Calendar of Events

  • 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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  • 6/25/17

    Swine & Dine

    Time:
    3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Enjoy food trucks featuring pork and bacon delicacies, activities for the kids and toe tapping musical entertainment by Acoustic Stew, Mark DeRose Band, and The Jay Players. Take your picture with a life sized picture of Jim, Fort Hunter’s 1920’s era prizewinning pig while overlooking the scenic Susquehanna River. Individual food samples can be purchased from each vendor – so […]

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  • 6/30/17

    Summer Movie - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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

    Dauphin County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of free, outdoor, evening movies at Fort Hunter this summer. Enjoy this classic teen comedy, under the summer sky.  Bring your blankets and your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of family fun! If the weather is inclement, the movie will be shown inside the Centennial Barn.  Dauphin County Drug […]

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  • 7/15/17

    Brewfest

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

    Sip on over 30 craft brews while tasting foods from area restaurants and listening to great music! Set along the Susquehanna River in the front lawn of Fort Hunter Mansion. $35 advance, $50 door, $15 designated drivers.  Click here for tickets and additional details.  

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  • 9/6/17 to 9/29/17

    Archaeological Excavation

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    See archaeologists unearth prehistory and history at Fort Hunter’s Mansion. State archaeologists continue to unearth evidence of 1700s military and settlement life as well as objects from prehistoric Indians.  For the eleventh season, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission staff will search for evidence of the 1750s French and Indian War fort.   Weekdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. […]

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  • 9/8/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

    Time:
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival also runs Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10, 4 -9 p.m. , doors open one hour before start times.   Click here for performers, […]

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  • 9/9/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

    Time:
    4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival begins Friday, September 8 from 6 – 10pm and continues on Sunday, September 10 from 4 -9 p.m.  Doors open one hour before start times.   Click […]

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  • 9/10/17

    Dauphin County Jazz Fest

    Time:
    4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Featuring national recording artists and Central Pa’s elite jazz artists and sample some of Pennsylvania’s finest wineries. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.  $30 advance, $40 gate, one ticket three day pass.  The festival begins Friday, September 8 from 6 – 10pm and continues on Saturday, September 9 from 4 -9 p.m.  Doors open one hour before start times.   Click […]

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  • 9/17/17

    Fort Hunter Day

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Celebrate fall with a craft show, children’s crafts and games, exhibits, farm animals, music, demonstrations, food and surprises around every corner. Enjoy Colebrook Road on the Corncrib Stage.  Calling all amateur pie bakers – participate in the apple pie baking contest,click here for an application. Craft vendors,  click here for a vendor application.    Free

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  • 9/30/17

    Centennial Barn Bash: Denim, Dinner & Dancing

    Time:
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Annual Friends of Fort Hunter fundraiser featuring themed array of foods, wines and beer at stations throughout the Centennial Barn. By invitation only, call 599-5188, ext. 2116.  $125

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