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~ 2021 Special Event Information ~

One of the best times to visit Mount Harmon and experience our history, pristine natural surroundings, and old fashioned hospitality is at our annual special events.

All of our events have been reimagined for pandemic times and are open air, and follow social distancing, MD & CDC Guidelines. We are committed to keeping our visitors safe and continuing to welcome visitors to experience our pristine historic site and nature preserve. See below for more information about our Covid Event Guidelines, noted under each event.

Be sure to join us for Mount Harmon’s special events, connect with history and nature while helping to support one of Maryland’s most beautiful historic sites. Our events serve as important friend and fundraisers, providing vital funding for Mount Harmon’s operations, maintenance, and visitor programs.

Special Event TentBecome a Friends of Mount Harmon Member and receive invitations and discounts to Mount Harmon events. Memberships are tax deductible and help to preserve Mount Harmon. See events below for detailed event information.

Click Here for 2021 Mount Harmon Special Events Flyer

Click Here for Mount Harmon Special Event Series Sponsorships 2021


 Mount Harmon Earth Day 5K Cross Country Run/Walk
Plus Family Fun Walk (1.5 mile Loop)
On Site & Virtual Options Anytime During Month of April!

5K Run/Walk

Calling all Nature lovers, runners, walkers, and hikers ~ be sure to join us for our newly updated 7th annual Mount Harmon Earth Day 5K Cross Country Run/Walk and Family Fun Walk (1.5 mile loop) with On Site & Virtual Options during the entire month of April!

This event is in celebration of Earth Day and nature at Mount Harmon, and is set along our historic and scenic waterfront nature trails, which are among the most beautiful and pristine in Maryland. Runners, walkers, and hikers of all ages are most welcome and encouraged to join us for our 5K & Family Fun Loop newly updated for pandemic times.  The Earth Day 5K & Family Fun Walk are great ways to enjoy springtime, get out in nature, and celebrate Earth Day! Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon Educational & Preservation Programs.

ON SITE & VIRTUAL EVENT DETAILS:

  • $25 for 5K Registration
  • $15 for 5K Student Registration
  • $20 for Dog & Family Fun Loop (1.5 mile)
  • Run/Walk Our Course/Map or make up your own

EARTH DAY 5K RUN/WALK ANYTIME MONTH OF APRIL

  • Register to Run/Walk anytime during month of April (only black out date n/a is 4/24) Registration Link Below!
  • Run/Walk at Mount Harmon, on our beautiful trails!
  • Or Run/Walk at another place of your choice
  • Free Earth Day 5K T-Shirt to all pre-registered by April 1
  • Email info@mountharmon.org to let us know date you are coming to Run/Walk and will coordinate t-shirt pick up!
  • Bring picnic to enjoy on our grounds after you Run/Walk
  • Download App to track your time & upload to win
  • Cool Mount Harmon Prizes for top finishers by age groups

     Many thanks for following Social Distancing & Leave No Trace Guidelines.

Click Here to Register

Click Here for Earth Day 5K Flyer

Earth Day 5K Course Map

Family Fun Loop Course Map

Click Here for Earth Day 5K Press Release

Click Here for Earth Day Sponsorship Opportunities


 Open Air Colonial & Artisan Market Faire
September 25 & 26
Saturday 10am – 4pm & Sunday 10am – 3pm

Travel back in time and enjoy hunting for handcrafted treasures at the open air Mount Harmon Colonial & Artisan Market Faire, Saturday & Sunday, September 25 & 26, featuring Colonial and Artisan Merchants selling handmade colonial and artisan crafts and collectibles, as well as hearth cooking, living history and craft demonstrations, colonial encampment, manor house tours, and Eastern Shore Food Court & Tavern with BayHeads Brewing Company.

Many thanks for following social distancing, leave no trace, and current CDC & MD guidelines.

Daily Event Admission: $10 per person

Children 12 & under FREE, FOMH Members FREE

Not a Member, Click Here to Join Now!

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE ONLINE TICKETS NOW!

Click Here for Event Flyer

Click Here for Event Press Release

Click Here for Colonial Reenactor Registration Form

Click Here for Sutler & Colonial Vendor Registration Form

Click Here for Artisan & Event Vendor Registration Form

Click Here for Event COVID Guidelines


 PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN EASTERN SHORE TRADITION
THE FRIENDS OF MOUNT HARMON
BULL & OYSTER ROAST FALL FUNDRAISER
Saturday, October 30, 5:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.

Traditional Eastern Shore Bull & Oyster Roast
Oysters on the Half-Shell & Fried & Roasted & Baked Oysters
Live & Silent Auctions & 50/50 Raffle & Live Music

Advanced Tickets $75 per person.  $500 Reserved Table of 8.

Reservations Required.  Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon Plantation.

Many thanks for following current social distancing, MD & CDC Guidelines at time of event.

Click Here for Ticket Order Form


Mount Harmon Paper Chase
Sunday, November 14, 10am – 1pm

Paper Chase

Calling all Equestrians, Riders & Horse Lovers ~

Be sure to join us for this great opportunity to ride at one of Maryland’s most beautiful historic sites, along the banks of the Sassafras River! 7 miles of scenic, well maintained, and marked turf trails, with natural log jumps (all optional). Riders Start anytime 10am – 1pm! Registration Open 9am – 1pm. Course Open 10am – 3pm.

Online Advanced Registration: $30

Day of Registration: $35 (cash or check please)

Non Rider Spectators: $10

  • Register in teams of 1 – 6 riders
  • Ribbons for the top 3 teams closest to optimum time
  • Drive down 2 mile lane to parking & registration
  • Due to Covid, no food will be provided, but bring your own picnic tailgate to enjoy after you ride!
  • Enjoy Self Guided Tours of Gardens, Grounds & Historic Outbuildings

REGISTER IN ADVANCE ONLINE ~ STAY SAFE & SAVE!

ClICK HERE TO PURCHASE PAPER CHASE ENTRY!

(TEAM REGISTRATION/SIGNED WAIVER REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS) Email Signed Team Registration & Rider Waiver to info@mountharmon.org
For touchless registration!
Or Bring Registration & Waiver Day Of
Or Register Day of!
Call 410-275-8819 in case of rain date/inclement weather.
(Rain Date: Sunday, November 21)
Proceeds benefit ongoing preservation efforts at Mount Harmon. Many thanks for your support! Many thanks also for following social distancing, leave no trace, and current CDC & MD guidelines at time of event.

Did you know we offer Equestrian Memberships with Year Round Access Pass? Equestrian Memberships are great for enjoying our trails throughout the year and help to support Mount Harmon.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN EQUESTRIAN MEMBERSHIP NOW


 Open Air Yuletide Festival & Holiday Marketplace
December 4 & 5, Saturday & Sunday, 11am to 3pm

Get into the holiday spirit at Mount Harmon’s Open Air Yuletide Festival & Holiday Marketplace! This festive event has been re-imagined for pandemic times and features an Open Air Yuletide Decorations & Greens Sale, Open Air Artisan Marketplace & Holiday Gift Shops, Hearth Cooking Demonstrations, and Self-Guided Open Air Yuletide Walking Tours of our beautifully decorated historic buildings and grounds, featuring our carriage house visitor center, serpentine-walled boxwood garden, colonial outbuildings, and manor house grand outside entrances.

The event highlight is our spectacular Holiday Decorations & Greens Sale, inspired by Colonial Williamsburg, and handmade using greens right from Mount Harmon’s historic grounds. Beautifully decorated wreaths and festive holiday arrangements ~ are all one of a kind works of art, sponsored by the Greenfingers Garden Club, and available for sale, to bring home to deck your halls in 0ld fashioned holiday spirit!

Visitors will also enjoy Shopping for handcrafted Artisan Treasures in our Open Air Holiday Marketplace & Gift Shops, Hearth Cooking Demonstrations in our Colonial Kitchen, and self-guided Open Air Yuletide Walking Tours, with featured stops at our carriage house visitor center, boxwood garden, colonial outbuildings, and manor house grand outside entrances, all decorated for Yuletide.

Join is to step back in time, shop for handmade artisan treasures to find that perfect gift, bring home one of a kind wreaths and decorative arrangements, and enjoy our self guided Yuletide Walking Tours & Hearth Cooking Demonstrations! All are welcome. Event is Rain or Shine. Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon and the Greenfingers Garden Club.

Many thanks for following Social Distancing, Leave No Trace, and MD CDC Guidelines!

Tickets Available Online & Upon Entry

Rain or Shine!

Admission: $10, FOMH Members $5

Children 12 & under free

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS NOW!

Click Here for Yuletide Flyer

Click Here for Yuletide Festival Press Release

Click Here for Yuletide Festival Vendor Registration Form

Click Here for Yuletide Covid Event Guidelines


For additional information about Event Sponsorships, Artisan/Vendor Information, Media Coverage and Press Credentials call FOMH at 410-275-8819 or e-mail Paige Howard at phoward@mountharmon.org.

Friends of Mount Harmon
600 Mount Harmon Lane, P. O. Box 65, Earleville, MD 21919
410-275-8819 or via e-mail at info@mountharmon.org
Mount Harmon Plantation, a scenic and historic treasure.