~ 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.
Become 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.
Cross Country Run/Walk/Hike
Saturday April 17, 9am – 12pm
Calling all Nature lovers, runners, walkers, and hikers ~ be sure to join us for our 7th annual Mount Harmon Earth Day 5K Cross Country Run/Walk Saturday, April 17. 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. The Earth Day 5K is a great way to enjoy springtime, explore nature, and celebrate Earth Day! Free Earth Day 5K event t-shirt (guaranteed to all pre-registered)! Awards for top finishers in various age groups and post race refreshments. Plus, enjoy our beautiful historic site, gardens, and grounds after the race. Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon’s preservation and educational programs.
Many thanks for following Social Distancing, MD & CDC Guidelines at time of the event. Masks required at registration, start of race, awards ceremony, and where it is not possible to maintain social distance.
Mount Harmon Earth Day 5K Schedule
Registration opens at 9 am
Race Starts at 10 am
Awards and Refreshments at 11 am
Advanced Online Registration $25 (valid thru 4/14)
Day of Registration $30
Registration limited to limited for first 225 registrants, so register early!
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
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.
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!
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of Mount Harmon
600 Mount Harmon Lane, P. O. Box 65, Earleville, MD 21919
410-275-8819 or via e-mail at email@example.com
Mount Harmon Plantation, a scenic and historic treasure.