 2 complimentary fitness classes, Cloud 9 spa (additional cost), Playlist Productions' floor show du jour, live music, piano bar, karaoke, Serenity adult-only retreat; and of course all your meals (and cleanup) are handled by ship staff.

Double-occupancy base price for the 02/21-25 sailing is $139. Either reserve your stateroom via this link on your own, or email to ask for assistance via a professional travel agent. Once you have your stateroom reserved, email us to let us know you're onboard đŸ„°

No more excuses. It's time to get writing!

Bid Time Return


Did you know the beloved romantic film
Somewhere in Time was based on the book Bid Time Return set at the iconic Hotel del Coronado?

Join historyteller Charles Spratley for the premiere of his Somewhere in Time tour at the Hotel del, after which we'll travel across the bridge to the present for tea in the elegant lobby of the Westgate Hotel. This will be the second gathering of our Bibliothefairies Literary Guild.

Saturday 4 December 
1896 & 2021
at midday (12 noon)
San Diego
guest carpooling to be arranged 

$120 includes the first-ever Somewhere in Time tour at the Hotel del Coronado and tea at the Westgate Hotel. (Also includes tax, gratuity, and PayPal fees)

Suggested attire: turn of the century or modern day

  • All reservations are final. Thus there are no refunds. However, if you are unable to attend, you may give your spot to a family member or friend.
  • Please expect to be seated with others at tea.
  • Dietary restrictions should be discussed with the venue at least 10 days in advance. If you are making reservations for friends, please advise them of this as well.  
  • For all other questions, please contact (not the venue).
  • Your PayPal receipt comprises your confirmation. No "tickets" will be distributed, but you will receive an oddball email from our admin Joy letting you know you're on the list. This message will go to the email address associated with your PayPal payment btw 
  • Please note, clicking "RSVP" or "Going" on social media sites does not constitute a reservation. 
  • If PayPal gives you grief and you are on a phone or tablet, try clearing your browser's cache, or using a different browser, or resorting to a computer, or screaming.
  • The Tea Travellers Societea is not a business, but a wee service-oriented social group based in SoCal under the auspices of the fantastical Academy of Omniosophical Arts & Sciences. Our purpose is to support tearooms and encourage nerdy creativity!