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 

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

October – Explore your creativity with Lisa Cadigan

The Class Schedules!

Adult Fall Classes

Calendar of Events

Paint Night at The Eisenhower Farm -With partners the Eisenhower National Historic Site and the Gettysburg Foundation!  September 22  This event is sold out.


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


Carpe Librum Happy HourTo Be Scheduled – Enjoy wine & cheese with Cheryl Kelly, Sales Manager for Penguin Random House, as she previews new books


Paint Night at Mason Dixon Distillery,  Wednesday, October 12, 6-8:30 p.m.  


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!

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


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.

This First Friday will feature Ron Nicodemus, singer/songwriter, performing from 5:30-7:30 p.m. this Friday

Karen O’Dowd, upcoming Culinary Instructor, will be providing a dessert treat that relates to the class she’s teaching.


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