Upcoming Events

Tea 101 cupping, February 2008

Participants learn all about tea at our Tea 101 class.

March Matcha Madness
March 11 & 12 1-2:30pm

Grab a friend and join to experience for yourself why everyone is "mad for matcha", and not just in March! You will learn what matcha really is, how it is prepared traditionally and how to use it for drinks and as an unique culinary ingredient.

Saturday March 11
1-2:30pm
Tower store location

Sunday March 12
1-2:30pm
Old Market store location

The cost for the session is $15 per person. Due to space, registration is required.
Call 402-393-7070 or 402-932-3938 to register.

Saturday, May 6 to Saturday October 15
Omaha Farmers Market

Every Saturday from May through October:

Visit the Old Market for fresh produce, local crafts and much more!

Past Events

Bruce Richardson and Jane Pettigrew, authors of The New Tea Companion, pose with The Tea Smith owner Tim Smith at the 2008 World Tea Expo.

Bruce Richardson and Jane Pettigrew, authors of The New Tea Companion, pose with The Tea Smith owner Tim Smith at the 2008 World Tea Expo.

Annual

Saturday, May 6th
2nd Annual Midwest TeaFest Kansas City

Looking for a day trip? Out Chief Leaf is again speaking at this fun and informative event. Interesting presentations and vendors from Kansas, Missouri and beyond For complete registration information go to Midwestteafest.com

Ugly Mug Contest

See the mug you definitely won't find in our store!
Meet the winners and learn about our annual contest.

Blending Contest

Meet the winners and learn about our annual contest.

One-of-a-Kind

2013 World Tea Expo

We taught a session on Oolong, spent time with fellow tea lovers, tried some new and special teas, and discovered new merchandise and tea producers.

2012 World Tea Expo

Tim Smith was named Top Tea Infusionist!

2012 Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Mayor Jim Suttle and the Chamber of Commerce helped us officially open our newest Tea Smith location at 11th and Howard in the Old Market.

2010 Open House: Art & Food

Our customers enjoyed tea recipes and fabulous art.

2008 World Tea Expo

Tim, Paulette, and Andy enjoy education, exposition, and networking.

Ugly Mug Contest 2008

2008 Ugly Mug entries from St Patrick's School in Lisburn Ireland.
Our Ugly Mug contest caught the attention of a school teacher from across the globe. See her students' masterpieces.

Chicken Soup for the Tea Lover's Soul Book Signing and Afghan Cultural Exchange

Our guests learned more about tea and life in Afghanistan.

Professional Certification by Specialty Tea Institute

We sent the Chief Leaf, Tim Smith, to tea school.

Open House 2006

See pictures from our Customer Appreciation Open House.

2005 World Tea Expo

See Tim and Paulette enjoy tea and networking in Las Vegas.