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.


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. Menus coming soon. Register.


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.