Clara cordially invites you to

Join Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy and her court at the Nutcracker Tea Party following the Nutcracker performance on December 17, 2017.  This memorable affair will include a delicious buffet of appetizers and desserts with  coffee, tea and sodas sponsored by Norbeck Country Club. Your children will mingle with costumed Nutcracker dancers, collect autographs, enjoy crafts, have a photo opportunity with the Sugar Plum Fairy and even have a dance lesson with Clara! Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture these special moments.  


Sunday, December 17, 2017

3:30 p.m.

The Ballroom

Norbeck Country Club

17200 Cashell Rd, Rockville, MD


CASH BAR for adult beverages


$40 each / $350 for a table of 10 by December 3, 2017

$45 each / $400 for a table of 10 on or after December 4, 2017


Please Note: A Nutcracker performance ticket is not included with the Nutcracker Tea Party.  Nutcracker performance tickets are sold separately.


​​All seating is limited and subject to availability.  At time of purchase, please list if there is another party with whom you would like to be seated. Otherwise, tables will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

The Land of Sweets Tea Party

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DIRECTIONS from Olney Theatre Center to Tea at Norbeck Country Club:

  1. Start out going northwest on Olney Sandy Spring Rd/MD-108 toward Rose Theatre Cir. (0.29 miles)

  2. Turn left onto Old Baltimore Rd (1.24 miles)
  3. Turn right onto Georgia Ave/MD-97 (0.40 miles)
  4. Turn left onto Hines Rd (1.31 miles)
  5. Turn left onto Cashell Rd. (0.16 miles)
  6. Take the 1st right. (0.41 miles)

  7. Arrive at 17200 Cashell Rd, Rockville, MD 20853

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I purchase a ticket to attend only the Tea and not the Nutcracker performance?

Yes, tickets to the attend the tea are sold separately.

Is the Tea at the same place as the Nutcracker performance?

No. The Nutcracker performances are at the Olney Theatre Center and the Tea is less than 4 miles away at Norbeck Country Club, 17200 Cashell Road, Rockville, MD 20853.

Help! I am not sure if I purchased a ticket to attend the Tea.

You will have a separate ticket that will specifically state that you have purchased a ticket to attend the “Tea” as separate pricing for this event applies. If you require further assistance, please contact

I bought tickets to see the Nutcracker performance on a separate day, but would still like to attend the tea. Is that possible?

Yes (subject to availability), tickets to the Tea are sold separately.

Do I need to bring my ticket with me to the Tea?

Yes, please! Kindly bring your Tea ticket(s) to ensure quick entry into the Tea.

Can I purchase a ticket to the Tea the day of the event?

Yes. Available tickets will be sold at the theatre. However, we strongly recommend purchasing your ticket to the Tea in advance as seating is limited.

If I purchased a ticket to the December 17, 2017 performance, do I automatically get to attend the Tea?

No, as there is separate pricing for this event. When you purchase a ticket to attend the Tea, you will be issued a separate "Tea" ticket. If you require further assistance, please contact .