Centennial Barn

Archibald McAllister’s Birthday Celebration!

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

Mr. McAllister loved snakes and refused to let any be harmed on his property. In honor of his birthday and his love for reptiles, Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary will bring some of their scaly friends for a visit. But what’s a party without dessert?! After the reptile show, all party guests will have the opportunity […]

$11.00

Spring Break Boredom Buster – Native Americans

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

Just because kids are on spring break, doesn’t mean the learning has to stop! Join Fort Hunter for an exploration of Native American life in the Harrisburg area in the morning and in the afternoon learn about the early 1900s dairy farming operation at Fort Hunter. Two programs, participate in one or both.  Geared towards […]

$5.00

Spring Break Boredom Buster – Dairy Farming

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

Just because kids are on spring break, doesn’t mean the learning has to stop! Join Fort Hunter for an exploration of Native American life in the Harrisburg area in the morning and in the afternoon learn about the early 1900s dairy farming operation at Fort Hunter. Two programs, participate in one or both.  Geared towards […]

$5.00

Earth Day Tin Punching Workshop

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” has been known as the 3 R’s for a long time, but did you know there are actually many more R’s, including “Repurpose?” Join Fort Hunter this Earth Day to repurpose metal cans as lanterns using similar methods to those used in the 1800’s when tin punching was popular. This program is […]

$3.00

Mrs. Reily’s Tea – Exploring the Wyeth Dynasty

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

Enjoy an afternoon luncheon tea, an illustrated talk, and a visit to the Mansion special exhibit. Begin the afternoon with an illustrated presentation "Exploring The Wyeth Dynasty and an Iconic Masterpiece" presentation by Dr. Donald Koones. Chester County, Pennsylvania may certainly boast regarding its place in the world of art. After all, it is the […]

$30.00 – $35.00

Event Series Toy Train Exhibit – Saturdays and Sundays Only

Toy Train Exhibit – Saturdays and Sundays Only

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

All aboard! The magical HO gauge model trains start rolling November 25 – December 17 every Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 – 4:30. Presented by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society. Lots of interactive elements and the walk-around setup make this a must-see attraction for the whole family! Old and new trains will be displayed […]

Free

Kid’s Only Holiday Shop – Saturdays and Sundays Only

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

Kids age 12 and under can shop for family and friends with the help of Fort Hunter elves. All gifts are under $15 with items for all ages, including grandparents. Children will shop with the guidance of Santa’s helpers who will assist youngsters in picking out tasteful and unique items from the Museum Shop at […]

Brass Triumphant in Concert

Centennial Barn 5395 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

Enjoy a free concert of Christmas music.  Join the Mechanicsburg area brass group as they play familiar holiday tunes and Christmas songs in an informal concert setting. Many thanks to Rich and Barb Leitzel for underwriting this concert.

Free