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June 2017

Stories on the Porch

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. Free of charge, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated.  

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Stories on the Porch

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. Free of charge, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated.  

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July 2017

Stories on the Porch

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. Free of charge, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated.  

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Stories on the Porch

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. Free of charge, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated.  

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Stories on the Porch

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome.  Free of charge, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated.  

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Stories on the Porch

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. Free of charge, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated.  

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August 2017

Stories on the Porch

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. Free of charge, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated.  

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Rock Ford Lobster Picnic

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Rock Ford Lobster Picnic is a fun and casual evening to benefit Historic Rock Ford! This event will be held in the Event Tent by the Rock Ford Barn. Dinner includes your choice of: New York Strip Steak $75, Lobster (2-3 lb. lobster) $85, or New York Strip Steak & Lobster $100 (baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll and butter, and blueberry cobbler). Water, lemonade and brewed iced tea will be provided with the meal. Live Music by…

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September 2017

Friendly’s FUNraising Event to Benefit the Children’s Committee

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rock Ford is hosting a FUNraising Event at Friendly's, 2150 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602 on Wednesday, September 6 from 5 PM to 8 PM. Ten percent of all proceeds raised will be donated to the Children's Committee at Rock Ford. No voucher required! The Children's Committee organizes George Washington's Birthday Party, Spy for Washington, Stories on the Porch and other creative programming to engage children in "the life and times of General Edward Hand."      

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Lecture: The Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for this lecture focused on 18th Century medicine and Edward Hand as a medic. This lecture will be presented by Barton Halpern, MD, FACS. Dr. Halpern will also discuss the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation, how it was started in Edward Hand's name and honor and its efforts to preserve medical history and achievements. This event will be held in the Rock Ford Barn. No reservations are required. Seating is limited. Admission: $5 for non-members; free for members of…

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