Fort Hunter Day

9/15/13

Fort Hunter Day

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

 An autumn festival featuring old time ways of life.  Kids and grown-ups will enjoy children’s crafts and games, exhibits, farm animals, music, craft show, 17th and 18th century demonstrations, food and more.  Free

Highlights

  •      Harriet Tubman Living History Experience           
  •      Children’s Hands-on Activities
  •       McAllister Cemetery Walking Tour, 1 pm
  •       Hay rides, Carriage rides, Pony rides
  •       Arts and Crafts Show
  •       Hay Play Area
  •       Archaeology Excavation and Interpretation
  •       Pretzel Purveyors
  •        Strolling Musicians – “Gents Night Out” barbershop
  •                                                     bagpiper Rodney Owens
  •       Demonstrations – cider press, corn cracker, paper cutting,
  •             hair jewelry, apple butter making, quilting, 
  •             woodworking, tatting, bobbin lace, bee keeping, hemp
  •             spinning, sheep shearing, rug hooking and spinning 
  •        Mansion Tours – $2.00
  •       1800s Bicycle – Ernie Gutierrez & John Morrow
  •       Late 1700s Country Squire – Dave Biser
  •       African-American Quilters Gathering of Harrisburg
  •       Children’s Crafts and Games
  •       Exhibits – 1800s cooking, half-scale firearms, open hearth
  •                            cooking 
  •       Corncrib Stage Entertainment –Susquehanna Folk Music
  •            Jam Session, Brian & Nancy Lockman of the Buck Hill
  •             Acres,   We3, Tuckahoe Ridge & the Keystone Concert 
  •             Band

 

 Click here for the craft vendor application.