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



Gettysburg Farmers’ Market on the Square

Every Saturday in July, Adams County Arts Council member artists have the opportunity to show and sell their work at the Gettysburg Farmers’ Market in Lincoln Square, open from 7 a.m.- noon. Fee to participate is $25 for any Saturday you wish to set up. There are a limited number of spaces available so first , first serve. To register call the Arts Council office at 717-334-5006 or e-mail



first FRIDAY Reception - August 1, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Details to be posted as we get closer to the date… check back!



1st Annual Scavenger Hunt – August 2nd, 1:00- 4:00pm

Match each arty image, found in the event program, with the participating downtown Gettysburg business where it is located. Businesses are within walking distance of the Arts Education Center where the Hunt begins and ends with refreshments and cash prizes ($100/$50/$25) to the winners.

$10 per person (individuals or teams up to 4 may compete.)

Register HERE, call 334-5006, or at the door.

Prizes sponsored by Darlene Brown




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Paint & Wine Night: Be an Artist for a Night

Thursday, August 7, 6:00 – 8:00 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!


Marie Smith   $35/ per session

Register thru Paypal



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3rdthursdaynoon Brown Bag Lunch Series

Come take your lunch break with us from 12:00-1:00 p.m. and enjoy listening to our special guests at our 3rdthursdaynoon brown bag lunch series which is free and open to the public. 

The Politics of Coffee Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Fair Trade? Direct Trade? What does this all have to do with my cup of Joe and me? Come and see how coffee is grown, learn about how buying and roasting beans works, and taste why fresh roasted coffee can make a believer out of you.

Speakers: Chad Close and Emilio Garcia



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Fall Fiesta, September 26, 5pm – 8pm

Board member and artist Judy Pyle invites you to a Fall Fiesta when she throws a Mexican-themed party benefiting the Arts Council at her home at 255 South Howard Avenue, Gettysburg, on Friday, September 26, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. You’ll enjoy refreshments like margaritas, hors d’oeuvres, fabulous silent auction items including jewelry and art, and toe-tapping music by the Klinger McFry Band.Reservations at $25 per person may be made through our website or office.



 Masquerade Party

Alice in Disco Wonderland – Annual Masquerade Party

Friday, October 24 is the date for the Annual Masquerade Party at the Gettysburg Hotel.  Alice in Disco Wonderland is the 2014 theme. Save the Date!

Sponsorship Opportunities:

2014 Masq. Sponsorship Menu