Beautiful Building and Lawn at the Mercersburg Inn

Food, Drinks & Fabulous Events at Mercersburg Inn

Whether you’re looking to relax, try new things, or just escape from work, you will find everything you want and more here at Mercersburg Inn! Our magnificent Georgian mansion, which sits on over five acres of stunningly manicured lawns, is the perfect place for you to forget your worries and enjoy yourself. In addition to luxurious accommodations and local activities, we also host many special events for you right here at our historic Inn. Our food & wine experiences and cooking classes are perfect for a romantic weekend! Or go on a girlfriends’ getaway at one of our quilting events or art retreats. Read on to see some can’t-miss upcoming events!

Dinner & Wine at Foodie Weekend at Mercersburg Inn

International Food & Wine Weekend

Saturday | October 20, 2018

Join us for the ultimate fine wine and dining event with John Peters. He has over 27 years of experience in the wine industry and will host our educational session and wine tasting, featuring six wines. He will then partner with our chef, Dan Nowalk, to delight us with a five-course dinner, each course paired with a wine specially selected by John. The theme of this upcoming wine tasting weekend is “International,” so you can enjoy various foods and wines from all over the world!

Price for First-time Attendees 
$130 per person, includes afternoon wine tasting, educational session, and 5-course dinner with wine pairings. Price does not include tax or accommodations.

Price for Repeat Attendees 
$120 per person, includes afternoon wine tasting, educational session, and 5-course dinner with wine pairings. Price does not include tax or accommodations.

This will be a popular weekend, and this event requires an overnight stay. So be sure to book your room and make your reservation for our Food and Wine Weekend now!

People Learning to Cook from Chef

French Cooking Classes

September 21-23 & November 16-18

These culinary weekends will provide unforgettable experiences and skills that will last a lifetime! The weekend includes two hands-on cooking classes and, of course, the fabulous meals for you to enjoy as a result. These aren’t like your typical classes; you will be fully involved preparing one course of the lunch. Chef Francois Dionot, founder and director of L’Academie de Cuisine, will be teaching each course. He has over 30 years of experience cooking all over the world from Switzerland and France to D.C. and New York. Don’t worry, we won’t make you do all the work! In addition to our gourmet breakfast included each morning, there is an optional 5-course chef’s dinner on Friday night. The delicacies at this elegant gala event will be prepared by Dan Nowalk, the Inn’s Chef de Cuisine.

Cooking Class Menu: 

Cream of Corn Soup with Mussels

Oyster Mushroom Crusted Halibut with Vegetable Risotto

Galette of Roasted Pineapple with Passion Fruit Cream

Carpaccio of Salmon with Tuna Tartare and Avocado

Fricasee of Chicken with Vinegar, Polenta, and Spinach

Peach Frangipane Tart with Peach Sorbet

Price with a Room Reservation: $185 per person

Optional Chef’s Dinner: $85 per person, includes wine, gratuity, and taxes

This event requires a minimum 2-night stay with Friday arrival, so find your favorite room and book today! Preview the full cooking class weekend itinerary and reserve your spot before it’s too late!

Woman Quilting at Mercersburg Inn

Quilting Events

October 16-18 & November 2-4

Grab your supplies, bring your enthusiasm, and get ready for some fun at one of our quilting retreats! Each event has an impressive instructor, unique patterns, and all of your meals included! Preview the full 3-day itineraries and quilting patterns for the midweek event in October and weekend event in November.

Price for Quilters
$499 per person, includes room for two nights single occupancy, beverages, and two breakfasts, lunches & dinners. Price includes gratuities, but excludes taxes, wines, beer, and spirits.

Price for a 2nd Quilter in Room with Meals: $395

Price for a Non-Quilter in Room with Meals: $295 (They can shop at the Prime Outlets, play discounted golf at Whitetail, and explore more local activities!)

There must be at least one person per room participating in the quilting class retreats to receive this discount! Book your room for one of these fun 3-day events now!

People Painting at Art Retreat at Mercersburg Inn

Art Retreats

October 27-28

Channel your inner artist with this weekend of relaxation and creativity! This fun artistic event is for beginners and accomplished artists alike. We will be painting your pet’s portrait, and all supplies & paints are provided!

Price for Event
$210 per person, includes art retreat and two breakfasts & lunches. Price does not include tax or accommodations.

This event requires a Saturday night stay, but you will enjoy a 20% room discount when you book your stay for our Art Retreat!

Luxurious Room with Balcony at Mercersburg Inn

Extraordinary Accommodations

During your stay with us, you’re guaranteed to make everlasting memories, all from the comfort of our elegant bed and breakfast. Each of our 17 luxurious rooms features plush feather beds, Egyptian cotton linens, and mounds of soft pillows. After a restful nights sleep, you will wake up to the smell of coffee and freshly prepared breakfast each morning. Whether it’s sweet strawberry pancakes or a hearty goat cheese torte, you’ll start every day off right with a delectable meal in our sunlit breakfast room. We look forward to welcoming you for a getaway to remember at our grand estate!

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