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 September Events

1 Monday  
  Noon

St. Anthony's Shrine Annual Labor Day Festival at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish. Family Style Fried Chicken and Ham Dinner (adults $13.00/Children 6-12 $6.50/under 5 Free. Air-conditioned dining room and ample parking. Live music by the Home Comfort Bluegrass Band, Bingo, large White Elephant Sale, Bake Sale and Raffle. Carry outs available. Enjoy a day with us! For directions visit our website: www.emmitsburg.net/sasolmc.

     
2 Tuesday  
     
3 Wed  
  6:30 pm Adams County Master Gardener Fall Garden Design Series
Learn more about gardening by attending courses Wednesday evenings in September! Four class sessions, each $8. Perennial Design – now that the season is gearing down, we often look back at what changes we can make in a garden. This class will help you through some of the design elements in a perennial garden and help you in the next steps to creating a new garden or re-vamping your existing one. Agricultural and Natural Resource Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg. Call for more information or to register: 717-334-6271
     
4 Thursday  
     
5 Friday  
  5 pm Emmitsburg and Thurmont and Community Show at Catoctin High School
     
6 Saturday  
  All day Emmitsburg and Thurmont  and Community Show at Catoctin High School
  All day 10th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival. Indulge the senses with great wine, great food and great music! Celebrate the grape harvest and enjoy a fantastic fall weekend in historic Adams County, while you savor the flavors of hundreds of Pennsylvania wines. The festival will feature fine wines from over 20 Pennsylvania wineries, great live music, spectacular food and vendors/artisans! One and two day passes are available with a discount for advanced tickets. For more details call 717-334-8151visit www.gettysburgwineandmusicfestival.com
     
7 Sunday  
  All day Emmitsburg and Thurmont  and Community Show at Catoctin High School
  All day 10th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival. Indulge the senses with great wine, great food and great music! Celebrate the grape harvest and enjoy a fantastic fall weekend in historic Adams County, while you savor the flavors of hundreds of Pennsylvania wines. The festival will feature fine wines from over 20 Pennsylvania wineries, great live music, spectacular food and vendors/artisans! One and two day passes are available with a discount for advanced tickets. For more details call 717-334-8151visit www.gettysburgwineandmusicfestival.com
     
8 Monday  
  7 pm Rebel Heart Irish Dancers Irish Dance classes at the Gettysburg Dance Center, 1685 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg. For additional information call 717-379-0446 or visit www.rebelheartirishdancers.com
     
9 Tuesday  
     
10 Wed  
  6:30 pm Adams County Master Gardener Fall Garden Design Series
Plants for Wet Areas – Often times there are wet areas in your garden that plants may have difficulty growing, or the turf you are trying to mow doesn’t do well. These areas can be a blessing if looked at from a different standpoint or they can be created with a little imagination. You will learn about plants that grow in these types of sites, as well as ideas for creating wet areas. Agricultural and Natural Resource Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg. Call for more information or to register: 717-334-6271
     
11 Thursday  
     
12 Friday  
  7 pm

Gettysburg Community Theatre presents Charlotte's Web (children's musical). 49 York Street in Gettysburg. Tickets $11 reserved seating. Order online or at the theatre one hour before show if seats are available.  For more information call 717-33402692 or visit  www.GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org

     
13 Saturday  
  All day 40th Annual East Berlin Colonial Day. Early shoppers fill the street and the hunt begins for special items made in 'the olde way' by juried vendors. Handforged iron, floorcloths, handloomed textiles, scherenschnitte, rag and hooked rugs, fine antique reproductions, watercolors, redware, metalwork including tin and copper, painted boxes, toleware, stoneware, dried flower arrangements, handwoven baskets, antiques and much more fill the booths. West King St. is closed to traffic, allowing plenty of space for crafts, antiques, food and lively entertainment. Rain or shine. Free admission. For more information call 717-259-0822 or visit
www.ebhpspa.org
  9 am Second annual Harney softball tournament. All neighboring fire departments, service clubs and local ball clubs are invited to participate in this Class low-D softball tournament at the Harney ballfield. Food and drinks will be available at a nominal price.  All proceeds from the tournament will be given to a local family to help with medical bills of their child who is battling a serious illness. The family and the child will be present on Saturday, September 13th for the opening of the ceremonies. For more information call Frank Rauschenberg at 410-756-5444.
  2 & 7 pm Gettysburg Community Theatre presents Charlotte's Web (children's musical). 49 York Street in Gettysburg. Tickets $11 reserved seating. Order online or at the theatre one hour before show if seats are available.  For more information call 717-33402692 or visit  www.GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org
  3 pm Seton Shrine's "Rooted in History" nature tour. During the tour guests will learn about the “Witness Trees” that have seen more than 200 years of history, as well as learn about the various species of trees on the grounds during this reflective walk. The tour will also discuss the Emerald Ash Borer pest that is affecting many of the trees. Partial funding of this program was secured through the Keep Maryland Beautiful program. The funds received enabled the Shrine to replace trees on the campus that had been affected by the Emerald Ash Borer pest. For more information call 301-447-8037 or visit www.setonheritage.org
     
14 Sunday  
  9 am Second annual Harney softball tournament. All neighboring fire departments, service clubs and local ball clubs are invited to participate in this Class low-D softball tournament at the Harney ballfield. Food and drinks will be available at a nominal price. For more information call Frank Rauschenberg at 410-756-5444.
  2 pm Gettysburg Community Theatre presents Charlotte's Web (children's musical). 49 York Street in Gettysburg. Tickets $11 reserved seating. Order online or at the theatre one hour before show if seats are available.  For more information call 717-33402692 or visit  www.GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org
  3 pm Seton Shrine's "Rooted in History" nature tour. During the tour guests will learn about the “Witness Trees” that have seen more than 200 years of history, as well as learn about the various species of trees on the grounds during this reflective walk. The tour will also discuss the Emerald Ash Borer pest that is affecting many of the trees. Partial funding of this program was secured through the Keep Maryland Beautiful program. The funds received enabled the Shrine to replace trees on the campus that had been affected by the Emerald Ash Borer pest. For more information call 301-447-8037 or visit www.setonheritage.org
     
15 Monday
  7 pm Rebel Heart Irish Dancers Irish Dance classes at the Gettysburg Dance Center, 1685 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg. For additional information call 717-379-0446 or visit www.rebelheartirishdancers.com
     
16 Tuesday
  10:15 am 2014 Norma Schweitzer Wood Lecture -  Gettysburg Seminary is pleased to announce that the Rev. Paul Déouyo will be the speaker for the 2014 Norma Schweitzer Wood Lecture in the Church of the Abiding Presence at 10:15.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

Déouyo teaches at the Lutheran Theological Institute in Meiganga, Cameroon. His lecture is titled “When a Church Finds Itself Entangled within a Secular Leadership and Becomes Powerless and Voiceless: the Challenge of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cameroon within the Mayo-Rey Division in the Northern Cameroon.”

The Norma Schweitzer Wood lecture is an occasional offering of Gettysburg Seminary, in honor of the Dean Emerita, on topics exploring social justice. Rev. Déouyo’s M.Phil. is from the School of Mission and Theology in Stavanger, Norway. His doctoral studies were done in South Africa. He was ordained in 1996.
     
17 Wednesday  
  6:30 pm Adams County Master Gardener Fall Garden Design Series
Getting to Know Your Flowering Shrubs – Flowering shrubs, when used correctly, are some of the most beautiful plants you can have in your landscape. This class will teach you how to use and manage flowering shrubs as well as where they grow. Agricultural and Natural Resource Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg. Call for more information or to register: 717-334-6271
     
18 Thursday  
  6:30 pm This summer Thurmont residents John Giffin and Rev. Sally Joyner-Giffin visited the Holy Land. The Giffins wanted to walk in the places Jesus walked to get a better understanding of his life and ministry and also to have a context for events described in both the Old and New Testament. The Giffins were part of a group of Christians from around the world who visited historic sites built by Herod the Great; sites where Elijah, Elisha and Moses listened to God; the site accepted as St. Peter’s home; The Sea of Galilee and the sites of Jesus’ birth death and burial.

Part of their reason for being there was to spend a lot of time in prayer so they prayed at the places Jesus was known to visit; at the Wailing Wall; at the Via Dolorosa (the path Jesus walked on the way to the crucifixion); at numerous churches and along the Jordan River.

While they were there the conflict between the Palestinians and Israel escalated and they found it ironic that as they visited places long considered to be holy by both the Jews and the Muslims there were missiles being fired by both sides. Though they could see the missiles from their hotel room, the missiles were not what left a lasting impression on them. Having the Bible come alive is what they most appreciate.

They would like to share their experiences and their slide show on Thursday, Sept. 18th at 6:30p.m. at Harriet Chapel, Catoctin Episcopal Parish, 12625 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont (across from the Catoctin Furnace). Light refreshments will be served. Call Harriet Chapel 301-271-4554 if you have questions.
     
19 Friday  
  5 pm Taneytown Family Fun Days
     
20 Saturday  
  All day Taneytown Family Fun Days
     
21 Sunday  
  All day Taneytown Family Fun Days
  All day 23rd Annual Adams County Heritage Festival. The Adams County Heritage Festival is a celebration of ethnic music, food, and crafts that reflects the multicultural atmosphere of Adams County, Pennsylvania. It is a way of sharing our various traditions and appreciating the best that each ethnic group has to offer, as well as a commitment to community and the goal of living together in harmony.  Family-oriented entertainment includes music, dance, and a children's play, as well as a full afternoon of children's activities, including games, and storytelling,. Continuously throughout the afternoon, craft vendors and demonstrators have displays in booths on the park grounds. Ethnic foods are offered for sale by local citizens, church groups, restaurateurs, and community organizations. Local non-profit organizations have display booths, usually grouped in tents. A nominal fee is charged to all vendors and non-profit groups who exhibit at the Festival. Carriage and pony rides are offered by a local vendor. No admission fee is charged.  For more information call 717-334-0752 or visit www.icpj-gettysburg.org/festival.htm
     
22 Monday  
  7 pm Rebel Heart Irish Dancers Irish Dance classes at the Gettysburg Dance Center, 1685 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg. For additional information call 717-379-0446 or visit www.rebelheartirishdancers.com
     
23 Tuesday
2:29 gmt Autumnal Equinox – Fall Equinox
  
24 Wed
  6:30 pm Adams County Master Gardener Fall Garden Design Series
Bees and Butterflies in the Garden - In this class, you will learn about why we are concerned about our pollinating insects and what you can do to attract them to your garden. Call for more information or to register: 717-334-6271
     
25 Thursday
     
26 Friday  
     
27 Saturday  
  All day Fairfield Pippinfest - An annual, old-time country street festival featuring arts & crafts, apple products, live country music, antiques, vintage cars and great food! Main Street, Fairfield. For more information call 717-642-5640 or visit www.pippinfest.com
  All day Gettysburg Fall Outdoor Antique Show. This one-day event features 125 antique dealers from 13 states displaying their unique pieces on the sidewalks radiating from the historic Lincoln Square. Sponsored by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. This event is held rain or shine. Downtown Gettysburg.  For more information call 717-359-0776 or visit www.gettysburgretailmerchants.com
     
28 Sunday  
  All day Fairfield Pippinfest - An annual, old-time country street festival featuring arts & crafts, apple products, live country music, antiques, vintage cars and great food! Main Street, Fairfield. For more information call 717-642-5640 or visit www.pippinfest.com
     
29 Monday  
  7 pm Rebel Heart Irish Dancers Irish Dance classes at the Gettysburg Dance Center, 1685 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg. For additional information call 717-379-0446 or visit www.rebelheartirishdancers.com
     
30 Tuesday  
     
31 Wed