2017 events and programs
Friday, Aug 25
History Happy Hour - 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Happy hour with a historical twist, sponsored by Legacy Wealth Solutions and Amica of Ligonier! Gather friends for light bites, spirits, live music and living history demonstrations. (Ages 21 and older.) $12 per person for members of the Fort Ligonier Association; $15 for non-members.
Thursday, Aug 31
Meet the Author - John Avlon - 6:00 PM - Join us for a riveting conversation and book signing with John Avlon, author of "Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations." Copies of this book are available at the Fort Ligonier Museum Store. $15 for members of the Fort Ligonier Association|$20 for non-members.
Saturday, Sep 02 - Sunday, Sep 03
Living History Weekend - Fort Ligonier comes alive with costumed interpreters who will illustrate life during the French and Indian War with 18th century demonstrations, musket firings and more! Regular admission.
Monday, Sep 04
Open Labor Day - Fort Ligonier is open on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Wednesday, Oct 11
Kids Colonial Costume Contest - 6:30 PM - A Fort Ligonier Days tradition! Contest is open to all students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. Event will be held in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education. Cash prizes are awarded and all contestants are invited to participate in the Fort Ligonier Days Parade. Call 724-238-9701 for criteria, guidelines and registration information.
Friday, Oct 13 - Sunday, Oct 15
FORT LIGONIER DAYS - October 13-15 - Visit Ligonier for our annual three-day festival, commemorating the historic Battle of Fort Ligonier which occurred in 1758. At the Fort, you will hear the roar of the cannons, meet British and French troops, and enjoy living history demonstrations throughout the weekend! (Regular admission fees.)