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 August Events

1 Saturday  
     
2 Sunday  
  3 pm The Men's Club of St. Mary's in Fairfield, will be holding a spaghetti dinner in the parish hall. Dinner includes, spaghetti, meatballs, sausage, salad, bread stick, drinks and dessert (BYOB). The cost is $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 6 to 12 and under 6 free.
     
3 Monday  
     
4 Tuesday  
     
5 Wed  
  6 pm Adams County Master Gardeners  garden chats.  Agricultural and Natural Resource Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg.
     
6 Thursday  
     
7 Friday  
  All day 152nd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment - An annual reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg featuring battle reenactments including Pickett's Charge, living history, period music, sutlers, encampments and more. All reenactment activities are held at a reenactment site outside of the Gettysburg National Military Park on 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg . Be sure to visit the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee's website for event schedules, updates and tickets as they become available. For more information call 717-338-1525 or visit www.gettysburgreenactment.com
     
8 Saturday  
  All day 152nd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment - An annual reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg featuring battle reenactments including Pickett's Charge, living history, period music, sutlers, encampments and more. All reenactment activities are held at a reenactment site outside of the Gettysburg National Military Park on 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg . Be sure to visit the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee's website for event schedules, updates and tickets as they become available. For more information call 717-338-1525 or visit www.gettysburgreenactment.com
  All Day Annual Peach Festival - Join in the peachy fun with home-made peach ice cream sundaes, wagon rides, kids play area, delicious food, peach samples galore and peachy deals on peach products.  Guests can enjoy special music by: Klinger McFry Band on Saturday, featuring: bluegrass, cajun, rock, celtic, swing, country, gospel and mariachi and The Willy's on Sunday, featuring classic rock and beyond!

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc. Fruit Farm and Market, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA.  For more information call 717-677-8412 or visit www.hollabaughbros.com

  11 am Mt. Tabor Church of Rocky Ridge's Annual Big Picnic. Car Show with Plaque Awards, People’s choice, Participant’s choice, 50/50 Raffle, Baby Show – 24 months and under, Games for all ages during day Soup/Sandwiches/Fries/Ice Cream.
     
9 Sunday  
  All day 152nd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment - An annual reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg featuring battle reenactments including Pickett's Charge, living history, period music, sutlers, encampments and more. All reenactment activities are held at a reenactment site outside of the Gettysburg National Military Park on 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg . Be sure to visit the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee's website for event schedules, updates and tickets as they become available. For more information call 717-338-1525 or visit www.gettysburgreenactment.com
  All Day Annual Peach Festival - Join in the peachy fun with home-made peach ice cream sundaes, wagon rides, kids play area, delicious food, peach samples galore and peachy deals on peach products.  Guests can enjoy special music by: Klinger McFry Band on Saturday, featuring: bluegrass, cajun, rock, celtic, swing, country, gospel and mariachi and The Willy's on Sunday, featuring classic rock and beyond!

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc. Fruit Farm and Market, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA.  For more information call 717-677-8412 or visit www.hollabaughbros.com

     
10 Monday  
     
11 Tuesday  
     
12 Wed  
     
13 Thursday  
  All day 70th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors. For more information visit www.gettysburgbluegrass.com
     
14 Friday  
  All day 70th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors. For more information visit www.gettysburgbluegrass.com
  1 pm 20th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster - Performances by respected and authentic Civil War musicians will fill the air at Gettysburg National Military Park during the 20th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster. These one-of-a-kind performances, played mainly on original instruments, include ballads, Victorian dance music and dance performances, along with fifes, banjo, mandolin, and more.

Events begin at noon on August 14 in the tent in front of the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. The Libby Prison Minstrels are the opening act, followed by Steve Ball at 1 p.m., Susquehanna Travellers at 2 p.m., the Irish Volunteers at 3 p.m., David Kincaid at 4 p.m. and the Camptown Shakers will close out the Friday performances at 5 p.m.

On August 15, performances will begin at 9 a.m. in the tent in front of the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center and continue until 4:45 p.m. Most of the musicians will also perform on the Dobbin House Restaurant Courtyard on Steinwehr Avenue from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. A Grand Finale Performance will begin at 5 p.m. from the Pennsylvania Memorial, Auto Tour Stop #12 until sundown.

The public is invited to attend all performances free of charge. The Museum and Visitor Center and the Pennsylvania Memorial are warm and sunny, so bring umbrellas, lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For more information or a full schedule of performances call 717-334-1124 ext. 4433 or ext. 4468.

  6 pm "Community Back to School Party" at the Emmitsburg Community Park.  Join us for food, games, a moon bounce, and free school supplies.  Sponsored by Christ's Community Church.
     
15 Saturday  
  All day 70th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors. For more information visit www.gettysburgbluegrass.com
  All day 20th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster - Performances by respected and authentic Civil War musicians will fill the air at Gettysburg National Military Park during the 20th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster. These one-of-a-kind performances, played mainly on original instruments, include ballads, Victorian dance music and dance performances, along with fifes, banjo, mandolin, and more.

Events begin at noon on August 14 in the tent in front of the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. The Libby Prison Minstrels are the opening act, followed by Steve Ball at 1 p.m., Susquehanna Travellers at 2 p.m., the Irish Volunteers at 3 p.m., David Kincaid at 4 p.m. and the Camptown Shakers will close out the Friday performances at 5 p.m.

On August 15, performances will begin at 9 a.m. in the tent in front of the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center and continue until 4:45 p.m. Most of the musicians will also perform on the Dobbin House Restaurant Courtyard on Steinwehr Avenue from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. A Grand Finale Performance will begin at 5 p.m. from the Pennsylvania Memorial, Auto Tour Stop #12 until sundown.

The public is invited to attend all performances free of charge. The Museum and Visitor Center and the Pennsylvania Memorial are warm and sunny, so bring umbrellas, lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For more information or a full schedule of performances call 717-334-1124 ext. 4433 or ext. 4468.

     
16 Sunday  
  All day 70th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors. For more information visit www.gettysburgbluegrass.com
  4 pm The Land Conservancy of Adams County invites members, friends, and anyone interested in land preservation to its annual Summer Picnic at the Adams County Agriculture and Natural Resource Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road in Gettysburg.

This year the Land Conservancy celebrates 20 years of working with local citizens and landowners to preserve Adams County’s beautiful and valuable farmland, open spaces, forests, and freshwater streams.

Each summer the Land Conservancy invites members, friends, and those interested in its work to gather for an old-fashioned picnic celebrating the accomplishments of the previous year and honoring volunteers on a beautiful summer afternoon.

This year’s picnic will be special, celebrating the Land Conservancy’s 20th year in Adams County with a birthday party theme. Festivities will include a birthday cake, live entertainment, and games including corn hole and horseshoes.

Attendees are encouraged to wear their most creative birthday hat for friendly competition in a birthday hat contest. Birthday “presents” for the Land Conservancy in the form of cash and checks will be gratefully welcomed.

The picnic will also include volunteer recognition and a send-off for the Land Conservancy’s current Land Conservation Coordinator, Sarah Kipp, who is moving on to other opportunities in September.

The Land Conservancy will provide chicken, baked beans, and drinks for the picnic. Guests are asked to bring a covered dish to share, reusable place settings, and a chair if you wish. RSVP by August 12 by calling (717) 334-3838.

The Land Conservancy is a member-supported nonprofit land trust that seeks to preserve the rural lands and character of Adams County. It works with local landowners to preserve farms, orchards, streams, woodlands, and outdoor recreational resources for future generations. Since its founding in 1994, the Land Conservancy has helped preserve 9,544 acres of land in Adams County.

For more information about the Land Conservancy—and to RSVP to this year’s Summer Picnic—please call 717-334-2828 or email lcac@adamscounty.us. More information on the Land Conservancy is also available on its website, www.LCACnet.org.
     
17 Monday
     
18 Tuesday
  All Day 93rd Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy!

South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com

     
19 Wednesday  
  All Day 93rd Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy!

South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com

     
20 Thursday  
  All Day 93rd Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy!

South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com

     
21 Friday  
  All Day 93rd Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy!

South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com

     
22 Saturday  
  All Day 93rd Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy!

South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com

  4 pm The 2nd Annual Gettysburg Brew Fest will return with 50 craft breweries to sample from! A distinctive sampling experience, featuring an impressive array of craft brews and hard ciders from Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic and the U.S. Take in spectacular views of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield, set against the backdrop of the Seminary Ridge Museum. Brewfest tickets will be $75 for VIP and $40 for general admission.  Lutheran Theological Seminary, 61 Seminary Ridge  For more information visit www.GettysburgBrewFest.com or call 717-334-0853.
     
23 Sunday  
     
24 Monday  
     
25 Tuesday
  
26 Wed
     
27 Thursday
     
28 Friday  
     
29 Saturday  
  10 am “Seton Center, Inc.’s Thrift Shop will hold a special Bag Sale oat their location, 16840 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg. Shoppers will be given paper grocery bags that they may fill with clothing, household items, books, etc. for just $5 per bag. Bags that overflow will cost $7. This Bag Sale will be a great time to find items at VERY low prices. And with their new sign, you can’t miss them now!

To help everyone enjoy their shopping experience, customers are asked to not bring strollers and shopping carts will not be available. Vintage and specially-priced items are not included in this sale.

For questions about the Thrift Shop or the Bag Sale, please contact Thrift Shop Manager Kenneth Droneburg at 301.447.6102, ext. 15 or kenneth.droneburg@doc.org.”
     
30 Sunday  
     
31 Monday