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May 2019

Dancing Around the Maypole

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

You are invited!  On Sunday, May 19, Rock Ford volunteers will “plant a maypole” to honor our friend and neighbor, Dr. Edward Hand.  Join the fun!  A bagpiper will lead our procession to where we raise the maypole and Rock Ford’s dancers will lead our visitors in traditional maypole dances.  Bring a picnic lunch and spend the day! The maypole procession and dancing will commence at 10:30, 12:00 and 1:30. Practiced for generations in countries such as Germany and England,…

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Demonstrations by the 1st Regiment Flying Camp of Lancaster

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Stephen Bradney of the 1st Regiment Flying Camp of Lancaster - Captain Joseph Work's will be on the Rock Ford grounds conducting periodic firing demonstrations and living history. Mortar firing demonstrations will be conducted periodically throughout the day and will be held in the meadow. This activity is weather-permitting and open to the public.    

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June 2019

Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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July 2019

Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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August 2019

Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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