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410-275-8819 or info@mountharmon.org
Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon Plantation

2014 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.

For more information about great special event sponsorship opportunities at Mount Harmon Plantation, click here.

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.

Special Event TentFriends 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 more information about great special event sponsorship opportunities at Mount Harmon Plantation, click here.


Mount Harmon Earth Day 5K Run/Walk, Saturday April 26, 9am - 1pm

Please join us for the 1st annual Mount Harmon Earth Day 5K Cross Country Run/Walk Saturday, April 26 from 9am – 1pm, co-hosted by Union Hospital Foundation.  This event is in celebration of Earth Day and nature at Mount Harmon.  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, and Earth Day 5K Exhibitors.

Mount Harmon 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 4/24)
Day of Registration $25 (4/24 – 2/26), Guest Registration $5

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Click Here for Earth Day 5K Flyer

Click Here for Earth Day Sponsorship Opportunities

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Mount Harmon Colonial Picnic, Sunday, June 8, 12noon – 4pm

Colonial Plantation PicnicOne of the best times to visit Mount Harmon and experience its colonial history and plantation hospitality is at the annual Colonial Picnic. The Picnic features Colonial Reenactors and Demonstrations, a gourmet Eastern Shore picnic, Manor House Tours, Silent Auction, and Plantation Wagon Rides. Proceeds benefit Mount Harmon Plantation.

Colonial Picnic Tickets: Adults $35, Children $10.

Click Here for more Event Info & Ticket Order Form (.pdf).

Lotus Blossom Festival, Saturday, August 2, 10am – 4pm

Lotus Blossom FestivalThe Mount Harmon Lotus Blossom Festival showcases the plantation's rare American Lotus in peak bloom and pristine natural surroundings, and features nature inspired artisans and activities. The American Lotus, a relative of the water lily and the largest wildflower in the United States, is rare in Maryland and neighboring states, but abundant at Mount Harmon.


Admission: $5, FOMH Members & Children 12 & under Free

Tickets Available Upon Entry

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Bull & Oyster Roast, Saturday, October 11, 5 pm to 9 pm

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, a silent auction, manor house tours, and live music.

Advanced Tickets (purchased by Oct. 8): $50 per person, $400 Reserved table for 8

Tickets at Event (after October 8): $60 Per person, $480 table for 8

Reservations Required.  Email info@mountharmon.org or call 410-275-8819.

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National Revolutionary War Reenactment Festival
Saturday and Sunday, October 25 & 26, 10am – 4pm

ReenactmentMount Harmon is hosting a National Revolutionary War Re-enactment & Colonial Festival, complete with British & Rebel Encampments, military skirmishes, tactical demonstrations, colonial marketplace, manor house tours, food vendors & much more.  Don’t miss this chance to see history come to life at this National living history event coming to Mount Harmon.




Admission: $5, FOMH members and Children 12 & under Free

Tickets Available Upon Entry

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Colonial Sutlers and Merchants

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Click here for link to Continental Registration.

Click here for link to British Registration.

Click here for link to Sutler Registration.

Mount Harmon Paper Chase
Sunday, November 16, 9am to Noon
(Rain Date: Sunday, November 23)

Paper ChaseA 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 3-5 miles of scenic, marked turf trails. Start anytime 9am-12noon.

  • 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


$25/rider (check or cash please)

Click Here for Paper Chase event flyer.

Yuletide Festival, Saturday and Sunday, December 6 & 7, 11:00 am to 3 pm

Yuletide TourGet into the holiday spirit at Mount Harmon’s Yuletide Festival. The Festival features Yuletide Manor House Tours, Holiday Decorations and Greens Sale inspired by Colonial Williamsburg, Hearth Cooking demonstrations, and Children’s Holiday Craft Activities.

Visitors enjoy seeing the manor house decorated in the Yuletide tradition, 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

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For additional Event Information, Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities, Media Coverage and Press Credentials call FOMH at 410-275-8819 or e-mail info@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.