Calendar of Events

  • 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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  • 7/16/16

    Brewfest

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

    Brewfest logo_low resSip on craft brews while tasting foods from area restaurants and listening to great music by Transistor Radio and The Rivers! Set along the Susquehanna River in the front lawn of Fort Hunter Mansion. $35 advance, $50 door, $15 designated drivers.  Tickets and additional information at Dauphin County Parks and Recreation.

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  • 9/7/16 to 9/30/16

    Archaeological Excavation

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

    DSCN2021See 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 tenth 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. (plus Sun. 9/20)  Free

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  • 9/9/16

    Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Fest

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

    JJoin us for the 10th anniversary of the Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival at beautiful Fort Hunter Park as we welcome national, regional and local recording artists. The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz will host Friday night’s entertainment! Browse among some of Central Pennsylvania’s top wineries and a fine gathering of wine, craft and food vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Outside alcohol is not allowed. The concerts continue on Saturday and Sunday, 4 – 10 pm.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  For tickets and additional information visit Dauphin County Parks and Recreation.

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  • 9/10/16

    Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Fest

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

    JJoin us for the 10th anniversary of the Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival at beautiful Fort Hunter Park as we welcome national, regional and local recording artists.  Browse among some of Central Pennsylvania’s top wineries and a fine gathering of wine, craft and food vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Outside alcohol is not allowed. $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  For tickets and additional information visit Dauphin County Parks and Recreation.

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  • 9/11/16

    Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Fest

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

    JJoin us for the 10th anniversary of the Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival at beautiful Fort Hunter Park as we welcome national, regional and local recording artists. Browse among some of Central Pennsylvania’s top wineries and a fine gathering of wine, craft and food vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Outside alcohol is not allowed. $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  For tickets and additional information visit Dauphin County Parks and Recreation.

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  • 9/18/16

    Fort Hunter Day

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

    DSCN2003Autumn festival featuring a craft show, children’s crafts and games, amateur apple pie baking contest, exhibits of 19th century life, farm animals, music by musicians from the Susquehanna Folk Music Society, Whiskey Sunday and locally renowned jazz artist Steve Rudolph Quintet, demonstrations of old-time chores and crafts, food and surprises around every corner.

    View antique fire engines and fire equipment, taste locally hand-made cheeses, see apple butter made the old-fashioned way. Free

    Craft vendors click here for a vendor application.

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  • 10/1/16

    Jazz & More Under the Hunter’s Moon

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

    jazz manThe annual Friends of Fort Hunter fundraiser featuring a Jazz Supper Club themed array of foods by Stocks Catering, the Steve Rudolph Trio featuring Kelly Delaveris, stained glass artist Deb Feller of LeTort Glass, Chinese auction and wines and beer at stations throughout the Centennial Barn. By invitation only, call 599-5188, ext. 2116.  $125

    Raffle tickets for the stained glass art will be sold at Dauphin County’s Music & Wine and Jazz Festivals as well as Fort Hunter Day and Under the Hunter’s Moon or by calling 599-5188, ext. 2116.

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  • 10/2/16

    Swine & Dine

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    DSCN2251All things pork!  Enjoy food trucks featuring pork and bacon delicacies, activities for the kids and toe tapping musical entertainment by The Hogmaws and Colebrook Road.  Take your picture with a life sized picture of the Jim the 1920’s prizewinning pig and sit in on cooking demonstrations and talks while overlooking the scenic Susquehanna River.  Entrance ticket entitles you to two food tastings, additional tastings may be purchased.  For additional information and ticket purchases, visit www.dauphincounty.org  Adults $10, kids free.swine & dine logo

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  • 11/1/16

    Homeschoolers’ Day

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    An early Native American workshop about regional Indians! Students in grades 2-6 and their parents love this hands-on workshop and the tour the Fort Hunter Mansion.   The visit, including time for a bag lunch, runs just under 4 hours. In the 1 ½ hour workshop students will make pottery, furnish a wigwam and more.  $5 students, $3 adults, pre-register at 717-599-5751.

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