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Top 5 Reasons to Visit St. Michaels, MD this Fall

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It’s back-to-school time! But there is still plenty of time to back your bags and enjoy all of the great weather fall has to offer. With fun, food and waterfront views, you really can’t go wrong, what better place to dash off to then the Eastern shore of Maryland.  Here are the top 5 reasons

Meeting Trends for Fall 2014

Team Building Meeting Activities

Are you planning a company meeting or retreat for this fall or winter? Trends are showing that more and more companies are looking to make their company meetings more fun and engaging for their employees. Here are the top 4 meeting trends for the fall 2014:    Location: According to a recent survey, 43% of

Plan Summer Golf Getaways to the Eastern Shore

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Summer is a great time to take a break on the Eastern Shore. Come to Harbourtowne and play our Pete Dye designed golf course. We are offering the Masters Golf Package which includes three rounds of golf. Enjoy all of this included in the package price of $249.99 – $299.99: Waterfront guest room for 2 nights

Spring has Sprung at Harbourtowne

Spring in St. Michaels, MD

After the long winter, spring has finally sprung! The geese have returned and flowers are beginning to sprout. We are certainly celebrating and hope you are as well. We want to take this opportunity to share some exciting upcoming events happening at the resort and around town. We look forward to seeing you soon. Easter

Treat your Sweetheart for Valentine’s Weekend

Valentine's Day Special St. Michaels MD

We will be offering a special Valentine Weekend Dinner Menu in the Bayview Restaurant, Friday, February 14th and Saturday, February 15th. Enjoy an assortment of Valentine-inspired appetizers, entrees and desserts. When you order from the Valentine menu, you’ll receive a complimentary Champagne toast for two (21 years or older). Seating starts at 5:30pm with last seating

Meg and Marc’s Wedding at Harbourtowne

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Wedding at Harbourtowne Resort

Photo © 2012 Carmen Wang Photography

With scenic waterfront views, Harbourtowne Resort is the perfect backdrop for your special day. Meg and Marc were a beautiful couple that got to experience the whole Harbourtowne package. Their coral-themed bayside soiree was perfect for our local getaway destination. Friends and family gathered for an emotional, yet truly enchanting experience. We were happy to be a part of it. Fortunately, Carmen Wang Photography captured every breathtaking detail. More photos can be seen of Meg and Marc’s wedding on Carmen’s blog.

Wedding at Harbourtowne in St. Michaels, MD

Photo © 2012 Carmen Wang Photography.

“We loved the wedding for many reasons: The beautiful couple, the awesome wedding with tears, smiles and laughter, the bayside view and the friendly venue staff,” said Ms. Wang. The couple chose sunset for their bridal portrait photos when the light was warm and beautiful. This, coupled with the diversity of scenic backdrops that Harbourtowne has to offer, made this wedding shoot extra special.

Wedding at gazebo at Harbourtowne Resort, St. Michaels, MD

Photo © 2012 Carmen Wang Photography

 

 

We congratulate Carmen Wang Photography for an outstanding job of capturing the love and excitement between these two individuals. Best wishes to newlyweds Meg and Marc!

Visit St. Michaels this October

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Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival Photo courtesy of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Saturday, October 6th through Sunday, October 7th

30th Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival

when:Oct 5, 2012 All Day where:Saint Michaels, MD venue:Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum category:Arts and Entertainment

On Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD hosts one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 30th Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival.

Visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for more information >

Columbus Day Celebration

On October 6th, visit for a celebration of Columbus Day with the 3rd Annual “Columbus Day Celebration of Italian & Spanish Wine, Food, Art & Games” in honor of explorer Christopher Columbus from Noon to 6 PM. Christopher Columbus will be in attendance and will share tales of his exploration adventures, as part of the festivities planned for adults and children of all ages! The event will be held rain or shine in St. Michaels in the tented parking lot adjacent to Simpatico, Italy’s Finest. Learn more here >

Fall at Harbourtowne in St. Michaels, MD

Fall Into St. Michaels – a celebration of all the best of fall!

Saturday, October 20th – Sunday, October 21st

  • Scarecrow Celebration
  • 3nd Annual Scarecrow Contest on Talbot Street
  • 5k Walk/Run
  • Pumpkin Carving Competition
  • Pumpkin Pie Contest
  • Kids Pumpkin Patch Games
  • Ghost Tours
  • Jack Russell Races Sunday morning

Halloween Celebration and Parade at 5pm on the 20th

Visit St. Michaels Business Association for more information >

More Fall Fun

October 28th – St Michaels Fire Dept Auction @ Carpenter Street Saloon 3 PM

October 31st – Treat or Trick from 6-8 PM

Enjoy the Beautiful Weather in St. Michaels

Photo from http://www.smcde.org/photogallery.html

Join us at Harbourtowne and enjoy great golfing, beautiful views, cooler weather and events happening nearby:

Fashion’s Night Out

On September 6th from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM enjoy St Michaels’ newest and most exciting fashion event! The global/international Fashion’s Night Out combines shopping with a fun and celebratory evening. Shops will hold special in-store events, and restaurants will offer fun fashion-themed food and drink specials. Learn more here >


Boating Party Gala Fundraiser

Attend the Boating Party Gala Fundraiser at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on September 8th from 5:30 – 11:00 pm. Learn more here >


Photo from http://www.smcde.org/photogallery.html

St. Michaels, MD 6th Annual Concours d’Elegance


St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance

See classic American and European automobiles from 1900-1942 on September 30th at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Enjoy the ambiance of casual elegance, fashion, and style. If your a Concours enthusiast or are new to classic cars, this event should not be missed. Learn more here >

Great Reasons to Visit St. Michaels, Maryland

On July 21st, enjoy a narrated history cruise aboard the Patriot or a historic walking tour of St. Michaels.

Chesapeake Folk FestivalVisit on July 28th for the Chesapeake Folk Festival and celebrate the traditions of the Chesapeake Bay with 5 bands, family fun and great food.

From July 30th through August 4th, enjoy the St. Michaels’ Fireman Carnival featuring a hot dog eating contest, the Fireman’s parade, a quilt raffle and more fun.

Visit the St. Michaels Museum on August 10th or 11th to see The Complete History of America (Abridged) performed by the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

On August 18th, join the Frederick Douglas Walking History Tour at the St. Michaels Museum and learn more about the time a teenaged Frederick Douglas spent in St. Michaels between 1833-36.

Visit Harbourtowne anytime this summer for great golf and beautiful views. Read about our golf specials here.

Visit St. Michaels Tourism website here: http://www.stmichaelsmd.org/ or on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StMichaelsMD

Celebrate the Fourth of July on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

by Dave Hogg

by Dave HoggIndependence Day Fireworks and Celebration
June 30, 2012

Rooms are filling up quick for the historic St. Michaels’ Independence Day Celebration! The town will be holding events throughout the 4th of July week and will be holding our Fireworks show on June 30th (rain date July 7th).

You can view the fireworks display directly from your waterfront guest room. Make your reservation today.

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