For Adults

Category: For Adults

  • 5/2/17 to 12/23/17

    Hanging by a Thread - Needlework Exhibit

    Time:
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    View a variety of handmade needle works such as samplers, clothing, quilts, table linens and textiles from the Fort Hunter collection.  Originally a necessity and later as a decorative art, needlework has a long history and was a staple in well bred Victorian homes.

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  • 10/29/17

    A Tea Party Express Bus Trip

    Time:
    9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    All aboard the Tea Party Express! Join the Friends of Fort Hunter on a bus trip from Fort Hunter Park to beautiful and historic Ellicott City, Maryland. We’ll depart the Centennial Barn parking lot at 9 am. Dr. Donald Koones will present an energetic talk celebrating a famous son of Pennsylvania, Andrew Wyeth.  This year marks the […]

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  • 11/4/17

    The Kennedys in Concert

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Folk duo Pete and Maura Kennedy are recognized for their harmonies and instrumental prowess, blending elements of country music, bluegrass, Western swing and janglepop.  You really have to watch these two perform together, live, to understand the impact of their music. They are a musical pair very much in tune with one another and their […]

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  • 11/5/17

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Note the change of date.  SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of […]

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  • 11/11/17

    Bill Staines in Concert

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    For more than 45 years, Bill Staines has been the quintessential folk troubadour. With his wonderful songs, his warm, smooth baritone, his prowess on guitar, his charm and his gentle humor, Staines is consistently one of the most popular singers on the folk music circuit today. He writes lovely, infectious melodies, and his story-filled lyrics […]

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  • 11/15/17

    What Ever Happened to Harrisburg's Downtown Firehouses? by Dave Houseal

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

    Join Dave Houseal, curator of the National Fire Museum, for an illustrated tour of the firehouses in downtown Harrisburg.  Since the Paxton No. 6 Fire House was closed 3 years ago there are no longer fire engines stationed downtown. Talk with Dave about Harrisburg’s colorful firefighting history.  Free  

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  • 11/18/17

    Tellabration

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

    The Susquehanna Storytellers Guild presents Tellabration, a night of worldwide storytelling.  This popular annual show will feature Storytellers and Special Guests performing/ telling traditional and original stories for young and old in an informal, round-robin get-together. Light refreshments will be served during intermission.  Admission is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 12 and under […]

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  • 11/25/17

    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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  • 11/25/17

    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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  • 11/26/17

    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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  • 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

    Exquisite, affordable and hand crafted pottery,  jewelry, metal sculpture, rustic woodcraft, glass, fine art, photography, wood toys, candles, soaps, ornaments and lots of great gift ideas are offered for sale by members of Craft Reunion.     This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the opportunity to meet the makers of the fine crafts on […]

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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

    Exquisite, affordable and hand crafted pottery,  jewelry, metal sculpture, rustic woodcraft, glass, fine art, photography, wood toys, candles, soaps, ornaments and lots of great gift ideas are offered for sale by members of Craft Reunion.     This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the opportunity to meet the makers of the fine crafts on […]

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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

    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

    Craft Reunion

    Time:
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Exquisite, affordable and hand crafted pottery,  jewelry, metal sculpture, rustic woodcraft, glass, fine art, photography, wood toys, candles, soaps, ornaments and lots of great gift ideas are offered for sale by members of Craft Reunion.     This annual open house is eagerly anticipated by visitors who value the opportunity to meet the makers of the fine crafts on […]

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  • 12/3/17

    Greens Sale

    Time:
    11:00 AM - 2:00 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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  • 12/3/17

    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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  • 12/3/17

    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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  • 12/3/17

    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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  • 12/6/17

    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

    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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  • 12/10/17

    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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  • 12/10/17

    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

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Our annual holiday jam, with festive goodies and seasonal tunes. SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so […]

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  • 12/16/17

    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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  • 12/16/17

    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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  • 12/16/17

    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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  • 12/17/17

    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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  • 12/17/17

    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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  • 12/17/17

    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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  • 12/17/17

    Triumphant Brass in Concert

    Time:
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Enjoy a free concert of Christmas music.  Join the eleven member brass group as they play familiar holiday tunes and Christmas songs in an informal concert setting. Free

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  • 12/23/17

    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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  • 1/14/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  […]

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  • 2/10/18

    Kristyn Harris & Hailey Sandoz in Concert

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Kristyn Harris and Hailey Sandoz, representing the newest generation of Texas musicians, enchant audiences young and old. Their dynamic performance serves up Western Swing and Cowboy with a seasoning of jazz, country folk and Celtic.  Free yodeling workshop at 5pm and potluck at 6pm.  Visit http://www.sfmsfolk.org for more information or to purchase tickets.  $24, $20 SFMS members, […]

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  • 2/11/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  […]

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  • 3/2/18

    Martin Grosswendt & Susanne Salem-Schatz

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Two compelling voices with an uncanny sense of harmony, a deep grounding in traditional American music, stunning guitar work and a warm, intimate performance style.  Together these two performers show a deep love and respect for the roots of classic blues, old time, early country, and honky-tonk. At the same time, they make the music their own, presenting […]

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  • 3/11/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  […]

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  • 4/8/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  […]

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  • 4/28/18

    Martin Carthy & John Doyle in Concert

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

              A powerhouse pairing of two musicians who have shaped the face of traditional music on both sides of the Atlantic.  Free ballad singing workshop at 5pm and potluck at 6pm.  Visit http://www.sfmsfolk.org for more information or to purchase tickets.  $26, $22 SFMS members, $10 students

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  • 5/13/18

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. Everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age,  performers or non-performers, beginners to experts are welcome. Folk music is at its best when made by hand and shared among friends — so drag that ukulele out of the closet and join in!  […]

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