Calendar of Events

  • 6/16/17

    Summer Movie - Short Circut

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free, outdoor, evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this science fiction comedy about a robot that gains a humanlike intelligence under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be shown inside the Centennial Barn.  Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol will provide children’s activities prior to each movie and The Friends of Fort Hunter will provide a concession stand. Free

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  • 6/18/17

    Classics at the Mansion

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    On the front lawn of the Mansion view classic convertibles and vintage cars as you tour Fort Hunter Mansion or stroll the grounds.  Free (fee for Mansion tour)

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  • 6/21/17

    Juditz/Rubendall Volunteer Recognition

    Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:
    East Pavilion

    The Friends of Fort Hunter thank their volunteers with a picnic, volunteer recognition and entertainment for the evening, by invitation only.  Free 

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  • 6/23/17

    Summer Movie - Space Balls

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free, outdoor, evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this science fiction comedy parody of the original Star Wars trilogy, under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be shown inside the Centennial Barn.  Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol will provide children’s activities prior to each movie and The Friends of Fort Hunter will provide a concession stand. Free

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  • 6/25/17

    Swine & Dine

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

    All things pork! Enjoy pork from local food trucks – unusual offerings such as port parfaits and pork barbeque sushi to familiar treats of bacon on a stick and babeque sandwiches – something for every palate!  There are also activities for kids and grown ups, farm-raised piglets, cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment and more.   $10

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  • 6/30/17

    Summer Movie - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free, outdoor, evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this classic teen comedy, under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be shown inside the Centennial Barn.  Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol will provide children’s activities prior to each movie and The Friends of Fort Hunter will provide a concession stand. Free

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  • 7/15/17

    Brewfest

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

    Sip on over 30 craft brews while tasting foods from area restaurants and listening to great music! Set along the Susquehanna River in the front lawn of Fort Hunter Mansion. $35 advance, $50 door, $15 designated drivers.  Click here for tickets and additional details.

     

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  • 9/6/17 to 9/29/17

    Archaeological Excavation

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

    See 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 eleventh 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. (dig canceled if it is raining) plus Fort Hunter Day, Sunday, September 17.  Free

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  • 9/8/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

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

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival also runs Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10, 4 -9 p.m. , doors open one hour before start times.   Click here for performers, tickets and additional information.

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  • 9/9/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

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

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival begins Friday, September 8 from 6 – 10pm and continues on Sunday, September 10 from 4 -9 p.m.  Doors open one hour before start times.   Click here for performers, tickets and additional information.

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