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  • 4/13/21 to 4/13/21

    Fort Hunter Conservancy Walk

    Time:
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Join a Wildwood Naturalist for a strenuous hike at the 153-acre, Fort Hunter Conservancy. Hike through the woods and meadows, stopping at the top the mountain to enjoy the view. Please bring water, a snack and proper footwear as the last section of trail is very steep and has lots of loose rock. Masks & social distancing required. Pre-registration is required.  Free

    Click here to register online 

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  • 4/18/21 to 4/18/21

    Maple Sugar Festival

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park
    This sweet event is free for everyone. Enjoy learning the mysteries of maple syrup making, Native American sugar making, tree tapping and children’s activities. Taste tests different types of maple syrup and enjoy an educational video that includes all aspects of the syrup making process.  Pennsylvania maple products will be  for sale at the event.
     

    This event, normally held in March, has been postponed to April to hold all of the festival activities outdoors.  Free timed tickets are required.

     

    Due to COVID-19 mitigation efforts, guests are asked to register in advance to attend the Maple Sugar Festival

    All guests will be required to wear masks and maintain social distancing throughout the event.

    Click here for a free timed ticket.

     

     

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  • 5/2/21 to 5/2/21

    Garden Faire

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

    Kick off your gardening season and celebrate the opening of Fort Hunter Mansion at this free event. Purchase some plants, visit over 30 craft vendors, dance a Maypole dance, enjoy lunch and experience Victorian Dancing and music.

    View Ikebana and Bonsai exhibits, as well as The Paxtang Art Association’s show and sale. Fort Hunter Mansion will be open for abbreviated tours at a discount price of $5, reservations required. Farm Show milkshakes are also returning this year!

    Many thanks to Doug Bonsall and Craig Staller for underwriting this annual spring festival.

     
    For continued Covid safety, guests must register for timed entry to attend the event.  Additionally, all guests must wear a mask and social distance in our outdoor event space.
    Click here for your free ticket.

    Craft vendors can download the show application here.

     

    Schedule of Events
     
    Throughout the Day
      Dauphin County Library System – MARCO 
       Food Stand 
       Farm Show Milkshakes
       Friends Plant Sale
       Ikebana International and Bonsai exhibits  
      Paxtang Art Show and Sale
      Mansion tours – reservations required
      Susquehanna Art Museum – Van Go! (canceled if rain)
      Vendors/crafters               
              
    Timed Events                                           
      Garden chats                                                                 12- 2 p.m.
      Victorian Dance Ensemble 
         & Susquehanna Travellers                                       11:30, 12:15 & 1 p.m.
       Cemetery Walk with Dr. Donald Koones                1 p.m.
        Maypole Dance                                                            1:30 & 2 p.m.
        Croquet Demonstration                                             2:30 p.m.
        Herb Gardening with Erica Jo Shaffer                  2:30 p.m.
        Gardening with Annuals with Erica Jo Shaffer  3:15 p.m.

     

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  • 5/8/21 to 5/8/21

    Mrs. Reily's Tea "To Go"

    Time:
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Enjoy Mrs. Reily’s Tea “to go” in 2021. While the Friends of Fort Hunter are unable to host their annual spring tea in the usual format, they will provide a lovely experience “to go” that can be enjoyed safely at home, in the company of family and friends.  Available for pick up on May 8, this can be the perfect Mother’s Day gift or a simple treat for family, neighbors and friends.

     
    Each attractive “to go” box will be filled with:
        *Fort Hunter’s famous homemade scones
        *a homemade, artfully decorated cupcake
        *fresh fruit
        *savories
        *cookies, candies
        *tea
          

    Order your “to go” box online and pick it up in person between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Fort Hunter Stable. Pick up information will be included with your ticket confirmation.

    *And added bonus – purchase a 5 pack of Fort Hunter’s famous scones at checkout – $6

    Thanks to Meg Ream Design, Inc for donation of the tea logo.

    Click here to purchase your tea box, supplies are limited, register today!

    $15

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  • 5/18/21 to 5/18/21

    Historical Tree Walk

    Time:
    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Join a Naturalist for a leisurely walk around Fort Hunter Park & Mansion. Learn one method for aging a live tree and some historical facts about these large giants. Masks & social distancing required. Meet in front of the Mansion, rain or shine.  Pre-registration required.  Free

    Click here to register online .

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  • 6/4/21 to 6/4/21

    Sunset Series - Musical Performance

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

    Check back for the musical group for this Friday evening.  Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 6/11/21 to 6/11/21

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: Trolls World Tour

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie night, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
     
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  • 6/18/21 to 6/18/21

    Sunset Series - Musical Performance

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

    Check back for the musical group for this Friday evening.  Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 6/25/21 to 6/25/21

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: Hotel for Dogs

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie night, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 7/2/21 to 7/2/21

    Sunset Series -Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame presents the Winner of Duo Category

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

    Check back for the musical group for this Friday evening.  Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Central PA Hall of Fame Winner of Duo Category
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 7/9/21 to 7/9/21

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie night, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 7/16/21 to 7/16/21

    Sunset Series - Musical Performance: Central PA Friends of Jazz presents Harrisburg Jazz Orchestra

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

    Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz presents Harrisburg
                                                          Jazz Orchestra
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 7/17/21 to 7/17/21

    Dauphin County Brewfest

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

    Sample over 60 craft brews at the 9th Annual BrewFest! Sip on different styles of beer while tasting foods from area food trucks. Interact with brewers and listen to great music. Set along the Susquehanna River in front of the Fort Hunter Mansion, this event is not to be missed.   Get your tickets now, this popular event always sells out, designated driver tickets are available. $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $15 designated driver

     

     

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  • 7/23/21 to 7/23/21

    Sunset Series - Movie Night - Christmas in July: Polar Express

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie night, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 7/30/21 to 7/30/21

    Sunset Series - Musical Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring an Evening of TMI Improv

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                 Colebrook Road
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  • 8/6/21 to 8/6/21

    Sunset Series - Movie Night - The NeverEnding Story

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie night, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                 Colebrook Road
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  • 8/13/21 to 8/20/21

    Sunset Series - Musical Performance: Open Stage of Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway Cabaret 

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                 Colebrook Road
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  • 8/20/21 to 8/20/21

    Sunset Series - Movie Night - The Bee Movie

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie night, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                  Colebrook Road
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  • 8/27/21 to 8/27/21

    Sunset Series - Musical Performance: Susquehanna Folk Music Society featuring Colebrook Road

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation hosts a free musical performance or a free movie, outside under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    Teaming up with Capital BlueCross and Renewal by Andersen, the Sunset Music & Movie Series is expanding to 13-weeks, highlighting local performing arts organizations and including the family summer movie series.

    New for 2021,  participants are encouraged  to get involved with the community by supporting “Dauphin County Gives Back!” Bring a new item  each week of the series, to benefit one of the many regional charities that will be here to accepting donations throughout the summer.

    *pack a picnic basket (or on concert nights purchase from one of the food trucks hosted each week)
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand on movie nights sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
    *in case of rain, the concert or movie will be in the Centennial Barn  

      Free

     
    Friday, June 4        7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBA
    Friday, June 11       8:30 pm    Movie: Trolls World Tour 
    Friday, June 18      7:00 pm    Musical Performance  TBD
    Friday, June 25      8:30 pm    Movie: Hotel for Dogs
    Friday, July 2         7:00 pm    Musical Performance TBD
    Friday, July 9         8:30 pm    Movie: A Beautiful  Day in the
                                                         Neighborhood
    Friday, July 16       7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Central PA
                                                         Friends of Jazz
    Friday, July 23       8:30 pm   Movie: Christmas in July – Polar
                                                         Express
    Friday, July 30      7:00 pm   Performance: Gamut Theatre featuring
                                                         An Evening of TMI Improv
    Friday, August 6    8:30 pm    Movie: The NeverEnding Story
    Friday, August 13   7:00 pm   Musical Performance: Open Stage of
                                                          Harrisburg An Evening of  Broadway
                                                          Cabaret 
    Friday, August 20  8:30 pm   Movie: The Bee Movie
    Friday, August 27  7:00 pm    Musical Performance: Susquehanna
                                                           Folk Music Society featuring
                                                           Colebrook Road
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  • 10/25/21 to 11/16/21

    Online Greens Sale

    Time:
    8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Moving to an online order format, decorative, handmade greens such as topiaries, boxwood trees, kissing balls, door baskets, sprays, arrangements, decorative glass blocks and live plants may be ordered online.  Made by Friends of Fort Hunter members, arrangements are decorated with berries, dried flowers, etc. and created in wet oasis to be long-lasting.

    Greens arrangements will be sold online and picked up in person at the Centennial Barn this year.  Check back for selections and prices and to place your order.

    Orders due by November 16.

    Pick up days and times, at the Centennial Barn, will be selected at the time of order.
    Sunday, November 28, 1:00-3:00 pm
    Monday, November 29, 4:00-6:00 pm
    Tuesday, November 30, 9:00-11:00 am
     

    Greens will be sold in-person at the Centennial Barn on Saturday, December 4.

     

     

     

     

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  • 11/27/21 to 11/27/21

    Annual Festival of Trees

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

    Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Civic Garden Center, six themed Christmas trees are exhibited for viewing. Beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs the trees are available for raffle. A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.

    Open weekends only, Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30   November 27- December 19    Free

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  • 11/27/21 to 11/27/21

    Toy Train Exhibit

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

    Toy trains and Christmas are the stuff of memories. View passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. Presented and operated by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society, a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains unfolds on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.

    Check it out from every angle. There is something for everyone as lights flash, burning buildings glow, sirens sound, cattle moo and Ferris wheels turn. Old and new trains will be displayed each week and for the annual visitor, exciting new additions are made each year. Thanks to the Friends of Fort Hunter for underwriting this popular attraction.

    Open weekends only, November 27 – December 19, Saturday and Sunday 12:30 – 4:30    Free

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  • 11/28/21 to 11/28/21

    Annual Festival of Trees

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

    Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Civic Garden Center, six themed Christmas trees are exhibited for viewing. Beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs the trees are available for raffle. A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase.

    Open weekends only, Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30  November 27 – December 19   Free

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  • 12/4/21 to 12/4/21

    Greens Sale

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

    Decorative, handmade greens such as topiaries, boxwood trees, kissing balls, door baskets, sprays, arrangements, decorative glass blocks and live plants will be for sale, in-person, this one day only.  Made by Friends of Fort Hunter members, arrangements are decorated with berries, dried flowers, etc. and created in wet oasis to be long-lasting.

     

     

     

     

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