CALENDAR OF EVENTS
December 15, 11a.m. – 6p.m.
Do some holiday shopping, taste premium wines from 4-6p.m. with wine specialist Nikki Biggus, Fine Wine and Good Spirits store, and enjoy samples from Chef Subarna Sijapati at the Adams County Arts Council’s Arts Education Center, 125 South Washington St., Gettysburg. You will find great one-of-a-kind gifts from a collection of locally created fine arts and crafts, photography, jewelry, cards, glass, and centerpieces. Food gift items to include homemade jerky and hand crafted Parpadelli pasta will also be for sale. Boyer Nurseries will be offering tastings of their cider, which will be available for purchase.
Gettysburg New Year’s Eve Celebration
Welcome 2018 with music, magic, fireworks and much more! All programs are free to the public and presented by the Adams County Arts Council through its partnership with Gettysburg Borough, ACNB Bank, Destination Gettysburg, Gettysburg Eagles #1562, Gettysburg Hotel, Christ Lutheran Church, and the Majestic Theater.
Benefit Trivia Contest – Sharpshooters Grille
Jan 12, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Draft a team of up to eight players, test your knowledge and compete for a prize. $10 donation at the door.
25th Anniversary Celebration – Gettysburg Hotel
March 13, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Twenty five years of promoting an arts-rich community is a milestone to celebrate! Join us as we recognize our achievements and the people who made them possible. The celebration will feature a guest speaker, entertainment, awards for outstanding volunteer service, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and cash bar.
Read Between the Vines – AECenter
April 5, 5 pm to 7 pm
Enjoy wine & cheese with Cheryl Kelly, Sales Manager for Penguin Random House, as she previews new books for your book club and summer reading list.
Music Day at the Center – AECenter
Free open house with class demonstrations geared to inspire children to learn and love music, instrument petting zoo, and performances by Gettysburg College ensembles and Pomona’s Trio. Presented by Music Together, Adams County Music Makers
Annual Recyclable Art Contest & Exhibit – AECenter
April 13 – 28
Students create works of art using recycled materials. Awards ceremony April 28 at 12 noon.
Tee it Up Fore the Arts Golf Tournament – The Links
Noon: Registration, Driving Range, Putting Green, 1p.m. Shotgun Start
15th Annual Juried Art Exhibition – Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College
May 31 – June 22
Annual exhibit of regional artists. Opening reception First Friday, June 1, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with awards at 6 p.m.
Costume Party – Gettysburg Hotel
October 26, 8 p.m.
Dance music by the Josh Squared Band, silent auction, costume contest, pre-party dinner option available
Deadline to apply for funding for Adams County arts projects in the coming year.
9th Annual Gingerbread Celebration & Holiday Mart – HACC Gettysburg Campus
Nov 29, 30, Dec 1.
See amazing gingerbread houses, enjoy children’s activities, and get the perfect handmade gift at the mart.
Holiday Gala – National Park Service Museum and Visitor Center
Celebrate the season and the Arts Council’s first 25 years at a black tie dinner and dance. Mix, mingle, and feel the holiday spirit at this glamorous evening. Raise a glass to our remarkable achievement of bringing enriching arts experiences to more than half a million people since 1993!
Gettysburg New Year’s Eve Celebration – Lincoln Square
Entertainment at downtown venues, fireworks and party in Lincoln Square. In partnership with Gettysburg Borough, ACNB Bank, and Destination Gettysburg.