Calendar of Events

  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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 […]

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  • 11/25/17

    Puppet Place Holiday Puppet Show

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Kids of all ages will enjoy this free, interactive puppet show.  Watch as the puppets sing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, learn about manners, decorate for the holidays, visit with Santa and the reindeer and learn their ABCs.  The puppets and marionettes will perform at 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. Puppet master David Vogel, of The […]

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  • 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

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 12/1/17

    Craft Reunion

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

    Exquisite, affordable and hand crafted pottery,  jewelry, metal sculpture, rustic woodcraft, glass, fine art, photography, wood toys, candles, soaps, ornaments and lots of great gift ideas are offered for sale by members of Craft Reunion.     This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the opportunity to meet the makers of the fine crafts on […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 12/2/17

    Craft Reunion

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

    Exquisite, affordable and hand crafted pottery,  jewelry, metal sculpture, rustic woodcraft, glass, fine art, photography, wood toys, candles, soaps, ornaments and lots of great gift ideas are offered for sale by members of Craft Reunion.     This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the opportunity to meet the makers of the fine crafts on […]

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