Calendar of Events

  • 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

    One-of-a-kind creations of jewelry, metal sculpture, pottery, apparel, pewter and wooden utensils, stained glass and glass vessels, basketry, and hand-stitched journals are offered for sale by members of the former Third Street Pottery.  Rustic furniture, leather purses, and several new potters and jewelers join Craft Reunion for its ninth year.   This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the […]

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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

    One-of-a-kind creations of jewelry, metal sculpture, pottery, apparel, pewter and wooden utensils, stained glass and glass vessels, basketry, and hand-stitched journals are offered for sale by members of the former Third Street Pottery.  Rustic furniture, leather purses, and several new potters and jewelers join Craft Reunion for its ninth year.   This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the […]

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  • 12/2/17

    Greens Sale

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 1:00 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

    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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  • 12/2/17

    Fort Couture Christmas Tree Dresses

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    “So creative!”  “Beautiful!” These comments come from visitors to the Christmas Tree Dress exhibit in the Stone Stable.   Using dress forms to provide the shape, Christmas decorations of every description are displayed.   Limited only by one’s imagination, these holiday wonders are created by volunteers, Friends of Fort Hunter and local florists, using fresh greens and […]

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  • 12/2/17

    Kids Only Holiday Shop

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

    Kids age 12 and under can shop for holiday gifts by themselves for family and friends. All gifts are under $10 with items for all ages, including grandparents.  The children will shop with the guidance of Santa’s helpers who will assist youngsters in picking out tasteful and unique items from the Museum Shop at Fort […]

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  • 12/2/17

    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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