Calendar of Events

  • 5/1/14 to 12/23/14

    Downton Elegance: Fort Hunter High Fashions of the Downton Abbey Era

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

    016The Downton Abbey PBS television series is widely popular in the United States.  This  fictional story is set on a country estate in early 1900’s  England.   Helen Reily was mistress of Fort Hunter, a Harrisburg country estate,  during that same time period.   Mrs. Reily had the means and social status to acquire the elegant evening gowns such as the ones seen on the television show.

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  • 12/20/14 to 12/21/14

    Toy Train Exhibit

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

    DSCN9830HO gauge trains displayed by the Keystone Model Railroad Society on a layout representing communities in Central Pennsylvania  delight  children of all ages.  See passenger trains, freight trains and even Thomas the Tank Engine.   

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  • 12/21/14

    Festival of Trees

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

    DSCN9790Christmas trees coordinated by the Civic Garden Center of Harrisburg and decorated by local garden clubs, on display and available for raffle.  Handmade ornaments for sale.   Saturdays and Sundays only, through December 21. Free

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  • 12/21/14

    Toy Train Exhibit

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

    DSCN9830HO gauge trains displayed by the Keystone Model Railroad Society on a layout representing communities in Central Pennsylvania  delight  children of all ages.  See passenger trains, freight trains and even Thomas the Tank Engine.   

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  • 12/21/14

    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 in the heated Centennial Barn. Free.

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  • 5/3/15

    Marshmallow Peep Show

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

    DSCN9667The creativity will amaze you!  View art installations created from Peeps Marshmallow candy, displayed in the historic interiors of Fort Hunter Mansion.  On Sunday May 3, 2015, Garden Faire, visitors will vote for their favorite piece of Peep art, the top three highest votes will win cash prizes.  The Peep art will be on display from May 3 – May 17.

    Let your inner Peep out – enter the contest! Click here for application

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