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Governor’s Residence Hosting Creatures Of The Garden


Gov. Tom Wolf with a family outside the Governor’s Residence at a previous event.
Credit: PA Internet News Service

If you’re willing to take the roughly two-hour drive, the grounds of the Governor’s Residence in Harrisburg will be open to the public this Sunday.

The Governor’s Residence will be hosting Second Sunday: Creatures of the Garden from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bee Keepers Association, Humane Society of Harrisburg and Zoo America.

Organizers said adoptable dogs, baby goats, wool spinning demonstrations and animals native to Pennsylvania will be at the free, family friendly event.

Visitors are asked to not bring large bags for security reasons.

The address for the Governor’s Residence is 2035 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102.

Free parking will be allowed along 2nd Street and in the parking lot 2nd and Maclay streets.

The Governor’s Residence was built in the 1960s and is the official residence of the governor. However, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf resides in nearby York County and travels between his home and Harrisburg.


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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation’s Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama’s visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he’s not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there’s one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001