Civil War Era Magical Dinner Theatre

The Fairfield Inn is very pleased to offer guests a wonderfully unique experience in entertainment. You will be treated to the ambiance of the Historic Fairfield Inn while being entertained with an historically authentic and delightful show. Professor Kerrigan, illusionist and story teller, will perform Civil War Era Magic, tell you in dramatic fashion some of the many ghost stories from the immediate area and perform a theatrical re-creation of a Civil War Seance! A wonderful dinner will be served to you during the performance which even includes dessert! Enjoy an affordable evening of live, period entertainment, available, by reservation, Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:00 p.m. Professor Kerrigan performs by reservation only, that is, when you make a reservation, he puts on a show.  So if you would like to enjoy this wonderful performance and a three-course dinner for only $49.95 (includes tax and tip) for ages 12 and up. Please call us at 717-642-5410 for reservations.  Reservations and payment MUST be made through the Historic Fairfield Inn.

Wine from the Adams County Winery is available, too.

This is seriously good entertainment.

Just think about it.  You could drive two hours and pay $66 for a show that has no dinner, or you could come here.

Dinner Theater will not be available on November 26th or December 4th, 5th, 11th, or 12th. We will be holding or Thanksgiving Dinner and Feast of Christmas these evenings, don’t forget to make your reservations!

Dinner Theater Menu

First Course

Traditional Ham & Bean Soup (Fall and Winter) – This soup is from the original recipe that was used to feed the Confederate Soldiers as they retreated through Fairfield, July 4, 1863.


Mansion House Salad (Spring and Summer) – Mixed Greens with Mandarin Orange Segments & Toasted Walnuts topped with Maggie Miller Dressing – a Light Maple Vinaigrette.

Main Entrée

Choice of

Fairfield’s Famous Chicken & Biscuits – Traditional Old Recipe for Pulled Chicken in a Thick Gravy.  The Fairfield Inn is well known for its traditional Chicken & Biscuits meal, made from a recipe that has been passed down from Innkeeper to Innkeeper through the centuries.  We serve over two tons of Chicken n Biscuits annually.

Yankee Pot Roast – with vegetables and gravy.

Pork Tenderloin – Hand-cut here at the inn, broiled, and accented with bacon/horse radish sauce.

Wild Mushroom Ravioli – Served with a Creamy Pesto Sauce


Freshly Baked Pie

Drink Selection

Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea, or soda included.

What people are saying

The combination of an excellent dinner and superb presentation in a haunted and historic facility is hard to beat! Kelly and I cannot think of anything we’ve enjoyed more! – John & Kelly Weaver, Spirit Society of PA

Here is an extraordinary, historical,educational, and magical experience. I cannot think of a reason to miss it! – Dr. Randall Saxon, Peoria, IL

There is really only one word I can use to describe this experience: Excellent. Thank you very much!

Absolutely amazing and extremely entertaining. Not only that I learned bits of history I never thought I had interest in. I would definitely recommend this show to family and friends. Thank you for a wonderful evening. – P.J. Carlson

This was a Truly Delightful Evening – The characters portrayed were three distinct and interesting. Very believable. – Very Enjoyable Great show. – Rick

Food was Fabulous. Joe Kerrigan’s Characters were superb. Background music very effective. Will highly recommend to friends.

But don’t take their word for it, come see this one-of-a-kind experience for yourself!