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September 27

October 11

November 1

November 26 – 29

December 12-13
Secrets of the Ginger Bread House

 December 31
New Years Eve Murder Mystery

For 2015 Events, Look for More Info coming Soon. 

 February 14
Chocolate Covered Weekend

 February 21
Shedding the Winter Blues

 March 7
Moon Meals” Kick Off 

 March 20-21
Italian Cooking Weekend

 April 5
Easter Brunch

April 25
Cheese Making 101

 May 2
Looking to host a Murder Mystery ? Contact us and we can arrange one for your group



Our culinary tours have been featured in the Washington Post . Check out what they had to say!



Bookmark this page for new and exciting demos and culinary tours coming up next year. We have been at the drawing boards and have come up with all kinds of great things. We will be heading back for more wine trying out new and exciting venues.

The cooking demos are always a way to immerse yourself into the Local Culture. We bring you up close and personal with everything Lancaster! Whether here for one of our tours or cooking demos, you are sure to see the sustainability of Lancaster County.   Be sure to watch for all the exciting things that are coming up for 2011 and beyond.



Crunchy, Organic & Granola...

A Natural, Wholesome Look at the Organic side of Culinary in Lancaster County

September 27, 2014

This tour brings to you the natural side of Lancaster County from Wholesome and natural to organic and tasty. “The Crunchy Tour” combines culinary with an understanding towards an unrefined approach towards good food.

What's Included:

  • A self Guided Tour with Chef Carl discovering the Organic side of Lancaster
  • Lectures, Instructions and Tours at farms, shops and roadside stands
  • Lunch with an Organic Theme in mind
  • A fine gift from your innkeeper

To find out more about being included in the Murder Mystery and more, click here...


October 11, 2014

Deciphering the Culinary Mysteries of Asia Forget the passport, Chef Carl is at it again bringing to you some of Asia’s most intriguing menus. With visits to the beauty of Thailand and Japan to unraveling the mysteries of Vietnam, Chef explores the culinary contributions these very unique areas have to offer and how the connection with the land here in Lancaster County is the perfect place to replicate this cuisine. With two or three day options, your visit will be an "edutaining" experience!

What's included:

  • Welcome Asian Themed Dinner
  • Dessert Social
  • A collection of Asian recipes
  • Regional Asian Cooking Demo
  • A "Farm to Table" approach to gathering local ingredients
  • A fine gift from your host

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November 1, 2014

Your Chefs, professionals with “bayou” cooking and one of the most sought after restaurants in Lancaster County bring to you culinary excellence from down south. But wait! The plot thickens a little with this dinner. This meal requires your undivided attention for “clues” may be connected to each and every entrée. Your host’s have connected this feast to a supernatural, fun-filled, Cajun murder mystery. Be careful for each and every one of us may be the killer.

What's included:

  • Cajun/Creole Dinner
  • Cajun Themed Murder Mystery
  • A special gift from your Innkeepers

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November 26 – 29, 2014:

The Harvest Moon introduces a holiday event that reflects the memories of long ago by combining the best of two favorite holidays.  With a two day package, the Folks at the "Moon" have brought to you a list of activities that include sight seeing, culture exploring, outlet shopping and of course great food. This is one of the more relaxed cooking weekends we offer. The weekend is all about enjoying family time before the rush of the Holiday season grabs a hold of you. The highlight of this two day package is a Thanksgiving inspired brunch served on Thanksgiving Day.

What's included?

  • American Music Theater's Christmas Show
  • Lancaster Outlets coupon booklet
  • Entrance to the National Christmas Center
  • Thursday Morning Thanksgiving Brunch
  • A Gift of Lights Pass at Elizabeth Christmas Tree Farm
  • A $50 Gift Card for Ultra Diamonds
  • Two Nights Lodging (either Wednesday-Thursday or Thursday-Friday)

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Secrets of the Ginger Bread House

  December 12-13, 2014:

A first for us here at the Harvest Moon! Get ready for the Holidays as build on a wonderful holiday tradition. The Harvest Moon brings to you the sights, sounds and smells of an Old Fashioned Christmas. Lancaster County is known for many great bakeries, we bring those talents to our guest. As we "sift" through our well loved Ginger Bread Recipe  here at the "Moon", our guests join Chef Carl in building their own Ginger Bread House to bring home. With many secrets on the prep list, the Holiday season is sure to be a winner as you decorate your Ginger Bread Creation. 

Whats included:

  • A Chef's collection of well loved personal "House Building Secrets"
  • Ginger Bread House to build and bring home
  • House "Secrets"
  • Welcome reception at the Harvest Moon on Friday night showcasing the areas finest contributions to baking
  • A fine gift from the Harvest Moon
  • Tickets to the National Christmas Center

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Murder Mystery at the Harvest Moon 

December 31, 2014

Bring in the New Year with a night of intrigue and mURdeR at the Harvest Moon. An evening of fine hors d' oeurves, suspence and entertainment as you become the characters in this crazy fun filled mystery. This evening is at $50.00 per couple. Or $25 per person. 




Harvest Moon Bed and Breakfast
311 E Main Street, New Holland, Pennsylvania 17557 - - Innkeepers: Carl and Marlies Kosko
Telephone: 1-717-723-5251
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