Calendar of Events

  • 12/18/21

    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

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/18/21

    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

     

     

     
    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/18/21

    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 »
  • 12/18/21

    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.

    Click here to visit the Kid’s Only Shop.

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/19/21

    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

    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/19/21

    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

     

     

     
    More »
    Categories:
  • 12/19/21

    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 »
  • 12/19/21

    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.

    More »
    Categories:
  • 1/12/22

    Virtual Illustrated Lecture - Honeybees: the View from the Backyard

    Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    Location:

    Join the Friends of Hunter to learn about  bees, beekeeping, and the work that bees do. Claire Jantz has been keeping bees in her back yard for about 15 years and continues to learn a lot about bees. Join her for a view of what is going on inside a hive, bees at work, threats to honeybees, and bee swarming behavior. Dr. Claire Jantz is a Professor of Geography at Shippensburg University.

    This virtual lecture is free but requires registration.  An email will be sent the week of the lecture with a link to attend the virtual talk. Click here to register.

    More »
  • 1 2 3