Adams County Arts Council – Supporting the arts in Adams County PA

ACAC 2017 Calendar of Events

*Events, unless otherwise noted, will be held at the ACAC Arts Education Center, 125 South Washington St, Gettysburg. For more information, contact ACAC at (717) 334-5006 or 


Arts classes and Summer camps – Jan- Dec

Arts classes and camps for children and adults. Class schedules and registration online at

In The Gallery – Jan- Dec

Rotating exhibits of local art in the Robert C. Hoffman C. E. T. Gallery.

First Friday – Jan- Dec, 5 – 7:30 p.m. Opening receptions, meet and greet the artists, special events, and refreshments each month on Gettysburg’s First Friday.

3rdThursdaynoon Brown Bag Lunch series- March through Dec with Free arts – related noon-hour programs each 3rd Thursday


Annual Membership Meeting – March 7, 7 p.m

Learn about the Arts Council’s accomplishments over the past year and meet the latest Applause Awards winners. Open to the public. Refreshments follow meeting.


Carpe Librum Happy Hour – Thursday, March 23, 5 -7 p.m.

Enjoy wine & cheese with Cheryl Kelly, Sales Manager for Penguin Random House, as she previews new books.

Recyclable Art Contest Exhibit – April 7 – 29

Students create works of art using recycled materials. Awards at noon on April 23.


Tee It Up For Jen Golf Tournament at The Links – April 27

Noon: Registration, Driving Range, Putting Green, 1PM: Shotgun Start


Garden Party/Luau at the David LeVan Home- June 10

The tradition continues! David LeVan will host this fabulous party.


14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition- June 1-June 23, Schmucker Gallery, Gettysburg College

Annual exhibit of regional artists in partnership with Schmucker Art Gallery June 2 opening reception 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., awards ceremony 6 p.m.

Daylilies– Monday, June 26

Wine, light refreshments and garden tours at Gettysburg Daylilies. 5 pm to 7 pm Rain date: June 28

Art at the Farmers Market – Saturdays in July, Lincoln Square

Artists display work at the market in downtown Gettysburg. 7 a.m. to 12 noon


Scavenger Hunt– August TBD, Gettysburg: 1 – 4 p.m.,

Search for arty clues in local streets and businesses

Pa Watercolor Society 38th Annual International Juried exhibition – Sep 11 to Oct 28

Opening reception-September 16, 1 pm to 4 pm

STAR Grant– November 1

Deadline to apply for funding for Adams County arts projects in the coming year.


Masquerade Party – October 27, Gettysburg Hotel, 8 p.m.

Costume dance party.

Dancing with the Local Stars – November 10

Local celebrities and dance pros face off at Gettysburg High School

8th Annual Gingerbread Celebration & Holiday Mart– December 1 & 2, HACC Gburg

See amazing gingerbread houses, enjoy children’s activities, and get the perfect handmade gift at the mart.

Holiday Ball– December TBD

Gettysburg New Year’s Eve Celebration – December 31

Entertainment at downtown venues, fireworks and party in Lincoln Square. In partnership with Gettysburg Borough, ACNB Bank, and Destination Gettysburg.



First Friday – Jan- Dec, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Opening receptions, meet and greet the artists, special events, and refreshments each month on Gettysburg’s First Friday.



Take a look at this 2016/2017 Calendar – On a regular Basis as it will be updated!