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 August Events

29 Monday  
     
30 Tuesday  
     
31 Wed  
     

September Events

1 Thursday  
     
2 Friday  
  All Day

Gettysburg National Parks - "Inspired by Gettysburg" - Meet this month's Gettysburg National Military Park Artist-in-Residence and experience the artwork they have created, inspired by the Gettysburg battlefield. At the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station. Light refreshments. For more information call 717-338-4469, or visit www.nps.gov/gett

     
3 Saturday  
     
4 Sunday  
  All Day

St. Anthony Shrine Yard Sale and Flea Market Location at the corner of U.S. 15 and St. Anthony Road, Emmitsburg. $10 per spot. For more information please call 240-529-2737.

  Noon

The Annual John D and Anna Bell Keilholtz reunion at the Thurmont Community Park. A buffet lunch will be provided. Bring a covered dish and dessert if desired; also beverage, place setting and a wrapped $2 gift for bingo.

     
5 Monday  
  12 pm Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish hosts Annual Labor Day Festival. Family Style Fried Chicken and Ham Dinner (adults - $14.00, children 6 to 12 - $6.50, 5 and under - free). Live Music by the Home Comfort Bluegrass Band, Bingo, Large White Elephant Sale, Bake Sale and Raffle. Enjoy a day with us! For directions visit  www.sasolmc.org
     
6 Tuesday  
     
7 Wed  
     
8 Thursday  
  All Day

Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Festival - The festival celebrates Greek customs, food, and culture. Experience authentic cuisine, live music, and traditional dance performances by the Parathosi Dance Troupe. Featuring beautiful Greek art, jewelry, books, religious icons, and more. Browse the Greek Agora Marketplace. Sample Greek pastries as well as imported wine and beer. Kids' corner features a moon bounce, various games and activities. Fun and entertainment for the whole family! Open rain or shine. For more information call 301-663-0663 or visit www.stspeterpaul.net

     
9 Friday  
  All Day

Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Festival - The festival celebrates Greek customs, food, and culture. Experience authentic cuisine, live music, and traditional dance performances by the Parathosi Dance Troupe. Featuring beautiful Greek art, jewelry, books, religious icons, and more. Browse the Greek Agora Marketplace. Sample Greek pastries as well as imported wine and beer. Kids' corner features a moon bounce, various games and activities. Fun and entertainment for the whole family! Open rain or shine.  For more information call 301-663-0663 or visit www.stspeterpaul.net

     
10 Saturday  
  All Day

Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Festival - The festival celebrates Greek customs, food, and culture. Experience authentic cuisine, live music, and traditional dance performances by the Parathosi Dance Troupe. Featuring beautiful Greek art, jewelry, books, religious icons, and more. Browse the Greek Agora Marketplace. Sample Greek pastries as well as imported wine and beer. Kids' corner features a moon bounce, various games and activities. Fun and entertainment for the whole family! Open rain or shine. For more information call 301-663-0663 or visit www.stspeterpaul.net

  9 am The Adams County Young Conservatives are once again sponsoring a “Skeet Shoot” for Teens, at the York-Adams Fish and Game Association in Abbottstown.
 
Those who are interested in participating and making reservations, are encouraged to call 717-451-3309 or email zacharybrillhart5@gmail.com for more information.
 
  Noon 12th Annual 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, art, handmade jewelry, clothing, wine accessories and more! One and two day passes are available with a discount for advanced tickets. Proper ID is required to enter the festival grounds. No pets, weapons, or outside food may be brought onto the grounds. Chairs, portable tents (in designated area), blankets, and empty coolers are welcome.

The event will take place at Gateway Gettysburg Complex and free parking, somewhat limited, is available at Gateway Gettysburg Complex. For more information, visit www.gettysburgwineandmusicfestival.com/

     
11 Sunday  
  All Day

Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Festival - The festival celebrates Greek customs, food, and culture. Experience authentic cuisine, live music, and traditional dance performances by the Parathosi Dance Troupe. Featuring beautiful Greek art, jewelry, books, religious icons, and more. Browse the Greek Agora Marketplace. Sample Greek pastries as well as imported wine and beer. Kids' corner features a moon bounce, various games and activities. Fun and entertainment for the whole family! Open rain or shine. For more information call 301-663-0663 or visit www.stspeterpaul.net

  Noon 12th Annual 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, art, handmade jewelry, clothing, wine accessories and more! One and two day passes are available with a discount for advanced tickets. Proper ID is required to enter the festival grounds. No pets, weapons, or outside food may be brought onto the grounds. Chairs, portable tents (in designated area), blankets, and empty coolers are welcome. The event will take place at Gateway Gettysburg Complex and free parking, somewhat limited, is available at Gateway Gettysburg Complex. For more information, visit www.gettysburgwineandmusicfestival.com/

     
12 Monday
     
13 Tuesday
     
14 Wednesday  
  6 pm Adams County Master Gardener Garden Chats. Stop by the Trial Gardens at the Agricultural and Natural Resource Building at 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg and tour the gardens! Meet a Master Gardener and learn about the demonstrations and research projects that Penn State Master Gardeners are working on and go home with new ideas to implement in your garden.
     
15 Thursday  
  Noon

Frederick County Library's - A Walk in The Park and Storytime! Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center, 14707 Park Central Rd., Thurmont.

     
16 Friday  
  5:30 pm Project Gettysburg-León presents the Tenth Annual Salsa on the Square in Gettysburg.

The event will observe the 32 years of Gettysburg's Sister City relationship with León, Nicaragua. Salsa on the Square is also a Fiesta to celebrate the contributions of Latino people to the economy and culture of Adams County.

Salsa on the Square will take place on the first block of Carlisle Street, which will be closed from Lincoln Square to the railroad tracks. For the seventh consecutive year the Salsa Dance will feature the Latino music of Hector Rosado and his Orquesta* A-CHE. DJ Solalinda will play dance music between the sets and before the band begins.

Local food vendors will include Casa de la Cultura, El Costeno, the Ragged Edge, and the Gettysburg College Servo Express. Gettysburg College students will organize children's games and activities. The Gigantona, a large Nicaraguan folk doll, will again make her appearance.
     
17 Saturday  
  All Day

Fairfield's Wesley Chapel UMC's Annual Fall Festival. Live music by Blue Grass Chapel Band, homemade foods including fried oyster sandwiches, soups, French fries, baked goods and all the fixins' will be featured. Please bring a lawn chair for your comfort. 654 Old Waynesboro Road, Fairfield.

  All Day

Gettysburg National Park's Eisenhower World War II Weekend - See authentic recreations of Allied and German army camps, complete with original World War II vehicles. Several hundred living history enthusiasts from over 40 organizations will portray military personnel from the European Theater in 1944. Watch living history volunteers present programs on World War II medical services, weapons and equipment, communications, military vehicles, and the life of the common soldier. See dozens of World War II jeeps and trucks, and participate in a mock Army Air Force transport squadron D-Day mission briefing in support of paratrooper operations. Listen to the stories of civilians from the Home Front of World War II. The weekend also features many book signings, special guided walks about World War II burial sites in the Soldiers National Cemetery, a World War II style USO dance & worship services. 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg. For more information contact the Eisenhower National Historic Site at 717-338-9114 or visit www.nps.gov/eise.

     
18 Sunday  
  All Day

St. Anthony Shrine Yard Sale and Flea Market Location at the corner of U.S. 15 and St. Anthony Road, Emmitsburg. $10 per spot. For more information please call 240-529-2737.

  All Day

Gettysburg National Park's Eisenhower World War II Weekend - See authentic recreations of Allied and German army camps, complete with original World War II vehicles. Several hundred living history enthusiasts from over 40 organizations will portray military personnel from the European Theater in 1944. Watch living history volunteers present programs on World War II medical services, weapons and equipment, communications, military vehicles, and the life of the common soldier. See dozens of World War II jeeps and trucks, and participate in a mock Army Air Force transport squadron D-Day mission briefing in support of paratrooper operations. Listen to the stories of civilians from the Home Front of World War II. The weekend also features many book signings, special guided walks about World War II burial sites in the Soldiers National Cemetery, a World War II style USO dance & worship services. 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg. For more information contact the Eisenhower National Historic Site at 717-338-9114 or visit www.nps.gov/eise.

  12 pm 25th Annual Adams County Heritage Festival. The Adams County Heritage Festival, held at Gettysburg Area Recreation Park, 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, storytelling, and pinatas. 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 717-334-8943 or visit www.icpj-gettysburg.org/

  6 pm

Waynesboro Community Concert - the Waynesboro Community Concert Association will celebrate its 80th Anniversary in the 2016-2017 concert season! We invite you to kick off our celebration of eight decades of bringing live, professional music entertainment to the Waynesboro area with David Burnham's Broadway. For more information call 717-414-4356 or visit www.waynesborocommunityconcert.org.

     
19 Monday  
     
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21 Wed
     
22 Thursday
     
23 Friday  
  all day

Come and enjoy the day with Saint Anthony Shrine as they host a Yard and Bake Sale.  Food and baked goods will be available starting at 8:30 am.

Location at the corner of U.S. 15 and St. Anthony Road, Emmitsburg, MD. For more information call 301-447-6431 or 301-447-2367.

     
24 Saturday  
  all day Emmitsburg Lion’s Club hosts the annual community health fair and multiphasic Lab testing held at the Emmitsburg Ambulance Hall, 17701 Creamery Rd. Registration is necessary. for more information call 301-447-3312 or 301-447-3310.
  all day

Come and enjoy the day with Saint Anthony Shrine as they host a Yard and Bake Sale.  Food and baked goods will be available starting at 8:30 am.

Location at the corner of U.S. 15 and St. Anthony Road, Emmitsburg, MD. For more information call 301-447-6431 or 301-447-2367.

  7 am Fairfield Pippinfest: an annual, old-time country street festival featuring arts & crafts, apple products, live country music, antiques, vintage cars and great food!
Events include crafts, yard sales, flea market and an antique tractor show from 7am-5pm.

Those interested in the dessert bake-off need to pre-register by calling the Borough office. For more information, call 717-642-5640 or visit borofairfieldpa@comcast.net or www.pippinfest.com/
  7 am Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show offers more than 120 antique dealers and collectors from North and the South of Gettysburg. Sprawling out from Gettysburg's historic Lincoln Square, the antique event is billed as a "buyers and sellers" paradise, with high quality antiques and collectibles.

Items range from primitive cupboards, sideboards, benches, farm tables, and wooden boxes, to lamps, coins, pattern glass, art glass, Depression-era glass, and ironstone. You will also find clocks, gold jewelry, rings, pictures, pocket knives, bottles, old toys, crocks, jugs, old linens, lace, dolls, pocket watches, old guns, holiday collectibles, postcards, and country farm items. Brand name pieces of Heisey, Cambridge, Fostoria, R.S. Prussia, Limoges, Haviland, Rockwood, Roseville, and carnival glass will also be featured.

The event is held on Carlisle, Chambersburg, Baltimore and York Streets, along with Lincoln Square, all in Historic Downtown Gettysburg. The show is held rain or shine.

For more information call 717- 253-5750 or visit www.gettysburgretailmerchants.com/

     
25 Sunday  
  9 am Fairfield Pippinfest: an annual, old-time country street festival featuring arts & crafts, apple products, live country music, antiques, vintage cars and great food!

There will be crafts, demonstrations, a quilt show, an antique tractor show and vintage car show and there will also be cash-prizes, raffles and music.

Those interested in the dessert bake-off need to pre-register by calling the Borough office. For more information, call 717-642-5640 or visit borofairfieldpa@comcast.net or www.pippinfest.com/

     
26 Monday  
  6:30 pm Mackenzie's Light, a bereavement and drug awareness support group, meets at the Thurmont Regional Library. Speaker Roger Miller, director at Stauffer Funeral Home, will be present and will conduct a Q&A. Anyone impacted by family drug abuse or loss of a loved one is welcome.
For more information, call 301-524-8064
     
27 Tuesday  
     
28 Wed  
     
29 Thursday
     
30 Friday