2018 events and programs
Saturday, Apr 07 - Sunday, Apr 08
Seven Years' War Symposium - This year's Symposium will feature presentations by scholars of Native American History and Culture. List of guest speakers, session topics, agenda and registration are available - 724-238-9701 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The two-day program will be held in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education. Sponsored by the Pritzker Military Foundation and the Eden Hall Foundation.
Wednesday, Apr 18
Cherokee Peace Chief Visits Fort Ligonier - 6:00 PM - Join us for an engaging evening with Robert Rambo, portrayer of Attakullakulla - Cherokee Peace Chief. Known as "the most important Indian of his day" who led the largest tribe in North America as they struggled to survive a changing world. (1.5 Act 48 hours available for Pennsylvania Teachers) $12|Fort Ligonier Association Members; $15|Non-members; $8|Students (ages 6-21)
Wednesday, Apr 18
Homeschool Day - Hands-on educational programming especially for homeschool and cyber school students. Take advantage of the $9 per person Early Bird Registration which opens on March 26 through April 8. $12 per person after April 8. Contact Candace @ email@example.com or 724-238-9701 for details.
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.
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.