For Adults

Category: For Adults

  • 5/2/17 to 12/23/17

    Hanging by a Thread - Needlework Exhibit

    Time:
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    View a variety of handmade needle works such as samplers, clothing, quilts, table linens and textiles from the Fort Hunter collection.  Originally a necessity and later as a decorative art, needlework has a long history and was a staple in well bred Victorian homes.

    More »
  • 6/2/17

    Summer Movie - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this classic adventure movie under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be shown inside the Centennial Barn.  Dauphin County […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 6/9/17

    Summer Movie - Harry and the Hendersons

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this fantastical comedy story of Bigfoot under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be shown inside the Centennial Barn.  Dauphin […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 6/16/17

    Summer Movie - Short Circut

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free, outdoor, evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this science fiction comedy about a robot that gains a humanlike intelligence under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 6/18/17

    Classics at the Mansion

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    On the front lawn of the Mansion view classic convertibles and vintage cars as you tour Fort Hunter Mansion or stroll the grounds. If you would like to display a car contact Jil Strang at 648-2877, registration is free, Click here for flyer.   Free (fee for Mansion tour)

    More »
    Categories:
  • 6/21/17

    Juditz/Rubendall Volunteer Recognition

    Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:
    East Pavilion

    The Friends of Fort Hunter thank their volunteers with a picnic, volunteer recognition and entertainment for the evening, by invitation only.  Free 

    More »
    Categories:
  • 6/23/17

    Summer Movie - Space Balls

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free, outdoor, evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this science fiction comedy parody of the original Star Wars trilogy, under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 6/30/17

    Summer Movie - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free, outdoor, evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this classic teen comedy, under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be shown inside the Centennial Barn.  Dauphin County Drug […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 7/15/17

    Brewfest

    Time:
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Sip on over 30 craft brews while tasting foods from area restaurants and listening to great music! Set along the Susquehanna River in the front lawn of Fort Hunter Mansion. $35 advance, $50 door, $15 designated drivers.  Click here for tickets and additional details.  

    More »
    Categories:
  • 9/6/17 to 9/29/17

    Archaeological Excavation

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    See archaeologists unearth prehistory and history at Fort Hunter’s Mansion. State archaeologists continue to unearth evidence of 1700s military and settlement life as well as objects from prehistoric Indians.  For the eleventh season, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission staff will search for evidence of the 1750s French and Indian War fort.   Weekdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. […]

    More »
  • 9/8/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

    Time:
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival also runs Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10, 4 -9 p.m. , doors open one hour before start times.   Click here for performers, […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 9/9/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

    Time:
    4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival begins Friday, September 8 from 6 – 10pm and continues on Sunday, September 10 from 4 -9 p.m.  Doors open one hour before start times.   Click […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 9/10/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

    Time:
    4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival begins Friday, September 8 from 6 – 10pm and continues on Saturday, September 9 from 4 -9 p.m.  Doors open one hour before start times.   Click […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 9/17/17

    Fort Hunter Day

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Celebrate fall with a craft show, children’s crafts and games, exhibits, farm animals, music, demonstrations, food and surprises around every corner. Enjoy Colebrook Road on the Corncrib Stage.  Calling all amateur pie bakers – participate in the apple pie baking contest,click here for an application. Craft vendors,  click here for a vendor application.    Free

    More »
  • 9/30/17

    Centennial Barn Bash: Denim, Dinner & Dancing

    Time:
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Annual Friends of Fort Hunter fundraiser featuring themed array of foods, wines and beer at stations throughout the Centennial Barn. By invitation only, call 599-5188, ext. 2116.  $125

    More »
    Categories:
  • 11/15/17

    Harrisburg's Fire Fighting History by Dave Houseal

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Join Dave Houseal, curator of the National Fire Museum for a fascinating history of fire fighting in the Harrisburg area.  Free  

    More »
  • 11/25/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 11/25/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 11/26/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 11/26/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 12/1/17 to 12/23/17

    Christmas at Fort Hunter

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    Decorated for Christmas, fresh greens and fruits, dried materials and fresh flowers provided by the Civic Committee of the Garden Club of Harrisburg decorate the Mansion in Victorian elegance. Open every day but Monday, December 1 through 23, guided tours highlight holiday trimmings and customs.  The Museum Shop is stocked with tasteful and unique Christmas […]

    More »
  • 12/1/17

    Craft Reunion

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    One-of-a-kind creations of jewelry, metal sculpture, pottery, apparel, pewter and wooden utensils, stained glass and glass vessels, basketry, and hand-stitched journals are offered for sale by members of the former Third Street Pottery.  Rustic furniture, leather purses, and several new potters and jewelers join Craft Reunion for its ninth year.   This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/1/17

    Greens Sale

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Featuring ornamental, handmade greens such as topiaries, boxwood trees, centerpieces, swags, plus magnolia and holly branches and more.  Arrangements made by Friends of Fort Hunter members are decorated with berries, dried flowers, etc. and created in wet oasis to be long-lasting.  These lovely arrangements are reasonably priced and if kept wet, will last through the […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/2/17

    Craft Reunion

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    One-of-a-kind creations of jewelry, metal sculpture, pottery, apparel, pewter and wooden utensils, stained glass and glass vessels, basketry, and hand-stitched journals are offered for sale by members of the former Third Street Pottery.  Rustic furniture, leather purses, and several new potters and jewelers join Craft Reunion for its ninth year.   This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/2/17

    Greens Sale

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Featuring ornamental, handmade greens such as topiaries, boxwood trees, centerpieces, swags, plus magnolia and holly branches and more.  Arrangements made by Friends of Fort Hunter members are decorated with berries, dried flowers, etc. and created in wet oasis to be long-lasting.  These lovely arrangements are reasonably priced and if kept wet, will last through the […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/2/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/2/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 12/3/17

    Craft Reunion

    Time:
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    One-of-a-kind creations of jewelry, metal sculpture, pottery, apparel, pewter and wooden utensils, stained glass and glass vessels, basketry, and hand-stitched journals are offered for sale by members of the former Third Street Pottery.  Rustic furniture, leather purses, and several new potters and jewelers join Craft Reunion for its ninth year.   This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/3/17

    Greens Sale

    Time:
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Featuring ornamental, handmade greens such as topiaries, boxwood trees, centerpieces, swags, plus magnolia and holly branches and more.  Arrangements made by Friends of Fort Hunter members are decorated with berries, dried flowers, etc. and created in wet oasis to be long-lasting.  These lovely arrangements are reasonably priced and if kept wet, will last through the […]

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/3/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/3/17

    Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    In the cozy, fire-warmed kitchen, view “Victorian-era” cooks preparing a tasty 1800s dinner with delicious accompaniments.   Samples of the savory result!  Free

    More »
  • 12/3/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 12/9/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/9/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 12/10/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/10/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 12/16/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/16/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 12/17/17

    Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Themed Christmas trees beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle.  A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.  Saturdays and Sundays only, November 25 through December 17.  Free

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/17/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »
  • 12/17/17

    Brass Triumphant in Concert

    Time:
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Enjoy a free concert of Christmas music.  Join the eleven member brass group as they play familiar holiday tunes and Christmas songs in an informal concert setting. Free

    More »
  • 12/23/17

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For many years, children of all ages have delighted in seeing passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.  Check it out […]

    More »