If you live or work in Little Rock, you might already know the 100 things to do in Little Rock and you already know what a progressive city we are. With the Clinton Library, the headquarters for Heifer International, and a host of boutiques, museums, unique restaurants and nightlife, it’s no wonder Little Rock was named one of the top cities for economic growth in 2016. Local author Celia Anderson has written a book called “100 Things to Do in Little Rock Before You Die” which is a compilation list that highlights all of the amazing sights and eclectic history this town has to offer.
100 Things to Do in Little Rock… was written in the hopes that people from around the world who visit the city could benefit from a sort of “field guide”. Anderson works as a National Sales Director for the Little rock Conventions and Visitors Bureau.
Number 50 on this vast list is “Sip Tea at The Empress”. The Empress of Little Rock is the only place in town that still holds a traditional Grand High Tea. Teas are held on Sundays at 3 PM by reservation at just $40 per person. Grand High Tea includes specialty hot tea, house made scones and finger sandwiches served in our formal dining room with a distinctly Victorian ambiance of music and candlelight. Of course, The Empress also offers a Tea and Tour package which provides guests with a historical view of The Empress. Read more about our teas and get our scone recipe here! The Empress also offers two special holiday teas each year for Mother’s Day and Christmas. Reserve your spot early as seating is limited!