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


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


3rdThursdaynoon Brown Bag Lunch series – 


Artists, authors, musicians present an arts-related noon-hour program each 3rd Thursday, March – December.

Upcoming Schedule 

July – Create a bracelet with jewelry artist Wendy Spicer Heiges

August – Author Will Hutchison discusses writing historical fiction

September – Make a fused glass sun catcher with glass artist Leah Wetmore Powell

October – Explore your creativity with Lisa Cadigan

The Class Schedules!

Children’s Summer Camps

Adult Summer Classes


Calendar of Events


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

Disney’s Little Mermaid – July 22-24, July 29-31, ACTS of Kindness Theatre Co. presents this Disney favorite at Eichelberger Performing Arts Center

Scavenger Hunt– August 13, Gettysburg: 1 – 4 p.m., – Search for arty clues in local streets and businesses

Art at the Winery – Sunday, September 18, 12 noon – 4 p.m., Hauser Estate Winery – Open air art show and sale, demonstrations, music, food, wine


STAR Grant– November 1 – Deadline to apply for funding for Adams County arts projects in the coming year. Applications available at


Carpe Librum Happy Hour – Thursday, October 13, 5 -7 p.m. – Enjoy wine & cheese with Cheryl Kelly, Sales Manager for Penguin Random House, as she previews new books


Masquerade Party – October 21, Gettysburg Hotel, 8 p.m. – Costume dance party. Colgan- Hirsh Band with the Slammin’ Horns, silent auction, costume prizes.


7th Annual Gingerbread Celebration & Holiday Mart– December 2 & 3, HACC Gburg – See amazing gingerbread houses, enjoy children’s activities, and get the perfect handmade gift at the mart.

Jingle Ball for Jen– December 16 – In memory of Jennifer LeVan, celebrate the holidays at the home of Jane and Mike Rice.

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.

Trivia at The Pike– Friday, Jan. 6, 6-8 pm – A special edition of The Pike’s weekly contest which benefits the Arts Council





Paint & Wine Night: Be an Artist for the Night, Thursday, July 7, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Grab a friend, or come and make some new friends and enjoy an evening of artistic creativity, wine and amusement. We’ll provide the supplies and step by step instruction to complete a piece of art- no experience necessary! Bring your favorite beverage and have fun while you paint and socialize! BYOB Marie Smith, $36/ per session Register13
th Annual Juried Art Exhibition- June 3-June 24, Schmucker Gallery, Gettysburg College


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 Calendar – On a regular Basis as it will be updated!