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


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.


Majestic Theater’s Free Family Movie, 25 Carlisle St.

7:30 p.m. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo. Free admission but reservations are recommended and can be obtained by contacting or stopping by the Majestic Theater Box office, 717-337-8200.

Lincoln Square

9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. DJ Mark Rosensteel

9:20 pm – 9:30 p.m. Entertainer Paul Moschette

9:30 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. Music by Hundreds of Thousands, alternative rock

10:20 pm – 10:30 p.m. Madalynn Alt, baton twirler

10 p.m. – 12 a.m. Balloon art by Adventure in Fun, Gettysburg Hotel College Room

10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Music by the band Audacity, classic rock

11:30 p.m. Countdown to midnight on Gettysburg Hotel porch, emcee Mark Rosensteel, Funny Hat Contest, Mayor Ted Streeter, guest soloist Margaret Folkemer

12 midnight Fireworks display over Lincoln Square

Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg St.

Main Sanctuary

7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Magician John Wolfe

8:45 p.m. to 9:25 p.m. American music by Dearest Home, led by the Folkemer Family

9:30 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. Sing-along, seasonal and traditional songs led by Christ Lutheran musicians

10:30 p.m. to 11:20 p.m. Cormorants Fancy, folk, Celtic and seasonal tunes

11:30 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Community worship service

Social Room

7:30 p.m. to midnight Free refreshments, activities, and fellowship — an ideal place to meet friends and neighbors, and to get in from the cold


Audacity brings its classic rock to Lincoln Square.

Adventure in Fun and balloon art at the Gettysburg Hotel.

At Christ Lutheran, Dearest Home plays authentic Civil War Era and traditional Appalachian music, from unaccompanied singing to arrangements featuring combinations of fiddle, banjo, dulcimer, guitar, tin whistle, concertina, keyboard, flugelhorn and percussion.