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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PRE-PAYMENT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SPECIAL EVENTS.
Please have credit card & email address ready when calling to make your reservation.
All special events charges are non-refundable within 72 hours of the event.
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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Return of the MAD Tea Party
Sunday October 28th, 2018
12:00 – 3:00
$42.50 per person all inclusive
Our Many Guests had So much Fun last year, we’re going to do it again! With classic, not to be missed readings from “Alice”, Deluxe Tea Service and a Costume Contest (for those who would like) we extend our invitation to this Raucous Party!
Dried Currant Scone with Rose Petal Jam & Clotted Cream
Mock Turtle Soup
& Salad of: Candied Almonds, Fresh Berries, Goat Cheese, and Edible Flowers with a Hibiscus Vinaigrette
Mushroom Gruyere Quiche
Black Pepper Ham Tea Sandwich
Fried Oyster on the Half Shell
Eat Me Sugar Cookie
Red Velvet Cupcake
Green Tea Sorbet
Sunday November 18th, 2018
12:00 – 3:00
$42.50 per person all inclusive
Witches, Wizards, & Muggles alike, Come join us for an enchanted afternoon tea service. There will be nothing grim about this tea! Come dressed in Hogwarts robes or muggle attire! Readings from J K Rolling’s infamous novels between each themed course. All aboard the Hogwarts Express!
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)
white chocolate lemon/ blueberry / candied almond / candied pecan / candied walnut / chocolate chip / apple cinnamon / cranberry orange
Hot Soups (Deluxe Menu)
cream of Baltimore/potato leek / broccoli with smoked gouda / broccoli with cheddar / tomato basil / cream of asparagus / butternut squash/ seafood gumbo/ clam chowder/ chicken & corn chowder/ seafood bisque
Chilled Soups (Deluxe Menu)
vichyssoise (chilled potato) / gazpacho / cream of watercress / watermelon/ 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/ lorraine (ham & cheddar)/ lobster & gruyere/ tomato
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
chocolate chip snickerdoodle/ babka (chocolate swirl) / 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 espresso muffin
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/chocolate truffle/flavored macaron
Sorbets or Icecream (Deluxe)
strawberry / mango / raspberry / blackberry / lemon / apricot / blood orange / vanilla bean/ lime / peach / black currant
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…
Calamari Salad, Zucchini Fritters with Tzatziki, Pita Bread,
Feta & Rice stuffed Grape Leaf, Spicy Pickled Eggplant,
Fish & Caper pan fried Cakes with Lemon Pickle, Fried Feta Stuffed Olives
Char Grilled Octopus with Garlic White Wine Sauce, Sardines in Lemon Sauce,
Fish & Anchovy stuffed Artichoke Hearts,
Salt Crusted Branzino, Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki sauce (kebabs)
Grape Leaves stuffed with Fig & Walnut Cakes, Braised Leg of Lamb,
Chicken stuffed with Onions, Tomato, Rice, Pine Nuts, Raisins, Parsley, Parsley, Celery, & Sage,
Swiss Chard Fritter with Feta, Goat Herder’s Pie with Phyllo Crust
Honey Ricotta “pie” – Cheesecake, Cretian Almond Torte,
Koulouria ( Sesame Rings), Custard Style Raisin Rice Pudding
Poe’s Last Stanza
Fri, October 19th, 2018 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST $80 all inclusive
SPEND AN EVENING WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE
Dinner Theater Entertainment by Do or Die Mysteries.
Share stories, wit and poetry while dining with Baltimore’s Bard. He may even engage in a little verbal sparring with you! History, poetry and laughter combine for a unique interactive experience. Get to know Poe as a person, not just an American icon. 3 course dinner with menu options. Cash Bar available.
Waldorf Salad or Broccoli and Smoked Gouda Soup
Chicken Chesapeake with Supreme Sauce topped with Crab, Roasted Root Vegetables, Green Beans Bercy or Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Squash
English Trifle or Chocolate Bourbon Cake
Harry Potter Dinner: A Feast in The Great Hall
Sunday, November 18th, 2018 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST $62.50 all inclusive
Witches, Wizards, & Muggles alike, come join us for an enchanting themed dinner in our own Great Hall! Come dressed in Hogwarts robes or muggle attire!
Readings from J. K. Rowling’s magical novels between each themed course.
All aboard the Hogwarts Express!
Petite salad in center with pumpkin pasties & Weasley wedding canapés
Great Hall lamb shepherd’s pie with root vegetables
Hagrid’s Butterbeer Chicken
Mrs. Sprout’s Braised Vegetable Stew
Mrs. Weasley’s English toffee
Golden snitch truffle
Dumbledore’s lemon sherbet candy
Classic Christmas Tales Family Dinner
Sunday, December 9th, 2018 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST $46.50 all inclusive
Dress up the family for this literary-themed event with lively readings of Classic Christmas Stories between courses in our Elegant circa 1810 Manor House.
Salad with Pecans, dried Cranberries, White Cheddar and a Poppyseed Vinaigrette
“Family style” Served Holiday Dinner includes Whipped Potatoes, Herbes de Provence Roasted Chicken Breast, Carrots Vichy, Green Beans Bercy,
House Made Rolls and Sweet Whipped Butter
Apple Cake with Creme Anglaise and Caramel
*Wine, Mulled Wine and Apple Cider (non-alcoholic with a peppermint stick) and holiday beers will be available for purchase
Tue, November 6, 2018 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST $40 all inclusive
Another fabulous Wine Pairing Event narrated by Executive Chef, Dan Wecker
4 tasting glasses of wine
1. Barbera d’Asti Michele Chiarlo
2. Nero d’Avola Principi de Butera, Sicily
3. Chianti Superiore Antinori
4. Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Zardini
with 4 paired bites
1. “Sac de mendiant” with dried cherries, sheep’s cheese and pistachios
2. Fried calamari with a spicy “marchand du vin” aioli
3. Savory mushroom Napoleon with fig paste
4. Skirt steak roulade stuffed with farro and currants
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!
Winter Day Camp
Fri, December 28, 2018 $135 all inclusive 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Work hands on with our award winning Executive Chef, Dan Wecker creating soups, stews, dumplings and biscuits. Your camper will be fed breakfast and lunch and will be bringing home some goodies to share for dinner as well! For youth ages 11-16. Limited to 12 campers.
**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.
Sun, November 4, 2018
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
$70 all inclusive
Our Talented Chef’s are at it again using locally foraged mushrooms and locally raised meats and vegetables to create a veritable seasonal feast to enjoy with friends farm table fashion. At our Garden House in the middle of our Gardens. Wine and Beer available for purchase.