Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
Students and home schoolers in grades 2-6 explore how Indians once lived in the Fort Hunter/Harrisburg area. Students will explore a wigwam, do hands on Activities and participate in games. Guided tours of Fort Hunter Mansion invite students to learn about Mansion life in the 1800s, comparing the owner's life to the lives of the Native Americans. Pre-registration is required. Call 717-599-5751 to schedule a workshop. You have two days from which to choose: April 15 or 16, 2020. $5.00…Find out more »
View the handiwork of local needle art designers exhibited in the rooms of Fort Hunter Mansion. Participating guilds include Susquehanna and Nittany Valley Chapters. The needle works will be on display from May 3 through June 14 and can be viewed on a tour of the Mansion during museum hours, regular admission charged. Group discounts are available and can be arranged by calling 717-599-5751. Adults $7.00; Senior Citizens $6.00; Students $4.00. Mansion is closed on Mondays. Sunday hours are Noon…Find out more »
Celebrate Spring! Visitors can browse through plant sales and craft tents, choosing among over forty vendors. Enjoy the Needle Arts Exhibit at the Mansion - admission charged. For the public's pleasure, tasty food is available at the Cafe'; an art show and sale are also offered. Mid-1800s dancing, exhibits on Victorian daily life, garden chats, children's activities, as well as cakewalks to live music roundout the day.Find out more »
Enjoy an afternoon high tea, an illustrated talk and a tour of Fort Hunter Mansion and the Needle Art exhibit. Begin the afternoon with local favorite Dr. Donald Koones, providing an illustrated talk about Hampton Court in England and the Royal School of Needlework. Then enjoy a high tea, featuring homemade rolls, chicken salad and cucumber soup, homemade fancy cookies and scones, fresh fruit and unending cups of tea. The afternoon concludes with a tour of the needle art exhibit.…Find out more »
For summer camp students in grades 2-6 explore how Indians once lived in the Fort Hunter/Harrisburg area. Students will furnish a wigwam, practice with a throwing stick, participating in other hands on activities and games. Guided tours of Fort Hunter Mansion invite students to learn about Mansion life in the 1800s, comparing the owner's life to the lives of the Native Americans. Groups must be 15 or more students and pre-registration is required. Call 717-599-5751 or email email@example.com to schedule…Find out more »