The Tea Room has now closed and much of the Boutique merchandise can be found at the Victorian Parlor in the Creamery Antique Mall, http://www.victorianparlor.webs.com/, in Stevensville.
The information on this site is left here for reference purposes. It closed at the end of October, 2009, after a 2-year period. It was great fun. The owner is now semi-retired.
THE BLUE PARROT
Victorian Tearoom & Boutique
317 Main Street, Stevensville, MT 59870
E-mail - Victorian7Rose@aol.com
The Blue Parrot is unique in its ability to bring history to life through the vision of its proprietor Joyce Carr and the expertise of professional costume designer, Gretchen Spiess. Visit us and watch as the 1800's and early 1900's come to life in elegant teas, hands-on workshops, vintage dances,Victorian fashion shows featuring ORIGINALS from 1830 to 1940, hand crafted Victorian lampshades, custom-made and ready-to-wear period-perfect costumes and gowns, and much more in our Victorian Boutique.
Experience the fun of making friends within a Special Interest Parrot Club (click on Events and Parrot Clubs).
The Tearoom may be used for catered teas and many other events. The tables are beautifully set with vintage china and silver. This 1910 building has been renovated to bring back its historic past, which is further enhanced by the Victorian events that are held within its walls.
Our Boutique offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience for customers looking for a unique gift. We feature items such as tea related accessories (tea pots, yummy scone mixes, lemon, respberry and orange curds, gourmet teas, truffles, gift baskets, etc.), antiques, vintage clothing, costume accessories, jewelry, greeting cards, and many other Victorian inspired items..
We enjoy "Bringing History to Life" and educating on the Victorian era. Our historian and speaker, Gretchen Spiess, has 38 years experience in costume design and theatrical production, two degrees in costume design, and loves to share her knowledge with our guests. Fashion History and Tea Etiquette are shared at all of our teas, with Joyce (left) and Gretchen (right) in Victorian costume.
Janet and Family, at Mother's Day Victorian Fashion Show Tea, 2008, 3 generations enjoying a Traditional Afternoon Tea Menu as well as a two-hour show.
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