Events are subject to change without notice. Please call numbers or visit websites listed with the event you wish to attend in case of changes or cancellations.
Thursday, June 1 Paint Night Fundraiser.At Boyer Nursery, 405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville. Includes a night of painting (no artistic skill needed) with wine and cider sampling. Proceeds benefit Land Conservancy of Adams County. 5-8 p.m. Call 717-334-4888 for more information.
Thursday, June 1-Sunday, June 11 Driving Miss Daisy.At Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville. Call 888-805-7056 for performance times and ticket information.
Thursday, June 1-Friday, June 23 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition.At the Schmucker Art Gallery, 300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg College. Reception will be held Friday, June 2, 5-7 p.m. with an awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Gallery hours are daily except Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 717-337-6080 for details.
Thursday, June 1-Monday, September 4 100 Nights of Taps.At the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, 7 p.m. Free to the public. Each night a different bugler will play “Taps” as a tribute to the fallen of Gettysburg and veterans of all wars interred there. Visit the website at www.TapsBugler.com for more information.
Friday, June 2 First Friday.Includes demonstrations, musical entertainment, artist receptions, special sales and later business hours (until 8 p.m.). Presented by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants’ Association. Look for the First Friday banner at participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries, tours and restaurants.
Friday, June 2 Free Tarot Readings and Wine Tasting.At Zen & Now, 48 York Street, 5-8 p.m. Call 717-334-5588 for details.
Friday, June 2 19th Century Outdoor Concert.At the Daniel Lady Farm, 986 Hanover Road, Gettysburg. 7-9 p.m. Featuring Civil War period music at the historic farm. Held also on June 9, 16, and 23. Call 717-338-1776 for details.
Friday, June 2 Gettysburg the Musical.Presented by Billy Finch Productions. At the Best Western Battlefield Theatre, 301 Steinwehr Ave. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Held each Friday in June. Call 301-933-4333 for ticket information.
Friday, June 2-Saturday, June 3 Hauser After Hours.At Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, 7-10 p.m. Free to the public. Held weekends in June. Call 717-334-4888 for details.
Friday, June 2-Sunday, June 18 Ruthless the Musical.Presented by Gettysburg Community Theatre, 49 York Street. Call 717-334-2692 for performance schedule and ticket information.
Saturday, June 3 World War II in Gettysburg: The People and Places.Presented by Gettysburg Tours, 778 Baltimore Street. Tour departs at 3 p.m. Call 717-334-6296 for ticket information.
Saturday, June 3 An Evening with the Painting.A closer look at the historic Gettysburg Cyclorama painting. Program begins at the Ford Center, Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, 6 p.m. Presented by the Gettysburg Foundation. Call 877-874-2478 for ticket information.
Saturday, June 3 Saturday Spotlight.At Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue. Held each Saturday in June at 7:30 p.m., highlighting a major Civil War group or figure. Call 717-334-6245 or details.
Saturday, June 3-Sunday, June 4, Wings, Wheels & Pancakes.At Gettysburg Regional Airport, Route 30 West. From 8 a.m. to noon. A portion of the proceeds benefits Aviation Programs for Youth. Call 717-253-7008 for details.
Saturday, June 3-Sunday, June 4 Living History Encampments on the Battlefield.Featuring both Union and Confederate encampments at the Pennsylvania Memorial and Pitzer Woods. All day. Free to the public. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 or visit the ranger desk at the Visitor Center for details.
Saturday, June 3-Sunday, June 4 Living History Encampment.At the Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue. Featuring the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free to the public. Held also June 10-11 and 17-18 with Pennsylvania regiments. Call 717-334-6245 for more information.
Sunday, June 4 Summer Runway Fashion Show.Presented by Boutique 229. At Reid’s Winery and Cider House, 400 Baltimore Street. Show begins at noon. Free to the public. Call 717-420-2950 for details.
Wednesday, June 7 Musical Comedy Legends Show.At the Battlefield Theatre, Best Western, 301 Steinwehr Avenue. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Held each Wednesday in June. Call 301-933-4333 for ticket information.
Thursday, June 8-Sunday, June 11 Gettysburg’s Annual Brass Band Festival.Held at various locales, including the Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, the Dobbin House, the Pennsylvania Memorial, and the Lutheran Theological Seminary. Free to the public. Call 717-334-6274 for details.
Friday, June 9 Hanover Lancers Drum & Bugle Corps Concert.At Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue. Concert begins at 7 p.m. Call 717-334-6245 for more information.
Friday, June 9-Saturday, June 10 Meet Artists Paul DeRemiger & Sean McGraw.At King James Galleries, 15 Baltimore Street. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 855-855-1863 for details.
Friday, June 9-Sunday, June 11 20th Annual History Meets the Arts Festival.Held in galleries in downtown Gettysburg and the Gettysburg College Bream's Athletic Center on Lincoln Avenue. Includes various historical artists, artisans and authors. Call 717-334-7950 for details.
Friday, June 9-Wednesday, June 14 Civil War Conference.Presented by the Civil War Institute, 300 Washington Street, Gettysburg College. Call717-337-6300 for schedule and registration information.
Saturday, June 10 Spring Bazaar & Yard Sale.At Shining Stars Arena, 3185 York Road, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit therapeutic horsemanship for children and adults. Call 717-253-8520 for more information.
Saturday, June 10 Ladies’ Summer Tea.At Hollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. A Luau themed afternoon tea, 1 p.m. Call 717-677-8412 for reservation information.
Saturday, June 10 Civil War Living History Encampment and Church Service.At the historic Rock Chapel, 4730 Oxford Road, York Springs. Exhibits open at 2 p.m. Pulled pork barbecue at 5 p.m. Call 717-528-4222 for more information.
Saturday, June 10-Sunday, August 13 Gettysburg Summer Interpretive Programs.Free to the public. Tours begin at various locales and days throughout the summer. Includes Meade’s Headquarters Open House, Battlefield in a Box, and Pickett’s Charge hike. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 or inquire at the ranger’s desk upon arrival at the Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike.
Sunday, June 11 Music, Gettysburg! American Songbook.At the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge, 4 p.m. Free to the public. Featuring music of World War II, including favorites by Irving Berlin and Jerome Kern. Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for details.
Wednesday, June 14 Flag Day.
Wednesday, June 14 Community Education Day.At the HACC Gettysburg Campus, 731 Old Harrisburg Road. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 717-339-3557 for details.
Wednesday, June 14 14th Annual Carmelo Open.At the Mountain View Golf Course, beginning at 9 a.m. Awards banquet held afterward at Mamma Ventura Restaurant, 13 Chambersburg Street. Proceeds benefit the Frabretto Children’s Foundation that provides aid to children in Nicaragua. Call 717-334-5548 for registration information.
Wednesday, June 14-Saturday, June 17 Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale.At the Hauser Field House, Gettysburg College. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 717-762-8204 for details.
Thursday, June 15 Orchard Photo Walk.At Hollabaugh Bros. Fruit Farm, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. For photographers of all experience levels. From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call 717-677-8412 for registration information.
Friday, June 16-Sunday, June 18 Civil War Days.Held in Harrisburg, PA. Visit the website: NationalCivilWarMuseum.org for more information.
Friday, June 16-Sunday, July 2 The Drowsy Chaperone.At Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville. Call 888-805-7056 for ticket information.
Saturday, June 17 Outdoor Antique Market.At Rebel’s Roost Antiques, 2885 York Road, Gettysburg. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 717-479-5524 for details.
Saturday, June 17 61st Annual New Oxford Antique Show and Market.Held in downtown New Oxford, located 9 miles east of Gettysburg on Route 30. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit the website at www.newoxford.org for more information.
Saturday, June 17 General Grant Returns to Gettysburg.A unique, 2-hour perspective tour given to General Grant as it would have been when he visited Gettysburg in 1865. Presented by Gettysburg Tours, 778 Baltimore Street. Tour departs at 9:45 a.m. Call 717-334-6296 for ticket information.
Sunday, June 18 Fathers’ Day.
Tuesday, June 20 Historic Gettysburg/Adams County Monthly Meeting.At the GAR Hall, 53 East Middle Street. Event begins at 7:30 p.m. Featured speaker John Rudy will discuss post-Civil War racial issues in Gettysburg. Free to the public. Call 717-334-8312 for details.
Thursday, June 22-Saturday, June 24 Gettysburg Paracon.A paranormal convention held at 1863 Inn, 518 Baltimore Street. Hosted by Gettysburg Ghost Tours & the Gettysburg Paranormal Association. Includes celebrity ghost hunts, lectures, shows and more. Call 717-338-1818 for details.
Saturday, June 24 Pennsylvania Cider Fest.At Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville. Noon to 4 p.m. Call 717-334-4888 for ticket information.
Saturday, June 24 Shining Stars Golf Tournament.At the Mountain View Golf Club, Fairfield. Call 717-321-5981 for registration information.
Saturday, June 24 Songs & Stories of a Civil War Hospital.At Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg Street. 7:30 p.m. Free to the public. Refreshments served. Call 717-334-5212 for details.
Saturday, June 24-Sunday, June 25 Civil War Collector’s Show.At Allstar Events Complex, 2634 Emmitsburg Road. Held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Call 717-334-2350 for details.
Sunday, June 25 Ballroom Dancing.At the Gettysburg American Legion, 528 East Middle Street, 7-9 p.m. Featuring live, Big Band era music by The Gettysburg Big Band. Call 717-845-4277 for more information.
Thursday, June 29 Authentic Civil War Quilting Bee and Lecture.At The Shriver House, 309 Baltimore Street, 7-8:30 p.m. Limited seating. Call 717-337-2800 for reservation information.
Saturday, June 30 An Evening with the Painting.A closer look at the historic Gettysburg Cyclorama painting. Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation. At the Ford Center, Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, 6 p.m. Call 877-874-2478 for ticket information.
Saturday, July 1 Living History Encampment and Book Signing.At the historic Black Horse Tavern, located at the junction of Rt. 116 and Black Horse Tavern Road. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free to the public. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Saturday, July 1-Monday, July 3 Gettysburg 154th Civil War Anniversary Reenactment.Sponsored by The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee. At 865 Pumping Station Road. Contact the website at GettysburgReenactment.com for ticket information.
Sunday, July 2 Music, Gettysburg! Dearest Home.An outdoor performance at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, 6 p.m. Includes music from the Civil War. Free to the public. Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for details.
Saturday, July 8 35th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair.At Caledonia State Park, located off Rt. 30 West, Fayetteville. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A wide variety of hand-crafted items available from 150 skilled craftspeople and vendors. Call 717-352-2161 for details.
Saturday, July 8 Mount Hope Uncooked: A Celebration of Art & Nature.At Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve, 1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield. From 4-9 p.m. Includes food, wine tasting, art demonstrations, campfire stories and more. All ages welcome. Must show ID for wine tasting. Call 717-642-5840 for details.
Saturday, July 15-Sunday, July 16 Civil War Living History Encampment.At the Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland. The ground will be open at 9 a.m. both days. A Civil War Dance will be held Saturday evening, 7-9 p.m. Call 410-848-2288 for more information
Sunday, July 23 14th Annual Corn Fest. At The Round Barn, 298 Cashtown Road, Biglerville. Call 717-334-1984 for details.
Friday, July 28-Sunday, July 30 Beauty & the Beast.At the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, 195 Stock Street, Hanover. Presented by Acts of Kindness Theatre Company. Held also August 4-6. Proceeds benefit the Adams County Arts Council. Call 717-334-5006 for performance schedule and ticket information.
Saturday, July 29 Free Property Tour.At The Farnsworth House, 401 Baltimore Street. Tour begins at 1 p.m. Call 717-334-8838 for details.
Saturday, October 6-Sunday, October 7 53rd Annual Apple Harvest Festival. At the South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Road, Biglerville. Held also October 13-14. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 717-677-9413 for details.
Saturday, November 18 Remembrance Day.Held annually to commemorate Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Includes wreath layings at various monuments, a parade at 1 p.m., and a candlelight remembrance at the Soldiers' National Cemetery. Call 717-334-6274 for more information.