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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!

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) 
  • 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
  • Bring picnic to enjoy on our grounds!
  • Download App to track your time & upload to win
  • Cool Mount Harmon Prizes for top finishers by age
  • 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 and Crow Winery, Maryland in a Can Food Truck, and Nice Farms Creamery Ice Cream.

Plus, Live Bluegrass Music by The Mayo Family Band on Saturday!

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 Artisan & Event Vendor Registration Form

Click Here for Colonial Reenactor Registration Form

Click Here for Sutler & Colonial Vendor Registration Form

Click Here for Event COVID Guidelines


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!

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
  • Coggins please

Click Here for Paper Chase Flyer

Register in Advance & Save!

ClICK HERE TO PURCHASE PAPER CHASE ENTRY!

**Registration & Signed Waiver Required for ALL Riders**
Follow 2.5 mile lane and signs to event parking and registration.
Day of Registration opens at 9:30am.
Riders start anytime 10am – 1pm
Call 410-275-8819 in case of rain date/inclement weather.
(Rain Date: Sunday, November 21)
Many thanks for following social distancing, leave no trace, and current CDC & MD guidelines.
Masks required at registration and inside buildings if not fully vaccinated.
Proceeds benefit ongoing preservation efforts at Mount Harmon!

Did you know we offer Equestrian Memberships with Year Round Access Pass?

Click Here for Equestrian Membership Info & To Join Now!


 **EVENT IS SOLD OUT**
MANY THANKS TO OUR TICKET HOLDERS & SPONSORS!
THE MOUNT HARMON
BULL & OYSTER ROAST FALL FUNDRAISER
Saturday, November 20, 4:30p.m. – 8:30p.m.

Traditional Eastern Shore Bull & Oyster Roast

Oysters on the Half-Shell

Fried & Roasted & Baked Oysters

Live & Silent Auctions & 50/50 Raffle

Live Bluegrass Music

Advanced Tickets $75 per person. 

$500 Reserved Table of 8.

Paid Reservations Required.  Event sold out!

Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon Plantation.

Click Here to Pay for Tickets!

Click Here to Email us to Join Waitlist

Many thanks for following current social distancing, MD & CDC Guidelines. Masks required inside buildings if not fully vaccinated.

By purchasing tickets you agree to attend event at your own risk and remain home if you are not feeling well/have Covid/have been exposed to Covid.


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.

New this Year: Yuletide Food Court with Crave Food Truck, Crow Winery, and Maryland Beer Company. Enjoy Old Fashioned Holiday fun for the whole family!

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. Masks required inside buildings if not fully vaccinated.

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

 

PLUS ANNOUNCING TWO EXCITING EVENTS FOR 2022

STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO!

NEW EVENT AND SANCTIONED RACE

THE MOUNT HARMON

WICOMICO HUNT POINT TO POINT

SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2022

 

 

For Sponsorship and Event Information email:

info@mountharmon.org

Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon & Wicomico Hunt.

Many thanks for your support for

historic and agricultural preservation

in our community and region!

PLUS COMING SPRING 2022

NATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY WAR

REENACTMENT & COLONIAL FESTIVAL

MAY 21 & 22, 2022

STAY TUNED FOR MORE EVENT INFORMATION

Or contact us at info@mountharmon.org.


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.