Garden Faire


Garden Faire

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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!

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)
  Children’s Activities
Timed Events                                           
 Garden Talk – Using Plants for Wellness            11:00 a.m. 
Garden chats                                                               12- 2 p.m.
  Victorian Dance Ensemble 
     & Susquehanna Travellers                                   12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m.
   Cake Walks                                                                 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
   Cemetery Walk with Dr. Donald Koones            1 p.m.
    Maypole Dance                                                        1:00 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.
    Croquet Demonstration                                         2:30 p.m.