Calendar of Events

  • 5/22/22

    Mrs. Reily's Tea

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Mrs. Reily’s Tea is Sold Out for 2022.  Thanks for your interest and hope to see you next year!

    Enjoy an afternoon luncheon tea, an illustrated talk and a tour of Fort Hunter Mansion.

    Begin the afternoon with an illustrated presentation of artist Violet Oakley by Dr. Donald Koones.  Oakley would become the principal artist for the largest amount of murals in the Pennsylvania Capitol and the first woman artist to receive a large commission for adorning a capitol building in the United States.

    Then switch gears for a delightful and delicious luncheon tea consisting of homemade scones, chicken salad and homemade rolls, mini appetizers, fresh fruit, homemade cake, fancy ice cream parfaits and unending cups of tea.

    The afternoon will conclude with a walk through the Mansion and the Gilded Age at Fort Hunter clothing exhibit.

    $35 non-members/$30 members, seating is limited to allow participants to spread out, click here to reserve your seat.

     

     

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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: Coco

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

    Enjoy a free showing of Coco, 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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  • 6/11/22

    Proudly PA

    Time:
    12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    The Dauphin County Commissioners and M&T Bank  present the Proudly PA! Festival.  Celebrate all the best that Pennsylvania has to offer!

    Savor locally sourced foods while enjoying music performed by several amazing bands who got their start right here in Pennsylvania – check back soon for more details.

    Wine, Craft Beer, and Distilled Spirits will be available for purchase showcasing some of the best products from across the state. Sip your favorites as you also enjoy a fine gathering of craft vendors with unique items for every style. Each guest will receive a Proudly PA! souvenir glass at the event.

    Visit Dauphin County Parks and Recreation for a complete listing of entertainment, schedules and vendors.

    Bring lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Outside alcohol is not permitted.

    Guests who are fully vaccinated are not currently required to wear face coverings for this event.

    $25 in advance, $35 at the door   Click here for tickets.

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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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  • 7/16/22

    Dauphin County Brewfest

    Time:
    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    Join Dauphin County Parks and Recreation to welcome over 60 craft beers to the 10th Annual BrewFest! Taste craft beer, listen to great music, taste gourmet foods, and learn how to brew beer yourself!  Set along the Susquehanna River in front of the Fort Hunter Mansion, this event is not to be missed!

    (RAIN OR SHINE!)

    Get your tickets in advance, this event always sells out.

    Click here for more information on participating breweries, food trucks, musicians, tickets and FAQs.

    Get your tickets now, this popular event always sells out, designated driver tickets are available.

    $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $15 designated driver

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