Programs & Events

Maple Sugar Festival

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, United States

For about six weeks nature cooks up its own sweet delights within sugar maple trees as the sap begins to flow, ready to be tapped for making sugar and syrup. The weather needs a combination of below freezing temperatures at night and above freezing temperatures during the day that causes the maple sap to flow. […]

Free

Meditation For A Happy Life

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, United States

This one-hour course will go over the basics of meditation and have some short, simple meditations to practice. These will be meditations you can easily use, whatever your belief system is. Let your new year be better than ever before! You must be at least 12 years of age or older to attend this program. […]

$5.00

Virtual Illustrated Lecture: Ikebana: International Influence and its Local Agency

Virtual

Join the Friends of Fort Hunter and Amy Huck for a discussion of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging. Topics covered will include an overview and history of Ikebana, the mission of The Ikebana International organization, the purpose of The Ikebana International #18 Harrisburg, and much more. *For those that are interested in this […]

FREE

Zen Planter Workshop

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Join Plantscapes By Design at Fort Hunter Park for an evening of planting fun! Participants will create a calming zen succulent garden planter! All materials are provide along with tips/tricks on caring for your arrangement. Materials include: rooted succulent, succulent cuttings, soil, sand, marbles, sand stamper, miniature wooden bench, mini zen garden rake, mini succulent glazed ceramic planter pot, sand stamp for mini zen […]

$38.00

Backpacking 101

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Learn the basics of backpacking before heading into the backcountry to discover new places. Whether you are a seasoned hiker who wants to extend your hikes across multiple days, or if you are new to the outdoors, this presentation will give you the essential information you need to put together a great plan. From trip […]

$35.00

Pain-Free Living: Hip & Lower Back Mobility Workshop

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Interested in learning how to handle back and hip pain so you can stay active? Did you know that lower back pain is the leading cause of disability globally? That number is expected to rise with population expansion and aging. A free Park Rx wellness program sponsored by Highmark Blue Shield. Join us for this […]

FREE

FH Historical Tree Walk

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA, United States

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. Space is limited. Meet on the lawn in front of the Mansion. This program is part of the Park Rx series of programs sponsored by Highmark […]

FREE

Meditation To Ease Anxiety

Tavern House 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA

This one-hour course will go over the basics of meditation and have some short, simple meditations to practice. These will be meditations you can easily use, whatever your belief system is. Participants should be age 12 and older. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Let your new year […]

$5.00

Modern-Day Mosaic Dutch Hex Sign  

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Local artist Amanda Rife of Mosaic Montage will be leading a crafting session in the Historic Centennial Barn. Each participant will design their own modern mosaic artwork inspired by Dutch hex signs commonly seen on barns throughout the region. Participants don’t have to worry about grouting their projects- the instructor will take the projects with […]

$68.00

Garden Faire

Fort Hunter Park 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Join us at Garden Faire as we kick off the museum and festival season at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park. Families can participate in a variety of activities, view exhibits in the Centennial Barn, tour the Fort Hunter Mansion, enjoy lunch in the Tavern House, among many other fun activities. Admission to the festival is […]

Free

Art Heals: Mosaic Montage Cactus

Fort Hunter Park 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Get creative and hands-on as you design your own unique cactus mosaic. This is a beginner-level workshop hosted by Amanda from Mosaic Montage, and no prior experience is needed. During the class, you will be given a 10” tall painted wood cactus cut out and a washable water-based glue. You will get to pick from […]

$45.00

Zoombalicious

Fort Hunter Park 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Join instructors Sandy Johnson & Charisee Grayer from Zoombalicious for a fun night of dancing! An outdoor Zumba class is a fun and energetic way to get your heart pumping while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. You'll dance to upbeat music and follow along with choreographed moves that will work your entire body. Don't […]

$6.00