5745 Furnace Avenue, Elkridge, Maryland 21075      410.379.9336

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Reservations are required for all special events as they have limited seating. Payment is due upon making the reservation for all special events. Submission of information and requests for reservations does not constitute confirmation. Please note that we attempt to keep the postings on this site as up to date as possible and will post any changes or additional information as we have them.  Any events without required reservations are noted.

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All special events charges are non-refundable within 72 hours of the event.

Office #: (410) – 379 – 9336

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Afternoon Tea Special Events


Join us for a relaxing traditional afternoon tea! Reservations are required for all afternoon teas. Private teas with fully custom menus can be accommodated with a minimum of 15 guests.

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A Mad 

              Tea Party!


Sunday October 21st & the 29th, 12:00 – 3 p.m 


Social Seating and Dress Up Contest!

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– First Course –
Dried Currant Scone with Rose Petal Jam & Clotted Cream
– Second Course –

Mock Turtle Soup
Salad with Candied Almonds, Fresh Berries,
Goat’s Cheese, and Edible Flowers
with a Hibiscus Vinaigrette


– Third Course –

Mushroom Gruyere Quiche
Black Pepper Ham Spread Tea Sandwich
Deviled Egg
Fried Oyster on the Half Shell

– Fourth Course –

Eat Me Sugar Cookie
Red Velvet Cupcake
Checkerboard Cookie
Green Tea Sorbet

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Classic Christmas Tales Literary Tea

Saturday November 25th  11:30 – 2:30 p.m 


Share tea and treasured tales with your favorite children or the inner child in you.
Deluxe tea menu including soup and salad.
– First Course –
Brown sugar cardamom spiced scone with sugar plum jam and clotted cream
– Second Course –

Butternut squash soup with nutmeg cream
Salad with dried Cranberries, Toasted Pecans, Goat Cheese, Mixed Greens, and a Champagne Vinaigrette

– Third Course –

Roast Beast Tea Sandwich
Cocktail Shrimp Skewer
Deviled Egg
Roasted Red Pepper and Asparagus Quiche

– Fourth Course –

“Who” Pudding
Pumpkin Muffin
White Chocolate Egg Nog Truffle
Peppermint Sorbet

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Dickens Literary Morning Tea

Thursday December 28th  10:00 – 1:00 p.m 

$36.00 inclusive of tax and service
A Holiday Tradition at The Elkridge Furnace Inn~
Dickens Classic Tale read between tea courses.


– First Course –
Chocolate Hazelnut Scone with Orange Marmalade and clotted cream
– Second Course –

Roasted Red Pepper & Watercress Spread Tea Sandwich
Deviled Egg
Roasted Tomato and Spinach Quiche

– Third Course –

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pecan Chocolate Caramel Tart
Cranberry Orange Muffin


Dickens Literary Afternoon Tea

Thursday December 28th 

2:00 – 5:00 p.m 

$45.00 inclusive of tax and service
 A Holiday Tradition at The Elkridge Furnace Inn~

Dickens Classic Tale read between tea courses.

– First Course –
Chocolate Hazelnut Scone with Orange Marmalade and clotted cream
– Second Course –

Potato Leek Soup
Salad with Poached Pears, Candied Almonds, Goat Cheese, Mixed Greens, and a Honey Ginger Balsamic Dressing

– Third Course –

Roasted Red Pepper & Watercress Spread Tea Sandwich
Smoked Duck Breast with Cranberry Orange Relish on a Crouton
Deviled Egg
Roasted Tomato and Spinach Quiche

– Fourth Course –

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pecan Chocolate Caramel Tart
Cranberry Orange Muffin
Egg Nog Ice Cream

Private Afternoon Teas


Tea menus are great for afternoon events such as bridal showers & baby showers. With a private tea, you can customize the menu & choose a date/time that works best for you.

15 guest minimum. For groups of fewer than 15 guests additional charges may apply.  

Prices are plus sales tax & service fee.

STANDARD TEA MENU – $32/guest++

Includes three courses and tea. Scone with clotted cream and jam, quiche with two tea savories followed by tea bread with two tea sweets.

DELUXE TEA MENU – $36/guest++

Includes four courses and tea. Scone with clotted cream and jam, choice of soup and a salad (pre-selected served to all guests), quiche with three savories (one deluxe savory item), tea bread with two sweets and sorbet.

SUGGESTED MENU OPTIONS (other options are available upon request)

blueberry / candied almond / candied pecan / candied walnut / chocolate chip / apple cinnamon / cranberry orange

Hot Soups (Deluxe Menu)
potato leek / broccoli with smoked gouda / broccoli with cheddar / tomato basil / cream of asparagus / butternut squash

Chilled Soups (Deluxe Menu)
vichyssoise / gazpacho / cream of watercress / carrot ginger

Salads (Deluxe Menu)
Caesar with house-made dressing, tomatoes, croutons, Parmesan cheese
dried cranberries, mixed greens, toasted pecans, goat cheese, champagne vinaigrette
mixed greens, strawberries, blueberries, candied almonds, citrus vinaigrette
Waldorf with walnuts, raisins, apples, tarragon dressing
mesclun greens, carrot curls, baby tomatoes, cucumbers, scallions, honey raspberry vinaigrette

roasted red pepper and artichoke / roasted tomato and leek / mushroom and swiss / broccoli and cheddar / bacon and onion / bacon and blue cheese / roasted pepper and asparagus

Tea Savories
watercress spread tea sandwich / roasted red pepper spread tea sandwich / Mediterranean skewer of mozzarella, tomato, artichoke, olive / roasted vegetables in a puff pastry cup / tartelette with spinach, tomato, feta / honey and rosemary chicken brochette / chicken salad in a tartelette shell / curried chicken salad in a tartelette shell / chicken salad tea sandwich / grilled chicken sandwich with tapenade, lettuce, tomato / turkey tea sandwich with red onion marmalade / turkey and swiss tea sandwich / turkey tea sandwich with cranberry mayo and lettuce / ham and swiss tea sandwich / pulled pork bbq tea sandwich / ham and pimento spread tea sandwich

Tea Savories (Deluxe)
shrimp skewer with tomato / shrimp toast / smoked salmon spread tea sandwich with cucumber / shrimp salad in a tartelette shell / shrimp salad tea sandwich / crab and cheese dip in a tartelette shell / blt tea sandwich / bacon wrapped water chestnuts with bbq sauce / roast beef tea sandwich with lettuce, tomato, horseradish mayo / filet on a crouton with horseradish cream / filet tip skewer with bordelaise / cranberry spiced meatballs

Tea Bread
banana walnut / blueberry muffin / pullman bread / cranberry orange muffin / lemon poppy seed bread / sour cream coffee cake with brown sugar and pecans / seasonal crumb cake (please inquire for current seasonal suggestions) / gingerbread cake / pumpkin bread / apple cinnamon muffin / chocolate coffee muffin

Tea Sweets
chocolate bourbon cake / caramel pecan tartelette / seasonal miniature cheesecake (please inquire for current seasonal suggestions) / mousse served in a chocolate cup (strawberry mousse, raspberry mousse, lemon mousse, coconut mousse, etc) / chocolate dipped strawberry / key lime tartelette / lemon cream tartelette with blueberry / butter cookie with jam / shortbread / sugar cookie / carrot cake with cream cheese icing

Sorbets (Deluxe)
strawberry / mango / raspberry / blackberry / lemon / apricot / blood orange / vanilla / lime / peach / black currant

Gourmand Gatherings

A gourmet is someone who likes fancy food, a gourmand is someone who loves all food! We choose a specific region of the world and create a menu featuring the best foods from the region for our gourmand special events…paired with wines, of course. The first two flights are served as heavy hors d’oeuvres and the third flight is a buffet-style station so come hungry. Explore different regions of the world without ever needing your passport!

 Forget your passport?

We’ve got you covered…



Gourmand Wild Mushroom Dinner!

Thursday November 2nd, 2017

6:30 – 9:30

$100 inclusive per person

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Reception –

Mushroom, Cheese, and Charcuterie display with Crimini Pâté, Mushroom terrine, Smoked Royal Trumpets, Pickled Maitakes, Marinated Chanterelles with Apricots and Ham, Mushroom Cambazole, Truffled Brie, and Herb Stuffed Mushrooms.
Mushroom Bruschetta
Stuffed Artichokes with Mushroom Duxelle
Duck Confit Crostini topped with Candied Oyster Mushrooms
Roasted Mushroom and Spinach Salad with Bacon and a Red Wine Vinegar
Sautéed Mushrooms with Artichokes, Olive, and Preserved Lemon with Capers and Roasted Tomatoes

Paired with a Chenin Blanc

– Intermezzo –

Wild Mushroom Consommé garnished with Wood Ears and Fresh Herbs,

served with a Mushroom and Olive Roll

First Flight –

Frog Legs with Woodland Mushrooms
Clams with Chanterelles
Oyster Mushroom and Scallop Brochettes
Poached Fish Bonne Femme
Caramelized Belgian Endive with Black Trumpet Mushrooms
Mushrooms with Potato, Bacon, Garlic, Parsley, White Wine, and Goose Fat

Paired with a White Burgundy

– Intermezzo –

Shaved Truffle, White Beans, Mimolette, Arugula, Pistachio Oil,

Green Bean, and Hazelnut Salad

Special Events Mushroom Dinner

Second Flight –

Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Veal Breast with Smoked Porcini Veal Demi
Beer Braised Guinea Fowl with Boletes
Wild Mushroom Galette
Asparagus and Morels in a Smoked White Asparagus Cream Sauce
Mushroom Bressane

Paired with a Crozes Hermitage

Dessert Flight –

White Truffle & Crème Fraîche Ice Cream with Honey Brittle
Caramelized Royal Trumpet and Foie Gras Crème Brulée
Mushroom Baklava
Porcini & Sautéed Apple Tart

Paired with a Banyuls

No automatic alt text available.Gourmand Dinner: Wild Game in French Culture

Thursday January 18th, 2018

6:30 – 9:30

History, Geography, Culture, Food and Wine converge in our bi-monthly Gourmand Dinner served in “flights” and paired with wine.




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History Dinner: Annapolis & Elkridge Railroad

Tuesday, November 7th 6:30 PM – 9 PM

Themed dinner & lecture with local historian & author Dan Toomey.

$60 all-inclusive

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Reception: House Made Lemon Cheese with Crackers, Smoked Whitefish Salad & Crudite of Garden Vegetables

Starter: Spinach Salad with Roasted Tomatoes & Onions served with a buttermilk dressing; 

baking powder biscuits & butter

  Revele: Chicken Maryland, Cheesy Grits, Sauteed heirloom carrots

Dessert: Apple Crisp with English Cream

History Dinner: The Patapsco Female Institute

Tuesday, December 5th

6:30 PM – 9 PM

Themed dinner & lecture with local historian & author Lee Preston.

$60 all-inclusive

Reception: Cheddar Cheese served with water crackers, House Made Pickled Vegetables

Starter: Cream of Watercress Soup; Lemon-thyme Biscuits

Revele: Supreme of Chicken with an Apple Cider Sauce; Scalloped Potatoes Lyonnaise;

Carrots, Peas & Leeks

Dessert: Lady Baltimore Cake



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History Dinner: Thomas Viaduct at Relay During the Civil War


Tuesday, January 9th

6:30 PM – 9PM

Period dinner & lecture with local historian & author Ross Kimmel.

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 $60 all-inclusive

Reception: Petite Ham Biscuits, House Made Cheddar Cheese, Pickled Seasonal Vegetables

Starter: Split Pea Soup with Bacon; Sourdough Bread & Butter

Revele: Braised Beef with Carrots, Turnips, Baby Onions and Baby Potatoes

Dessert: Homemade Gingerbread Cake with Whipped Cream


History Dinner: The Prisoner Camp at Point Lookout

Tuesday, February 6th

6:30 PM – 9PM

Period dinner & lecture with local historian & author Ross Kimmel.

History Dinner: The Prisoner Camp at Point Lookout

Ross Kimmel, former Historian for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will share his knowledge and experiences about the Prisoner Camp at Point Lookout.

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 $60 all-inclusive

Reception: Cheddar Cheese served with Water Crackers; Pickled Vegetables

Starter: Oyster Stew; Corn Bread Madeleines

Revele: House-cured Pork Two Ways (roasted pork belly and pork hash), Mashed Potatoes and Turnip Greens

Dessert: Pound Cake with a Dried Fruit Compote

Thankfulness Multiplied Wine Event

Sunday, November 26th

6:30 PM – 9PM

Join the Elkridge Furnace Inn on Sunday, November 26 for a Thankfulness Multiplied Wine Event. What a lovely way to wind down the Thanksgiving holiday with wine, lite food fare and good company.

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 $35 all-inclusive

4 Soups x 4 Breads x 4 Cheeses x 4 Wines = a lot of Thankfulness

Soups in demitasse to include: White Asparagus with Truffle Oil, Curried Cauliflower & Apple, Cream of Fennel, & Creamy Turnip with Paprika




Cooking Classes

Baking ‘Round The World


Thursday, November 30th

$90 / person
6:30 – 9:30


Take your sweet tooth on a trip around the world as we teach and explore the traditional desserts of five cultures.

Learn the recipes and techniques from our experienced executive pastry chef Genelle as we visit France, England, Mexico, Italy and Austria!


Buche de Noel

Dolche de Leche Bread Pudding

Italian Amaretti Cookies

Windsor Pinwheels

English Trifle


Secolari EVOO

Classes are held with Chef Wecker at Secolari in The Mall in Columbia

10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia MD, 21044

Call to Reserve Your Spot: 443-367-0010

Secolari Special Events

All cooking classes onsite are taught by one of our head chefs – Owner/Executive Chef Daniel Wecker, Executive Chef de Cuisine Patrick Rodeheaver & Executive Pastry Chef Genelle Balan. Get involved and get your hands dirty or sit back and watch the pros while enjoying a bottle of wine – your involvement is up to you.

**PLEASE NOTE** – Pre-payment is required for all special events & cooking classes due to the limited space available. The maximum guest count per class is 9, so we may provide individualized attention to each participant.

The payment is non-refundable unless the cancellation is made more than five days before the class.


Please either call 410.379.9336 or email events@elkridgefurnaceinn.com for reservations or more information about upcoming special events.

When emailing please list your name, event, number of guests, phone number and email address. A confirmation will be sent within 2 business days.

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