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  • 5/23/22

    Yankee Stadium - Yankees vs Orioles Bus Trip

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Summer is coming!

    Celebrate with the Friends of Fort Hunter Hit the Road Educational Tours for a trip to Yankee Stadium to watch the New York Yankees take on the Baltimore Orioles.

    Trip Includes:

    • Transportation and ticket to game on Monday, May 23 in section 214 A (near first base) – great seats! (Yankee game ticket will be emailed directly to you from Yankee Stadium)
    • Ticket includes a free hot dog or chicken tenders, fries and choice of beer, soda or water
    • Dr. Donald Koones will give an exciting talk on Yankee Stadium’s rich history as well as historic memories of baseball greats Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe Dimaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra and more!
    • Comfort stops
    • Bus departs at 1:00 p.m. from Fort Hunter Park for New York (boarding begins at 12:45) and returns to Fort Hunter Park by 2:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 24
    • Bus driver tip not included

    Non-members $175; Members – $160  Click here for tickets.

    Not a member of the Friends of Fort Hunter?  Join now and save!

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  • 6/3/22

    Sunset Series Performance: Los Monstros (Latin)

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

    Enjoy a free concert by Los Monstros.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *on Live Performance Nights, food trucks Frituras Plus and Sarah’s Creamery, will begin serving at 6:00 p.m.
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 6/10/22

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: Cocoa

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

    Enjoy a free showing of Cocoa, the movie.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

     
    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand (popcorn, candy and beverages) sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 6/17/22

    Sunset Series Performance: Emmanuel Nsingani (jazz/fusion/funk)

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

    Enjoy a free concert by Emmanuel Nsingani.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *on Live Performance Nights, food trucks – Sugar Whipped Bakery – will begin serving at 6:00 p.m.
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 6/24/22

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: Raya and the Last Dragon

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

    Enjoy a free showing of Raya and the Last Dragon, the movie.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare, t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

     
    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand (popcorn, candy and beverages) sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free

     

    Presented By:                                                                 

     

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, a decision on whether or not to postpone the event will be made on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 7/1/22

    Sunset Series Performance: Big Wahu Caribbean Band

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

    Enjoy a free concert by Big Wahu Caribbean Band.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *on Live Performance Nights, food trucks – Sarah’s Creamery – will begin serving at 6:00 p.m.
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 7/8/22

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: Luca

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

    Enjoy a free showing of Luca, the movie.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare, t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

     
    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand (popcorn, candy and beverages) sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free

     

    Presented By:                                                                 

     

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, a decision on whether or not to postpone the event will be made on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 7/15/22

    Sunset Series Performance: Shawan (jazz/lounge)

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

    Enjoy a free concert by Shawan.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *on Live Performance Nights, food trucks – Whistle Stop on Wheels – will begin serving at 6:00 p.m.
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 7/22/22

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: Soul

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

    Enjoy a free showing of Soul, the movie.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare, t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

     
    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand (popcorn, candy and beverages) sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free

     

    Presented By:                                                                 

     

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, a decision on whether or not to postpone the event will be made on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 7/29/22

    Sunset Series Performance: The Ogham Stones (Irish)

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

    Enjoy a free concert by The Ogham Stones.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *on Live Performance Nights, food trucks – Whistle Stop on Wheels – will begin serving at 6:00 p.m.
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 8/5/22

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: Encanto

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

    Enjoy a free showing of Encanto, the movie.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare, t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

     
    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand (popcorn, candy and beverages) sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free

     

    Presented By:                                                                 

     

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, a decision on whether or not to postpone the event will be made on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 8/12/22

    Sunset Series Performance: Mariachi Rey Azteca (Mexican)

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

    Enjoy a free concert by The Ogham Stones.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *on Live Performance Nights, food trucks – ShreddRRZ and Sarah’s Creamery – will begin serving at 6:00 p.m.
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 8/19/22

    Sunset Series - Movie Night: The Lorax

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

    Enjoy a free showing of The Lorax, the movie.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare, t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

     
    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *movie concession stand (popcorn, candy and beverages) sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hunter
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free

     

    Presented By:                                                                 

     

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, a decision on whether or not to postpone the event will be made on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 8/26/22

    Sunset Series Performance: Across the Pond (Irish)

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

    Enjoy a free concert by Across the Pond.

    Every Friday night in a 13 week series between June and August, Dauphin County Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Highmark Wholecare , t0 highlight local performing arts organizations and summer movie nights, outside, under the stars in beautiful Fort Hunter Park.

    *pack a picnic basket 
    *bring your blankets and lawn chairs 
    *on Live Performance Nights, food trucks will begin serving at 6:00 p.m.
    *no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park
     
    Admission- Free
                                                             

     

    Presented By:                                                                

    Note: In the event of inclement weather, we make the decision on whether or not to postpone the event on Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m.  Typically, the rain date will be on Sunday of the same weekend. Follow Dauphin County Parks & Recreation  Facebook page for updates. 

    Visit the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation website for the complete listing of the summer’s free concerts and movies.

     
     
     
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  • 11/26/22 to 12/18/22

    Annual Festival of Trees - Saturdays and Sundays only

    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 Saturdays and Sundays only
    12:30 – 4:30  
    November 26 – December 18   

    Free

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  • 11/26/22 to 12/18/22

    Toy Train Exhibit - Saturdays and Sundays Only

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

    All aboard! The magical HO gauge model trains start rolling November 26 – December 18every Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 – 4:30. Presented by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society. Lots of interactive elements and the walk-around setup make this a must-see attraction for the whole family!

    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 November 26 – December 18
    Saturdays and Sundays only
    12:30 – 4:30

    Free admission

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  • 12/3/22 to 12/18/22

    Fort Couture - Saturdays and Sundays Only

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Adorned in holiday spirit, these dress forms decorated like a Christmas tree are a twist on holiday decoration.

    Displayed in the Stone Stable, these festive wonders are created by volunteers, Friends of Fort Hunter and local businesses. Using fresh greens and other natural and imaginative materials, Fort Couture will amaze and inspire your holiday season.

     

    December 3 – 18
    Open Saturdays and Sundays only
     12:30 – 4:30
     

    Free Admission

     

     
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  • 12/3/22 to 12/18/22

    Kid's Only Holiday Shop - Saturdays and Sundays Only

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

    Kids age 12 and under can shop for family and friends with the help of Fort Hunter elves. All gifts are under $10 with items for all ages, including grandparents.

    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 Hunter. Parents provide spending money and a gift list.

    The gifts will be wrapped and tagged by helper elves and children will emerge with smiles on their faces and secrets in their gift sacks.

    December 3 -18
    Saturdays and Sundays only
    12:30 – 4:30     
     
    Free Admission, parents provide spending money
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  • 12/10/22

    Santa's Reindeer and Virtual Mrs. Santa

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

    Visit in person and take photographs with Santa’s reindeer and stop by for a visit with Mrs. Santa.  Individually wrapped refreshments available by donation.

    Many thanks to Marilyn and Don Koones for underwriting this event. The line to see the reindeer will close at 2:15pm.

    Free

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