Calendar of Events

  • 12/5/21

    Virtual Kid's Only Holiday Shop

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Kids age 12 and under can shop online for family and friends. All gifts are under $10 with items for all ages, including grandparents and are tasteful and unique items from the Museum Shop at Fort Hunter. The gifts will be wrapped and tagged by helper elves.  Children may pickup their purchases at the Fort Hunter Museum Shop with smiles on their faces and secrets in their gift sacks.

    Don’t miss this special opportunity for parents and kids, order may be placed at any time.

    Click here to visit the Kid’s Only Shop.

     

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  • 12/11/21

    Annual Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Civic Garden Center, six themed Christmas trees are exhibited for viewing. Beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs the trees are available for raffle. A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase. Masks and social distancing are encouraged.

    Open weekends only, Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30  November 27 – December 19   Free

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  • 12/11/21

    Fort Couture

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Adorned in holiday spirit, these Christmas dress forms are a twist on holiday decoration. Displayed in the Stone Stable, these festive wonders are created by volunteers, Friends of Fort Hunter and local businesses. Using fresh and imitation greens and other imaginative materials, Fort Couture will amaze and inspire your holiday season.  Free

    Open weekends only, December 4 – 19
    Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30

     

     

     
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  • 12/11/21

    Santa's Reindeer and Virtual Mrs. Santa

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Attendance is free but by pre-registration only, space is limited, one ticket per family.

    Visit in person and take photographs with Santa’s reindeer, socially distanced and masked of course! And from the comfort of your own home, click on a link to view Mrs. Santa reading familiar Christmas stories.  Individually wrapped refreshments available by donation.

    Many thanks to Marilyn and Don Koones for underwriting this event. The line to see the reindeer will close at 2:15pm.

    Click here to pick a time to visit. 

    Free

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  • 12/11/21

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Toy trains and Christmas are the stuff of memories. View passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. Presented and operated by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society, a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains unfolds on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.

    Check it out from every angle. There is something for everyone as lights flash, burning buildings glow, sirens sound, cattle moo and Ferris wheels turn. Old and new trains will be displayed each week and for the annual visitor, exciting new additions are made each year. Thanks to the Friends of Fort Hunter for underwriting this popular attraction.

    Open weekends only, November 27 – December 19, Saturday and Sunday 12:30 – 4:30    Free

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  • 12/11/21

    Virtual Kid's Only Holiday Shop

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Kids age 12 and under can shop online for family and friends. All gifts are under $10 with items for all ages, including grandparents and are tasteful and unique items from the Museum Shop at Fort Hunter. The gifts will be wrapped and tagged by helper elves.  Children may pickup their purchases at the Fort Hunter Museum Shop with smiles on their faces and secrets in their gift sacks. Orders may be placed at any time.

    Don’t miss this special opportunity for parents and kids.

    Click here to visit the Kid’s Only Shop.

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  • 12/12/21

    Annual Festival of Trees

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Tavern House

    Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Civic Garden Center, six themed Christmas trees are exhibited for viewing. Beautifully decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs the trees are available for raffle. A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase. Masks and social distancing are encouraged.

    Open weekends only, Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30  November 27 – December 19   Free

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  • 12/12/21

    Fort Couture

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Adorned in holiday spirit, these Christmas dress forms are a twist on holiday decoration. Displayed in the Stone Stable, these festive wonders are created by volunteers, Friends of Fort Hunter and local businesses. Using fresh and imitation greens and other imaginative materials, Fort Couture will amaze and inspire your holiday season.  Free

    Open weekends only, December 4 – 19
    Saturdays and Sundays 12:30 – 4:30

     

     

     
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  • 12/12/21

    Toy Train Exhibit

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Toy trains and Christmas are the stuff of memories. View passenger trains, freight trains and scenes reminiscent of Pennsylvania attractions and countryside at this annual event. Presented and operated by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society, a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains unfolds on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides.

    Check it out from every angle. There is something for everyone as lights flash, burning buildings glow, sirens sound, cattle moo and Ferris wheels turn. Old and new trains will be displayed each week and for the annual visitor, exciting new additions are made each year. Thanks to the Friends of Fort Hunter for underwriting this popular attraction.

    Open weekends only, November 27 – December 19, Saturday and Sunday 12:30 – 4:30    Free

    More »
  • 12/12/21

    Virtual Kid's Only Holiday Shop

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Kids age 12 and under can shop online for family and friends. All gifts are under $10 with items for all ages, including grandparents and are tasteful and unique items from the Museum Shop at Fort Hunter. The gifts will be wrapped and tagged by helper elves.  Children may pickup their purchases at the Fort Hunter Museum Shop with smiles on their faces and secrets in their gift sacks. Orders may be placed at any time.

    Don’t miss this special opportunity for parents and kids.

    Click here to visit the Kid’s Only Shop.

     

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