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November 2017

The Extraordinary Give

November 17, 2017

Support Rock Ford during this year's Extraordinary Give!  Donations received during this event will be applied toward your  membership in the Rock Ford Foundation. Details to follow.    

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December 2017

Children’s Event: Colonial Christmas at Rock Ford

December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of Colonial-inspired Christmas activities featuring take-home crafts and holiday treats! This program is geared for Grades 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult (no younger siblings, please). This event will be held in the Rock Ford Barn. Cost: $12 per child Reservation deadline: Monday, November 27 For reservations, please call the Rock Ford office at 717-392-7223 (Monday-Friday from 10 AM to 4 PM).    

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and children 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. No reservations required. Admission is payable at the door.  

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and children 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. No reservations required. Admission is payable at the door.

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an "Open House." Visitors may arrive anytime between 4 PM and 8 PM and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and children 6-12, and free for…

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Yuletide Daylight Tours

December 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an "Open House." Visitors may arrive anytime between 10 AM and 3 PM and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and children 6-12, and free for…

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February 2018

Children’s Event: George Washington’s Birthday

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come celebrate George Washington's birthday at Rock Ford! This children’s event is for ages 4 through 10 years and will be held on Sunday, February 11, from 2 pm to 4 pm in the Rock Ford Barn.  Spend time learning about our nation's first President through crafts, games, stories and other activities. Special guest appearance by "George Washington!"  The children will sing "Happy Birthday" and enjoy cake and ice cream. Reservations are required and are limited to a maximum of 24…

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March 2018

Volunteer Recruitment Event

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you enjoy talking to people? Do you have a love of history? Are you interested in volunteering for a non-profit organization? If so, Rock Ford wants to meet you! We are currently seeking tour guides (docents) to conduct house tours during our tour season. We will be hosting a Volunteer Recruitment Event beginning with an introduction to be held in the Barn at 1 pm. If you are interested in participating in this recruitment event, please call our office…

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April 2018

Opening Day of 2018 Tour Season

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Rock Ford mansion opens for its 2018 Tour Season! The mansion will be open for tours from Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with guided tours on the hour.

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Neighborhood Open House

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

  Rock Ford is located in the southeast corner of Lancaster City, which has the distinction of being not only one of the oldest and most historic parts of the City (with several homes dating back to the mid-1700's) but also, today, one of its most ethnically diverse. In an effort to reach out and connect with our neighbors, Rock Ford will be offering free guided tours of the mansion - including two tours conducted in Spanish at 12 noon…

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