Calendar of Events

  • 12/3/17

    Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

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

    In the cozy, fire-warmed kitchen, view “Victorian-era” cooks preparing a tasty 1800s dinner with delicious accompaniments.   Samples of the savory result!  Free

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  • 12/3/17

    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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  • 12/3/17

    Victorian Tea

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Sip cups of spiced tea and sample sweet and savory treats as you enjoy the Mansion adorned for the holidays with fresh greens and natural trimmings. Members of the Civil War Dance and Arts Society greet guests and pour the tea in 1860’s era costume. Get a head start on Christmas shopping at the Museum […]

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  • 12/6/17

    Saint Thomas Dulcimer Society in Concert

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Sounds of the season will be performed by 18 members of the Saint Thomas Dulcimer Society. Enjoy a mixture of holiday and seasonal tunes played on mountain (lap) dulcimers, a hammer dulcimer, a harp, a bass dulcimer, three baritone dulcimers and an Irish Bodhran drum. A holiday sing-along will conclude the concert and the Toy […]

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  • 12/9/17

    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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  • 12/9/17

    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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  • 12/9/17

    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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  • 12/9/17

    Santa's Reindeer and Mrs. Santa

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Visit with Santa’s reindeer and take photographs with Mrs. Santa and the reindeer. Refreshments will be available by donation.  The line to see the reindeer will close at 2:15 pm.  Free

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  • 12/9/17

    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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  • 12/10/17

    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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