Calendar of Events

  • 3/6/16

    Maple Sugar Festival

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    IMG_0303This sweet event is free for everyone. Enjoy learning the mysteries of maple syrup making, Native American sugar making, tree tapping and children’s activities. Taste tests, educational video and delicious Pennsylvania maple products for sale.

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  • 3/11/16

    Tales for St. Patrick's Day

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with an evening of tales in the seanachie tradition with the Susquehanna Story Tellers?   The show will emphasize authentic tales from the Emerald Isle and a variety of other stories.  This annual event is for all ages. Complimentary light refreshments will be served during intermission.

    Susquehanna Story Tellers are known for their appearances at a wide range of venues, including festivals, schools, camps, libraries, retirement communities and a variety of private and public events for groups of all ages. Admission is $5.00 for adults, $2.50 for children 12 and under, with a maximum of $10.00 per family.

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  • 3/13/16

    Mick Moloney, Billy McComiskey & Athena Tergis in Concert

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Athena Mick and BillyPresented by the Susquehanna Folk Music Society, are Mick Moloney, Billy Comiskey & Athena Tergis are three luminaries of the Irish-American music scene. Potluck at 6 pm.  $24 adults  Tickets at www.sfmsfolk.org

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  • 3/16/16

    Hold Your Horses: the Pennsylvania Farm Show at 100 by Mary Klaus

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

    DSCN2244Join Mary Klaus, a lifelong Friend of Fort Hunter, as she shares stories and insider details from her experience of writing a commemorative book for the Friends of the PA Farm Show. Mary has been a journalist in the Harrisburg area for many years, saving a special spot in her heart for the Farm Show and Fort Hunter.   Join us for an hour of witty and entertaining tales of the Pennsylvania Farm Show.  Free

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  • 4/2/16

    Blues Guitar Workshop & Concert with Scott Ainslie

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Soctt Ainslie 3Presented by the Susquehanna Folk Music Society, this master musician brings American blues, gospel and old-time music to life with vintage instruments and engaging anecdotes.  $22 adults, tickets available at www.sfmsfolk.org

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  • 4/19/16

    Homeschoolers’ Day

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Dive into early Native American life!  Students in grades 2-6 and their parents are invited to the Native American workshop to make pottery, furnish a wigwam and tour Fort Hunter Mansion.   The visit, including time for a bag lunch, runs just under 4 hours.   $5 students, $3 adults   Pre-registration is required at 717-599-5751.

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  • 4/23/16

    Ken & Brad Kolodner with Alex LacQuement in Concert

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Brad and Ken smallPresented by the Susquehanna Folk Music Society, this old-time father-son duo, push the boundaries of Appalachian tradition on hammered dulcimer, fiddle, banjo and bass.  Potluck at 6 pm.  $20 adults, tickets available at  www.sfmsfolk.org.

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  • 5/1/16 to 12/23/16

    Downton’s Last Stand: A Reprise of the Fort Hunter Fashions of the Downton Abbey Era

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

    006To celebrate Downton Abbey’s last season, a selection of dresses of the Downton Abbey eras, from the Fort Hunter collection, will be exhibited. Costumes from 1912 through 1925 will be displayed during a tour of Fort Hunter Mansion.  Adults – $5, Senior Citizens – $4, Children – $3

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  • 5/1/16 to 5/15/16

    Fort Couture: Spring Dresses

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

    DSCN2023View the dress forms in one more season of attire. Dresses will be created with live and artificial materials to celebrate the coming of warm weather and garden flowers and will be on display in the Mansion during Garden Faire and guided tours of the Mansion through May 15.  Admission charged.

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  • 5/1/16

    Garden Faire

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    DSCN0398 Welcome spring with the Victorians! View Victorian exhibits, dancing and music as well as Maypole dancing and cakewalks. Browse through plants sales and craft tents, choosing among over forty vendors. Tasty food is available at the Café; an art show/sale are also offered, enjoy children’s activities and fly fishing demonstrations. View Fort Couture on display in the Mansion. (admission.)  Free

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