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Sun, Sep 18


Fort Hunter Park

Fort Hunter Day

PENDING EVENT - Will be offering henna and having artwork available!

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Fort Hunter Day
Fort Hunter Day

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT

Fort Hunter Park, 5300 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17110, USA

About the Event

Welcome fall with a festival celebrating the old-time ways of life. Join us for the 65th annual Fort Hunter Day! Visitors will find arts and crafts, children's games and activities, historic demonstrations and exhibits, entertainment, a bake sale, festival food, and more!  Gain knowledge about native foods - pawpaws, persimmons, hickory and shagbark hickory nuts, and sassafras.  Get a peek inside historic Heckton Church and enjoy entertainment throughout the day.   View antique tractors, a vintage fire engine, and antique automobiles from private collections.   Go inside the Centennial Barn to see the Fort Hunter antique carriage collection not normally on public view.

See old-time crafts such as native foods,  apple butter making, spinning and weaving, quilting, English paper piecing, soap making, open-hearth cooking, woodworking, broom-making, and more. Throughout the day enjoy musical entertainment on the Corncrib Stage in partnership with the Susquehanna Folk Music Society.

Entertainment 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Still Limber 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Hank Imhof 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm - Short Hill Mountain Boys 3:00 p.m. - Dauphin County Commissioners Presentation 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm - Short Hill Mountain Boys Food Vendors Bucky's Festival Foods | Mad Dash | Williams Catering | Sherries Crab Cakes | Derby Dash Kettle Korn  Halls Ice Cream | Lemonade & Cotton Candy Vendor

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