Calendar of Events

  • 9/9/18

    Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Fest

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

    Join us for the 12th 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. Concerts also Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8. Weekend Pass $50 in advance, $60 at the door.

    Click here for more information and tickets.

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  • 9/16/18

    Fort Hunter Day

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

    Celebrate fall with a craft show, children’s crafts and games, hay rides, carriage rides and pony rides, pumpkin baking contest, exhibits, farm animals, music, demonstrations, food and surprises around every corner. Free

    Pumpkin Baking contest application click here.

    Click here  for the Vendor Application.

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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

    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 Saturday, September 1.

    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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  • 10/28/18

    Howl-O'Ween: Pets at Fort Hunter

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

    Celebrate the household pet with dachshund races, pet and owner costume parade, take your picture with the Reily monkey, parrot and Jim the pig, kids activities, craft and pet product vendors, Steppin’ Woofs demonstration, Humane Society pet adoptions, hot dogs and beverages for saleFree

     

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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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  • 11/24/18

    Festival of Trees

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

    Annual Festival of Trees, sponsored by Harrisburg Area Civic Garden Center, Inc. View six beautifully decorated Christmas trees decorated by local garden clubs on display.  Raffle tickets are available for purchase to vote for your favorite tree, you might be the lucky winner to take home a fully decorated tree! Open Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30 through December 16. Free

     

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  • 11/24/18

    Toy Train Exhibit

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

    HO gauge trains displayed by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society on a layout representing communities in Central Pennsylvania. Saturdays and Sundays through December 16.  Free

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  • 11/25/18

    Festival of Trees

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

    Annual Festival of Trees,. View six beautifully decorated Christmas trees decorated by local garden clubs on display.  Sponsored by Harrisburg Area Civic Garden Center, raffle tickets are available for purchase to vote for your favorite tree. You might be the lucky winner to take home a fully decorated tree!  Open Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30 through December 16.  Free

     

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  • 11/25/18

    Toy Train Exhibit

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

    HO gauge trains displayed by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society on a layout representing communities in Central Pennsylvania. Saturdays and Sundays through December 16.  Free

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