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Tea and Trains

a special holiday tradition, benefiting Madison Children’s Museum
This year featuring a visit from special guest, Bucky Badger!


Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at The Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson St. 

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Online tickets are now closed however, we welcome walk-up purchases at the Madison Club. Individual tickets ($35 each).

Online ticket holders should check in at our registration desk when you arrive at Tea & Trains.

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Activities at Tea & Trains 2017

  • Meet Bucky Badger from 12-1 p.m.
  • Andi Brooks of Q106 FM will read The Big Bucky Badger Mysteryby Chris Newbold, at 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
  • Holiday high tea, featuring fancy food and treats to delight many tastes
  • Conductor Joe Schappel’s private American Flyer electric train collection
  • Holiday family portraits by Beth Breidel Design & Photography 
  • Old fashioned silhouette making (ages 2 and up)
  • Doll hair styling and ear piercing for American Girl Dolls and other similar dolls
  • Raffle of three bountiful gift baskets for kids
  • Silent auction with over 85 festive offerings from local businesses
  • Strolling magician and balloon artist
  • Games, crafts, and more!

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About Tea & Trains

Tea & Trains is a holiday tradition for Madison area families, featuring our signature train collection by guest conductors, themed arts and craft stations, an exciting silent auction, and of course, our high tea and hot chocolate. This holiday tradition is a treat for the young and young at heart.

All proceeds from Tea & Trains support the museum’s Access for Everyone programs, helping all families play, create, imagine, and learn together.

See photos from Tea & Trains 2016 on our Facebook page!

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Tea & Trains Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!

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