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....

August Sunflower Tea and Fall Fashion Show, August 15th, 1pm at Elk Forge Inn

August Sunflower Tea and Fall Fashion Show Saturday – August 15th 2015, 1pm Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn   First – Ginger Peach Black Tea; Jasmine Green Tea; Lemon Meadow Honeybush Tisane Second – Sunflower Whole Wheat and Shoepeg Scones with Apricot Jam, Apple Butter, Sweet-spiced Cream Third – Summertime Gazpacho Soup Crudité Cups with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Fourth – Savories~ Marigold Curried Egg Salad; Piquant Lump Crab Balls; Lemon and Parsley Chicken; Benedictine Cucumber Tea Sandwich; Fresh Peach and Brie Tea Sandwich Sweets~ Chocolate Mouse with Raspberries, Spiced Peach Crisp with Oatmeal Coconut Topping; Lemon Blossom; Sugar Cookie Flowers Fifth – Esther’s’ Icebox Marmalade Cake $30 /pp (limited seating) A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Wayfarer’s House, a local women & children’s shelter. Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn 807 Elk Mills Rd, Elkton, MD...

Elk Forge Dinner Events – 2015

Dinner Events at Elk Forge Inn for 2015 We would love for you to join us at any of these dinner events during 2015.  Please click on the names of the events for more information and to reserve seats.   Sat. February 14 ~ St Valentine’s Dinner A Romantic Dinner for Two with roses and candlelight. Six including Pork Tenderloin with Merlot Mushrooms and Velvet Cake. $149 per couple.   Fri. July 17 ~ A Midsummer Nights’ Wine Dinner A woodland evening of Shakespearean delights enhanced by wine tastings from local vineyards. $79 pp   Thurs. Dec. 31 ~ New Years’ Eve Dinner and Cocktail Party! See out the old year with your favorite someone in a romantic interlude, or gather together with friends as you enjoy a delicious seven-course Dinner and then dance away the hours until the magic hour. $109 pp for Dinner, Dancing and Cocktail Party and $69 pp for Cocktail Party and Dancing.   For more information and tickets contact us at 410-392-9007 or www.elkforge.com   Elk Forge Inn, Spa & Events 807 Elk Mills Rd, Elkton, MD...

2015 Bunbury’s Tea Events at Elk Forge Inn and Spa

2015 Special Tea Events & Tea Classes            Bunbury’s  Tea Room & Shop at Historic Elk Forge Inn & Spa   Sat.  March 21~ George & Martha: A Love Story Tea (moved from Feb. 21 due to weather) Take Tea as the Washingtons enjoyed at Mt Vernon with Martha’s own ‘receipts’ of George’s favorite dishes. We will explore the history and mystery of Tea, as well as its’ arrival and impact in the Americas and our History.   Sat. April 18~ A Downton Abbey Tea From the Titanic to the Teapot Dome Scandal history is recounted in the lives of the aristocracy and working class in this famed production. Learn the etiquette of ‘taking Tea’ whether at home or on a visit to the Abbey.   Sat. May 16~ A Lady Godiva Tea This Anglo-Saxon benefactress and muse left her mark at the turning of the last millennium—famous ride or no. Learn the art of Tea Tasting and Pairings as you enjoy a full tea service with an everlasting pot of tea and assortment of sweet nothings.   Sat. Aug 15– August Sunflower Tea and Fall Fashion Show   Sat. November 21~ Little Women at Tea Louisa May Alcott’s beloved tale has inspired generations of women of every age and become a Christmas classic. Learn some of the culinary uses and health benefits of Tea.   Tickets for the Tea Events are sold in advance at 410-392-9007 or www.elkforge.com 807 Elk Mills Rd, Elkton, MD 21921   $30/pp or $130 for the five Tea and Education Events and a visit to Mrs. Cratchit’s Tea Parlour in December.   A...

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