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 September Events

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 pm 2014 Pembrook Woods Annual Homeowners Meeting at the Emmitsburg Public Library. For more info visit www.pembrookwoods.com
  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
  All day Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. hosts 6th annual Cheesegate!
Hollabaugh Brothers is excited to welcome guests to our 6th annual Cheesegate sampling event.. What goes better at your football tailgates than cheese? Stop by and sample many of our most popular cheeses and get ready for the tailgating season today! Visit www.hollabaughbros.com for more information.
     
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
  All day Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. hosts 6th annual Cheesegate!
Hollabaugh Brothers is excited to welcome guests to our 6th annual Cheesegate sampling event.. What goes better at your football tailgates than cheese? Stop by and sample many of our most popular cheeses and get ready for the tailgating season today! Visit www.hollabaughbros.com for more information.
     
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
  2 pm Hundredfold Farm will host their third annual "Welcoming Fall" Festival; this free event will be held rain or shine. From 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., the local band Klinger McFry will be performing folk & bluegrass music. At 5:00 p.m., guests are welcome to stay for a potluck dinner.

Hundredfold Farm is an eco-community that is located just west of Gettysburg in Orrtanna, PA. Ten energy-efficient, single-family homes are clustered on six acres of an 75-acre organic Christmas tree farm, with the remaining land preserved for the farm, woodlands, open space, community facilities, and gardens; when completed, the community will consist of a total of 14 homes. Community tours will be available by request from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The homes are set on the south-facing side of a hill to provide passive solar heating, as well as solar hot water for domestic hot water use. Photovoltaic solar panels on the roofs generate green electricity and thus substantially reduce the community’s dependence on electricity generated from non-renewable sources. Other environmental features include an innovative greenhouse-based wastewater treatment system that purifies wastewater through a series of artificial marshes and ponds. Residents are proud to say that Hundredfold Farm is a demonstration site for ecological sustainability as well as collaborative and cooperative living.

If you are interested in attending this event, plan to visit Hundredfold Farm at 1400 Evergreen Way (1668 Old Route 30), Orrtanna, PA, on Saturday, September 27th. Visit www.hundredfoldfarm.org for more information and driving directions or contact Gretchen, Outreach Coordinator, at 717-334-4587.

  4 pm Emmitsburg Osteopathic Center Wine Tasting & Silent Auction.  For additional information call 301-447-2690 or visit www.eopec.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