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Fort Hunter

Fort Hunter - Garden Faire

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Fort Hunter - Garden Faire

Time & Location

May 01, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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

About the Event

Kick-off your gardening season at Garden Faire and celebrate the opening of Fort Hunter Mansion. Purchase some plants, try your hand at croquet, explore the craft show, experience Victorian Dancing, and enjoy lunch at beautiful Fort Hunter Park. Sponsored by Doug Bonsall & Craig Staller.

Visit more than 30+ craft vendors and the Friends of Fort Hunter Plant Sale. View the Ikebana International and Bonsai exhibits, listen to Victorian music, tour Fort Hunter Mansion and more!

Enjoy the works of local artisans from The Paxtang Art Association’s show and sale while you savor a delicious Farm Show milkshake.

Kids will also enjoy exploring MARCO, a state-of-the-art Exploration Station managed by the Dauphin County Library System.

Guests must register to attend the event. Due to COVID-19 mitigation efforts, all guests must wear a mask and social distance in our outdoor event space.

Festival events are free to attend. There is an admission fee to tour Fort Hunter Mansion.

Events throughout the day: Food Stand, Rain Gardens, Friends Plant Sale, Ikebana International and Bonsai Exhibits, Paxtang Art Show and Sale, Vendors|Crafters, Take-home Children's activities, MARCO Exploration Station, Farm Show Milkshakes, Mansion Tours.

Timed Events:

Victorian Dance Ensemble & Susquehanna Travellers - 11:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:00 p.m.

Garden Chats - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Maypole Dance - 1:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Croquet Demonstration - 2:30 p.m.

Herb Gardening Demonstration - 2:30 p.m.

Annual Container Gardening Demonstration - 3:15 p.m.

More details at https://forthunter.org/news/events/

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