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2017 Schedule of Events

To search for programs on specific dates or about specific topics, please use the calendar feature below.

There are several other pages on the website which highlight programs, special events, and presentations. You may want to check out one of the following:

Pick up a 2017 Event Guide at the Visitor Center or Information Center. The guide is available to download (PDF, 3.6MB) and we also offer a chronological one-page version (PDF, 48kb)

The park's Special Events are made possible through the generous support of the Harpers Ferry Park Association. Visit their website at www.harpersferryhistory.org

 

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Ranger-Guided Program

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Varies
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Everyday from 01/01/2017 to 05/01/2017

    Inquire at the Visitor Center each day for information about the topic and location of this program.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    American as Apple Pie Workshop

    • Location: Lower Town Roeder’s Confectionery
    • Fees: Workshop fee; Entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    A tasty pie-baking workshop and 19th century energy audit.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Necessity: The Mother of Invention

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    A Women's History Month event featuring stories of the town's industrial history.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Music is the Voice of the Soul

    • Time: 7:30 PM
    • Location: Curtis Freewill Baptist Church
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, March 31, 2017

    Legendary pianist Bertha Hope will present a concert in tribute to Women's History Month and the Storer College Sesquicentennial.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Civil War Trust Park Day, Volunteer Opportunity

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Since 1996, the Civil War Trust has sponsored Park Day. Join us on Saturday, April 1 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm for this volunteer event.

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    • Time: 10:30 AM
    • Location: Mather Training Center
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    In 1987, Congress passed legislation recognizing "jazz as a rare and valuable national treasure." Join us as jazz saxophonist Howard Burns and legendary pianist Bertha Hope discuss this unique American art form.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    "Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread"

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Lower Town, Masonry Bee Hive Oven behind White Hall Tavern
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    A historic bread and baked goods sale, in partnership with the Harpers Ferry Park Association.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Potomac River Watershed Cleanup, Volunteer Opportunity

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Harpers Ferry
    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    The largest regional event of its kind, the cleanup provides a transforming experience that engages citizens and community leaders and generates momentum for change. Join us Saturday, April 8 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm for this volunteer opportunity.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Botanical Invasion

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: The Green, Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Monday, April 17, 2017

    Take a walk on Virginius Island and learn how to identify and record invasive plant species with your smartphone.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    They Made a Difference

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Lower Town, John Brown Museum, Allies for Freedom Room
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Monday, April 17, 2017

    Join a park ranger for special National Park Week programs which will connect Harpers Ferry's civil rights stories to other national park sites.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
PO Box 65
485 Fillmore St.

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Phone:

(304) 535-6029

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