Calendar of Events

  • 3/3/19

    Maple Sugar Festival

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park
    This sweet event is free for everyone. Enjoy learning the mysteries of maple syrup making, Native American sugar making, tree tapping and children’s activities. Taste tests different types of maple syrup and enjoy an educational video that includes all aspects of the syrup making process.  Pennsylvania maple products for sale in the Tavern House during the event.  Free
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  • 3/10/19

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

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

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. We welcome everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age, talent or training. We get together for the joy of the company and making music.  Visit Susquehanna Folk Music for additional information. Free

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  • 3/18/19

    Zoë Conway & John McIntyre

    Time:
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    With an exciting blend of eclectic fiddle and guitar music, Zoë Conway and John McIntyre bring to the stage sympathetic arrangements of traditional Irish music, compositions and songs, old and new. The husband and wife folk duo possesses a rare facility to draw pieces into their repertoire from other genres such as classical, jazz and world music and express this material in way which not only displays the sheer range and knowledge of both instrumentalists but also exhibits the wonderful versatility of their instruments.  Visit the Susquehanna Folk Music website for more information or to purchase tickets online.  Tickets $24, members $20, students $10.

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  • 3/23/19

    The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Hailing from the mountain towns of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland, the Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, jamgrass, rockabilly, and swing music to create their own brand of high energy Appalachian Bluegrass.  Visit the Susquehanna Folk Music website for more information or to purchase tickets online.  Tickets $24, members $20, students $10

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  • 4/6/19

    Susquehanna Folk Music Coffeehouse

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Susquehanna Folk Coffeehouses are intimate Saturday evenings showcasing Central Pennsylvania’s fine amateur acoustic musicians. Cabaret seating and tasty refreshments create an informal coffeehouse atmosphere in the cozy, rustic barn. Check the calendar for more coffee houses this season!

    Enjoy live acoustic music and an attentive, music-loving audience. Sales of refreshments benefit Susquehanna Folk; donations to defray costs are always welcome.   Free, information at www.sfmsfolk.org

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  • 4/7/19

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

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

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. We welcome everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age, talent or training. We get together for the joy of the company and making music.  Visit Susquehanna Folk Music for more information. Note change of date!  Free

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  • 4/13/19

    Del Rey

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Del Rey is an American blues, jazz and ragtime singer, guitarist and ukulele player. Her distinctive fingerstyle playing has an fascinating complexity, and she makes her solo instrument (even the ukulele!) sound like a whole band. Rags, blues and tunes of the early 20th Century are her specialty, even as she writes new music to add to the tradition.  Visit the Susquehanna Folk Music website for additional information or to purchase tickets online.  Tickets $20, members $16, students $10

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  • 5/5/19

    Garden Faire

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Welcome long awaited Spring at Garden Faire. Purchase some plants, explore the craft show, dance a Maypole dance, try your hand at croquet and have a scrumptious lunch. Returning this year, the cultured game of croquet will be demonstrated in the barn green.

    Visit 45 craft vendors and the Friends of Fort Hunter Plant Sale. And of course there’s tasty food available for purchase, Ikebana and Bonsai exhibits, Maypole dances, Victorian music and cake walks, as well as The Paxtang Art Association’s show and sale. Fort Hunter Mansion tours will include viewing the Needle Arts Exhibit.  Many thanks to the Pennsylvania Bakery for donating the favorite Teapot Cake for the cakewalk. Craft vendors can download the application for our 2019 event here.      Free

    Schedule of Events
    Throughout the Day
        Café   
       Food Stand 
       Dirt Therapy
       Needle Arts Exhibit
       Bees, Natives and Rain Gardens
       Friends Plant Sale
       Ikebana International and Bonsai exhibits  
        Paxtang Art Show and Sale
        Mansion tours
       Vendors/crafters                                                               
        Victorian displays
    Garden chats                                                    12- 2 p.m.
    Children’s activities                                        12-4 p.m.
    Victorian Dance Ensemble 
         & Susquehanna Travellers                       12 & 1:30 p.m.               
    Cakewalks                                                         12:30 & 2 p.m.
    Cemetery Walk with Dr. Donald Koones   1 p.m.
    Croquet Demonstration                                 2:30 p.m.
    Maypole Dance                                               1 & 2:15 p.m.

     

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  • 5/11/19

    The Small Glories

    Time:
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Folk powerhouse pair The Small Glories are Cara Luft and JD Edwards, a dynamic Americana duo planted on the Canadian Prairies. Straight out of the gate these two veteran singer/songwriters built a buzz around their tight harmonies, authenticity, visceral live performances and equally well-matched guitar prowess that doesn’t come around often. Visit the Susquehanna Folk Music webpage for additional information or to purchase tickets online.  Tickets $24, members $20, students $10.

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  • 5/12/19

    Susquehanna Folk Music Jam Session

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

    SFMS Jams are enjoyable afternoons of homemade acoustic music. We welcome everyone who loves making music or listening to it, regardless of age, talent or training. We get together for the joy of the company and making music.  Visit Susquehanna Folk Music for more information.  Free

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