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 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Opening receptions, meet and greet the artists, special events, and refreshments each month on Gettysburg’s First Friday.

3rdthursdaynoon series

Bring lunch and a friend and join us March through December at noon for free arts-related programs on the 3rd Thursday of the month.  Click here for schedule.

Month of Lunches – Every Monday in April + May 1st from 12pm-1pm

Join us each week during the lunch hour as Chef Subarna creates a mouthwatering feast inspired by some of the most popular culinary regions in the world. Sign up for as many lunches as you’d like.  View menus and register!

Recyclable Art Contest Exhibit – April 7 – 29

Students create works of art using recycled materials. Awards at noon on Saturday, April 29th.

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

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

Luau Garden Party – June 10

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

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.

Picnic at Gettysburg Daylilies– Wednesday, June 28, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Enjoy a picnic, beverages, daylilies in full bloom, and peafowl at Anne and Charlie Gomer’s home near Gettysburg.  Reservations: $30 per person  (Rain date: June 29, same time.) Register

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

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

Costume dance party.

Motown at the Barn – Sunday, September 10th, 4pm to 8pm

Enjoy a deejay, dancing, BBQ dinner, and beverages at the Battlefield B&B near Gettysburg.

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.

Read Between the Vines– November 2, 5 pm to 7 pm

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

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.

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.