Calendar of Events

  • 9/5/18 to 10/5/18

    Archaeological Excavation

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

    See state archaeologists unearth evidence of 1700s military and settlement life as well as objects from prehistoric Indians. For the twelfth 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. 9/16)  Free

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  • 9/22/18

    Fallingwater and Flight 93 National Memorial Bus Trip

    Time:
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Thank you for your interest, the bus trip is SOLD OUT!

    Join the Friends of Fort Hunter for a scenic bus trip through Laurel Highlands fall foliage.

    *Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater                                       *Savor a delicious buffet lunch at the historic Stone House Inn   *Visit the Flight 93 National Memorial

    The trip will leave promptly at 7AM from the Fort Hunter east parking lot where cars will be safely parked throughout the day.  After the tour of Fallingwater, you’ll have time to explore the property and visit the Museum Store.  Back on the bus for the trip to the Stone House Inn for a scrumptious lunch and then on to the Flight 93 Memorial where there will be time to visit the Visitor Center exhibits and Memorial Plaza.

    Ticket price includes Fallingwater admission, lunch, transportation and driver tip.  Members $112.50   Non-Members $125.  Click here to reserve your seat online or send a check made payable to Friends of Fort Hunter , 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Deadline for reservations is Wednesday, August 29.

    7:00 AM – Bus departs Fort Hunter for Fallingwater

    10:00 AM – Check-in     10:30 AM Tours begin

    Time for exploring the property and browsing the gift shop

    1:00 PM – Bus departs for a buffet lunch at The Stone House Inn

    2:30 PM –  Bus departs for the Flight 93 National Memorial

    5:30 PM – Bus departs for Fort Hunter

    8:30 PM – Arrive at Fort Hunter

     

     

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  • 10/14/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

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

    Note the change of date.  SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  Bring instruments, ears, voices, and (if you wish) snacks to share. Copies of song words and/or guitar chords help others play and sing along.    Free

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  • 10/14/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

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

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  Bring instruments, ears, voices, and (if you wish) snacks to share. Copies of song words and/or guitar chords help others play and sing along.    Free

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  • 10/28/18

    Howl-O'Ween: Pets at Fort Hunter

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

    Celebrate the household pet with pet and owner costume parade 2:30p.m., small doggie races throughout the day, craft and pet product vendors, take your picture with the Reily monkey, parrot and Jim the pig, lots of fun, free activities for kids, caricature artist and face painting, Steppin’ Woofs dancing dogs demonstrations at 12:30 and 2 p.m., Humane Society pet adoptions, hot dogs and beverages for saleFree

     

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  • 11/3/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Coffeehouse

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

    Susquehanna Folk Coffeehouses are intimate Saturday evenings showcasing Central Pennsylvania’s fine amateur acoustic musicians. Cabaret seating and tasty refreshments create an informal coffeehouse atmosphere in the cozy, rustic barn. Check the calendar for more coffee houses this season!

    Enjoy live acoustic music and an attentive, music-loving audience. Sales of refreshments benefit Susquehanna Folk; donations to defray costs are always welcome.   Free, information at www.sfmsfolk.org

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  • 11/3/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

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

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  Bring instruments, ears, voices, and (if you wish) snacks to share. Copies of song words and/or guitar chords help others play and sing along.    Free

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  • 11/7/18

    Homeschoolers' Day

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

    A workshop about regional Native American 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 focus on how Indians obtained food, shelter, clothing and equipment, including exploring a wigwam, hands on activities and games. Program is also offered on Thursday, April 19. Pre-registration is required, call 717-599-5751.  Admission $5 students, $3 adults

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  • 11/8/18

    Homeschoolers' Day

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

    A workshop about regional Native American 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 focus on how Indians obtained food, shelter, clothing and equipment, including exploring a wigwam, hands on activities and games. Program is also offered on Thursday, April 19. Pre-registration is required, call 717-599-5751.  Admission $5 students, $3 adults

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  • 11/11/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

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

    Note the change of date.  SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  Bring instruments, ears, voices, and (if you wish) snacks to share. Copies of song words and/or guitar chords help others play and sing along.    Free

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