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The Cannon Ball

Aug

24

2018

History Happy Hour (Rain or shine!)

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Happy Hour with an historical twist! Light bites by Connections Café, spirits by Wigle Whiskey, live music, and a living history demonstration in the Lower Fort! Happy Hour moves inside the Center for History Education if there is inclement weather.

Aug

31

2018

Arthur St. Clair Gallery Talk

11:00 am

Please join us for a Gallery Talk as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of Arthur St. Clair's death, life, and connection to Fort Ligonier. Led by Dr. Erica Nuckles, Fort Ligonier's Director of History and Collections, the Gallery Talk will be held in the St. Clair Parlor, the original parlor from St. Clair's Ligonier estate, The Hermitage.

Sep

1-2

2018

Living History Weekend

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Fort Ligonier comes to life with costumed interpreters, living history demonstrations, musket firings, and 18th century games!

Sep

14

2018

Fall Homeschool Day

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fort Ligonier offers programs and experiences that are a welcome addition to any homeschool curriculum. From special days planned for homeschool families to everyday opportunities for enrichment, homeschoolers will always find something to enrich their educational journey.

Sep

22

2018

The Cannon Ball

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Fort's major benefit of the year is a BLAST and sells out quickly! Don't miss out on all the fun while supporting the historic landmark's preservation and education efforts. Please join us for an evening filled with Fun, Food by Myriam's Table, and Friends at the Fort. Super Silent Auction & Raffles. $75 per ticket - Limited Availability. RSVP by September 10, 2018. It's not a DANCE, but you will have a BALL!

Oct

10

2018

Fort Ligonier Days Kids Colonial Costume Contest

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A fun and educational way for kids to understand why Fort Ligonier Days is held each year! Contestants research the type of clothing worn during the 18th century and participate in creating their costume. Contest open to all students in grades K-5. Cash prizes are awarded and all participants are invited to march in the Fort Ligonier Days Parade!

Oct

12-14

2018

Fort Ligonier Days

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Dramatic battle reenactments, artillery demonstrations, and reenactors (Sat. & Sun.) to commemorate the pivotal October 12, 1758 French and Indian War Battle at Fort Ligonier.

Jan

10-28

2019

Homeschool Program: Why America Is Free

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In partnership with homeschool families, Fort Ligonier is excited to offer 4th-8th grade homeschool students the opportunity to participate in an in-depth study of the 18th century. This exciting learning experience will cover the French and Indian War through post-Revolution America and will immerse students in the time period.