2016 Special Event Information
One of the best times to visit Mount Harmon, experience our plantation hospitality and see history come to life, is at our annual special events. Mount Harmon special events celebrate our colonial and Eastern Shore heritage, and are not to be missed.
Join us for Mount Harmon’s special events and help to support one of Maryland’s most beautiful historic sites. These events serve as important fund raisers that provide vital funding for Mount Harmon’s operations, maintenance, and visitor programs.
Friends of Mount Harmon members receive invitations and discounts to Mount Harmon events. Memberships are tax deductible and help to preserve Mount Harmon. See specific event listings below for detailed event information.
For Mount Harmon 2016 Special Event Flyer, click here.
For 2016 Special Event Sponsorship opportunities click here.
Please join us for the 3rd annual Mount Harmon/Union Hospital Earth Day 5K Cross Country Run/Walk Saturday, April 25 from 9am – 1pm. This event is in celebration of Earth Day and nature at Mount Harmon, and benefits two great Cecil County causes: Mount Harmon and Union Hospital. The Earth Day 5K Run/Walk cross country course will traverse some of the region’s most beautiful natural surroundings and feature trails along Mount Harmon’s scenic and historic waterfront. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. The Earth Day 5K is a great way to enjoy springtime, explore nature, and celebrate Earth Day! Free t-shirt to all participants, awards, refreshments, Manor House tours, Earth Day Crafts, Earth Day Exhibitors and Activities.
Mount Harmon/Union Hospital Earth Day 5K Run/Walk Schedule
Registration opens at 9 am
Race Starts at 10 am
Awards and refreshments at 11 am
Manor House & Colonial Kitchen Tours 10am – 1pm
Advanced Registration $20 (valid thru 4/21)
Day of Registration $25 (4/21 – 4/23), Guest Registration $5
War of 1812 Living History Program:
Reenactment of “Battle of Georgetown & Fredericktown”
Saturday, May 7, 10am – 3pm
Living History Program: See history come to life, tour encampments, meet soldiers and historians reenacting the War of 1812 “Raids on the Chesapeake” featuring a reenactment of the Battle of Georgetown & Fredericktown. Visitors will see reenactors depicting the British Marines, U. S. Infantry and Cavalry, and civilians as they bring to life the battle for control of the Chesapeake region during the War of 1812.
Admission: $10, Students/Seniors $8, Members free.
Tickets Available Upon Entry
Come and enjoy one of our newest events, our Gate to Plate Tavern Night, complete with a fabulous feast from area farms and locally produced food and wine! The carriage house visitor center will be transformed into Foreman’s Tavern for the festive occasion. Get your tickets early, this fun new event is likely to sell out. Space limited.
Advance Tickets: $65 per person
The Mount Harmon Lotus Blossom Art & Nature Festival showcases the American Lotus in peak bloom and features an array of nature-inspired Fine Arts, Crafts, & Exhibitors, Classic Car Show, Guided Nature Walks, Children’s Activities, Food Vendors & More!
Admission: $5, FOMH Members & Children 12 & under Free
Tickets Available Upon Entry
The Bull & Oyster Roast is a favorite fall event and great time to visit Mount Harmon and enjoy one of the Eastern Shore’s finest delicacies – freshly shucked oysters! The Bull & Oyster Roast is an important fundraiser for Mount Harmon and is a festive evening for friends to gather in support of this historic treasure.
Tickets include oysters on the half shell and roasted oysters, a barbeque buffet, desert, beer and wine, silent and live auctions, manor house tours, and live music.
Advanced Tickets: $65 per person, $500 Reserved table for 8
Reservations Required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-275-8819.
Bring the whole family to see history come to life at the Mount Harmon Revolutionary War Re-enactment & Colonial Festival featuring British & Rebel Encampments & Battle, Colonial Marketplace, Hearth Cooking, manor house tours, food vendors & more!
FOMH members & Children 12 & under Free
Tickets available upon entry
Registration Links Coming Soon……..
Click Here for Continental Line Reenactor Registration
Click Here for British Line Reenactor Registration
Click Here for Sutler Registration
A unique opportunity to ride through one of Cecil County’s most treasured historic plantations on the banks of the Sassafras River! Walk/trot/canter on 7 miles of scenic, marked turf trails with natural log jumps. Start anytime 10am – 1pm.
- Bring your friends & coggins
- Waiver of liability to be signed day of
- FREE Manor house tours AND complimentary refreshments for all
- Proceeds to support the ongoing preservation of Mount Harmon Plantation
- Please drive all the way in the 2.5 mile lane to parking and registration
Please call 410-275-8819 in case of rain date/inclement weather
$30/rider (check or cash please)
Get into the holiday spirit at Mount Harmon’s Yuletide Festival. The Yuletide Festival features holiday decorations inspired by Colonial Williamsburg, hearth cooking demonstrations, Children’s Holiday Craft Activities, and Holiday Decorations & Greens Sale.
Visitors enjoy hearth cooking demonstrations, hearth-made gingerbread and Wassail Punch in the Colonial kitchen, and Children’s Holiday Craft Activities in the Education & Discovery Center.
Tickets: $10, FOMH members $5, Children 12 & under free
Tickets Available Upon Entry
For additional Event Information, Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities, Media Coverage and Press Credentials call FOMH at 410-275-8819 or e-mail Paige Howard at email@example.com.
Friends of Mount Harmon
600 Mount Harmon Lane, P. O. Box 65, Earleville, MD 21919
410-275-8819 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mount Harmon Plantation, a scenic and historic treasure.