Special Events

Mark your calendar now for these special events


Join us for Sunday Evening Dining 

Reservations:  5:30 – 7:30


Sunday, September 14 – 3:30 p.m. – $165.00 all inclusive

Our annual “Dinner in the Garden” 

“The garden is where you take the time in your life to tune in and listen.  It just takes being still long enough, opening your heart, opening your spirit up to what the plants have to tell you.”  Gabriel Howearth

Picture a magical setting, in the field, with an incredible vista, meeting food lovers, musicians and farmers as you enjoy an amazing menu served family style.  A popular event each year.  Plan on joining us as we celebrate the earth, good food and great company.


Sunday, October 19 – 3:30  p.m. – “Feast in the Forest”

$165.00 all inclusive

Join us for a feast in the forest.  

This event will take us on a trip down to the Catoctin Creek in a wooded setting, in nature as we have a dinner in the forest.  A reception on the patio will begin the event.  Enjoy a discussion of foraged items and end at the Catoctin Creek in a meadow dining on a sumptuous menu served family style.  Requires walking, so come in comfortable shoes and ready for an adventure.


Sunday, October 26


Sunday, November 9


Sunday, December 14 – 3:00

Our annual cookie exchange – bring 3 dozen cookies and a canned good for a local charity.


2014 Cooking Class Schedule

All cooking classes are on Saturday beginning at 11:00 am

Classes $85.00

Classes typically last 2 hours

Minimum 8 people, unless otherwise noted

August 9 – “Pasta”

One of foods most versatile vehicles.  Learn how to make lots of different shapes.  Each with their very own purpose.  We’ll also show you a few different sauces to use with them!  Paired with Italian wines from Tuscany and Piedmont.

September 6 – “Canning and Preserving”

It’s harvest time for some of summers gems.  Learn how to preserve your bounty and how to plan for the cold months ahead.

October 4 – “Cooking over Fire with Beers and Hard Cider”

Learn why mankind’s very first method of cooking is still one of our most cherished techniques.  Open fire cooking is a fascinating way to get some very unique results.  Learn how to use ashes to your advantage and how to get the sweet aroma of wood into every morsel.

November 8 – “Smoking and Mead”

Learn the ancient art of preserving by smoke.  How to add the sweet flavor of smoke to just about anything and using more than just wood to get flavors you never thought existed.

December 6 – Cookie Decorating Class – $40.00 (1/2 of the proceeds are donated to a local charity)

Such fun – had by all.  Adults and young ones.  Make this a family affair!  Come decorate cookies to take home and enjoy.  An annual event.

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