2018 events and programs
Friday, Apr 27
Annual Membership Meeting - 5:30 PM - The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Fort Ligonier Association will begin with Museum Tours and a Member Reception, followed by an annual update and special program by our guest, George Washington, portrayed by Dean Malissa of Mount Vernon. Reservations required. Invitations will be mailed to all association members. $25|person
Saturday, Apr 28
Meet George Washington - Enjoy a memorable conversation with George Washington, by Dean Malissa, the official portrayer of our nation's first President at Mount Vernon. "Gallery Talks" will be held in Fort Ligonier Museum's new George Washington Gallery throughout the day.
Sunday, May 06
Free Museum Day - 10 am - 4 pm - Explore FOUR Ligonier Valley Museums for FREE! See new exhibits, meet special guests, enjoy fun activities at Fort Ligonier, Compass Inn, Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum and the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art.
Saturday, May 26 - Sunday, May 27
18th Century Military Encampment - Meet soldiers and officers encamped at Fort Ligonier! Don't miss reenactments, artillery firings and living history demonstrations throughout the holiday weekend. Regular admission fees. (Open Saturday from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.)
Monday, Jun 11 - Friday, Jun 15
Fort Kids Camp I - June 11-15, 2018 - Fort Ligonier's fun, interactive day camp is legendary! For kids who have completed grades K-6, your little soldier will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games and making new friends! Advance registration is required. Scholarships are available through the Tom Sitler Fort Kids Camp Fund! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Sunday, Jul 15
Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps Performance - 2:00 PM - The AMAZING Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps from Plymouth, Michigan, will perform on Fort Ligonier's parade ground (upper fort area) on Sunday, July 15th! This talented group of students is dedicated to the art of color guard, fifing and drumming.
Monday, Jul 16 - Friday, Jul 20
Fort Kids Camp II - July 16-20, 2018 - Fort Ligonier's fun, interactive day camp is legendary! For kids who have completed grades K-6, your little soldier will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games and making new friends! Advance registration is required. Scholarships are available through the Tom Sitler Fort Kids Camp Fund! Email: email@example.com for details.
Saturday, Sep 22
The Cannon Ball - SAVE the DATE! You will have a BLAST at Fort Ligonier's signature fund-raiser event! Don't miss out on the fun while supporting our preservation and education efforts. An autumn evening filled with fun, friends, delicious food and spirits. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities available this summer. Call 724-238-9701 for more information.
Friday, Oct 12 - Sunday, Oct 14
Fort Ligonier Days 2018 - Save the Dates for Fort Ligonier Days - October 12-13-14, 2018. Visit Fort Ligonier during this annual town-wide festival and hear the cannons roar, meet the soldiers encamped at the Fort, see the artillery demonstrations and reenactments. (Regular admission fees.)