The ‘Scandinavian Festival of Lights’ at Elk Forge Inn, Saturday December 12, 5-10pm

The ‘Scandinavian Festival of Lights’ Christmas Open House   A unique Christmas experience of music, fine foods and entertainments.  Savor a Scandinavian Smorgasbord of fine foods. Indulge in the confectionary delights of the Northern Kingdoms. Enjoy live music and entertainments throughout the evening. Tour the Historic Inn decked out in Nordic splendor with the twelve guest rooms celebrating the Twelve Days of Christmas. See the Northern Lights and Nativity recreated in our outdoor displays.  Witness the arrival of Saint Lucia and her maids. Warm your spirits with a Glogg at our Fireside Bar. Meet the Nisser fairytale-folk and receive a gift (if you are polite). Tickets $26 advance purchase   ($30 at the door) When: Saturday, December 12, 5-10 pm   at Elk Forge Inn & Spa 807 Elk Mills Rd Elk Mills MD...

Little Women High Tea – November 21 at 1pm. Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn

Little Women at Tea Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 1pm Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn   “Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents,’ grumbled Jo, lying on the rug” A pre-Christmas Victorian Tea Party Honoring Louisa May Alcott’s beloved tale Menu: First    –  “As Christmas approached, the usual mysteries began to haunt the house..” Second   –  “Filled with a housewifely wish to see her storeroom stocked with homemade preserves she undertook to put up her own currant jelly.”   Good Wives Ch. 2 Plum Scones, Vanilla Scones and Popovers served with Jelly, Cream and Homemade Lime Curd Third  –   “Her hot cheeks cooled a trifle, and she drew a long breath as the pretty glass plates went round, and everyone looked graciously at the little rosy islands floating in a sea of cream.” Little Women Ch. 11 Strawberry Soup with Cream   –   Asparagus Salad Fourth  –  “Oh there’s corned beef and plenty of potatoes, and I shall get some asparagus and lobster ‘for a relish’ as Hannah says.” Little Women Ch. 11 Lobster Salad; Biscuits with Country Ham; Corned Beef on Potato Rounds; Falling Leaves Tea Sandwich; Apple Harvest Tea Sandwich Fifth –  “There was ice cream, actually two dishes of it, pink and white, and cake and fruit and distracting French bonbons” Little Women Ch 2 Ice Cream Pink and White; Gingerbread Cake with blanc mange; French Bonbons; Sugarplums; Shaker Lemon Tarts Farewell “Muffs”   “These turnovers were an institution, and the girls called them ‘muffs’—for they had no other and found the hot pies very comforting to their hands on cold mornings.” Little Women Ch....

A Midsummer Nights’ Wine Dinner – July 17 at 7pm. Elk Forge Inn and Spa

A Midsummer Nights’ Wine Dinner Friday, July 17, 2015 at 7pm Elk Forge Inn & Spa     A woodland evening of Shakespearean delights enhanced by wine tastings from Dove Valley Winery.   Act I   “Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments; Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth” Theseus Oysters with Champagne Foam ~ Honeyed Figs ~ Poultry Tartlets Wine – Miss Bianca   Act II   “Thou speakest aright; I am that merry wanderer of the night.” Robin Goodfellow-Puck Manchit Bread ~ Cheshire Cheeses ~ Mushroom Pottage Wine – Merlin Merlot   Act III   “What angel wakes me from my flow’ry bed?“ Titania Herbed Salmon ~ Elizabethan Herb and Flower Salad with Honey Dressing ~ Love Apples Wine – Pinot Noir   Act IV   “Truly, a peck of provender: I could munch your good dry oats. Methinks I have a great desire to a bottle of hay: good hay, sweet hay, hath no fellow.” Bottom Tender Roast of Beef ~ Medley of Roots with Oat Lace ~ Sperage (Asparagus) Wine – Dove Valley Red   Act V   “Joy, gentle friends! Joy and fresh days of love Accompany your hearts!” Theseus Custard Pye with Chocolate Drizzle ~ Marchpane ~ Gilded Fairings ~ Strawberries and Cream Wine – Reisling   ~A Gift of Gilded Fairings as you wend your way ~ “So, good night unto you all. Give me your hands, if we be friends, And Robin shall restore amends.” Robin Goodfellow-Puck       $79 /pp (limited seating) Elk Forge Inn and Spa 807 Elk Mills Rd, Elkton, MD...

United States Air Force Airmen of Note Concert – June 27, 2015

United States Air Force Airmen of Note Concert – June 27, 2015 The Airmen of Note honors those who have served, inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and positively impacts the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States. The excellence demonstrated by these Airmen musicians is a reflection of the excellence displayed by Airmen stationed around the globe. Each member is proud to represent all Airmen, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms we enjoy as citizens of the United States of America. When: 6 pm Where: Hart’s Amphitheater, North East, MD   Web:...

Evening Paddle – June 27, 2015

Evening Paddle – June 27, 2015 Enjoy an evening paddle on the serene waters of the North East River.  Discover the wonders that abound on the water as the sun sets.  Meet on the North East River Beach.  $20 per canoe, $15 per single kayak.  Have your own canoe or kayak bring it along for just $5 per person.  Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. 410-287-5333 When: 6 pm – 8 pm Where: Elk Neck State Park, North East, MD   Web:...

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